1999 Playlist
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December 19-24, 1999 1-9 PM Daily

Entries in the playlist use the following format: CD title - main performer (unless the CD is a collection, or the artist's name is mentioned in the title) - label and number - numbers of the tracks played on the air

* Recording of Special Merit

** Recording of Exceptional Merit

Christmas Spirit Award (given to the recording that most embodies the spirit of Christmas):

English Village Carols - Various - Smithsonian Folkways 40476.

Honorable Mentions:

Christmas Child - Nia - Global Music Ministries 4058

Michael McLean’s The Forgotten Carols - Glenn Yarbrough - Brass Dolphin (no number)

Sunday, December 19th: Early Music

*Legends of St. Nicholas - Anonymous 4 - Harmonia Mundi 907232 - 1, 2, 11, 12

La Nuit De Saint Nicholas - La Reverdie/I Cantori Gregoriani - Arcana A72 - 10, 11

*A Winter Solstice With Helicon - Dorian 90276 - 1, 5, 7

Mediaeval Carols - Opus Anglicanum - Herald 212 - 1, 2, 4, 7, 15

A Baroque Christmas - The Baroque Players of Hamilton - Atma 2174 - 1, 2, 5, 6, 8, 9, 14

Christmas Improvisations - Gerre Hancock - Gothic 49109 - 13/10 (on 12/23)

The Little Barley-Corne - The Toronto Consort - Dorian 93186 - 5, 7, 8, 13, 14

**Christmas Favourites With Four Horns - Pacific Horns - Skylark 9803 - 1, 2, 3, 4/5, 6, 7, 9 on 12/23

Noel Renaissance - Helene Dallaire - Ibis 1643 - 4, 6, 9

J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio - The Bach Choir of Bethlehem - Dorian 93183 - 1, 5, 9, 10, 12 (CD 1), 8 (CD 2)

A Book of Chorale-Settings for Johann Sebastian - Gachinger Kantorei Stuttgart, Bach-Collegium Stuttgart, Helmuth Rilling - Hanssler 92078 - 6, 9, 11, 12, 14, 18

Orthodox Christmas - The Great Voices of Bulgaria - Auvidis 6877 - 1, 2, 5, 6, 8, 10, 15

Images de Noel - Karina Gauvin/Michael McMahon/Nora Shulman - CBC 1131 - 2 thru 6

*In Dulci Jubilo: Christmas Carols for Organ - Kenneth Semmann - (no label or number) – 6, 7, 8/2, 4, 13 (on 12/23)

Angels & Shepherds: A 17th Century Christmas - Netherlands Bach Society - Channel Classics 15198 - 2, 4, 7, 11

Nun Singet Und Seid Froh - Bernhard Romer conducting - Hanssler 98909 - 1, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16

**A Victorian Christmas Revels - Revels 2000 - Entire CD

G.F. Handel: Messiah - Oregon Bach Festival Orchestra & Choir, Helmuth Rilling - Hanssler 98198 - 3, 4, 9, 13-17, 19 (CD 1), 21, 30, 31 (CD 2)

Star of the Magi - Le Blanc, Taylor, Les Voix Humaines - Atma 2190 - 2, 4, 5, 12

Monday, December 20th: Popular

On Christmas Day In The Morning - Theresa Donohoo - GIA 432 - 3, 8, 10

My Best Christmas - Steve Clark - Steve Clark Productions 13012 - 4, 8, 10

Happy Holidays - Jo Stafford - Corinthian 114 - 2, 5, 6, 15, 16, 17, 18

A Songwriter’s Christmas - Richard Foltz - Sweet William 001 - 1, 9, 10

Star of Heaven - John Harvey Johnson - JHJ 1 - 3, 5, 7, 8, 10

*Christmas - Janet Paschal - Spring Hill 14577 - 1, 2, 7, 11, 14, 15

Garth Brooks and the magic of Christmas - Capitol 23550 - 4, 8, 10

Christmas Shopping: Buck Owens and His Buckaroos - Sundazed 6163 - 3, 5, 7

Secret of Giving - Reba McEntire - MCA 170092 - 2, 4, 5, 7, 10

*Merry Christmas Wherever You Are - George Strait - MCA 170093 - 4, 5, 6, 8, 10

Christmas Child - Nia - Global Music Ministries 4058 - 3, 6, 9

Carols of Christmas - 16 Singing Men - Discovery House Music 18662 - 1, 4, 8, 9, 12

*It’s A Wrap! - Melodeers - (no label or number) - 2, 6, 7, 10, 11

*Doo Wop Yule Pop - Stormy Weather - Street Gold 36824 - 3, 4, 7, 10, 11, 13, 14

**Voices Only Christmas - Various - Primarily A Cappella 2650 - 1, 3, 4, 7, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16

Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Christmas - Various - Rhino 75864 - 2, 3, 4, 10, 11

In Praise of Christmas - The L.A. Gospel Singers - NorthSound 40322 - 4, 6, 9

Bon Temps Noel: A Swamp Beat Christmas - The Sundogs - Parhelion 50006 - 2, 3, 4, 6

A Christmas Card From Michael Dyke & Friends - Southern Tracks 0093 - 1, 3, 4, 5, 6

Fair Oaks Christmas - Fair Oaks 004 - 2, 3, 4, 6

Christmas Carols for Green Bay Fans - Dale & Pru Palecek - Lost Marble Records 009 - 1, 4, 5, 7, 13

I Got The Blues For Christmas - Peter Green - JRB 3002 - 2, 4, 11, 12

The Christmas Album - Keith Emerson - Gunslinger 472999 - 3, 7, 11

Joy To The Radio World - Trans-Siberian Orchestra - Lava/Atlantic 9168 - 1, 2

The Fantastic World of Christmas - Jeffrey Reid Baker - JRB 9001 - 1, 4, 7, 9, 10

Ho! Ho! Hoey 3 - Gary Hoey - Surfdog 67115 - 1, 2, 4, 8

Happy Christmas Vol. 2 - Various - BEC 7430 - 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 13, 16

Tuesday, December 21st: Jazz

Swingin’ Christmas - Rex Allen’s Swing Express - NorthSound 60292 - 8, 9, 11

Swingin’ Holiday - Blues Jumpers - National Music Distributors 0002 - 3, 7, 12

Christmas Straight Up - The Bob Curtis Trio +2 - JRB 3001 - 1, 2, 3, 4

A Swingin’ Christmas In The Attic - Michelle Malone - Strange Bird Songs 003 - 3, 7

Merry Christmas Baby! - Indigo - Sugo 9911 - 3, 4, 8, 12

*A Swingin’ Christmas...1940's Style - Unison 20094 - 1, 2, 4, 9

*Jump Swing Christmas - Unison 20105 - 8, 11, 12

*Cool Yule - Acoustix - Acoustix 4000 - 4, 7, 10, 12

Bob Conti’s Big Band Christmas - NorthSound 40332 - 1, 5, 9

Merry Christmas Baby! - Rose Bonanza - Dolphin Recording Studio 6013 - 1, 2, 10, 12

*Winter Wonderland - The Side Street Strutters Jazz Band - Stop Time (no number) - 2, 3, 4

What Would Santa Say? - Mark Shane’s X-Mas Allstars - Nagel Heyer 055 - 2, 4, 7, 11

**A Jazz Christmas - Willie Pickens - Southport 0056 - 5, 8

*Christmas Songs With The Ray Brown Trio - Telarc 83437 - 2, 4, 6, 11

**Christmas with the Steve Rudolph Trio - R&L 1054 - 1, 2, 9

*The Carol Commission - m-pact - Hot Lips 2582 - 3, 6, 11

*Winter Nights - Al Di Meola - Telarc 83458 - 2, 3, 4, 11, 15

*JazzPiano Christmas - The Beegie Adair Trio - Green Hill 5148 - 2, 3, 6, 12

Holiday CD - Steve Laury - (no label or number) - 2, 5, 7

*A Little Christmas Jazz - George Blondheim - GBMI 1002 - 2, 4, 5, 6

The Night Before Christmas - Various - Citylights 3004 - 6, 8, 12

Wednesday, December 22nd: Acoustic/Celtic/Hawaiian/World

Acoustic Christmas Carols - Michael Martin Murphey - Valley Entertainment 15036 - 3, 5, 7, 8, 13

Christmas The Cowboy Way - Riders In The Sky - Rounder 0445 - 2, 6, 7, 11, 12

A Walton’s Christmas: Together Again - Page 707220 - 3, 8, 15

The First Christmas Morning - Dan Fogelberg - Morning Sky 8001 - 2, 4, 5, 9

*Appalachian Mountain Holiday - Jim Hendricks - Maple Street 1099 - 2, 4, 6, 8, 12

*Winter’s Grace - Laurie Lewis & Tom Rozum - Signature Sounds 1251 - 2, 3, 5, 8, 9

Willie Kalikimaka - Willie K - Mountain Apple 2062 - 3, 5, 9, 11

Christmas Is... - John Keawe - Homestead 1004 - 1, 3, 5, 7

Cazimero Christmas Favorites - The Brothers Cazimero - Mountain Apple 2060 - 1, 4, 6, 16

A Tropical Christmas - Steve Veale - Sunspot 1001 - 2, 3, 8, 10

*Door Christmas - Fred Alley/Hans Christian/Ira Stein - Allemande (no number) - 1, 2, 3, 8

**The Moon of Wintertime - Barbara Semmann - Barbara Semmann Records (nonumber) - 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 13/16, 17, 18, 20, 23, 25, 30 on 12/24

Celtic Christmas - Various - Unison 20107 - 1, 5, 7, 10, 12

*Irish Christmas - Various - Green Hill 5180 - 2, 3, 4, 11

Latino Christmas - Various - Narada World 47849 - 2, 3, 4, 11

Christmas: Rhythms of the Holy Land - Desert Wind - ASB 1008 - 7, 9

*The Spirit of Christmas - DruidStone - North Star 0118 - 2, 3, 4, 8, 13

**English Village Carols - Various - Smithsonian Folkways 40476 - 5, 6, 17, 18, 19, 20

Chicken Soup for the Soul Christmas - Various - Rhino 75930 - 14

Christmas Day In Hawaii Nei - Makaha Sons - Poki 9060 - 7, 8, 9

The World’s Greatest Christmas Polka Party - Joey Miskulin - Heritage Masters Series3001 - 1, 3, 4, 6

Thursday, December 23rd: Choral & Instrumental

**Fear and Rejoice, O People - Choir of St. John’s College - Nimbus 5589 - 6, 12, 19

A Christmas Carol - The Choir of Rochester Cathedral - Herald 223 - 4, 11, 16

*Magnificat - Chor Leoni - Skylark 9903 - 1 thru 10

*A Lake Wobegon Brass Band Christmas - Westmark 29634 - 3, 5, 7, 10

Home For Christmas - The Irish Tenors - Point Entertainment 8870 - 3, 5, 14, 17

Holiday Cheer 1999 - Oshkosh North High School - ONC 101899 - 3, 6, 9

I’ll Be Home For The Holidays - Eaken Piano Trio - Naxos 8.554714 - 1, 2, 5, 19

Carol of the Bells - Cast In Bronze - CIB 002 - 3, 6, 11

Of Christmastide - San Jose Choral Project - (no label) 1002 - 4, 8, 15, 16

*Quilting An American Christmas - The Roger Wagner Chorale - Chariot 97101 - 7 thru 10, 12, 13, 17, 19

*Christmas In Dallas - Harmon/Curnow/Gordon - Hester Park 7706 - 1, 2, 5, 14

Christmas Faith Of Our Fathers - Various - Valley Entertainment 15040 - 1, 3, 4

Festliche Weihnacht - Ivan Rebroff und die Regensburger Domspatzen - Elisar 31741 - 8

Welcome Christemas - American Repertory Singers - ARSIS 108 - 1, 4, 5, 7, 18

A Chamber Christmas - The Saint Louis Chamber Chorus - SLCC96 - 4, 7, 9, 10, 16

**The Huron Carol - Phoenix: A Chamber Choir - Skylark 9904 - 2, 3, 5, 6, 11, 17, 19

*Peace - Turtle Creek Chorale - TCC 2 - 4, 6, 7, 11, 12

Gaudete - Adolf Fredriks Bachkor - Proprius 9016 - 5, 6, 8

**Today Heaven Sings: Concordia Choir Christmas - Concordia 2282 - 2, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 16/3, 13 on 12/24

Ring Out, Bells! - Taby Church Chamber Choir - Proprius 9154 - 4, 13, 25, 26

Thompson: The Nativity According to St. Luke - Cleveland Sinfonia Sacra - Koch 7210 - CD 2:

13, 14

Friday, December 24th: Piano/Guitar/Harp/Other Acoustic

Christmas Around The World - Steve Barta - Source Music 910 - 1, 4, 7, 8, 12

Infant Holy - Stephen Petrunak - GIA 466 - 4, 5, 6, 12

Repeat The Sounding Joy - Resounding Praise - Heritage Recordings 916 - 5, 7, 8, 14, 18

*Christmas Rose - Bronn Journey - Phileo 17 - 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12

Pure Christmas - Bruno Leone - Patsy Productions 97062 - 1, 3, 4, 7

Amber Christmas - Pamela Morgan et al. - Amber 9806 - 1, 5, 6, 9, 12

Coming Home: An O’Neill Brothers’ Christmas - Shamrock-n-Roll 1203 - 3, 5, 13

Simply Christmas - Ann Horstick - SofTouch Piano 1003 - 4, 8

Tidings of Joy: An Eversound Holiday Celebration - Various - Max Music 2209 - 4, 8, 9, 10, 12

The Feast Of Seasons - Steve Bell - Rhythm House 4264 - 6, 7, 9, 11

*Season Traditions - George Skaroulis - Evzone Music 1999 - 3, 4, 7, 10

Christmas Harp - Cindy Horstman - Seahorse Records 1004 - 3, 5, 7, 12

Romance of Christmas - David Wilson - Mill City Music 3004 - 2

The Magic of Christmas - Giovanni - Damian 12220 - 1, 8

Codependent Christmas - The Therapy Sisters - Clinical Records 9809 - 1, 3, 7, 13

Joyous Christmas - Joyfull Strings - (no label or number) - 1, 4, 7, 10

Christmas in the Pines - George Maurer - Pine Curtain 2300 - 3, 4

*Joy To The World - Gene Nery - Pure & Simple 9020 - 3, 4, 5, 7, 9

A Christmas Songbook - Rich Gibbons/Felicia Sorensen - Intersound 1665 - 12

*A Christmas Full of Miracles - Katie Kuhn - KTK (no number) - 1, 9, 12

Celtic Christmas Harp - Patricia Spero - New World 461 - 4, 7, 10, 15

A World of Peace - Melinda Caroll - Legend 110 - 1, 7, 10, 13, 14

*Down Came An Angel - Jacqueline Schwab - Dorian 90275 - 5, 7, 12, 17

*Noel - Steve Barta - Source Music 909 - 1, 2, 3, 6, 7

Michael McLean’s The Forgotten Carols - Glenn Yarbrough - Brass Dolphin (no number) - 4, 6, 8 on CD 1

*Home For The Holidays - Jonathan Burchfield - Maple Street 1601 - 1, 3, 4, 6

*That Christmas Feeling - Steve Barta - Source Music 915 - 3, 4, 5

Dawn of Redeeming Grace: Christmas At St. Olaf Vol. VII - St. Olaf 2198 - 17

**Welcome Christmas! - S:t Jacob’s Chamber Choir - Proprius 9138 - 5, 6

Christmas Greetings - Riga Radio Choir - Excelsior EXC-2-9601 - 19

Magic In December - Tom Barabas - Barabas Productions TB101CD: 2 (This is the only selection that has been played every year for 10 years; it is the "signoff" for the final program. The selection that precedes it is also a permanent part of the program)


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