When Big Joan Sets Up – Christmas Special 22.12.11

“I am not alone at all, I thought. I was never alone at all. And that, of course, is the message of Christmas. We are never alone. Not when the night is darkest, the wind coldest, the world seemingly most indifferent.” Taylor Caldwell

Pulpfusion – “Christmas Time Is Here Again” (download EP “Wishing You A Silly Christmas”) (Big M Productions)
Lightnin’ Hopkins – “Christmas Blues” (v/a LP ” Merry Blue Christmas”) (Fuel)
The Tamlins and Trinity – “Silent Night” (v/a LP- ‘A Yard Style Christmas”) (VP)
Jacknife – “Santa Never Forgets” (v/a LP “Happy Birthday Baby Jesus Volumes 1 and 2″)(Sympathy For The Record Industry)
Hands and Kness – “James Brown Died On Christmas Day” (7″) (Self Released)
James Brown – “Soulful Christmas” (LP- “Funky Christmas”) (Spectrum)
The Fall – “Blue Christmas” (download “Pod Fodder Volume 140″) (http://burningworld.blogspot.com/)
Captain Beefheart and The Magic Band – “There Ain’t No Santa Claus On The Evenin’ Stage” (LP – ‘The Spotlight Kid”) (Reprise)
DJ Deval – “Deck Da Halls (Deval’s Yuletide Rinse Out)” (v/a LP -”Christmas Turkey”) (High Days Grammaphone Productions)
Kate Rusby – “Cranbrook” (LP – ‘While Mortals Sleep”) (Pure)
Kate Rusby – “Joy To The World” (LP – ‘While Mortals Sleep”) (Pure)
Kate Rusby – “Holmfirth Anthem” (LP – ‘While Mortals Sleep”) (Pure)
Kid Cholesterol – “Christmas At Holly’s” (download) (Heavy Duty Booty)
Catlin Rose amd Keegan Dewitt – “You Never Come Home For Christmas” (v/a LP “For Folk’s Sake 2011) (bandcamp)
Phil Ochs – “Christmas In Kentucky” (LP – “A Toast To Those Who Are Gone”) (Rhino)
Otis Redding – ‘White Christmas” (7″) (Atco)