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Dog Ears Music: Holiday Playlist

Posted: 12/24/08 11:28 AM ET






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Spike Jones
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Alternative
Artist: Spike Jones
Song: Holiday for Strings
Album: Spike Jones: Greatest Hits!!!

Otis Redding
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Soul
Artist: Otis Redding
Song: Merry Christmas, Baby
Album: Soul Christmas

The Klezmonauts
Buy: iTunes
Genre: World
Artist: The Klezmonauts
Song: Jingle Bells
Album: Oy to the World--A Klezmer Christmas

Remy Zero
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Alternative
Artist: Remy Zero
Song: Christmas
Album: Remy Zero

Amos Milburn
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Blues
Artist: Amos Milburn
Song: Let's Make Christmas Merry, Baby
Album: Blues, Blues Christmas (1925-1955)

The Shootist
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Rock
Artist: The Shootist
Song: All The Summers Gone
Album: The Shootist

Orchestra of the Kirov Opera, St. Petersburg & Valery Gergiev
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Classical
Artist: Orchestra of the Kirov Opera, St. Petersburg & Valery Gergiev
Song: The Nutcracker, Op. 71: No. 1 the Christmas Tree
Album: Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker

Laura Nyro
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Rock
Artist: Laura Nyro
Song: Christmas in My Soul
Album: Christmas and the Beads of Sweat (Accompanying Herself on the Piano)

Yo-Yo Ma, Alison Krauss & Natalie MacMaster
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Classical/Folk
Artist: Yo-Yo Ma, Alison Krauss & Natalie MacMaster
Song: The Wexford Carol
Album: Songs of Joy & Peace

Run-DMC
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Hip Hop
Artist: Run-DMC
Song: Christmas in Hollis
Album: A Very Special Christmas

Keith Richards
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Rock
Artist: Keith Richards
Song: Run Run Rudolph
Album: Run Run Rudolph/Pressure Drop--Single

Adam Sandler
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Comedy
Artist: Adam Sandler
Song: The Chanukah Song
Album: What the Hell Happened to Me

The Raveonettes
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Rock
Artist: The Raveonettes
Song: The Christmas Song
Album: The Christmas Song--Single

Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Swing
Artist: Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
Song: Petootie Pie
Album: The War Years (1941-1947)

Eddy Arnold
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Classic
Artist: Eddy Arnold
Song: Christmas
Album: The Best Christmas Album

Horace Andy
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Reggae
Artist: Horace Andy
Song: Christmas Time
Album: Christmas Greetings From Studio One

Dave Matthews
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Rock
Artist: Dave Matthews
Song: Christmas Song
Album: A Very Special Christmas 3

Iain Archer
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Alternative
Artist: Iain Archer
Song: Little Drummer Boy (Black Forest Version)
Album: It's Not Like Christmas

Woody Herman
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Swing
Artist: Woody Herman
Song: Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow
Album: The Christmas Selection, Vol. 2

The Who
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Rock
Artist: The Who
Song: Christmas (Live)
Album: Live at Leeds (Deluxe Edition)

Maria McKee
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Rock
Artist: Maria McKee
Song: Late December
Album: Late December

Frank Sinatra
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Jazz
Artist: Frank Sinatra
Song: The Christmas Waltz
Album: A Jolly Christmas From Frank Sinatra

Elvis Presley
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Rock
Artist: Elvis Presley
Song: Blue Christmas
Album: The Complete '68 Comeback Special--The 40th Anniversary Edition

Dave Brubeck
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Jazz
Artist: Dave Brubeck
Song: Cantos Para Pedir Las Posadas
Album: A Dave Brubeck Christmas

Harry James
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Swing
Artist: Harry James
Song: Brazilian Sleigh Bells
Album: Swingin' Christmas

José Feliciano
Buy: iTunes
Genre: World
Artist: José Feliciano
Song: Las Posadas
Album: Feliz Navidad

Joan Osborne
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Blues
Artist: Joan Osborne
Song: Great Day in December
Album: Joan Osborne: Christmas Means Love

Dolly Parton
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Country
Artist: Dolly Parton
Song: Honky Tonk Angels
Album: Country Christmas

Christmas Symphonic Players
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Classical
Artist: Christmas Symphonic Players
Song: Masters in This Hall--Flamenco
Album: Christmas Around the World

Amalia de Granada
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Latin
Artist: Amalia de Granada
Song: Zambra Pastoril, Navidad
Album: Villancicos Flamenco, Spanish Christmas

Bob Marley
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Reggae
Artist: Bob Marley
Song: Soul Almighty
Album: Reggae Christmas

Dinah Washington
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Jazz
Artist: Dinah Washington
Song: Silent Night (Brazilian Girls Remix)
Album: Verve Remixed Christmas

Macy Gray
Buy: iTunes
Genre: R&B/Soul
Artist: Macy Gray
Song: What I Want for Christmas
Album: Christmas Calling

Danny Elfman
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Soundtrack
Artist: Danny Elfman
Song: Christmas Eve Montage
Album: Nightmare Before Christmas (Special Edition)

The Brian Setzer Orchestra
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Big Band
Artist: The Brian Setzer Orchestra
Song: My Favorite Things
Album: Christmas Rocks: The Best-Of Collection

Mary J. Blige
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Soul/R&B
Artist: Mary J. Blige
Song: No Happy Holidays
Album: Mary

Chris Brown
Buy: iTunes
Genre: R&B
Artist: Chris Brown
Song: This Christmas
Album: This Christmas (Songs From the Motion Picture)

Justin Timberlake
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Comedy
Artist: Justin Timberlake
Song: D**k in a Box
Episode: SNL Sketches: 2006/07 Season Sketches

The Beach Boys
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Rock
Artist: The Beach Boys
Song: Morning Christmas
Album: Christmas With the Beach Boys

Marvin Gaye
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Soul
Artist: Marvin Gaye
Song: Purple Snowflakes
Album: Motown Christmas, Vol. 2

Kurtis Blow
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Hip Hop
Artist: Kurtis Blow
Song: Christmas Rappin
Album: 20th Century Master--The Millennium Collection: The Best of Kurtis Blow

D.J. Santa & The Dance Squad
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Disco
Artist: D.J. Santa & The Dance Squad
Song: Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
Album: Christmas Disco Party

Joe Sample
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Jazz
Artist: Joe Sample
Song: I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Clause
Album: Making Spirits Bright--A Smooth Jazz Christmas

Tom Waits
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Experimental
Artist: Tom Waits
Song: Christmas Card From a Hooker in Minneapolis
Album: Blue Valentine

Lynyrd Skynyrd
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Acoustic
Artist: Lynyrd Skynyrd
Song: Classical Christmas
Album: Christmas Time Again

The Trammps
Buy: iTunes
Genre: R&B
Artist: The Trammps
Song: I'll Be Home for Christmas
Album: Disco Christmas

The New 2 Live Crew
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Rap
Artist: The New 2 Live Crew
Song: 2 Live Christmas
Album: Christmas at Luke's Sex Shop

2 Live Jews
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Rap
Artist: 2 Live Jews
Song: Feliz Hanukah
Album: As Christmas as They Wanna Be

Snoop Dogg
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Rap
Artist: Snoop Dogg
Song: A Pimp's Christmas Song (Featuring Bishop Magic Don Juan & Jake the Flake)
Album: Christmas in the Dogghouse

The Long Winters
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Rock
Artist: The Long Winters
Song: Christmas With You Is The Best
Album: The O. C. Mix3: Have a Very Merry Chrismukkah

Steve Earle
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Country
Artist: Steve Earle
Song: Jerusalem
Album: Jerusalem

The Ramones
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Rock
Artist: The Ramones
Song: Merry Christmas (I Don't Want to Fight Tonight)
Album: Weird Tales of the Ramones

Neil Sedaka
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Pop
Artist: Neil Sedaka
Song: What a Lousy, Rotten Christmas
Album: The Miracle of Christmas

Leonard Cohen
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Rock
Artist: Leonard Cohen
Song: Hallelujah
Album: The Essential Leonard Cohen

Pedro the Lion
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Rock
Artist: Pedro the Lion
Song: I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
Album: Maybe This Christmas Tree

Jack Johnson
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Alternative
Artist: Jack Johnson
Song: Someday at Christmas
Album: This Warm December: Brushfire Holiday's, Vol. 1

Ron Sexsmith
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Rock
Artist: Ron Sexsmith
Song: Snow Angel
Album: Time Being




Neil Young
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Rock
Artist: Neil Young
Song: Winterlong
Album: Decade

Mahalia Jackson
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Gospel
Artist: Mahalia Jackson
Song: Silent Night, Holy Night
Album: Mahalia Jackson Sings Songs of Christmas!

Jack Benny
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Comedy
Artist: Jack Benny
Audiobook: A Jack Benny Christmas Volume 2

Snow Patrol
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Rock
Artist: Snow Patrol
Song: When I Get Home for Christmas
Album: When I Get Home for Christmas--Single

Casey Shea
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Rock
Artist: Casey Shea
Song: A Very Merry Christmas
Album: A Holiday Benefit, Vol. II

Aretha Franklin
Buy: iTunes
Genre: R&B/Soul
Artist: Aretha Franklin
Song: Wholy Holy
Album: Amazing Grace--The Complete Recordings

Itzhak Perlman, Kodo & Tan Dun
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Soundtrack/Classical
Artist: Itzhak Perlman, Kodo & Tan Dun
Song: Yearning for the Peace
Album: Hero (Music From the Original Soundtrack)

Tim Finn
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Pop
Artist: Tim Finn
Song: Winter Light
Album: The Chronicles of Narnia--The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Yoshida Brothers
Buy: iTunes
Genre: World
Artist: Yoshida Brothers
Song: Cherry Blossoms in Winter
Album: Yoshida Brothers III

Astrud Gilberto
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Jazz
Artist: Astrud Gilberto
Song: Meditation
Album: The Astrud Gilberto Album

Barbra Streisand
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Pop
Artist: Barbra Streisand
Song: My Favorite Things
Album: A Christmas Album

Mandy Patinkin
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Experimental
Artist: Mandy Patinkin
Song: Raisins and Almonds
Album: Mamaloshen

Louis Armstrong & The Commanders
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Jazz
Artist: Louis Armstrong & The Commanders
Song: 'Zat You, Santa Claus?
Album: Louis Armstrong & Friends: What a Wonderful Christmas

Bob Dylan
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Rock
Artist: Bob Dylan
Song: Winterlude
Album: New Morning

Tony Bennett
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Jazz
Artist: Tony Bennett
Song: Christmas Time Is Here
Album: A Swingin' Christmas

Richard Swift
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Rock
Artist: Richard Swift
Song: Above & Beneath
Album: The Richard Swift Collection, Vol. 1--The Novelist/Walking Without Effort

Matisyahu
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Reggae
Artist: Matisyahu
Song: Jerusalem
Album: Youth

Jane Siberry
Buy: iTunes
Genre: Folk
Artist: Jane Siberry
Song: Shir Amami
Album: Festival of Light

Mickey Katz
Buy: iTunes
Genre: World
Artist: Mickey Katz
Song: Grandma's Draidel
Album: Simcha Time--Mickey Katz Plays Music for Weddings, Bar Mitzvahs & Brisses