2019-12-20 Songs of Winter Holidays

DJ Santa

Global songs this week of the winter holidays: Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and the Solstice. All lovingly curated into a spicy Spin The Globe gumbo for your listening pleasure.

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Hour 1
The Blue Hawaiians – Jungle Bells – Christmas On the Big Island
The Klezmonauts – Joy to the World – Oy to the World – a Klezmer Christmas
Inês Pupo & Goncalo Pratas – O Natal Já Começou – Joy to the World
Jennifer Cutting’s Ocean Orchestra – Light the Winter’s Dark – Song of Solstice
Alton Ellis – Praise Jah, It’s Christmas – Christmas Greetings from Studio One
Shazalakazoo – Jingle Bells – Metanational
TriBeCaStan – Little Drummer Boychik – Coal, Again! – EP
The Klezmatics – Happy Joyous Hanuka – Woody Guthrie’s Happy Joyous Hanukkah
Erran Baron Cohen – Dreidel (feat. Jules Brookes) – Erran Baron Cohen Presents: Songs In the Key of Hanukkah
The Temple Rockers – Days Long Ago (feat. Linval Thompson) – Festival of Lights
Junior Brammer – It’s Christmas Time Again – Reggae Pulse, Vol. 4 – Christmas Songs
Les Kilimambogo Brothers Band – Shangilia Christmas – Simba Africa
Dark City Sisters – Sekusile – Kwanzaa Party
Os Velhinhos Transviados – Boas Festas – O Natal dos Velhinhos Transviados
Forro In the Dark – Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer – Christmas EP
Punjabi Tadka – Bhangra Jingle Bells – Bhangra Jingle Bells
James Whetzel – God Rest Ye Funky Bhangra – Holiday: Sarod & Beats

Hour 2
Shirim Klezmer Orchestra – Dance of the Dreydls (Based on “Dance of the Reed Flutes”) – Klezmer Nutcracker
Craig ‘n Co. – Chanukah Rap – My Jewish Discovery
Three Weissmen – Schlepp the Halls with Loaves of Hallah – Blame It On Christmas, Vol. 1
Erran Baron Cohen – Ocho Kandalikas (feat. Yasmin Levy) – Erran Baron Cohen Presents: Songs In the Key of Hanukkah
Roman Street – Christmas Rhumba – Putumayo Presents Latin Christmas
Otava Yo – An Angel Descends for Christmas – Christmas
African Gospel Acapella – Yulo Mun Woloh (There Will Be a Child Born in Bethlehem) – Yulo Mun Woloh
Tomas Kocko & Orchestr – Hej koleda! – Koleda/The Carol
Costa Neto – Boas Festas Moçambique – World Christmas Party
El Vez – Poncho Claus – Merry MeX-mas
Joseph Spence – Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town – Must Be Santa! The Rounder Christmas Album
Super Hi-Fi – What Child Is This? – Yule Analog, Vol. II
Ini Kimoze – All I Really Want for Christmas – A Putumayo World Christmas
The Blue Hawaiians – Mele Kalikimaka – Christmas On the Big Island
Béla Fleck & The Flecktones – The Hanukkah Waltz – Jingle All the Way

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