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Listen to our Holiday cruise adventure

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Thousands of new holiday songs have been released since 1994, but none have become standards in the way pop songs about Christmas routinely did in the '60s, '70s and '80s. What's the challenge of cracking the tiny yuletide canon? Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Are There No New Christmas Songs?

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The All Songs Considered Holiday Cruise 2018

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01Merry Christmas Mr. Brown

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It's become the newest sports anthem: "The Man" by Aloe Blacc. The song is everywhere. Reid Rolls/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Putting A Name And Face To A Famous Voice

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Aloe Blacc performs at the 2011 Sasquatch Music Festival. James Bailey for KEXP hide caption

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Sasquatch 2011: Aloe Blacc, Live In Concert

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The MC turned soul crooner, Aloe Blacc recently performed on World Cafe. Dan Monick/Courtesy of Stones Throw Records hide caption

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Aloe Blacc On World Cafe

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Rapper turned retro-soul singer Aloe Blacc says he draws inspiration from Joni Mitchell, Nina Simone and James Taylor. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Aloe Blacc's Good Things is a laid-back collection of vintage soul and modern emotions. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Hear two songs from Aloe Blacc's new album, Good Things, on "World Cafe: Next." Dan Monick hide caption

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Aloe Blacc On 'World Cafe: Next'

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