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All Songs Considered Holiday Music Mix '09

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All Songs Considered Holiday Music Mix '09

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All Songs Considered Holiday Music Mix '09

All Songs Considered Holiday Music Mix '09

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It's that time of year again, when the gang at All Songs Considered gathers 'round the warm glow of a computer to air their grievances with one another, hug it out and spin some seasonal songs to make it all better. For this year's mix, host Bob Boilen, Monitor Mix blogger Carrie Brownstein, All Songs Considered producer Robin Hilton, and NPR Music editor Stephen Thompson share some of their favorite holiday tracks of the past decade. Hear a mix of re-imagined classics and new holiday tunes by Sufjan Stevens, Bob Dylan, Laura Gibson and more.

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Holiday Music Mix

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Up On The Housetop

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Regina Helcher Yost

  • Song: Up On The Housetop
  • from Winston's Wonderland

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Winston's Wonderland
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Winston's Wonderland
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Regina Helcher Yost
Released
2008

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The Christmas Song

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The Raveonettes

  • Song: The Christmas Song
  • from The Christmas Song
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Must Be Santa

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Bob Dylan

  • Song: Must Be Santa
  • from Christmas in the Heart [Deluxe Version]

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Christmas in the Heart [Deluxe Version]
Album
Christmas in the Heart [Deluxe Version]
Artist
Bob Dylan
Label
Sony Music Distribution
Released
2009

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Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing

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Sufjan Stevens

  • Song: Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing
  • from Songs for Christmas

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Songs for Christmas
Album
Songs for Christmas
Artist
Sufjan Stevens
Label
Asthmatic Kitty
Released
2006

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White Christmas

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Snowden

  • Song: White Christmas
  • from Licorice EP
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Merry X-Mas

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Quasi

  • Song: Merry X-Mas
  • from When the Going Gets Dark

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When the Going Gets Dark
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When the Going Gets Dark
Artist
Quasi
Label
Domino British
Released
2006

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You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch

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Various Artists

  • Song: You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch
  • from How the Grinch Stole Christmas [Original Soundtrack]

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas [Original Soundtrack]
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas [Original Soundtrack]
Artist
Various Artists
Label
Mercury
Released
1995

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Santa Fix My Toys for Christmas

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Various Artists

  • Song: Santa Fix My Toys for Christmas
  • from American Song-Poem Christmas

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American Song-Poem Christmas
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American Song-Poem Christmas
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Various Artists
Label
Bar/None
Released
2003

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How Do You Spell Channukkahh?

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The Leevees

  • Song: How Do You Spell Channukkahh?
  • from Hanukkah Rocks

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Hanukkah Rocks
Album
Hanukkah Rocks
Artist
The Leevees
Label
Reprise
Released
2005

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It Came Upon A Midnight Clear

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Laura Gibson

  • Song: It Came Upon A Midnight Clear
  • from Peace On Earth: Vol II
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City Of Christmas Ghosts

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Goldblade

  • Song: City Of Christmas Ghosts
  • from City Of Christmas Ghosts
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Happy Christmas (War Is Over)

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Various Artists

  • Song: Happy Christmas (War Is Over)
  • from Maybe This Christmas Tree

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Maybe This Christmas Tree
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Maybe This Christmas Tree
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Various Artists
Label
Nettwerk

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Santa Lost a Ho

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Christmas Jug Band

  • Song: Santa Lost a Ho
  • from Uncorked

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Uncorked
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Uncorked
Artist
Christmas Jug Band
Label
Globe
Released
2002

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It's Christmas Once Again

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Ronnie Spector

  • Song: It's Christmas Once Again
  • from Last of the Rock Stars

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Last of the Rock Stars
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Last of the Rock Stars
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Ronnie Spector
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Artist Fir
Released
2006

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Silent Night

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Low

  • Song: Silent Night
  • from Christmas

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Christmas
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Christmas
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Low
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Tugboat
Released
1999

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It's Christmas So We'll Stop

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Frightened Rabbit

  • Song: It's Christmas So We'll Stop
  • from It's Christmas So We'll Stop
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No Christmas For Me

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Zee Avi

  • Song: No Christmas For Me
  • from This Warm December A Brushfire Holiday
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Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy

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David Bowie and Bing Crosby

  • Song: Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy
  • from Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy

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Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy
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Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy
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David Bowie and Bing Crosby
Label
Oglio Records
Released
1977

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