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Caption: American Jukebox®
Baby Boomers were born from 1946 - 1964, coming of age in the '60s through the '80s. Here's the Christmas music of their lives, and the lives they ...

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KREV-LP, KDUR, KRPS, and WEZU


  • Added: Oct 26, 2016
  • Length: 01:56:53
  • Purchases: 5
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If you're a music fanatic, the end of the year means one thing: best of lists! Sound Opinions hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot reveal their favorit...

Bought by WJFF, KVSC, WHCP-LP, WRGY, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Dec 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 30
Caption: Bob Thompson, Credit: Josh Saul
Jazz pianist Bob Thompson, and the Bob Thompson unit have been featuring holiday classics at Christmas time for more than 20 years. Join Bob, his b...

Bought by WETS, WUGA (part of GPB), Delmarva Public Radio, Allegheny Mountain Radio, WVRU and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2016
  • Length: 57:14
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Wynton Marsalis
Wynton Marsalis hosts an hour of holiday jazz favorites by Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Gregory Porter...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WJAB, WAMC, Wyoming Public Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:44
  • Purchases: 39
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Celebrate the season with this hour-long special featuring Christmas choral music from America’s oldest continuously performing ensemble, Boston’s ...

Bought by 'The Sea', KPOV, Public Radio East, KVNO, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 36
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Hosted by WQXR’s Jeff Spurgeon, this program features arrangements of music by Vince Guaraldi and Luther Henderson as well as traditional favorites...

Bought by WNMU-FM, Spokane Public Radio, KCME, WJFF, Public Radio East and more


  • Added: Dec 17, 2013
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 64
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An hour-long celebration of the American holiday songbook, with rarely heard recordings from Peggy Lee, Rosemary Clooney, Louis Prima, and Donny Ha...

Bought by WEZU, KMUW, KPOV, WNMU-FM, KDUR and more


  • Added: Dec 14, 2011
  • Length: 58:27
  • Purchases: 58
Caption: Sunset on ice coated Sylvan Lake, Pontiac, Michigan, Credit: C. Warren
A warm smooth-flowing mix of intriguing facts, gentle humor, and a variety of pop, soft-rock, classical, alternative, film, and show tunes, current...

Bought by KUCB, KREV-LP, Red River Radio Network, KUCB, KUCB and more


  • Added: Nov 13, 2012
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 6
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Singing legend Judy Collins headlines the third in a series of hour-long holiday specials featuring musicians from around the country performing or...

Bought by KAWC, WDET Detroit Public Radio, WSGE, KSUT, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Sep 05, 2007
  • Length: 58:40
  • Purchases: 30
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Music History Producer Paul Ingles gently hosts an hour of pop, rock and soul holiday music. Paul Simon, Otis Redding, Charles Brown, Pretenders, ...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KRZA, KUCB, Wyoming Public Radio, KDUR and more


  • Added: Dec 23, 2015
  • Length: 59:35
  • Purchases: 7
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The Christmas holiday is charged with nostalgia and hope, so a Christmas setting can effectively heighten the emotional power of any film. There ha...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio, Public Radio East, KCME, Spokane Public Radio, KUPR low power FM and more


  • Added: Nov 15, 2013
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 54
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It's Christmas in Parts Unknown, USA! Hear Ben as he digs through the boxes in the Relay Shack and plays a great collection of holiday tunes. Jam...

Bought by KDUR, KHNS, KISU, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", WVAS and more


  • Added: Dec 09, 2013
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Our annual Christmas & Holiday Special presents a blend of original holiday songs with a few classics. The overall theme is music in the key of pea...

Bought by KSRQ and WOUB


  • Added: Dec 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Our special continues with more holiday music from indie and unsigned artists, performing original Christmas and seasonal music in rock, folk, sing...

Bought by KSRQ and WOUB


  • Added: Dec 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 2
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An hour long choral music show telling the Christmas story through familiar and lesser known carols.

Bought by KTXK, WVRU, KTXK, WUAL, KHNS and more


  • Added: Nov 19, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
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The Choir of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine performs at the Medieval Sculpture Hall at the Metropolitan Museum of Art with a program that spa...

Bought by KWGS, 'The Sea', Public Radio East, KCME, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Nov 04, 2013
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 58

  • Added: Dec 18, 2010
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 51
Caption: Dolores Hydock and Bobby Horton, Credit: Beau Gustafson
A one-hour holiday special blending storytelling and music like you've never heard before. Recorded in front of a live audience in Birmingham, Alab...

Bought by Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 09, 2016
  • Length: 56:36
  • Purchases: 1
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WQXR's Naomi Lewin presents an hour of Christmas and holiday music from the world of opera and oratorio sung by some of the greatest singers past a...

Bought by KCME, 'The Sea', Public Radio East, WNMU-FM, KING FM and more


  • Added: Nov 05, 2013
  • Length: 57:59
  • Purchases: 45
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Back in 1946, in the middle of a heat wave in Washington DC, the chief of the Scandinavian Desk of Military Intelligence dreamed up a piece of musi...

Bought by KTXK, KCMJ Community Radio, WYAP, WLPR, WVRU and more


  • Added: Dec 03, 2013
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Black Madonna, Credit: Kabuya Pamela Bowens
From Peabody Award Winning Producer Jim Luce, A spiritual celebration of Christmas with jazz pianist Geri Allen and her new recording, A Child is B...

Bought by KMUW, WNMU-FM, WVRU, WCNY, WJAB and more


  • Added: Nov 01, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
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Singing legend Judy Collins headlines the third in a series of hour-long holiday specials featuring musicians from around the country performing or...

Bought by KAWC, WDET Detroit Public Radio, WSGE, KSUT, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Sep 05, 2007
  • Length: 58:40
  • Purchases: 30
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Judy Collins hosts the second in a series of hour-long specials for the holidays. The program features musical takes on the holiday season from fo...

Bought by Prairie Public, WNMU-FM, Marfa Public Radio, WKSU, WUMB and more


  • Added: Oct 20, 2005
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 23
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Folk singing legend Judy Collins hosts an hour-long tour around the nation with a stop or two overseas to hear musical takes on the holiday season ...

Bought by WNMU-FM, KMUN, Marfa Public Radio, WUMB, KNAU and more


  • Added: Oct 19, 2005
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 27
Caption: You Better Watch Out!, Credit: http://flickr.com/photos/mindgutter/
An hour of rare, exclusive and fun seasonal music from deep in the heart of you-know-where...! (Now tailored for any station, anywhere!)

Bought by KVNF, KAWC, KRPS, WNMU-FM, KRCB-FM "Radio 91" and more


  • Added: Dec 01, 2008
  • Length: 55:15
  • Purchases: 30
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A reminiscence of Christmas on the radio in the 1940's

Bought by WJFF, WNMU-FM, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, KMUD, WEZU and more


  • Added: Nov 04, 2008
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 67
Caption: The Rose Ensemble, Credit: Michael Haug
The Rose Ensemble brings the time of the Tudors to life. Splendor, tension and intrigue, all reflected in the dark and light of tender carols, and...

Bought by WNMU-FM, Red River Radio Network, KRPS, WCVE, WDPR and more


  • Added: Oct 24, 2010
  • Length: 58:14
  • Purchases: 42
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12 of the 25 ASCAPs most popular Christmas songs were written by Jews.

Bought by WRFA-LP, WCQS, Spokane Public Radio, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Nov 15, 2012
  • Length: 58:47
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Ken Malucelli and Tim Lewis, Credit: Chloe Veltman
Ken Malucelli, a carol composer and the director of The Merrie Olde Christmas Carolers, a nationally-franchised caroling group, and jazz musician /...

Bought by KRPS and KISU


  • Added: Dec 11, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Rose Ensemble, 2011, Credit: (Michael Haug photography)
A rhythmic and regal retelling of the Christmas story. The Rose Ensemble reawakens the ancient with sacred songs and lively dances for the season f...

Bought by KGUA, Red River Radio Network, KREV-LP, KING FM, KVNO and more


  • Added: Oct 07, 2011
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 20
Caption: The Rose Ensemble, Credit: Michael Haug Photography
The acclaimed Rose Ensemble returns with a free one-hour special featuring festive and evocative music from early Peru, Bolivia, Mexico, and beyond...

Bought by KGUA, Red River Radio Network, WNMU-FM, KING FM, WDPR and more


  • Added: Nov 18, 2013
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 12
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A cappela group Note-Riety on challenging social pressures - Flory Jagoda on keeping Sephardic singing alive - A big night for bagpipes and a milit...

Bought by KEDT, WMUU-LP, and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 19, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Rose Ensemble
This holiday program features over two centuries of festive Christmas dances and songs from the great cathedrals of Puebla and Mexico City.

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WCVE, KREV-LP, WDPR, WMNR and more


  • Added: Nov 08, 2009
  • Length: 58:39
  • Purchases: 34
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From Leontyne Price to Kate and Anna McGarrigle, the Ronettes to Middle Eastern music…

Bought by KRPS, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KRPS, KPVL and more


  • Added: Dec 14, 2012
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 8
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This week on Riverwalk Jazz, it's Hot Jazz for a Cool Yule as Jim Cullum and the Band welcome an all-star cast of legendary jazz players, outstandi...

Bought by WNMU-FM, WJAB, WVRU, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KRPS and more


  • Added: Nov 28, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 23
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An hour-long program of classic jazz. Come along for a jzz sleigh ride with music from Shirley Horn, Paul Bley, Duke Ellington, and more...

Bought by WCQS, KAZU, WJAB, WVAS, WCQS and more


  • Added: Dec 06, 2010
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 19
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This is hour long radio show features live recordings of holiday music from accomplished and aspiring performing songwriters - all performed at Edd...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WRNC-LP, WMNF, Georgia Public Broadcasting, WSLR and more


  • Added: Dec 04, 2010
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 11
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Holiday Programming With a Swingin’ Flair

Bought by WMOT, KMXT, WYSU, and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 14, 2016
  • Length: 59:53
  • Purchases: 4
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Holiday Programming With a Swingin' Flair

Bought by WMOT, KMXT, WYSU, and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 14, 2016
  • Length: 59:53
  • Purchases: 4
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Holiday Programming With a Swingin' Flair

Bought by WMOT, WYSU, and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 14, 2016
  • Length: 59:53
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Baby, it's cool on this side!
Dear Santa, I am so cool. This year I need the hippest music on the planet. Here's hoping the mainstream doesn't flow all the way to the North Po...

Bought by KDUR, KMXT, WXXI, KKWE Niijii Radio, WRNC-LP and more


  • Added: Oct 23, 2012
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Professor Mikey's Chill Christmas
Professor Mikey's annual holiday mixtape is a CHILL theme this year, with music from all genres providing a soundtrack for peace and fun.

Bought by KDUR, KHEN-LP, Prairie Public, Marfa Public Radio, KMXT and more


  • Added: Oct 25, 2010
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Soul Christmas (1968), Credit: Atco Records
SOUL CHRISTMAS! Here are some of the greatest Soul and R&B holiday winter classics ever recorded. Today on this show you will hear Christmas tunes...

Bought by WJAB, KMUN, WYSO, WETD, WVAS and more


  • Added: Nov 19, 2011
  • Length: 55:39
  • Purchases: 26
Caption: Various Artists: Jingle Bell Jazz (1962), Credit: Columbia Records
Ho Ho Ho! Start out your holiday with fun Christmas Jazz Classics. They are all here in one solid hour. This musical holiday program includes: "Win...

Bought by WJAB, KREV-LP, KAWC, KBBI, WUIS and more


  • Added: Nov 04, 2011
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
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Let the rituals begin! Inspirations for Hanukkah music vary from celebratory & sacred to traditional. This is Part 1 of 2 ft. music for the Hanukk...

Bought by WJFF, KRPS, KPVL, WRGY, KHEN-LP and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
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An hour-long program of "cool-Yule" classic jazz, featuring holiday jazz from Louis Armstrong, Bill Evans, Horace Silver and more, including poet S...

Bought by WJAB, WVRU, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KTSU, KAWC and more


  • Added: Nov 18, 2009
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 22
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The original rock and roll Christmas album returns.

Bought by WLPR, KHSU, WUFT, KRPS, KPIK-LP and more


  • Added: Nov 20, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 56
Caption: The Canadian Brass
The Canadian Brass play holiday favorites in new and classic arrangements. "365 Holidays" includes their exhilarating "Hanukah Medley", as well as...

Bought by WNMU-FM, KTXK, KRPS, KTXK, KRPS and more


  • Added: Dec 02, 2008
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 34
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A Damon Runyon Christmas story set to music.

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91", Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KRPS, WNMU-FM, WDCV and more


  • Added: Oct 01, 2008
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Tomáseen Foley
An hour-long holiday special featuring Irish storyteller Tomáseen Foley and his charming tale "Parcel from America." The program also features mus...

Bought by WNMU-FM, WMPG, WRGY, WNMU-FM, KRPS and more


  • Added: Oct 02, 2009
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 24
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Mystical tales & teachings & Jewish sacred music from around the world.

Bought by KZYX, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KWIT, Red River Radio Network, KREV-LP and more


  • Added: Nov 28, 2004
  • Length: 55:54
  • Purchases: 37
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Steve Jencks hosts this trip down Memory Lane featuring Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters, Eartha Kitt, Perry Como, Elvis Presley, Tommy Dorsey, ...

Bought by KTXK, KRPS, WEZU, WVRU, KMXT and more


  • Added: Oct 18, 2010
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 26
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Emmy Award winner Julie Giroux worked in Hollywood for years and her credits are formidable. When she thought of giving Christmas gifts to the high...

Bought by WVRU, KRPS, WNMU-FM, and KUHF


  • Added: Nov 27, 2012
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 4
From: WFUV
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One hour holiday special.

Bought by KMXT, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KUNC, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KRCB-FM "Radio 91" and more


  • Added: Dec 08, 2006
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 24
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The Annie Moses Band’s phenomenal US, PBS debut is now available as a 1 hour Concert Special, 30 minute or as individual songs for your Radio netwo...

Bought by KRPS, Panhandle Community Radio, KSRQ, WUIS, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Oct 18, 2010
  • Length: 59:24
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Ian Anderson
Seasonal music by the legendary British band Jethro Tull, with humorous commentary by its founder, Ian Anderson.

Bought by WBHM, WRGY, Louisville Public Media, KMXT, WTIP and more


  • Added: Oct 26, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 50
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A musical and poetic celebration of the Christmas holiday from the open ranges of America's outback.

Bought by KUNR, KRPS, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KUER, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Oct 13, 2005
  • Length: 54:24
  • Purchases: 73
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The Western Wind's Christmas Special, narrated by Roma Downey

Bought by KRPS, WVRU, WFCR, WVRU, WUAL and more


  • Added: Oct 28, 2007
  • Length: 58:23
  • Purchases: 27
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There's lots of music for Christmas, but what music goes with Hanukkah? Host Fred Flaxman has some answers.

Bought by WTIP, WUAL, KRPS, WUIS, KENW and more


  • Added: Sep 28, 2006
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 25
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The story of "Amazing Grace"- a piece of music that has an extraordinary impact on American history.

Bought by Prairie Public, Radio New Zealand, 90.5 WSNC, North Country Public Radio, WRVO Public Media and more


  • Added: Dec 04, 2008
  • Length: 50:34
  • Purchases: 6
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Christmas music from throughout the Latino musical universe

Bought by KMXT, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KDUR, KMXT, WVAS and more


  • Added: Dec 14, 2007
  • Length: 58:47
  • Purchases: 10
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If you’re a last minute Christmas shopper, or one who has already bought everything for the upcoming holiday you have already seen the beginning of...

Bought by KTXK, KRPS, KTXK, WCQS, and WUAL


  • Added: Nov 26, 2013
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: A Jazz-O-Rama Christmas Special with Joe Bev, Credit: Lorie Kellogg
An hour of Christmas themed remastered 78 RPM records and LP cuts, hosted by Joe Bev.

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91", WCBE, WVAS, and KAWC


  • Added: Dec 17, 2013
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Two self-contained hours of special programming based on the acclaimed ten-part ATC series, with a Web site filled with photos, features, backgroun...

Bought by KALW, Red River Radio Network, WBHM, KMXT, KGOU and more


  • Added: Dec 03, 2004
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 36
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Two self-contained hours of special programming based on the acclaimed ten-part ATC series, with a Web site filled with photos, features, backgroun...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, Troy Public Radio, KHNS, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KUT and more


  • Added: Dec 03, 2004
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 19
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An hourlong program of early music exploring the word "Noel" through music from the middle ages to the early baroque. Celebrate the season with thi...

Bought by KRPS, WMNR, WUAL, Red River Radio Network, Northstate Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 14, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The entire "Juke In The Back" is loaded with the greatest R&B Christmas records from the late 1940s and 1950s. It's the yuletide soul that came be...

Bought by Prairie Public, WJAB, KMXT, KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 07, 2010
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 24
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One-hour special of warm and sunny holiday music from many latin-american locales. A festive program for the holiday season!!!

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91", WNMU-FM, KRPS, KRZA, WVAS and more


  • Added: Oct 26, 2009
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 13
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Christmas music from jazz, to blues, to classical to world music, all introduced by artists, musicians, and writers.

Bought by WETD, Red River Radio Network, Troy Public Radio, KRZA, KUMD and more


  • Added: Nov 20, 2015
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Santa Claus Jr.
A Holiday Classic! Join Howdy, Mickey, John, Paul, George & Ringo on this "wild and crazy joyride" to Santa's workshop in the northern most reaches...

Bought by KRZA, KVSC, KMXT, KFAI, KRZA and more


  • Added: Dec 16, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 14
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It's time to rock around the Christmas tree.

Bought by Panhandle Community Radio and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 07, 2010
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Kapono Beamer, Credit: Dayna Marie Beamer
Enjoy the magic of a Hawaiian Christmas with slack key master Kapono Beamer, sharing tales of his family's holiday traditions and rich musical lega...

Bought by WNMU-FM, Marfa Public Radio, KREV-LP, RadioFreePalmer, West Virginia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Dec 08, 2006
  • Length: 29:51
  • Purchases: 20
Caption: Holiday Harp
A short-form trackless piece exploring the special importance of harp music during the holiday season, filled with relaxing holiday music! Includes...

Bought by 'The Sea', WTIP, and WAMC


  • Added: Nov 03, 2015
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 3