Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Radio hour: Christmas by the Fireside.

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Certainly the likes of Dean Martin, Julie London, or Jo Stafford would have all cozied up on a bearskin rug in front of a warm fireplace at one time or another to sip spiked cocoa and seduce a special someone as this playlist spun on the turntable. It includes both classic and rare holiday gems with a romantic bend, sung by a host of crooners and sultry songstresses from the 1940s and 50s, twenty-one tracks in total.


The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You) -  Nat King Cole

What Are You Doing New Year's Eve? -   Ella Fitzgerald

I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm -  Julie London

Song At Midnight -  Peggy Lee

White Christmas -  Bing Crosby

December - Kay Starr 

By the Fireside -  Jo Stafford

Baby Its Cold Outside -  Ella Fitzgerald

Santa Baby - Eartha Kitt 

I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm  - Dean Martin

Snow - Bing Crosby, Peggy Lee, Trudy Stevens, Danny Kaye

Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! - Jo Stafford

The Christmas Waltz -  Frank Sinatra

I'd Like You for Christmas - Julie London

Medley - Henry Mancini & His Orchestra And Chorus 

This Time Of Year - Brook Benton 

St. Nicholas Waltz - Lita Roza

I'll Be Home for Christmas - Frank Sinatra

Moonlight In Vermont - Mel Tormé

The Christmas Song - Sammy Davis, Jr.

The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You) - Peggy Lee

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas - Judy Garland

A Merry Christmas - Frankie Avalon

Auld Lang Syne - Bobby Darin


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