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What’s on OTR’s festive jukebox

Musicians Of New Orleans “O Holy Night” (YouTube) As featured on the Studio 60 On the Sunset Strip TV series, New Orleans musicians led by Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews put a soulful shine on the classic. Wild Billy Childish & …

Fri, Dec 23, 2011, 09:00

   

Musicians Of New Orleans “O Holy Night” (YouTube)

As featured on the Studio 60 On the Sunset Strip TV series, New Orleans musicians led by Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews put a soulful shine on the classic.

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Wild Billy Childish & The Musicians Of The British Empire “Santa Claus” (Damaged Goods)

Lyrically adjusted version of The Sonics’ garage-rock blaster.

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Tieranniesaur “Christmas Song” (Popical Island)

The Irish band of the year get into the Yuletide swing.

The Harlem Children’s Chorus “Black Christmas” (Strut)

Some poignant festive observations from the “In the Christmas Groove” compilation of soul, blues and funk seasonal tunes.

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Simon & Garfunkel “Silent Night/7 O’Clock News” (CBS)

The duo croon “Silent Night” over evening news headlines about events in Vietnam.

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