December 25, 1998
Scheming in red and green

ArtistSelectionAlbum   (Label / Date)
Pharoah Sanders The Creator Has a Master Plan Karma
(Impulse '69)

Louis Armstrong

The Night Before Christmas

Santa Claus Blues
(Jazz '71)
Marion Williams Poor Little Jesus My Soul Looks Back
(Shanachie '74)
Bukka White Christmas Eve Blues Mississippi Delta Blues Jam in Memphis
(Arhoolie '69)
Sonny Boy Williamson Santa Claus Bummer Road
(Chess '60)
Black Ace Christmas Time Blues I'm the Boss Card in Your Hand
(Arhoolie '37)

Jesse Thomas

Merry Christmas

Lookin' For
That Woman

(Black Top '95)
The Louvin Brothers at Christmas / Shut in Prayer Every Song Tells a Story
(Rounder '52)

Bill Anderson

Po' Folks at Christmas

Hillbilly Holiday
(Rhino '68)
Loretta Lynn I Won't Decorate Your Christmas
Country Christmas

Sheryl Cormier Christmas Without Daddy Sheryl Cormier & Cajun Sounds
(Swallow '92)
Vin Bruce Christmas With a Broken Heart Louisiana's Vin Bruce
Hasa Ortego Christmas Eve on the Big Bayou Merry Cajun Christmas
(Swallow '78)
D.L. Menard No Christmas for the Poor No Matter Where You at, There You Are
(Rounder '88)

O.B. Jackson

Santa Claus is Coming
to Town


(Rounder '75)

The Qualities (w/ Sun Ra) It's Christmas Time The Singles
(Evidence '56)
Charlie Parker White Christmas Mr. Santa's Boogie
(Savoy '48)
Miles Davis Blue Xmas (To Whom it May Concern) Jingle Bell Jazz
(Columbia '62)
Big John Greer We Wanna See Santa Do the Mambo Hipsters' Holiday
(Rhino '54)



Blowing His Mind (and yours too)
(World Pacific '60)
Eartha Kitt Santa Baby Hipsters' Holiday
(Rhino '53)
Ella Fitzgerald Santa Claus Got Stuck
in My Chimney
Santa Claus Blues
(Jass '50)
Johnny Guarneri (w/ Slam Stewart) Santa's Secret Mr. Santa's Boogie
(Savoy '44)
Ozie Ware (w/Duke Ellington) Santa Claus Bring My Man Home Santa Claus Blues
(Jass '28)

Rochester, NY School Children Call Baby Jesus Ghetto Reality
(Asch '70)
Smokey Robinson It's Christmas Time The Season For Miracles
(Motown '70)

Laura Nyro

Christmas in My Soul

Christmas and
the Beads of

(Columbia '70)
Gladys Knight and the Pips Away in a Manger Bless This House
(Buddah '75)
Edwin Hawkins Singers Oh Holy Night Peace is Blowing inthe Wind

Jacob Miller
Deck the Halls
Natty Christmas
(RAS '75)
Joseph Spence Santa Claus is Coming to Town Living on the Hallelujah Side
(Rounder '72)

Lou Chaney Monster Holiday Horror Hop
(Buffalo Bop)

Clarence Carter

Back Door

Soul Christmas
(Atlantic '68)
Clyde Allen & the Moods Rockin' Santa Claus "Sarg" Rockers
(Collectors '60)

Maddox Brothers & Rose

Silent Night, Holy Night

Live on
the Radio

(Arhoolie '53)
Ernest Tubb and His Texas
Walking the Floor This Christmas Hillbilly Holiday
(Rhino '54)

Bobby "Blue" Bland

New Merry Christmas Baby

Sweet Vibrations
(MCA '80)
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