World Waves, 20th December 2011



Freckleton Brass Band – “In the Bleak Midwinter”
(from YouTube)

John Baker – “Christmas Commercial”
(from BBC Radiophonic Music, BBC Records)

Shirley Collins & Davy Graham ‘ “Cherry Tree Carol”
(from Folk Roots New Routes, Topic)

Michael Hurley – “Abominable Snowman”
(from Parsnip Snips, re-issued via Mississippi Records)

Jean Michel Jarre – “The Abominable Snowman”
(from Deserted Palace, Sam Fox)

Björk Guðmundsdóttir – “Fúsi Hreindýr (Fusi the Reindeer)”
(from Björk, Fálkinn)

Theophilius Chiverton – “Mummies”
(from Caribbean Island Music: Songs & Dances, Nonesuch)

Various artists – “Sarinda II”
(from Tresors du Pakistan, Playasound)

Cotton Top Mountain Sanctified Singers (featuring Frankie Half-Pint Jaxon and Punch Miller) – “Christ was Born on Christmas Morn”
(from Where Will You Be Christmas Day?, Dust-to-Digital)

John Fahey – “Medley: Hark The Herald Angels Sing, O Come All Ye Faithful”
(from The New Possibility: John Fahey’s Guitar Soli Christmas Album, Takoma)

O.B. Jackson – “Santa Claus is Coming to Town/ Big Fat Turkey/ Happy Birthday to You”
(from Hollerin’, Rounder Select)

Tonte Theintan – “Lover Of The Winter And Snow”
(from Princess Nicotine: Folk And Pop Sounds Of Myanmar (Burma) Vol. 1, Sublime Frequencies)

Ramazan , Subeit Bin Ambar – “Taksim nahwandi – wimbo wa vinanda viwili
(from Poetry and Languid Charm – Swahili Music From Tanzania and Kenya, Topic)

Simon & Garfunkle – “Homeward Bound”
(from Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme, Columbia)

The Watersons – “Here We Come A-Wassailing”
(from Frost and Fire: A Calendar of Ceremonial Folk Songs, Topic)