Happy September and First of two Autumn Rudolph Day!
Here's a neat segment
from a show called "Here & Now" produced by public radio station WBUR in Boston. Bill Adler is Jewish but got into Christmas music in a big way when he married and started celebrating Christmas. He calls his annual compilations "Christmas Jollies".
The piece runs 11:12 and is also available as a download. Choose the fifth show down here
If anyone locates the link mentioned in the show to hear the complete 2009 "Christmas Jollies" uninterrupted, please share here in the thread!
Music from the show
“The Christmas Song” – Nat King Cole
“It’s Winter Again” – Hal Kemp and His Orchestra with Skinny Ennis
“Christmas Comes But Once A Year” – Professor Grampy
“There Was A Star” – The Staple Singers
“Dig That Crazy Santa Claus” – Oscar McLollie and His Honey Jumpers
“I Want To Spend Christmas With You, Part 1″ – Lowell Fusion
“Howdy Doody Christmas” – Howdy Doody and Bob Smith
“Christmas Day” – Leadbelly
“I Want You For Christmas” -Mae Questel (The Betty Boop Girl)
“Christmas On TV” – Chris Isaak
“Waiting To See Santa Claus” – Cedryl Ballou
“Jingle Bells” – The Hoosier Hotshots
“Christmas In Hollis” – Run D.M.C.
“The Dreidel Song” – Sister Hazel “Silent Night” – Sahib Shihab Quartet
Kind of reminds me of Jon Solomon