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Chet Atkins – Christmas with Chet Atkins

As long as there have been Christmas records, there have been solo instrumental Christmas records.

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Reilly and Maloney – A Christmas Album

Folk revivals have happened with some regularity during the 20th century. It is a style which tends to come back into fashion a lot.

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Alan Mills – Christmas Songs From Many Lands

Alan Mills could elocute. He had a distinguished voice with authority. He was a classically trained operatic bass.

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Julie Andrews – The Secret of Christmas

The concept of the “overproduced” record is an interesting one.

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The Kingston Trio – Last Month of the Year

The Kingston Trio is, quite straightforwardly, the most important band in the history of music that people don’t normally know about.

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Louvin Brothers – Christmas With The Louvin Brothers

The album Christmas With The Louvin Brothers surely must have sounded incredibly old-fashioned in 1961.

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Burl Ives – Christmas Day In The Morning
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Burl Ives – Christmas Day In The Morning

Say the name Burl Ives and mention Christmas and the association will often run to a jolly old man persona, singing “Holly Jolly Christmas” slathered in lavish orchestr

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Odetta – Christmas Spirituals

Odetta is an artist whose career really thumbs its nose to all cultural essentialists out there.

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Mercedes Sosa – Navidad con Mercedes Sosa

Possibly because it’s a holiday closely linked to Christianity, tradition and commercialism, Christmas has often been construed as a particularly right-wing phenomenon.

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