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A viking ship appears on the horizon, a likeness of Loretta Lynn carved into its bow. Rare birds flock together to sing Francoise Hardy as soul hits. A sunset of blips and bleeps fills the air.

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Options December 24, 2009: grey snow calm and carry on

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Artist Track Album Label Format New Approx. start time
flowers of yes!  november song   Options Flowers of Yes!  self released    *   0:00:00 ()
rev J.M gates and his congregation  did you spend christmas day in jail?   Options volume 7( 1929-1930)  document records/ the orchard      0:10:32 ()
essential logic  do you believe in christmas?   Options fanfare in the garden  kill rock stars      0:13:50 ()
john klein  theme from finlandia   Options the bells of liberty  americana records Inc      0:17:41 ()
the staple singers  who took the merry out of christmas   Options the ultimate staple singers: a family affair  ace records      0:21:12 ()
bob wills and his texas playboys  take the a train   Options basin street blues  edsel      0:23:14 ()
Jerry and the Landslides  Get Off of My Roof   Options   jaricho  7"    0:26:27 ()
milly & silly  getting down for xmas   Options in the christmas groove  strut    *   0:28:51 ()
 
willie colon  popurri navideno   Options asalto navideno  fania      0:38:07 ()
j d mcdonald  boogaloo santa claus   Options in the christmas groove  strut      0:41:47 ()
christmas in vietnam  johnny & jon   Options bummed out christmas!  rhino      0:46:20 ()
billy may  rudolph the red nosed reindeer mambo   Options christmas cocktails  capital records      0:49:22 ()
the bell rays  santa's got a big old bag   Options A Bellrays Christmas  cheap lullaby records      0:52:10 ()
 
dina martina  christmas   Options christmas with dina martina  up records  7"    1:00:37 ()
klaus nomi  silent night   Options za bak daz  heliocentric      1:03:22 ()
brightblack   new mexico   Options ala.cali.tucky  galaxia      1:05:28 ()
Rasputina  lesson # 6   Options transylvanian concubine  oculus records  7"    1:11:56 ()
piaf  le noel de la rue   Options les meilleurs  EMI      1:12:48 ()
jimmy smith  baby, its cold outside   Options christmas cookin'  verve      1:15:46 ()
vashti bunyan  winter is blue   Options some things just stick in your mind, singles and demos  dichristina      1:21:34 ()
vashti bunyan  coldest night of the year   Options some things just stick in your mind, singles and demos  dichristina      1:24:29 ()
fuxa   clearless   Options   astro lanes  7"    1:29:01 ()
margie joseph  christmas gift   Options soul christmas  atlantic      1:33:03 ()
 
Miles Davis w/ Bob Dorough  blue christmas ( to whom it may concern)   Options jingle bell jazz  columbia      1:41:27 ()
suni mcgrath  seven stars   Options   tompkins square  7"    1:43:32 ()
yo la tengo  run run run   Options   egon  7"    1:45:02 ()
ed harcourt  in the bleak midwinter   Options mojo blue christmas v/a  Mojo Magazine compilation      1:48:55 ()
jeff st pierre and philip antoniades  rubber bells   Options a rubber band christmas  artists development associates      1:52:22 ()
marianne dissard  les confettis   Options l'entredeux  self released      1:53:56 ()
james brown  santa claus go straight to the ghetto   Options funky christmas  polygram      1:58:27 ()
 
los jibaros  decimas de nacimento   Options Where Will You Be Christmas Day? v/a 24 recordings from 1917-1959  Dust-To Digital      2:05:53 ()
koushik  one in a day   Options be with  stones throw      2:08:01 ()
Solomon Burke  presents for christmas   Options soul christmas  atlantic      2:12:19 ()
gene ammons  swinging for x-mas   Options hi fi holiday  universal music      2:15:26 ()
ben watt  a girl in winter   Options north marine drive  cherry red      2:18:24 ()
private charles bowens & the gentlemen from tigerland  christmas in vietnam   Options   rojac  7"    2:20:48 ()
king creosote  fine horseman   Options migrating bird: the songs of lol waterson v/a  honest jon's records      2:25:15 ()
the receptionists  wink wink   Options   ba da bing records  7"    2:28:17 ()
 
esquivel  jingle bells   Options merry xmas from the space age bachelor pad  barnone /records      2:33:45 ()
lovecraft technologies  frosty the snowman   Options a mutated christmas v/a  illegal art      2:35:15 ()
ivy  christmas time is here   Options maybe this christmas tree  Nettwerk Records      2:36:59 ()
woody phillips  dance of the sugar plum fairy   Options A Toolbox Christmas  gourd music      2:43:38 ()
dj olive  I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Clause   Options a mutated christmas v/a  illegal art      2:44:28 ()
The Beatbox Saboteurs  rudolph   Options a merry xxxmas  beatbox saboteurs      2:46:13 ()
petty booka  christmas in prison   Options christmas everywhere  benten      2:48:20 ()
bob marley & the wailers  sound the trumpet   Options reggae christmas from studio one  studio one      2:51:58 ()
fabio orsi  one sunny christmas, I got the funeral march blues (beggin your pardon miss joan)   Options last winter we didn't sing v/a  thor's rubber hammer      2:55:38 ()
ike and tina turner  merry christmas baby   Options   kent  7"    2:57:52 ()

Listener comments!

  Thu. 12/24/09 9:04am Stu:

Deep, complete PEACE
To dear sweet Trouble
and all the "Troubled " souls in radioland
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:04am annie:

trouble!!!! happy kwanzaa!!
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:06am Adrian in London:

Merry Bah Humbug to all.
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:06am trouble:

happy snowy cold christmas eve! peace to you Stu! I hope you have snow for you and all of your moomins...merry happy annie!
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:07am emily:

merry Xmas eve trouble. so glad that you are on the radio.
i have just finished my grading and have 13 more slankets to sew before tonight and really NEED your particular tonic to finish this task. thanks

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  Thu. 12/24/09 9:07am trouble:

hah adrian, we just watched the christmas carol with george c scott from the 80's , very good and chilling...
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:08am trouble:

yikes good luck emily. I know the feeling, I am knitting furiously and hope to be done. merry happy!
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:10am annie:

not sure how long i'll be here this am, but boy am i glad to hear you!!
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:11am Adrian in London:

Oh I don't know that one. Can't be as good as The Muppets Christmas Carol. I'm going to spend Christmas watching Boston Legal series 3, Moon, and various episodes of Poirot I've got backed up on the hard drive.
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:14am trouble:

is it frigid where you are annie? And adrian I adore poirot! I want to take a "poirot tour of england", just to visit all of the crazy architechtural treasures they use for sets...
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:16am annie:

actually yes trouble, a damp cold.. normailly 17 is not so bad, but this cold creeps in to the bones even in the house. it promises to be nice and warmish today.. i'm grateful for the more seasonal temps. :) is dj icepack getting lovely electronics from santa?
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:16am Tom ( The Bactrian Support NetWork ):

Joyeux Noël et bonne année Trouble !!
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:17am Adrian in London:

It's on three channels at the moment and there's a new one on Christmas Day.
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:17am annie:

do you have the soundtrack to "toys"? that first song is wonderful.
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:20am trouble:

joyeux noel et bonne annee a toi aussi tom!
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:21am trouble:

no annie i don't, sorry.
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:22am Stu:

WOW Thanks! I was sitting here thinking " I know that tune the bells are playing !!!!!!" !!!!!!!
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:28am annie:

thank-you anyway trouble.. :)
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:30am v k:

really enjoying today's show Trouble - also nice to be listening at home for a change - this is my lil 6 month old son's first time listening to your fine tune selections - happy holidays - peace on earth
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:34am trouble:

v k :happy first christmas to you and your baby. how fun!
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:34am annie:

vk- way to start em early, what an appreciation for music he'll have!!
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:37am Xmas @ beach:

Here come sandy clothes,
Here come sandy clothes...
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:37am emily:

I always thought (or wanted it to be) Who took the MARY out of Christmas? not merry--still the best
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:38am emily:

I always thought (or wanted it to be) Who took the MARY out of Christmas? not merry--still the best
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:41am trouble:

i agree, emily.
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:48am PKNY:

Thanks for bringing the soulful Christmas vibe, it's so necessary while I'm at work today.
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:52am annie:

leaving your tunes behind, trouble. gotta run errands. wonderful wonderful christmas to you..
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:53am trouble:

to you too annie!
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:55am seang:

Uh! Gimme that funk
  Thu. 12/24/09 9:56am v k:

will DJ Ice Pack make a guest appearance today? Either way, Merry Christmas to the great DJ Ice Pack, wfmu's brightest star
  Thu. 12/24/09 10:05am Ken:

Trouble - can you call me on my cel after you're off the air? Slight problem in Studio B i need your help with.. Thanks... Ken
  Thu. 12/24/09 10:08am trouble:

sure, ken.
  Thu. 12/24/09 10:13am dale:

merry christmas trouble, and happy listeners...'deep peace' reminds me of donovan's 'nirvana' album - beautiful.
  Thu. 12/24/09 10:19am Nina:

thanks for the tunes Lady. Prettige Feestdagen! xo n
  Thu. 12/24/09 10:21am Hon:

Happy Xmas Trouble, thank you for your year of warm giggles (One thing both me and my crews agree) and great tunes! Hon from East London
  Thu. 12/24/09 10:21am trouble:

merry christmas to you dale! and happy happy to you nina b, and your cute little kitties...
  Thu. 12/24/09 10:23am trouble:

happy east london christmas to you, Hon.
  Thu. 12/24/09 10:26am Jennique:

Merry, merry Christmas Trouble! I'm here at the American Museum of Natural History nursing an egg nog hangover, listening to your tunes and the banging of the 400 year old radiator in my office.

Your Christmas music is the complete antithesis of all the other stuff I've been forced to listen to at gas stations, coffee shops and supermarkets.

Many thanks for that.
  Thu. 12/24/09 10:29am Lizardner Dave:

Just wanted to drop in and express my gratitude for a great show. Good to be home listening on the 91.1 FM signal instead of at work listening on the web. Merry Christmas Trouble, and merry Christmas Ken if you're still on the playlist...the Krampus archive gets another listen later tonight....
  Thu. 12/24/09 10:32am What!:

Great show! Really putting me in a good mood, even though I'm toiling away in the financial ghetto of Exchange Place, Jersey City. The happiest of Happy Holidays to all!
  Thu. 12/24/09 10:35am trouble:

jennique, thanks and merry merry to you. don't work too hard today...
  Thu. 12/24/09 10:44am drewo:

Happy Holiday Trouble and thanks for all the great music you entertain us with all year long. Peace and good will.
  Thu. 12/24/09 10:44am Laura Mirabella:

hey trouble!
just wanted to let you know to expect that package of new wonderwheel goodies (finally!) also was wondering if you could please announce an event to your JAMES BROWN loving listeners... we are doing a JAMES BROWN TRIBUTE party tomorrow night at Nublu in NYC- Fri.Dec.25,10pm-4am,@NuBlu (62 Ave. C,bt.4-5 St.),$10... thanks trouble and HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!
  Thu. 12/24/09 10:59am trouble:

merry happy to lizardner dave, what! and drewo! hey laura, sure i will mention it and happy happy to you and nico...
  Thu. 12/24/09 11:05am dale:

Schoolhouse rock, yes....
  Thu. 12/24/09 11:05am Jennique:

SCHOOLHOUSE ROCKS!
  Thu. 12/24/09 11:06am Jennique:

I am thinking that he did "3 is the Magic Number" but I could be wrong.
  Thu. 12/24/09 11:07am berlusconi's nose:

great show T! (even though it is christmas music)
  Thu. 12/24/09 11:09am david t.:

love the jibaro music. reminds me of my mom.
  Thu. 12/24/09 11:13am Rob W:

Thanks Trouble for the nice holiday jibaro. I didn't know of this Dust-to-Digital comp, I have to add it to my Christmas music list for next year! Thanks for the holiday turn-on. And a happy and a merry from Katie and me currently ensconced in Middle GA to you and yours and all our dear listeners...
  Thu. 12/24/09 11:16am gumby:

Nice Solomon Burke. You gotta love a guy who can pull off singing about not having a pot to piss in while wearing a goat chokin' diamond ring and $1000 suit.
  Thu. 12/24/09 11:18am The Log Lady:

Hi Trouble, happy holidays to you and your family! Great tunes, as usual!

The log has a special message for you, don't forget!
  Thu. 12/24/09 11:29am trouble:

merry happy log lady and rob and katie!
  Thu. 12/24/09 11:34am Devin:

It's a space cakes christmas
  Thu. 12/24/09 11:42am berlusconi's nose:

i love power saws in music!
  Thu. 12/24/09 11:47am Domenic:

Shoes! That's a Kangaroo Head Injury kiss!

Santa us Blixen Trouble!
  Thu. 12/24/09 11:49am berlusconi's nose:

actually, Rudolf is sick this year so Santa asked me to lead his sled! Yee-Haaw!
  Thu. 12/24/09 11:50am jamesie:

just checking in! Shiona had our Xmas presents nicked on the underground this afternoon on the way over - happy Xmas to Andy and Desmond! xxx
  Thu. 12/24/09 11:50am Adrian in London:

I want a souvenir Duomo for Christmas
  Thu. 12/24/09 11:53am 55rpm:

Buffalo representing, Merry Christmas to Trouble & all!
  Thu. 12/24/09 11:53am trouble:

noooo jamesie! poor shiona. give her a kiss and hug for me. happy happy to all!
  Thu. 12/24/09 11:55am berlusconi's nose:

@Adrian 'n London.YOU have been naughty this year. Santa says NO Duomos for you!
  Thu. 12/24/09 11:56am jamesie:

yeah but please let me wish everyone the best ever xmas and to you dear...
  Thu. 12/24/09 11:57am Adrian in London:

Damn you, red-clad man of the north! Merry Christmas Trouble and all, great show.
  Fri. 12/25/09 10:15am Rick in Florida:

Merry Christmas to all - And thank you Trouble for finding these disturbing carols, they are just the right touch for a perfect Christmas day.
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