Holiday Music NPR presents a mix of live concerts and other music to help get you in the spirit of the season.
The Beatles on a toboggan in Austria in 1965.
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Holiday Music

NPR presents a mix of live concerts and other music to help get you in the spirit of the season.

The Waitresses' members were in the middle of a tour behind "I Know What Boys Like" when "Christmas Wrapping" took over the radio in 1981. David Corio/Redferns hide caption

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Couldn't Miss This One: Behind 'Christmas Wrapping'

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Crate-digger and director Mitchell Kezin shows off one of his Christmas finds in a still from his documentary, Jingle Bell Rocks! Elaine Littman/Courtesy of Oscilloscope Laboratories hide caption

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Have An Oddly Jolly Christmas: A Quirky Holiday Playlist

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Cantigas performs live in NPR's Studio 1. Colin Marshall/NPR hide caption

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An Alt.Latino Christmas, With Cantigas In Concert

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Nick Lowe's Christmas album is called Quality Street. He's currently touring the U.S. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Nick Lowe Brings His 'Quality Holiday Revue' To America

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Listen To Bob And Robin's Holiday In Space

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George Shearing In The Studio

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Festivo Alt.Latino: Cantigas In Concert

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Hear Part One Of The Winter Solstice Celebration

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Idina Menzel, known for singing "Let It Go," has a new holiday album. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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From Idina Menzel To The Duke Boys, Surveying 2014's Would-Be Holiday Hitmakers

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Trio Mediaeval is (from left) Berit Opheim, Anna Maria Friman and Linn Andrea Fulgseth. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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For The Season, Trio Mediaeval Spans Centuries

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Hear Part One Of The Winter Solstice Celebration

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Let It Snow: The Piano Jazz Holiday Show

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