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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. Lead Belly: On a Christmas Day (Rooster Crows at Midnight) Huddie Ledbetters Best Capitol DT-182
  3. Krista Detor w/ David Weber & Mike Lindauer: Sibling Rivalry (Folkstage - December 15, 2012) WFMT recording
  4. Yorgi Yorgesson: I Yust Go Nuts at Christmas Dr. Demento's Greatest Novelty Records of All Time Rhino 825
  5. Bob Dylan: Must Be Santa (Hal Moore/Bill Fredricks) An Americana Christmas
  6. Charlemae Rollins reading from Christmas Gif (interview with Studs Terkel sometime inthe 1950s) WFMT recording
  7. Harlem Storefront Church: Joy to the World New York 19 Smithsonian Folkways 5558
  8. Artisan: God Rest You Merry Gentlemen (trad, arr.Artisan) Bygone Christmas Bygone 112
  9. Debi Smith: Light a Candle If I Were an Angel Degan 88174-76359
  10. Mary Chapin Carpenter: Candlelight Carol (John Rutter) Come Darkness, Come Light Zoe 01143-1123-2
  11. Jessica Radcliffe - Lisa Ekstrom - Martin Simpson - Gerry O'Beirne: One Small Candle / Beautiful Darkness (J.Radcliffe) Beautiful Darkness High Bohemia HBRCD002
  12. Carl Sandburg: Five Marvelous Pretzels (old 78 rpm recording)
  13. Judy Garland (orig.soundtrk Meet Me in St. Louis): Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (Hugh Martin/Ralph Blaine) Billboard Family Classics - Christmas Rhino R2 72171
  14. John D. Huston: The Two Children: Ignorance and Want (Charles Dickens) Finest Kind: Feasts & Spirits Fallen Angle 07
  15. Stan Freberg: Green Chri$tma$ Stan Freberg Collectors Series Capitol 791627-2
  16. WFMT Caroleers: Deck Us All With Boston Charlie (Pogo's Christmas Song) (trad/Walt Kelly) WFMT recording
  17. Mahalia Jackson: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Felix Mendelssohn/Charles Wesley, PD) Silent Night Columbia 38304

Station Break

  1. Anna Jacobson & the Songs of Good Cheer Chorus: The Mariner's Hymn (Old Town School of Folk Music - December 13, 2014) private recording
  2. Lee Murdock: Christmas Goes to Sea (Lee Murdock/Rachel Field) Depot 780975-866017
  3. Noel Sing We Clear: I Saw a Ship (Alison Burns/Mrs. Addington) Bidding You Joy Golden Hind 110
  4. Craig Bickhardt & Kim Parent: One More Generation (C.Bickhardt) Precious Child self, no#
  5. John Henry Falk: A Christmas Story (as told to Studs Terkel in the later 1950s) WFMT recording
  6. Peter, Paul & Mary: You Can Tell the World (Bob Gibson-Hamilton Camp) Discovered - Live in Concert Warner-Rhino 546160
  7. Judy Collins: I'll Be Home For Christmas (Gannon-Kent-Ram) Come Rejoice Mesa R2 79085
  8. Mike Nichols & Elaine May: Merry Christmas, Doctor Nichols & May Examine Doctors Mercury 314558457-2
  9. Jan Hobson: Mrs. Claus' Lament (Insubordinate Clause) (Cheri Coons-Eric Barnes) private recording
  10. Hardscrable Road - James Gordon: There Is No Silent Night Pipe Street PSR27
  11. Steve Reeder: Karma (poem by Edwin Arlington Robinson) WFMT recording
  12. Kathy Cowan & Rebecca Armstrong: Mary, What You Gonna Call the Pretty Little Baby? WFMT recording
  13. Joan Baez & Bob Gibson: Virgin Mary Had One Son (trad) (fr. Newport Folk Festival) Folk Song America Folk Song America (a compilation) Smithsonian-Sony RD-046-2
  14. Paul Carroll: Winter (after the painting by Breugel) WFMT recording
  15. Debra Cowan & John Roberts: Wintergrace (Jean Ritchie) Dear Jean - Artists Celebrate Jean Ritchie Compass74631-1
  16. Studs Terkel: Winter Weather (a poem by Carl Sandburg) WFMT recording
  17. John Roberts, Tony Barrand, Jennifer Cutting & chorus: Song of Solstice (Jennifer Cutting) SunSign 2010
  18. Indigo Girls: I Feel the Christmas Spirit Holly Happy Days Vanguard 78115-2
  19. Rosemary Clooney: It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year (Edward Pola-George Wyle) Let It Snow Concord 23190672
  20. The Weavers: We Wish You a Merry Christmas (trad,arr.Weavers) MCA 20725

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