Wednesday, December 3, 2008

RightKlik's Christmas Music Recommendations


To listen to the recommendations, follow the links or click on the miniPod on the sidebar.


Brand New
  1. Winter Wonderland - Kate Havnevik
  2. Angels We Have Heard On High - Sixpence None The Richer
  3. Mistletoe - Colbie Caillat
  4. Silent Night - Priscilla Ahn


Vintage Christmas
  1. The Christmas Song - Nat King Cole
  2. Cool Yule - Louis Armstrong
  3. There's Frost on the Moon - Artie Shaw
  4. Christmas Swing - Django Reinhardt
  5. Looks Like a Cold Cold Winter - Bing Crosby
  6. What Child Is This - Vince Guaraldi
  7. Christmas is Coming - Vince Guaraldi
  8. Greensleeves - Vince Guaraldi
  9. The Christmas Song - Vince Guaraldi
  10. Skating - Vince Guaraldi Trio
  11. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas - Ella Fitzgerald
  12. I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm - Billie Holiday
  13. O Tannenbaum - Vince Guaraldi

Fresh
  1. Wonderful Christmastime - Jars of Clay
  2. Carol of The Bells - The Bird and the Bee
  3. Hibernation Day - Jars Of Clay
  4. Put the Lights on the Tree - Sufjan Stevens
  5. Once in Royal David's City - Sufjan Stevens
  6. Only at Christmas Time - Sufjan Stevens
  7. O Little Town Of Bethlehem - Jars Of Clay
  8. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen - Jazz Piano Christmas Album
  9. Gabriel's Message - Jars Of Clay

Remixed Classics
  1. Happy Holidays - Bing Crosby (Beef Wellington Remix)
  2. Linus & Lucy - Vince Guaraldi (Pocketknife's Hark the Holler Remix)
  3. Christmas Time Is Here - Vince Guaraldi Trio (Markus Enochson remix)
  4. All I Want for Christmas - Nat King Cole (MJ Cole remix)
  5. Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town - Johnny Mercer (Q-Burns Abstract Message Remix)
  6. I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm - Les Brown & His Band Of Renown (Psapp's Lady Remix)
  7. Sleigh Ride - Ella Fitzgerald (The Latin Project remix)
  8. Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer Mambo - Billy May (Malibu Remix)
  9. Good Morning Blues - Count Basie & His Orchestra (The Real Tuesday Weld Clerkenwell Remix)

High Energy
  1. Carol Of The Bells - Cali
  2. Sleigh Ride - Reliant K
  3. O Holy Night - Rebecca St. James

Melancholy
  1. Merry Christmas, Here's to Many More - Reliant K
  2. Boxing Day - Relient K
  3. Blue Christmas - Miles Davis
  4. Green Christmas - Barenaked Ladies
  5. It Doesn't Often Snow At Christmas - Pet Shop Boys
  6. I'll Be Home For Christmas - Sarah McLachlan

Off the Beaten Path
  1. Get Behind Me Santa! - Sufjan Stevens
  2. Away in a Manger - Shawn Lee's Ping Pong Orchestra
  3. Jupiter Winter - Sufjan Stevens
  4. The Winter Song - Au Revoir Simone
  5. The Winter Solstice - Sufjan Stevens
  6. Gary The Green Nosed Reindeer - MC Lars

80s Christmas

Assortment
  1. What Child Is This - Kemper Crabb
  2. O Come O Come Emmanuel - Sufjan Stevens
  3. Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! - Michael Franks
  4. It Came Upon a Midnight Clear - Sixpence None The Richer
  5. O Come O Come Emmanuel - Nicole C. Mullen
  6. Ukrainian Carol - Spencer Brewer
  7. Faeries - Manheim Steamroller
  8. Ding Dong - Sufjan Stevens
  9. Winter Wonderland - Jason Mraz
  10. Frosty The Snowman - Fiona Apple

Albums
  1. Christmas Songs - Jars of Clay
  2. A Charlie Brown Christmas - Vince Guaraldi Trio
  3. The Hotel Cafe Presents: Winter Songs
  4. Merry Mixmas
  5. Holiday Lounge - The Christmas Remixes
  6. Songs for Christmas - Sufjan Stevens

Readers' Recommendations
  1. Christmas Canon Rock - Trans-Siberian Orchestra
  2. O Holy Night - Mario Lanza
  3. Holly Jolly Christmas - Burl Ives

Free Christmas music mp3s. Download now, thank me later.

For the links that take you to Amazon: it's self explanatory. For the links that take you to Audio Muffin or Indie Rock Cafe: download songs by following the links, then right clicking on the song titles when you get to the next page, then clicking on "save target as" or "save link as."

Angels We Have Heard On High Sixpence None The Richer (2008)
Carol of the Bells – The Bird and the Bee (2007)
Winter Wonderland - Kate Havnevik (2008)
Mistletoe - Colbie Caillat (2008)
O Tannenbaum - Trio West (2007)
Joy to the World - Sufjan Stevens (2006)
O Come All Ye Faithful - Lisbeth Scott (2008)
Good Morning Blues - Count Basie & His Orchestra, The Real Tuesday Weld Clerkenwell Remix (2008)
White Christmas - Jason Castro (2008)
Angels We Have Heard On High - Brian Setzer (2008)
O'Carolan's/Welcome Christmas - Alison Brown Quartet with Joe Craven (2008)
Christmas Eyes (vocal) - Bob & Hilary James (2008)
Joy To The World - Symphony Brass of Chicago (1994)
I Saw Three Ships - Dan Fogelberg (1999)
Silent Night - David Phelps (2008)
Lady December - The Sweptaways (2007)
What Child Is This? - Barlowgirl (2008)
Mele Kalikimaka – Asylum Street Spankers (2001)
Winter Wonderland - Liz Phair (2003)

Do you have any recommendations? Feel free to leave a comment.

5 comments:

robert verdi said...

Have a Holly Jolly Christmas by Burl Ives, that is a classic!

DD2 aka Debonair Dude said...

O Holy Night..
Mario Lanza

Your list is great

DD2 aka Debonair Dude said...

Listen here.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxUkjthYAR4

RightKlik said...

Thanks for the recommendations. They will be added.

DaBlade said...

All good stuff. Lots I hadn't heard before! I haven't converted to digital music (probably never will) and my stack of Christmas CDs is rather high. At least I didn't say "8-tracks".

Trans-Siberian Orchestra
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jA9DmSfufSQ