NHPR Presents: Holidays By Request!
For the second year, Morning Edition Host Rick Ganley and Producer Emily Quirk team up for two hours packed with under-appreciated holiday tunes, requested by you!
Thanks to everyone who sent in their requests over the last few weeks.
Holidays By Request, Setlist 2018
- Purple Snowflakes, Marvin Gaye- requested by Kimberly of Weare
- Christmas Party, Dr. Dog, off OH MY Christmas Tree, 2013
- Christmas Joy, by the Soul Stirrers, The A side of a 45 by Checker records, 1965
- Christmas For Cowboys, John Denver, off Rocky Mountain Christmas, 1975, requested by Kristen in Portsmouth
- Bohemian Chanukah, by acapella group Six13, out of New York City
- Star of Wonder, by the Roches off the album We Three Kings, requested by Rachel of Warner.
- Big Bulbs, Sharon Jones of the Dap Kings, Off it’s a Holiday Party, 2015
- Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis, Tom Waits, off Blue Valentine, requested by Hannah down in Marshfield, MA
- Christmas in Heaven, Monty Python from the movie, The Meaning of Life, 1983
- Christmas, Baby Please Come Home, Darlene Love, requested by Laura in Dover
- Holly, Carol, Candy and Joy, JD McPherson, off their new holiday album called “Sock”
- I’ve Got my Love to keep me warm, by Dinah Washington, off The Complete Dihan Washington Vol.7 1961—requested by Amy in Dover
- Christmas 1984- Brandi Carlisle
- (I Do All My) Christmas Shopping at the Dump- Fortune’s Favorite, requested by Susan in Washington
- Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth –David Bowie and Bing Crosby, requested by Shannon in Hollis
- Walking in the Air from the Snowman, 1982—requested by Richard in Concord
- Blue Christmas, Johnny Cash, off The Christmas Spirit Album, 1963
- White Christmas, Otis Redding, ATCO Records, 1968
- Ms Hooligan Christmas Cake off the album The Melody Man, requested by Georgine in Holderness
- Christmas Wrapping- The Waitresses
- The Christmas Song, Dave Matthews Band off Remember Two Things, requested by Dan in Harvard, MA
- Greensleeves, Frank Wallace off the album Joy: Carols, requested by Elsa in Antrim
- Have Yourself a merry Little Christmas, Karen Carpenter, Christmas Collection 1984—two request for The Carpenters… Conrad from Hudson and Peter in Henniker
- Who Took the Merry out of Christmas, The Staples Singers, STAX records 1972
- Christmas Times A’Comin, Roy Clark
- Winter Wonderland, Aretha Franklin
- What Are you doing for New Years Eve, Nancy Wilsonoff Yesterday's Love Songs/Today's Blues, 1964
- Ding Dong, Ding Dong—George Harrison