MTP: Episode 130 (Holiday Edition #10)

Happy Holidays everyone! I’m sure we can all agree that as years go, 2020 has sucked in virtually all ways imaginable. That said, we’re quickly closing in on the Yuletide season and a fresh new calendar and, as we see it, that’s certainly worth celebrating!

The Marking Time Podcast Episode 130 is our 10th annual(!) opportunity to say thanks to you our listeners by offering up a full 2 hours of uninterrupted sounds of the season to accompany your favourite festive activities. We’re proud to feature a solid mix of new takes and old faves, many served up by amazing artists from right here in Canada. Woo hoo!

So get cozy and pour yourself a stiff one as we settle in for a long winter’s retrospective. Meanwhile, we invite you to focus on the joys of Christmastime, even those of the socially distanced variety. Stay safe, be well and here’s to a better New Year ahead. Cheers!

Artist Song Album
The Netherlands Brass Quintet “In Dulci Jubilo, Nun Singet (Three Settings): A 5” A Baroque Christmas – Works from Susato, Sweelinck & Vulpius
Fortunate Ones “Hold on to Christmas Day” Hold on to Christmas Day – Single
Good Lovelies “Christmas Time’s a Comin’” Christmas Time’s a Comin’ – Single
Emma-Lee “It Won’t Be Christmas” It Won’t Be Christmas – Single
Sherman Downey “Secret Santa” Secret Santa – Single
Jenn Grant “O Holy Night” Forever on Christmas Eve
The Ronettes “Sleigh Ride” A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector
Barenaked Ladies “I Saw Three Ships” Barenaked For The Holidays
Ellis Marsalis “O Tannenbaum” A New Orleans Christmas Carol (Gold Edition)
Twin Bandit “Rise Up Shepherd” Rise Up Shepherd – Single
Joan Sutherland “The Holly And The Ivy” The Best of Great Voices Of Christmas: 20th Century Masters The Christmas Collection
Kodaline “This Must Be Christmas” One Day at a Time (Deluxe)
The Shins “Wonderful Christmastime” Holidays Rule
Saffire – The Uppity Blues Women “Really Been Good This Year” Alligator Records’ Genuine Houserockin’ Christmas
Vince Guaraldi “What Child Is This” A Charlie Brown Christmas
BROS “It’s Christmas Day” A Very Bros Christmas, Vol. 1 – Single
Irma Thomas & Preservation Hall Jazz Band “May Ev’ry Day Be Christmas” Holidays Rule
Oscar Peterson “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” An Oscar Peterson Christmas
Alex Pangman & Her Alleycats “The Man With the Bag” Christmas Gift
Bing Crosby “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!” Christmas Classics (Remastered)
Stevie Wonder “Someday At Christmas” The Christmas Collection: The Best of Stevie Wonder
Chantal Kreviazuk “Christmas Is a Way of Life, My Dear” Christmas Is a Way of Life, My Dear
The Lifestyle Players “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” Celtic Christmas
Nat King Cole “Silent Night” The Christmas Song
The Jive Turkeys “Get Down Santa” Get Down Santa – Single
Simani “Any Mummers Allowed In?” An Outport Christmas
She & Him “All I Want for Christmas Is You” Christmas Party
Kenny Burrell “White Christmas” Have Yourself a Soulful Little Christmas
Frank Sinatra “I’ll Be Home for Christmas (If Only In My Dreams)” Christmas With the Rat Pack (Remastered)
James Taylor “River” James Taylor At Christmas (Bonus Track Version)
Calexico “Green Grows the Holly” Holidays Rule
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “Silver Bells” It’s a Holiday Soul Party
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong “I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm” Ella & Louis Christmas
Tony Bennett “Christmasland” Snowfall: The Tony Bennett Christmas Album
David Myles “The Christmas Song” It’s Christmas
Tom Chaplin “Midnight Mass” Twelve Tales of Christmas
Bahamas “Christmas Must Be Tonight” This Warm December, A Brushfire Holiday, Vol. 2
the once “Hark, the Herald Angels Sing” This Is a Christmas Album By the once
Shirley Horn “Winter Wonderland” Jazz for Joy – A Verve Christmas Album
Josh Rouse “Mediterranean X-Mas” The Holiday Sounds of Josh Rouse
Chuck Daellenbach, Eugene Watts, Joe Burgstaller, Manon Lafrance, Jeff Nelsen & Eric Robertson “Coventry Carol” Christmas Tradition
Robert Strickland “Here We Come A Caroling” 12 Days in December
B.B. King “Auld Lang Syne” A Christmas Celebration of Hope

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