Hearing Voices from NPR®
129 HanukkahChristmashup: Season’s Greets and Beats
Host: Barrett Golding of Hearing Voices
Airs week of: 2011-12-21
“HanukkahChristmashup” (52:00 mp3):
Mixes and mashes and seasonal samples, and song stories:
NPR talks to troops in a U.S. military hospital at Bagram Air Base, outside of Kabul. Quil Lawrence interviewed Sergeant Wallace Trahan, Sergeant Aaron Kelly, Sergeant Zachary Scoskie, and Colonel Diane Huey. Mix: Jim Wildman. Music: W.G. Snuffy Walden “The First Noel” Windham Hill Holiday Guitar Collection.
|The Colbert Report||Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c|
|A Colbert Christmas: Feist Sings|
From the Apollo 8 capsule, December 24, 1968.
The Children of the University of Michigan Children’s Psychiatric Hospital perform some season’s classic on their album Christmas at C.P.H..
Live performance on Auston City Limits, December, 1978. Another version:
From another Christmashup collection: A Mutated Christmas.
A personal tour through the Holy Land, looking at how the conflict started and what it’s like today between Jerusalem and Bethlehem… between birth and re-birth.
Off her CD Jesus Is Magic.
A Hanukkhristmashup tour of Bozeman, Montana: in a toy store, with Salvation Army bell ringers, Hebrew military history, the songs of the Sweet Adelaides, and “Amazing Grace” guitars by Blake Simpson.
Light ’em if you got ’em. It’s Hanukkah, and here’s why. Based on Mike Tompkins’ a cappella version of Taio Cruz’s “Dynamite”. Video by Uri Westrich:
Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. President Haley Fisk’s 1923 Christmas Message to his employees, along with the MetLife Glee Club. MP3s at Music You (Possibly) Won’t Hear Anyplace Else.
Top photo © Jake Warga.