A Holiday Party For The Ages, From All Songs Considered : All Songs Considered All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton rent a small cabin in the woods and invite some of their closest friends for what promises to be the party of the century.

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

Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

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By The Polyphonic Spree

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I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm

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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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By Sufjan Stevens

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Electronica Hanukkah

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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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By Sam Phillips

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

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By Kishi Bashi

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

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By Various Artists

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

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By Various Artists

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Father Christmas

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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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By Nellie McKay

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Back Door Santa (Performed By Clarence Carter)

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By Various Artists

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