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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. John Forster: The All-Purpose Carol The Official Bootleg Album Limousine LR 08192 3
  3. Christine Lavin & friends: A Christmas/Kwanza/Solstice/Chanukah/Boxing Day Song (Wm.Shield/C.Lavin) The Runaway Christmas Tree Appleseed APRCD 1075
  4. Roy Zimmerman: Chrisma-Hanu-Rama-Ka-Dona-Kwanza Peacenick Metaphor 918
  5. The WFMT Caroleers: Deck Us All With Boston Charlie (Walt Kelly) WFMT recording
  6. Tom Lehrer: A Christmas Carol The Remains of Tom Lehrer Rhino R2 79831
  7. Shelley Posen: The La-La-Latke Song Manna Well Done WDM02
  8. Dar Williams: The Christians and the Pagans Out There Live Razor and Tie 7930182871-2
  9. Lou & Peter Berryman: Christmas Letter Some Days Cornbelt CR16
  10. Trout Fishing In America: The Christmas Letter (E.Idlet/K.Grimwood) Merry Fishes
  11. Carl Sandburg: The Five Marvelous Pretzels (a story) Decca 78 rpm K-109
  12. Robin & Linda Williams: Old Toy Trains (Roger Miller) The First Christmas Gift Red House RHRCD 188
  13. Neal & Leandra: Toyland (Victor Herbert/Glen McDonough) Angels and Fools Uncle Gus UGM05
  14. Tom Paxton: The Marvelous Toy Goin' to the Zoo Rounder 8046
  15. Sue Trainor: The Murderous Toy In a Closeup Trainor no#
  16. Dave Rudolf: Oh Come, Oh Come, I Read the Manual (trad/Rudolf) Completely Cracked Christmas! Moneytree 7501410092
  17. Ella Jenkins: I Got a Harmonica for Hanukkah (Ray Nordstrand Memorial - Old Town School - October 29, 2005) WFMT recording
  18. Tom Glazer: I Got a Camel for Christmas Kooky Songs United Artists S23502
  19. Artisan: I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas (Rox) Paper Angels Boing 9806
  20. The Good Time Washboard: Don't Give Me No Goose for Christmas, Grandma (ASCAP) The Good Time Washboard Three Fantasy 3361

Station Break

  1. Stan Freberg: Nuttin' for Christmas Dr. Demento Presents the Greatest Novelty Records of All Time Rhino RMBC 490
  2. Chuck Brodsky: On Christmas I Got Nothing Radio Red House RHRCD 119
  3. Jacqueline Levy: Don't Call the Goyim on Christmas Eve Not About Me Levy 921872
  4. Angel City Chorale conducted by Sue Fink: S'vivon (trad-arr.Steve Barnett) A Chanukah Celebration City Voice ACC 1004
  5. Magpie: The Ballad of Chanukah (Woody Guthrie) Last Month of the Year Sliced Bread CDSB71305
  6. Angel City Chorale: Eight Days (Barbara Miller) A Chanukah Celebration City Voice ACC 1004
  7. Mike Nichols & Elaine May: Merry Christmas, Doctor Nichols & May Examine Doctors Mercury 314 558 457-2
  8. Jan Hobson: Mrs. Claus Lament (Insubordinate Claus) (Eric Barnes/Cheri Coons) private CD
  9. Ronny Cox: Christmas Has a Brand New CEO (John W. Davis) (Folkstage - April 23, 2005) WFMT recording
  10. Tommy Makem and chorus: Singing in the Streets Tommy Makem's Christmas Shanachie 52041
  11. Peter, Paul & Mary: A'Soalin' (StookeyBatteaste/Mezzetti) The Collection Reader's Digest/Warner OPCD-8505
  12. Spike Milligan: Good King Eccleslas Milligan Preserved Note-EMI NTS 114
  13. Arrogant Worms: Let There Be Guns Gift Wrapped Oglio OGL89130-2
  14. Tom Paxton: Buy a Gun for Your Son Ain't That News! Elektra import 8122 73565-2
  15. Roy Zimmerman: Buy War Toys for Christmas (Zimmerman/Harby) Peacenick Metaphor 918
  16. Odetta: If Anybody Asks You (trad) Gonna Let It Shine MC MC-0055
  17. Louis Armstrong: The Night Before Christmas (supposedly Clement Moore) The Stash Christmas Album Stash ST-125
  18. Stan Freberg: Green Chri$tma$ Stan Freberg Collectors Series Capitol CDP7916272

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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