The Flowing Waters of Lake Jefferson

Saturday December 19 , 2009: Going Home, the Holidays
and the less fortunate


Welcome to the member-funded, hydro-powered, volunteer-run studios of WJFF.  Thanks to staff and station management for accommodating my health issues and maintaining a chemical and fragrance free environment. Complying with these accommodations allow me to continue to volunteer Saturday mornings.
Folk Plus is a mostly lyrically and theme based show of contemporary singer-songwriters, some older cuts and perhaps a spoken word or broadway entry, all based on a theme.
 The station's website and stream are online at WWW.WJFFRADIO.ORG

Format:   Artist - Track Title  Album - Contacts
Theme music:  Terry Tufts - Marylou in Burgundy

1.  John Webber - Pachebel Cannon

2.  Darryl Purpose - You must Go Home for Christmas
Same River Twice - www.darrylpurpose.com/
"when you wnder far away from your own neighborhood, you must go home for christmas..."

3. James Keelaghan - Somewhere Ahead
Small Rebellions - http://www.jameskeelaghan.com
somewhere ahead there are clean sheets and linen

4. Good Lovelies - Hurry Home - Under the Mistletoe - goodlovelies.com
"dont need no big surprise... dont spend a dime..."

5. Maria Sangiolo - All We Need - Blue Earth - http://www.signature-sounds.com
"peace and company and that was all I'd need"

6. Chuck Brodsky - For Christmas I Got Nothing - Radio - Red House
"Santa always slipped over my house ....I wouldn't' know a mistletoe if it torpedoed me"

7. Emily Kurn - Light the Lamp - I'm Just Like You - emilykurnmusic.com
Written for her great grandmother

8. Roches - Allelulia - Keep On Doing - Warner Brothers
Forever and ever

9.  James Gordon - There is No Silent Night - Mining for Gold - http://info@borealisrecords.com
"maybe where you've decked your halls, everythings all right...but we don't sleep in heavenly peace, there is no silent night"
"...how can you rest you merry gentlemen, how can you not be dismayed  by the number of poor souls who are so cold on Christmas Day.."

10. Marilyn Manfra - Dear Santa - 12 steps of Christmas - Providence Music Works
"mommy says the reason that you didn't bring us presents yesterday, was that you couldn't find us cuz we didnt have a place to stay"

11. Melissa Altro - Whats the Use of Presents - Arthurs Perfect Christmas - Rounder
"What good are presents? I find them all unpleasant, oh, who wants presents If I can't share them with Francine?"

12. At the Mall

13. Carla Ulbrich - Let it Go - Live From Outer Space - carlau.com
"It doesn't show signs of stopping your disappointment with my shopping"

14. Brave Combo - Coal and Switches - Holidays - Dentone
"Thats what the bad kids are getting this year for Christmas"

15. Whats it to you - "and he shall complain forever and ever"

16. Loudon Wainwright - Christmas Morning - Social Studies - Hannibal
"Well the banks and the schools and the post office are closed"

17. Chipmunks -  [Ross Bagdasarian (a.k.a. David Seville)] -  Christmas Don't Be Late - Liberty Records
This won three Grammies.

18.  Dar Williams - Christians and the Pagans - Mortal City - Razor & Tie
"finding faith and common ground as best as they were able"

19. Oliver Schroer - Shew s with the angels now - Hymns and Hers - borealis
I played this for those missing a loved one for the first time this Christmas.

20  Peter Paul and Mary - A Soalin' - In Concert - Warner Bros.
"any good thing to make us all merry"

21.  Mary Sue Twohy - [ Twohy and Purpose] - Gift of the Magi -
MS Tunes/BMI - Gamblers Grace Music
based on O'Henry's ironic short story - "those that sacrifice the greatest treasures of their lives"

22.  Stan Rogers - First Christmas - Between the Breaks ... Live - Fogarty's Cove
"Each had always kept the other pretty well"

23.  Mean Mary - Ding Dong day
"Christmas - got no money got no job, got no honey"

24.  Robert Bobby - Christmas Puppies - Robert Bobby Christmas - I Like Mike Records
"Christmas puppies, just peeing on the floor, missing their Mommies and peeing on the floor"

25. Joel Mabus - Let's Do Christmas Right - How Like the Holly - Fossil Records
Zuzu's petals is all we need, shut off the tv, leave that internet connection....

26. Charlie King - Christmas in the Trenches - Sparks and Tears: Lively in Concert - Vaguely Reminiscent
the famous story from Christmas 1914 during The Great War

27.  Si Kahn - Thanksgiving - Thanksgiving - Strictly country
give thanks that we are gathered here.... that homelessness is not your fate...

28. Ilene Weiss - Talking to the wrong guy -
Weiss Christmas - Gadfly
"Santa's just like other men, try to pardon his behavior"

29. Darlene love - Christmas Baby Please Come Home - A Christmas Gift for You - Legacy
"Hands down, the best holiday album in the history of pop music" - Rolling Stone

30.  Christine Lavin - The All Purpose Carol - Runaway Christmas Tree - Appleseed
"Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Kwanzaa Time is here!"

31. Finest Kind - The Homeless Wassail - Feasts and Spirits: A Christmas Entertainment - Fallen Angle
"Our heart's desire is a bottle of gin and a trash-can fire"

31  David Wilcox - Rudy
"He didn't have his EverReady's ready that night"

32. Ilene Wiess - The Santa Rap -
Weiss Christmas - Gadfly
"My mission is clear each and every year"
Thanks to staff and station management for accommodating my health issues and maintaining a chemical and fragrance free environment. Complying with these accommodations allow me to continue to volunteer Saturday mornings

Thanks to staff and station management for accommodating my health issues and maintaining a chemical and fragrance free environment. Complying with these accommodations allow me to continue to volunteer Saturday mornings






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