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'Ornaments and Icing,' from Folk Alley

'Ornaments and Icing,' from Folk Alley

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Former Byrds frontman Roger McGuinn contributes "Mary Had a Baby." hide caption

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WKSU and FolkAlley.com present the return of Ornaments and Icing, featuring new studio recordings of holiday music and stories, each unique to this show. This year's artists include Nanci Griffith, Roger McGuinn, Peter Yarrow, Chad & Jeremy and The Wailin' Jennys, each performing their take on classic carols and new songs. Personal stories, vignettes and a reading of The Night Before Christmas by the artists round out this holiday music special, hosted by Jim Blum.

Set List

  • 'The North Pole Jamboree' - Rio Neon
  • 'Just Like Christmas' - Adrienne Young
  • 'Mary Had A Baby' - Roger McQuinn
  • 'Silver Bells / Santa Claus Is Coming To Town' - Boulder Acoustic Society
  • 'Ave Maria' (arranged by Peter Schickele) - Joan Baez
  • 'Scarlet Ribbons for Christmas' - Joe Gunderman
  • 'We Three Kings' - Chad & Jeremy
  • 'Marshmallow World' - Raul Malo
  • 'Brave Companion Of The Road' - Nanci Griffith
  • 'A Home In That Rock' - Peter Yarrow
  • 'Coventry Carol' - The Wailin' Jennys
  • 'Turn The Wheel' - Corrine West
  • The Night Before Christmas
  • 'The Christmas Song' - Vienna Teng
  • 'A Round About Christmas' - Bob Bellemy & Wendy Barlow

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