Holiday Music From All Songs Considered

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Pour yourself some eggnog, throw on the shawl, and cozy up to the computer for our annual mix of holiday music, featuring fresh takes on old classics and a few new surprises. On this year's edition, we've got the dulcet tones of Winston... a pug, singing "Up On The Housetop." Electro-pop mashup genius The Real Tuesday Weld re-imagines a classic from Count Baise. Also on the program: A singing saw does "Frosty The Snowman," Christmas wishes from John Waters and Stephen Colbert, The Old 97's, and more.

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Holiday Music From All Songs Considered

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Regina Helcher Yost

  • Artist: Regina Helcher Yost
  • Album: Winston's Wonderland
  • Song: Up On The Housetop

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John Waters

  • Artist: John Waters
  • Album: A John Waters Christmas
  • Song: Fat Daddy
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  • "Fat Daddy"
  • Album: A John Waters Christmas
  • Artist: John Waters
  • Label: New Line
  • Released: 2008
 
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Frightened Rabbit

  • Artist: Frightened Rabbit
  • Album: It's Christmas So We'll Stop
  • Song: It's Christmas So We'll Stop
 
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Butterfly Boucher

  • Artist: Butterfly Boucher
  • Album: Ten Out of Tenn Christmas
  • Song: Cinnamon and Chocolate
 
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Julian Koster

  • Artist: Julian Koster
  • Album: Singing Saw at Christmastime
  • Song: Frosty the Snowman
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  • "Frosty the Snowman"
  • Album: Singing Saw at Christmastime
  • Artist: Julian Koster
  • Label: Merge
  • Released: 2008
 
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Various Artists

  • Artist: Various Artists
  • Album: American Song-Poem Christmas
  • Song: Santa Fix My Toys for Christmas
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  • "Santa Fix My Toys for Christmas"
  • Album: American Song-Poem Christmas
  • Artist: Various Artists
  • Label: Bar/None
  • Released: 2003
 
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Various Artists

  • Artist: Various Artists
  • Album: Verve Remixed Christmas
  • Song: Good Morning Blues [Real Tuesday Weld Clerkenwell Remix]
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  • "Good Morning Blues [Real Tuesday Weld Clerkenwell Remix]"
  • Album: Verve Remixed Christmas
  • Artist: Various Artists
  • Label: Verve
  • Released: 2008
 
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Stephen Colbert

  • Artist: Stephen Colbert
  • Album: A Colbert Christmas
  • Song: Another Christmas Song
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  • "Another Christmas Song"
  • Album: A Colbert Christmas
  • Artist: Stephen Colbert
  • Released: 2008
 
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Old 97's

  • Artist: Old 97's
  • Album: Here It Is Christmas Time
  • Song: Here It Is Christmas Time
 

Zee Avi

  • Artist: Zee Avi
  • Album: This Warm December A Brushfire Holiday
  • Song: No Christmas For Me
 

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Winston's Wonderland

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  • Album: Winston's Wonderland
  • Artist: Regina Helcher Yost
  • Released: 2008
 

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