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2000 Playlist

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 – supplier or contact information

*   Recording of Special Merit

** Recording of Exceptional Merit

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

  • Christmas Spirit – The Isaacs
  • Heavenly Peace – Darlene Koldenhoven

 

Supplier codes:  Recordings with a (B) in their listing were available at http://www.us.buy.com/default.asp For recordings with other letters in parentheses, check the Supplier Contact Information at the bottom of this document.  Some suppliers who had multiple CDs played on the program also have their addresses under Supplier Contact Information.

 

 

Monday, December 18th: Classical/Choral I

*A Renaissance Christmas – New York’s Ensemble for Early Music – Ex Cathedra 9003 – 8, 10, 16, 19 Early Music Foundation, Inc., 217 West 71 Street, New York, NY 10023

**The Christmas Story – The Waverly Consort – Waverly Consort 13099 – 8, 9, 10, 12, 13

*Spanish Christmas – The Saint Louis Chamber Chorus – SLCC 04 – 3, 10, 19/(on 12/24): 2, 5, 8  http://www.iwc.com/slcc

**La Bela Naissença – Patrick Vaillant et al. – L’empreinte digitale 13113 – 2, 4, 5, 11, 12 (H)

Christmas Oratorio (J.S. Bach) – Helmuth Rilling et al. – Hänssler 92.076 – 1, 5, 9, 10, 12 (Disc 1) (H)

Christmas Album – Las Vegas Brass Quintet – Troppe Note/Cambria 1411 – 2, 12, 25 (B)

*Impressions of the Season – The Raleigh Ringers – Raleigh Ringers 10022 – 2, 4, 5, 7, 23/(on 12/23): 11, 13, 16, 17, 18,19 (B) http://www.rr.org

Christmas in the Busch – The Harvard University Choir – Pro Organo 7134 – 9, 10, 11, 13, 20 (B)

Carols from St. Chad’s – Choir of St.Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham – Herald 237 – 4, 5, 8, 9, 13, 16, 17 http://www.heraldav.co.uk/

*The American Girls Christmas – Various Artists – American Girl (no #) – 1, 2, 6, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 19,22, 24, 27, 28

Christmas Traveler – Dorothy Papadakos & Friends – Pro Organo 7115 – 9, 11, 12, 13, 16 (B)

What Child Is This? – Concordia University Wind Symphony – Mark Custom Recording 3178 – 3, 7, 11

Christmas From A Golden Age – Various – Romophone 87001 – 4, 6, 8, 9, 13, 22 (H)

A Kremlin Christmas – Capella of the Moscow Kremlin Museum – Delos 3271 – 9, 10, 13 (B)

December Classics - Pamela Howland – HM Classics 9603 – 9, 10, 1, 5   HM Classics, PO Box 122, Lewisville, NC 27023

Christmas at St. Giles’ – Choir and Organ of St. Giles’ Cathedral Edinburgh – York 152 – 4, 5, 7, 8, 15 (B)

*A Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas – Telarc 80552 – 1, 2, 3, 6, 8, 11 (B)

A Christmas Concert – Pittsburgh Symphony Brass – Four Winds 3017 – 2, 3, 4, 7, 9, 16, 18, 19 (B) http://www.fourwinds-music.com/

Music for Advent – The Choir of Men and Boys, Grace Cathedral, San Francisco – Gothic 49119 – 7, 9

 

Tuesday, December 19th: Jazz/Blues/Latin

Santa Swings – Various – Louisiana Red Hot RPCD 639 (B)

Yule B’ Swingin’ Too – Various – Hip-O 341 541 582 – 1, 4, 5, 6 (B)

Mistletoe Swing – The Frankie Condon Orchestra – North Star Music 134 – 1, 2, 3, 7

**Spider Saloff – Cool Yule – Kopaesthetics 107 – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9 (B) http://www.spiderjazz.com/

Mambo Santa Mambo – Various – Rhino 79996 – 1, 2, 3, 6, 7,8 (B)

And Of The Son – Karen Stachel – Purple Room Productions 59901 – 1, 4, 8 (B)

All I Want For Christmas – Slim Man – Bona Fide Music 9000 – 1, 2, 5 (B)  http://www.slimman.com/

Soulful Saxophone Christmas – Walter Chancellor & Mark Ziegenhagen – K-tel 4426 – 1, 4, 9

Lifetime Music Presents Christmas Belles – Various – Rhino 79987 – 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, 13 (B)

**Swing ‘N’ Jive Christmas – Alleycats – St. Clair 35592 – 2, 4, 6, 10 (B)

It’s A Cuban Christmas – Various – Max Music 888 722 404 – 1, 4, 5, 9

*Stony Plain’s Christmas Blues – Various – Stony Plain 1269 – 2, 4, 8, 10 (B)

*Sleigh Me – Various – Atomic Magazine (no #) – 4, 5, 6, 9, 10 (B)

**Christmas Gift – John Carlini/Bill Robinson – Garden Street Music 101 – 3, 7, 8, 9/(on 12/24): 4, 5, 6, 12 (B)  http://www.johncarlini.com/

Christmas Jazz! Vol. 2 – Various – Nagel Heyer 1012 – 1, 3, 6, 7 (B)

Navidad Cubana – Cuba L.A. – Narada 49467 – 2, 4, 8, 9 (B)

A Swingerhead Christmas – Michael Andrew – Michael Andrew Records 99-0025 – 2, 3, 6, 8, 9, 14 (B) http://www.swingerhead.com/

Sax for Christmas – Michael Paulo – Noteworthy 2463 – 1, 4, 5 (B)

Christmas With Miss Butch Records – Various – Miss Butch 4014 – 1, 5, 8 (B)

Holiday Classics – Richard “Cookie” Thomas – CookieTime Productions 0199 – 2, 3, 4, 7, 8 (B) http://www.cookiethomas.com/

 

Wednesday, December 20th: Pop Vocal/A Cappella

Mary Christmas – Mary Stahl – Rhapsody 6003 – 2, 4, 5, 8, 12 (B)

The John Gary Christmas Album – Restart 12630 – 1, 2, 7, 8, 10  http://www.johngarychristmasalbum.com/

*On Christmas Time – The Coats – Primarily A Cappella 2430 – 1, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 12 (P)

Hallelujah Duet – Chris & Bree Noble – Valley Artisans (no #) – 3, 5, 6, 9, 14 (M)

*Christmas Stays The Same – Linda Eder – Atlantic 83406 – 1, 3, 5, 13 (B)

Christmas Wish – Lisa Lauren – Planet Jazz Records (no #) – single (B)  http://www.lisalauren.com/

**Heavenly Peace – Darlene Koldenhoven – TimeArt 10993 – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8 (B) http://www.darlenekoldenhoven.com/

Voices of Christmas – Glad – Diadem 83061-0552 – 1, 2, 5, 6 (P)  http://www.glad-pro.com/

Christmas – Michael Ball – Hip-O 012 153 710 – 4, 5, 6, 8 (B)

The Moon Of Winter Time – Kasia – K&J Music 101-01 – 1, 2, 4, 8, 9 (B)

Winter’s Light – Peggo and Paul – Big Round 004 – 2, 3, 5, 8, 13 (B) Big Round Records, 70 Fisk Road, Concord, NH  03301

Some Children See Him… - The Gas House Gang – Music Masters 36178 – 1, 3, 4, 11, 13 (P)

The Christmas Of Your Life – Lisa Mason – Pillow Music 100 – 2, 3, 5, 7, 13 (B) http://www.pillowmusicco.com/

This Christmastide – The Acappella Singers – (no label or #) – 2, 6, 9, 10, 11 (P)

Martha Stewart Living: Home For The Holidays – Various – Rhino 79989 – 1, 2, 7, 9, 13, 14 (B)

**Christmas Songs – Various – Nettwerk 30163 – 7, 9, 10, 13, 14, 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 (B)

Rockapella Christmas – J-Bird 80340 – 1, 3, 4, 6 (P) (M)

Ally McBeal: A Very Ally Christmas – Various – Epic 85196 – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 12, 14 (B)

Rock & Roll Christmas Show – The Blue Moon Boys – Beat Time! 34022 – 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 9, 10, 14 (B)

 

Thursday, December 21st: Country/Gospel/Christian/Pop

Blue Christmas – Ricky Van Shelton – Audium 684038812028 – 1, 4, 5, 6, 10 (B)

The Jimmy Wakely Christmas Collection – Varèse Sarabande 302 066 139 – 2, 3, 5, 7, 9, 10 (B)

A Christmas Remembered – Marty Robbins – Thunder 2002 – 1, 3, 5, 7, 10 Thunder Records, 1746 General George Patton Drive, Suite 101, Brentwood, TN 37027

My Heart Is Bethlehem – John Berry – Ark21 186 810 061 – 2, 3, 6, 7, 8 (B)

*Brand New Year – SHeDAISY – Lyric Street 65007 – 1, 3, 4, 12 (B)

A Country Superstar Christmas III – Various – Hip-O 314 541 831 – 1, 2, 4, 8, 11 (B)

Christmas In The Old West: A Cowboy Christmas Collection – Green Hill 5207 – 1, 2, 3, 4, 8 http://www.greenhillproductions.com/

Believe: A Christmas Collection – Various – Giant 24750 – 2, 3, 4, 5, 8 (B)

Heaven’s Child – Florida Boys – Homeland 0077 – 2, 4, 6, 7, 9 (B)

**Christmas Time In Eastern Kentucky – 5 For The Gospel – Hay Holler 1351 – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 (B) http://www.hayholler.com/

**Christmas Spirit – The Isaacs – Horizon 08542 – 1, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15 (B)

Christmas…Our Gifts To You – Various – Against The Flow 6074 – 1, 3, 5 (B)

Child Of The Promise – Various – Sparrow 1702 – 16 thru 21 (B)

*Christmas In The Country – Bill & Gloria Gaither and Friends – Spring House 2316 – 1, 3, 4, 9, 19 Spring House, Inc., PO Box 178, Alexandria, IN 46001

Joy, Joy – David Phelps – Spring Hill 1008 – 3, 4, 5, 10  Spring Hill Music Group, Inc., 2021 Richard Jones Road, Suite 180, Nashville, TN 37215

Let Every Day Be Christmas – Mindy Simmons – (no label or #) – 1, 3, 4, 5  Mindy Lou Music, PO Box 18161, Sarasota, FL 34276

*Blue Ridge Mountain Holiday – Various – County 2722 – 1 thru 5 (B)

A Holiday Feast – Various – Hungry For Music 002 – 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 16, 18 http://www.hungryformusic.com/

 

Friday, December 22nd: Folk/Acoustic/Piano

Songs of Christmas – The Irish Rovers – Hip-O012 159 773 – 3, 7, 9, 11, 12 (B)

Winter In Scotland-A Highland Christmas – Steve McDonald – Etherean 76042 – 6, 8, 9, 12  Etherean Music, 12640 West Cedar Drive, Ste. 300, Lakewood, CO 80228-2005

**Christmas – LynnMarie – Squeze 0628 – 1, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10

Jungle Bells – Brent Lewis – Brent Lewis Productions 0009 – 1, 4, 7  http://www.brentlewis.com/

Season of Peace – Bobby Fisher – GIA 189 – 1, 4, 7, 8, 10, 14

Bethlehem After Dark – Butch Thompson & Laura Sewell – Daring 3036 – 2, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10

Christmas Harp 2 – Cindy Horstman – Seahorse 1007 – 1, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12, 14

*Christmas At Doobie Shea – The Tony Williamson Trio – Doobie Shea 8001 – 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 Doobie Shea Records, PO Box 68, Boones Mill, VA 24065

A Candlelight Christmas – Dan Savant & Mike Watts – Bankbeat 023 – 4, 7, 14, 15  www.stevehall.com

Acoustic Christmas – Sterling Koch – Full Force 104 – 2, 6, 7, 10, 11  http://www.sterlingkoch.com/

Sleigh Bells & Snowflakes – The White Brothers – Holiday Faves 48002 – 1

Joy – Audrey Camille Nowak – (no label or #) – 1, 6, 7, 8, 10, 14

*Christ in Christmas – Jeff Pockat – Jeff Pockat 411999.10 – 2, 3, 4, 5/(on 12/24): 7, 9, 11, 12, 15, 18, 19 Jeff Pockat, 5520 W. Sandra Dr.,Appleton, WI 54913

Christmas Presence – Larry Theiss – (no label or #) – 2, 5, 8, 11, 12, 17  Larry Theiss, PO Box 108, Cedarburg, WI 53012

Peace – Audrey Camille Nowak – (no label or #) – 2, 3, 5, 6

Joy To You! – Manfred – Ogar 1958 – 3, 4, 5, 6, 9 (B)

Christmas Celebration – Cynthia – Page 10152 – 4, 6, 7

Toyland Christmas – Cynthia – Page 10182 – 4, 6, 10

*Harp for the Holidays – Jan Jennings -  (no label) QA9627 – 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 14, 16, 18 (W)

What Christmas Means To Me – Karen Newman – High Heel 5001 – 1, 2, 3, 5, 10 http://www.highheelrecords.com/

Keys of Christmas – Greg Walker – (no label) PS9002 – 2, 3, 5, 8  http://www.bcinet.net/ggwalker

Classic Guitar Christmas – Robert Stanton – K-tel 4404 – 2, 4, 6, 9 (S)

Unwrapped – Aldo – Powernote 9903 – 1, 2, 4, 7  http://www.powernote.com/

Christmas Moods – Paul Martin – K-tel 4418 – 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8 (S)

*Come, Emmanuel – Ron Rendek – World Library Publications 2292 – 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 17, 19 (S)


Saturday, December 23rd: Classic/Choral II

*A Brass & Organ Christmas – The Bay Brass & John Fenstermaker – Gothic 49120 – 1, 2, 9, 11, 14, 16 (B)

*Dallas Christmas Gala – Dallas Symphony Orchestra & Chorus – Delos 3267 – 3, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 (B)

Wolcum Yole! – The Girls Choir of Christ Church Cathedral – Pro Organo 7118 – 9 thru 20 (B)

Winds of the Season – The College of New Jersey Wind Ensemble – Mark Custom Recording 2892 – 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 12 (S)

Hymn Preludes for the Christmas Season – Robert Gallagher – World Library Publications 3027 – 5, 6, 13, 14, 19, 20 (S)

**Only A Manger – The National Lutheran Choir – NLCA 122 – 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13, 18, 19, 20 National Lutheran Choir, PO Box 6450, Minneapolis, MN 55406-0450

Happy Holidays – El Paso Brass – Mark Custom Recording 2572 – 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 20 (S)

Holiday Bells 2000 – St. Peter’s Handbell Choir (Oshkosh, WI) – (no label) 8161 – 1, 2, 6, 9, 11, 12

*A New Century Christmas – New  Century Saxophone Quartet – Channel  Crossings 14698 – 1, 4, 5, 9, 10, 19 (H)

The Christmas Mood – Columbia Choir – (no label) 422A – 1 thru 12  Collegium USA 1-800-367-9059

Maiden Voyage – Trio Vivace – (no label or #) – 8, 12 (B)

*Christmas with The Master Chorale of Washington – Troy 353 – 1 thru  5, 14, 15/(on 12/24): 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13 (H)

Reflections of Christmas – Male Ensemble Northwest – (no label) 1996 – 5, 6, 8, 12, 14, 16 (P) Male Ensemble Northwest, 1600 12th St. SW, Puyallup, WA 98371 (M)

Christmas Treasures – Eileen Mager& Ellen Brown – Mager Associates 70322 – 2, 10, 20 (B)

O Come Rejoicing – Various – World Library Publications 3550 – 1, 5, 7, 14, 15 (S)

A Classic Christmas: For Your Family – Various – Naxos 8.555291 – 3, 4, 8, 10, 12, 15, 21 (B)


Sunday, December 24th: Music For A Silent Night

*Winter Wonderland - David Osborne – North Star 133 – 2, 5, 8, 9, 15  (S)

*Hope! Says The Holly – Diane Taraz – Raisin Pie 4 – 1 thru 5 (B)

**Christmas – Tim Thompson – Hidden Giant  (no #) – 1, 2, 4, 5, 7 (B)

**Comfort and Joy – Kerstin Allvin & Jeffery Zook – High Heel 5005 – 1, 2, 8, 15, 17 http://www.highheelrecords.com/

*Welcome Christmas – Bob & Susie Hutchison – Kitty Paw 0398 – 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 11, 12, 13, 17 Kitty Paw Music, 1300 Seneca Trail, Frankfort, KY 40601-1511

**The Silver Album – Lorie Line – TimeLine Productions 18 – 2, 3, 5, 8, 15, 16  http://www.lorieline.com/

**Christmas Guitar – Doug Smith – Solid Air 2010 – 1 thru 5, 13, 14

**Navidad – Lara & Reyes – Higher Octave 49488 – 1 thru 6, 14, 15  http://www.higheroctave.com/

**The Twelve Days of Christmas – Steve Barta – Source Music 917 – 1, 2, 4, 5, 7 http://www.sourcemusic.com/ 1-800-338-4312

Angels We Have Heard On High – Mary Kahmann – Harpstone 3778 – 1, 2, 4, 5, 7 Harpstone, Box 19092, Minneapolis, MN 55419

 

(the following songs from years past are personal favorites used to close the series)

 

Still, Still, Still - Kelly Yost - Channel Productions 1698 - 1, 5-7

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)

 

 

Supplier Contact Information:

 

(H) H&B Recordings Direct – http://www.hbdirect.com/

K-tel International, 2605 Fernbrook Lane North, Minneapolis, MN 55447-4736

(M)Mainely A Cappella – http://www.a-cappella.com/

Mark Custom Recording Service, 10815 Bodine Road, Clarence, NY 14031

North Star Music, 22 London Street, East Greenwich, RI 02818 - http://www.northstarmusic.com/

(P) Primarily A Cappella – http://www.singers.com/

(W) Sylvia Woods Harp Center 1-800-272-HARP

World Library Publications, 3825 N. Willow Road, Schiller Park, IL 60176-9936  1-800-621-5197

by Clark, Leslie A. last modified Dec 07, 2011 08:32 AM