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another holiday video playlist 

Oh, sure everyone's doing it. But what the heck, I don't see these listed anywhere, so this is what I'm bringing to the holiday turntable!

Jill Sobule's version of "Merry Christmas From the Family"  - originally penned by Robert Earl Keen, Jill's version of a redneck trailer park kinda' Christmas was the first one I heard and it's still one of my favorite Xmas tunes:

and you know what, the original version is cool too, so here you go:

Then there's Emmylou Harris - who can sing anything and you'd be glad for it. This time it's an oldie but a goodie "O Little Town of Bethlehem":

Because just yesterday I waxed nostalgic about covering this song, here's Jackson Five's version of Up On the Housetops:

And of course I can't forget my girl, Rosanne Cash's beautiful rendition of It Came Upon a Midnight Clear from one of my favorite holiday albums "Acoustic Christmas":

And now a plea that no matter how crazy or rushed you may feel, don't go into Christmas Countdown! mode. Just brew some tea or hot chocolate, take a cleansing breath, then kick back and listen to something that makes you happy.

Oh, and HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

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Nov5

Under the stars

Cafe Passe, 4th Avenue, Tucson

Sep25

On the patio

Che's Lounge, 4th Avenue, Tucson

Apr30

Tucson Folk Fest

Plaza Stage, Tucson

Nov12

New band show!

Tap & Bottle, 6th Avenue, Tucson