Radio Crystal Blue 12/14/17

Radio Crystal Blue, in its 18th year online, is a weekly podcast that
features top songwriters and bands, indie, underground, and touring, in a
freeform format.



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This show was published on 12/14/2017


Jack Kerouac “Home For Christmas” recital
Tom Waits “Alice” – Alice CD – 2002/Epitaph Records (under “Anti”, sub-label)
Greg Lake – “I Believe In Father Christmas” – Works, Volume 2 LP – 1975/Manticore Records
DJ Flowerdove “Ghost Town Holiday” – (single) – 2016/Dovetrax Productions @flowerdove2168
The Raveonettes “The Christmas Song” @theraveonettes
Gurf Morlix “Christmas In Paradise” – Jenni Finlay Promotions’ Christmas Mix @gurfmorlix @jennifinlay
Cardboard Ox “Just January” – A Cardboard Ox Christmas CD
Jody Quine & The Big Mr. C. “Got My Eye On You, Santa” @jodyquine
Jethro Tull “Pass The Bottle” – The String Quartets CD @jethrotull
Miss Tess “Going Downtown” – Baby, We All Know CD @misstessmusic
Carrie Ferguson “To The Moon” – The List Of Whales CD
The Cravens “Highway” –
Dizzy Box Nine “Plane Song” – Electric Illusion CD
MJ Hibbett & The Validators “Have A Drink With Us (Drink Doch Eine Met)” (Black Fooss cover) @mjhibbett
Beavis & Butthead – “Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy”
Galaxie 500 “Listen, The Snow Is Falling” (Yoko Ono cover) – This Is Our Music CD
Wormburner “The Bells of St. Ignatius” – Made For TV Movies CD @wormburnerband
Mindi Abair & The Boneshakers “Run Run Rudolph” @mindiabair
Buddy Guy “Home For Christmas” @therealbuddyguy
Ladyshark “Rat Race” – Lovesick CD @ladysharkband
Anthony Gomes “If You Could Rule The World” – Unity CD @anthonygomes
Dan shares recipe for Swedish Toscakake
James McMurtry “Holiday Message” @jamesmcmurtry
Rod Picott “Dad’s Drunk Again On Christmas” @rodpicott
Michael Martin Murphey “Three Sons” – High Stakes CD
Mare Wakefield & Nomad “Candles & Carols” – @marewakefield
Katie Garibaldi “Star In The East” – Home Sweet Christmas CD @katiegaribaldi
Judy Nazemetz “Santa Can’tcha” – Balancing Act CD @judynazemetz @judynazemetzmusic
Hadley Kennary “Speak Fondly” – Momentum EP @hadleykennary
Frank Viele ” ‘Til The Bourbon’s All Gone (Back In My Arms)” – ‘Til The Bourbon’s All Gone CD @frankviele
The Staylyns “Christmas, Christmas (The Bestest Time Of Year)” @TheStaylyns
Tenderhooks “Santa” @tenderhooks4u
José Feliciano (Feat. “FaWiJo”, 6- yr. old Fabian Scharf) – “Feliz Navidad” @WheresJose
Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers “Strangest Christmas Yet” – TheLong-Awaited Album CD @SteveMartinToGo
Patty Carpenter & The Dysfunctional Family Jazz Band “Come Over” – Come Over CD @familyjazzband
Bett Padgett “The Christmas Cookie Cutters” – At The End Of The Day CD @bettpadgett49
Monica Rizzio “Buttercups” – Washashore Cowgirl CD @monicarizzio
Frank Martin Gilligan “Silver Dollar” – Silver Dollar CD @frangill46
Linus’ Christmas Soliloquy – “A Charlie Brown Christmas” Original release‎: ‎December 9, 1965 (Theme music composer‎: ‎Vince Guaraldi)

Simon & Garfunkel “I Am A Rock” – Sounds of Silence LP
The Pogues with Kirsty MacColl “Fairytale Of New York” – If I Should Fall From Grace With God LP
U2 (The Passengers) with Luciano Pavarotti “Miss Sarajevo” – In The Land Of Blood And Honey (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Jimi Hendrix “Little Drummer Boy/Silent Night/Auld Lang Syne” – Merry Christmas and Happy New Year LP

Closing music: DJ Flowerdove “Hallelujah” – (Leonard Cohen cover) ,
Twitter: @flowerdove2168
Dan’s recitation of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s “Ring Out, Wild Bells”
ABBA “Happy New Year” – Super Trouper LP

Running time:4 hours, 4minutes
Host: Dan Herman
Production/post-production: Dan Herman and DJ Flowerdove
Atmosphere: merry, bright

Recorded in stereo to 128 kbps bitrate, 44.1 Hz in mp3 format, using Audacity software.

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PHONE: 215-995-2234 or 253-537-1096
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Twitter: @radiocblue


Dan Herman
Radio Crystal Blue
Celebrating 17 years on the Web
253 537 1096 or 215 995 2234
Facebook: Dan Herman or Radio Crystal Blue
twitter: @radiocblue



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