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Radio Crystal Blue 12/15/13 audio and links

Radio Crystal Blue is my 13-year-old freeform radio program, usually publishing Wednesdays or Thursdays in podcast format.
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This show was published on 12/18/13.

I opened this show reciting Jack Kerouac’s short story “Home For Christmas” with its setting in Lowell MA, 1932.

David Amram & Ron Whitehead “Mama” – Kentucky Blues CD www.tappingmyownphone.com

Shauna Burns “Winter Star” – A Winter Gathering CD www.shaunaburns.com
Jethro Tull “First Snow In Brooklyn” – Jethro Tull Christmas Album
The Moody Blues “December Snow” – December
 Tom Principato “Silver Bells” – www.tomprincipato.com
Heth “Christmas (Sweeter Than Wine)” – www.hethandjed.com
Davey O “I Once Knew” – Testing For Rust CD www.daveyo.com
Butcher’s Blind “Destination Blues” – Destination Blues EP www.butchersblind.com
Chastity Brown “I Left Home” – Back-Road Highways CD www.chastitybrownmusic.com
Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention “Don’t Eat The Yellow Snow” & “Nanook Rubs It” – Apostrophe
Ramones “Danny Says” End Of The Century
Ramones “Merry Christmas (I Don’t Wanna Fight Tonight) – Brain Drain
Revel 9 “The 12 Days Of Christmas” –
Ian Lloyd “Everybody’s Happy ‘Cause It’s Christmas Time ” www.machinedreamrecords.com
Antigone Rising “Santa You Owe Me” www.antigonerising.com
Jamie McLean Band “Holy Water” – Live At Gibson CD www.jamiemcleanband.com
Late Cambrian “Revolution” – Peach CD www.latecambrian.com
Changing Modes “In Flight” – In Flight CD www.changingmodes.com
Calico “Santa Have Mercy” – www.calicotheband.com
Ronnie Fauss “Everybody Deserves A Merry Christmas” – www.ronniefauss.com
Alan Mann & The Free Arts Band “Christmas On The Block (2013)” – www.larrysaklad.com
Margo Rey “This Holiday Night” – This Holiday Night EP www.margorey.com
Jessie Kilguss & Radio Gold “Counting Sheep” – The Sky Road CD www.jessiekilguss.com
Eric Lambert & Friends “Make it Through The Night” – Maiden Voyage CD www.ericlambert.com
Jeanette Lynne “Love And You” – You’ve Got Me CD
Debbie Hennessey “Please Come Home For Christmas” – www.debbiehennessey.com
David Leinweber “Christmas Snow” www.davidleinweber.com
Ian McGlynn “Our Favorite Christmas Movie” – North Pole Vault EP www.ianmcglynn.com
Marianne Kesler “The Christmas Song” www.mariannekesler.com
Canaries In The Coal Mine “Céad Míle Fáilte Romhat, a Íosa, a Íosa” – Scarf Weather EP www.canariesinthecoalmine.com
Eliane Amherd “Let Me Explain” – Now And From Now On CD www.elianeperforms.com
Danielle Miraglia “Choir” – Box Of Troubles CD www.daniellem.com
Final segment of the year, reflecting my favorite seasonal songs:

Tom Waits “Alice” – Alice CD
Paul Simon “I Am A Rock” – The Paul Simon Songbook

The Pogues “Fairytale Of New York” (featuring Kirsty MacColl) – If I Should Fall From Grace With God
Passengers “Miss Sarajevo” – Original Soundtracks 1
Jimi Hendrix “Merry Christmas & Happy New Year”
The Highland Pipers “Auld Lang Syne” – A Highland Christmas: Carols For Scottish Bagpipes

Closing music: Enya “And Winter Came” – And Winter Came
Running time: 4 horas, 25 minutos
Atmosphere: merry and bright
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