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.

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03Christmas at the Airport

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    Christmas at the Airport
    Album
    Quality Holiday Revue Live
    Artist
    Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets
    Label
    Yep Roc
    Released
    2015

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Bob and Robin take a Dickensian journey in this year's holiday music special, with visits from some old friends, including Carrie Brownstein, Dan Auerbach, Aimee Mann and Ted Leo, Ben Folds and more. Mito Habe-Evans hide caption

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The All Songs Considered Holiday Spectacular, 2015

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06We Three Kings [Live]

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    Song
    We Three Kings [Live]
    Album
    Big Band Holidays
    Artist
    Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra/Wynton Marsalis
    Label
    Relativity Entertainment
    Released
    2015

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03Warm Christmas

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Hear Part One Of The Winter Solstice Celebration

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02Layaway Plan

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02Christmas Card From a Hooker in Minneapolis

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    Song
    Christmas Card From a Hooker in Minneapolis
    Album
    Loneliest Man I Ever Met
    Artist
    Kinky Friedman
    Released
    2015

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Nico Muhly's new holiday song is based on Longfellow's poem Snow-flakes. Matthew Murphy/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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06Whispered and Revealed

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    Song
    Whispered and Revealed
    Album
    Holiday Harmonies: Songs of Christmas
    Artist
    Essential Voices USA
    Label
    Sono Luminus
    Released
    2015

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Host Felix Contreras introduces Joey Alexander, Carmen Staaf, Fred Hersch and Kenny Barron. Jati Lindsay/Courtesy of the Kennedy Center hide caption

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A Jazz Piano Christmas 2015

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01Merry Christmas Mr. Brown

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Pink Martini's Joy To The World: A Holiday Spectacular. Dave Christensen/OPB hide caption

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Pink Martini's Joy To The World: A Holiday Spectacular

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