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Saturday, December 19, 2015 Permalink

All Songs Considered For The Holidays

Alice Harold / Flickr

Alice Harold / Flickr

Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton wanted to do something really special for the holidays. So they rented a small cabin in the woods and invited some of their closest friends for what promised to be the party of the century. Airs Dec. 19 at 9 p.m. 



  1. Polyphonic Spree – “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)”
  2. Julian Koster – “I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm”
  3. Sufjan Stevens – “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”
  4. Dan Deacon – “Electronica Hanukkah”
  5. Sam Phillips – “It Doesn’t Feel Like Christmas”
  6. Kishi Bashi – “It’s Christmas, But It’s Not White Here In Our Town”
  7. Sharon Van Etten and Rufus Wainwright – “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”
  8. Telekinesis – “Father Christmas”
  9. Clarence Carter – “Backdoor Santa”
  10. Darlene Love – “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)”