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A Holiday Party For The Ages, From All Songs Considered

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A Holiday Party For The Ages, From All Songs Considered

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All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton rented a cabin in the woods for a special holiday party, with Kishi Bashi, Dan Deacon, Carrie Brownstein, and more as guests. Mike Brinson/Getty Images hide caption

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We decided to go all out for this year's All Songs Considered holiday party. The guest list for this (trust us!) unforgettable night of music and tall tales included Kishi Bashi, Dan Deacon, Carrie Brownstein and Nellie McKay. We hosted the festivities at a secluded cabin we rented one weekend in a snowy woods. It was a chilly night, but we had a roaring fire, plenty of eggnog, vegan haggis and lots of holiday songs to keep everybody warm!

Songs Featured On This Episode

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Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

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Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

  • from Holidaydream: Sounds of the Holidays, Vol. 1
  • by The Polyphonic Spree

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Holiday Dream
Album
Holiday Dream
Artist
The Polyphonic Spree
Released
2012

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I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm

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I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm

  • from I've Got My love To Keep Me Warm
  • by Julian Koster

For more on this song and other work by The Music Tapes, visit the artist's website.

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We Need a Little Christmas

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We Need A Little Christmas

  • from Silver & Gold
  • by Sufjan Stevens

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Silver & Gold
Album
Silver & Gold
Artist
Sufjan Stevens
Label
Asthmatic Kitty
Released
2012

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Electronica Hanukkah

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Electronica Hanukkah

  • from Electronica Hanukkah
  • by Dan Deacon

For more on this song and other work by Dan Deacon, visit the artist's website.

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It Doesn't Feel Like Christmas

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It Doesn't Feel Like Christmas

  • from Cold Dark Night
  • by Sam Phillips

For more on this song and other work by Sam Phillips, visit the artist's website.

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It's Christmas, But It's Not White Here in Our Town

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It's Christmas, But It's Not White Here In Our Town

  • from Holiday Flexi Single
  • by Kishi Bashi

For more on this song and other work by Kishi Bashi, visit the artist's website.

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Baby, It's Cold Outside

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Baby, It's Cold Outside (Performed by Sharon Van Etten and Rufus Wainwright)

  • from Holidays Rule
  • by Various Artists

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Holidays Rule
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Holidays Rule
Artist
Various Artists
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Hear Music
Released
2012

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I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day

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I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day (Performed By The Civil Wars)

  • from Holidays Rule
  • by Various Artists

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Holidays Rule
Album
Holidays Rule
Artist
Various Artists
Label
Hear Music
Released
2012

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Father Christmas

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Father Christmas

  • from Peace On Earth: Vol II
  • by Telekinesis

This cover of a Kinks song originally appeared on the charity compilation album, Peace On Earth: Vol. II.

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A Christmas Waltz

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A Christmas Waltz

  • from A Christmas Waltz
  • by Nellie McKay

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Back Door Santa

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Back Door Santa (Performed By Clarence Carter)

  • from Christmas Soul [Rhino]
  • by Various Artists

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Christmas Soul [Rhino]
Album
Christmas Soul [Rhino]
Artist
Various Artists
Label
Flashback Records
Released
1999

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