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052 - 2004

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. Blind Boys of Alabama: Last Month of the Year (trad) Go Tell It On the Mountain RealWorld 72435-90600 2-6
  3. Jessica Radcliffe: Solstice Fire (a poem) Beautiful Darkness High Bohemia HBR CD002
  4. Susan McKeown & Lindsey Horner: Through the Bitter Frost and Snow (McKeown) 1-800-PRIME-CD
  5. Golden Bough: Drive the Cold Winter Away / Kid on the Mountain (trad) Christmas In a Celtic Land ARC EUCD 1409
  6. Magpie: Last Month of the Year (trad) Sliced Bread CDSB71305
  7. Johnny Cunningham: I Saw Three Ships (trad.arr.J.Cunningham) / Bells No Bells (J.Cunningham) The Soul Of Christmas Upaya-Tommy Boy no#
  8. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: We Three Kings (trad/NGDB) The Christmas Album Rising Tide RTD-53048
  9. Loreena McKennitt: Good King Wenceslas (trad-arr.McKennitt/Rev.John Mason Neale) A Winter Garden Quinlan Road-Warner 946096 (800-361-7959)
  10. Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Choir: Good King Wencelas Mid Earth Rejoices Community Music School 104
  11. Finest Kind: Shepherds Arise (trad) Silks & Spices Fallen Angle FAM 05
  12. Amahl and the Night Visitors: Shepherds, Shepherds / Don't Be Bashful (Gian-Carlo Menotti) performed by Chorus & Orchestra of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, David Syrus, cond. MCA Classics MCAD-6218
  13. Odetta: Rise Up Shepherd and Follow (trad) Christmas Spirituals Vanguard 79079-2
  14. Ensemble Choral du Bout du Monde: Shepherds On the Hill (trad) Noels (from Brittany) Green Linnet GLCD 3124
  15. Mike, Penny and Peggy Seeger: Shepherds, Rejoice (trad) American Folk Songs For Christmas Rounder CD0268/0269
  16. Nowell Sing We Clear: While Shepherds Watched (trad) The Best of Nowell Sing We Clear Front Hall FHR 301CD
  17. Diane Zeigler: Medley- We Three Kings of Orient Are / O Come, O Come Emmanuel / God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen / Riu Riu Chi (trad) December in Vermont self 86851-0324-2

Station Break

  1. Finest Kind w/ John D. Huston (reading): A Tight-Fisted Hand at the Grindstone (Chas.Dickens) / Horseham Tipteerers' Song (trad) / The Face in the Knocker (Dickens) / Gower Wassail (trad) Feasts & Spirits - A Christmas Entertainment Fallen Angle FAM 07
  2. The Blind Boys of Alabama w/ Aaron Neville: Joy To the World Go Tell It On the Mountain RealWorld 72435-90600 2-6
  3. Odetta: Poor Little Jesus Christmas Spirituals Vanguard 79079-2
  4. John Henry Faulk: Christmas Story (as told to Studs Terkel in the late 1950s) WFMT recording
  5. Michael Smith & Jamie O'Reilly: The Magi (M.Smith) The Gift of the Magi Bird Avenue BA006
  6. Tommy Sands: Hearts of Love To Shorten The Winter Green Linnet GLCD 1212
  7. Joan Baez: I Wonder As I Wander (John Jacob Niles) Noel Vanguard 79596-2
  8. Jamie O'Reilly: A Wanderer Am I (Michael Smith) The Gift Of the Magi Bird Avenue BBA006
  9. Susan Piper: So Small private pressing (email)
  10. Lisa Ekstrom w/ Gerry O'Beirne: Til Here Is There (Robin Williamson, arr. Ekstrom-O'Beirne) Beautiful Darkness High Bohemia HBR CD002
  11. The Bittersweet Christmas Band: We Sing Hallelujah (Richard Thompson) Dance in the Dark of the Year Porcupine PPCD 2220
  12. The Weavers: We Wish You a Merry Christmas (trad/arr.Weavers) Kisses Sweeter Than Wine Omega OCD 3021/22 (instead of closing theme)

Performer is composer unless otherwise noted. Song is album title unless otherwise noted. Album titles are in italics, composers in parens ( ).

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