Podcast: December 22, 2019 – Christmas Classics

Episode #817

Today’s show is full of great, classic Christmas songs that definitely do not suck. We also threw in a few non-holiday requests just for fun. From us here at Tell the Band to Go Home, we wish all of our listeners, supporters, and friends, a very Merry Christmas (if that’s your thing.) Even if it’s not, we hope you find fun and fellowship with family and/or friends, as well as some great music, this time of year and always!

We probably won’t be on next Sunday, but tune in Friday, December 27, 11 am to 11 pm for another Epic Mudge Marathon on UMFM! It’s bound to get weird, but we plan on having a bunch of fun doing it.



Artist – Song Title – Album Title – CDN=Canadian – MB=Manitoba Artist – WPG=Winnipeg artist

Paul Kelly – How to Make Gravy – recorded live on UMFM
The Pogues – Fairy Tale of New York (w/Kirsty MacColl) – If I Should Fall from Grace With God
Robert Earl Keen – Merry Christmas From the Family – No. 2 Live Dinner
Robert Earl Keen – Happy Holidays Y’All – Walking Distance
The Handsome Family – So Much Wine – In the Air

John Prine – Christmas in Prison – Sweet Revenge
Swank! – Santa Claus Is Out on Bail – Christmastime Is Fun! – CDN
The Kinks – Father Christmas – Come Dancing with the Kinks (The Best of the Kinks 1977-1986)
George Thorogood – Rock and Roll Christmas – Classic Rock Christmas

JP Hoe – O Holy Night – Brighten Up the Night: Songs from the JP Hoe Hoe Hoe Holiday Show – CDN – WPG
Oliver Schroer – Beneath the Ice, They Heard Bells… – CDN
Fred Eaglesmith – Hallelujah – CMT Christmas – CDN
Sarah Harmer – Country Christmas – Christmas Is for Boys & Girls – CDN
Kathleen Edwards – It’s Christmastime (Let’s Just Survive) – A Dualtone Christmas – CDN
David Myles – Santa Never Brings Me A Banjo – It’s Christmas – CDN

Geoff Berner – When Chanukah Comes to Town – We Are Going to Bremen to Be Musicians – CDN
The Felice Brothers – Murder by Mistletoe – The Felice Brothers
The Felice Brothers – Country Ham – Country Ham
Max Gomez – Season of My Memory – An Americana Christmas
Mary Chapin Carpenter – On A Quiet Christmas Morn – Come Darkness, Come Light: Twelve Songs Of Christmas

John Blek & The Rats – Wicked Am I – Borders
Chris Knight – The Band is Playing Too Slow – Chris Knight
Roger Alan Wade – If Your Gonna Be Dumb, You Gotta Be Tough – All Likkered Up

Skydiggers – Good King Wenceslas – Still Restless the Lost Tapes – CDN
Joni Mitchell – River – Blue – CDN
Steve Earle – Nothing But A Child – Copperhead Road

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