Christmas Around the World; Gerry Tenney; Judith-Kate Friedman

Folk Music & Beyond Playlist for December 24, 2016
Hour 1: Christmas Around the World

First Set

Christine Lavin, “A Christmas / Kwanzaa / Solstice / Chanukah / Ramadan / Boxing Day Song,” The Runaway Christmas Tree, 2:06 Appleseed

John Kirkpatrick, “Wassail Song,” Wassail! 3:07 Fellside Recordings

Shira Kammen (with Anne Hodgkinson & Mitchell Sandler), “Apple Tree Wassail,” The Castle of the Holly King, 2:52 Bright Angel Records

Robin Williamson, “To Drive the Cold Winter Away / Cold and Raw,” Winter’s Turning, 1:50 Flying Fish

Ashley MacIsaac, “The Night Before Christmas,” A Celtic Heartbeat Christmas, 2:18 Celtic Heartbeat/Warner

Rosina de Peira e Martina, Francesca Daga, & Clara, “Pastres Pastressas,” Nadal Encara, 2:07

Second Set

Christmas Revels, “Le Semeur,” Celtic Roads Through Ireland, Scotland, and Brittany, 2:51 Revels Records

Community Music School of Santa Cruz, “Christemas Hath Made an End / A Rose,” Mid Earth Rejoices, 4:28 (self-produced)

Cindy Mangsen & Anne Hills, “Over the Hill and Over the Dale,” On This Day Earth Shall Ring, 3:18 Flying Fish

Kitka, “Shchedrik,” Wintersongs, 1:21 (self-produced)

Third Set

Triakel, “Christmas Carol from Alvaden,” Wintersongs, 3:01 Northside

Cantus, “Ta Stara Bozicna Pejsen,” Christmas with Cantus, 1:50 (self-produced)

Kitka, “Zamuchi Se Bozha Majka,” Wintersongs, 2:34 (self-produced)

Shira Kammen (with Anne Azéma), “Quant Je Vois Retourner / Danse,” The Almanac, 2:30 Bright Angel Records

Fourth Set

Christmas Revels (Robert J. Lurtsema), “The Shortest Day of the Year,” The Christmas Revels, 1:20 Revels Records

John Kirkpatrick, “Stir the Fire,” Wassail! 3:47 Fellside Recordings

Distant Oaks, “Beannachadh Bliadhna Uir / Tune for Hamish,” Music of Carmina Gadelica, 3:26 Northern Wind Recordings

Tim O’Brien, “Newgrange,” A Christmas Heritage, 3:00 Six Degrees


Sally Fingerett, “Jewish Kid Born on Christmas Day Talking Blues,” The Mental Yentl, 6:16 Green Fingers Music

Folk Music & Beyond for December 24, 2016
Hour 2: Gerry Tenney Live with Leslie and Noah Tenney
Judith-Kate Friedman

Gerry Tenney and California Klezmer, “Schvereh Togedikeh Nakht,” A Retrospective, 2:15 ***

“Hanukkah O Hanukkah,” “Punk Dredl Song”

“The Darkest Night”


Klezmer tune

Hanukkah at the Jewish Home collage with Judith-Kate Friedman and Jewish elder singer/songwriters 24:21

“I’m 100 Years Old,” Island on a Hill, 3:24 (self-produced)

“Jewish Penicillin,” Island on a Hill, 2:26 (self-produced)

“Yiddishe Polka,” Island on a Hill, 2:18 (self-produced)

“Chanukah Tonight! ” Island on a Hill, 2:31 (self-produced)