The Christmas Program Guide for 2012 – S08E16

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas to everyone.

Xmas 2012

It’s that festive time of the year where Christmas music is being played on the radio and television. The 2012 edition is a bit different as I try avoiding to play the usual Christmas pop tunes on the airwaves.
I shifted the modern and mainstream Christmas tunes for the blog part for the show (stay tuned for the update). I have noticed that a couple of CKCU shows have been playing tracks from the likes of Christmas In Hollis by Run DMC and countless versions of Fairytale of New York.
On the live radio show, what was played were more on the Canadian indie Christmas music and luckily got to play some of the tunes from the newly released Ho! Ho! Ho! Canada 4. There was also an extended edition as I tried to not play a lot of Christmas tunes but used more on the Ho! Ho! Ho! Canada 4 compilation as they were new. The local band, The Acorn are on the new holiday compilation.
The photo shown has the Charlie Brown Christmas tree, a Santa hat and a present as a prop.
As usual on Christmas day, the only thing I anticipate is the Doctor Who Christmas special. This year was pretty good and all I can say about the new companion just makes me melt my heart.

The WildWorks Top 50 of 2012 is fully completed. If you forgot where it is, it’s over at this link.
The playlist for December 19th is over at this link.
The playlist for the Boxing Day edition (December 26), click over at this link. Forgot to mention on the show that it’s the last edition for 2012.
Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday!

Audio/Radio Show
The December 5th Radio Show (Played some of the past Christmas UK #1 songs) [Delayed due to various issues] – Press play to listen.

The December 19th Radio Show (Part A) – Press play to listen.

The December 19th Radio Show (Part B) – Press play to listen.

The WildWorks Christmas Special (Posted on December 20, 2012) – Press play to listen.

The Boxing Day Edition (Posted on December 26, 2012) – Press play to listen.

Playlist from the WildWorks Christmas Special
New Year Song – Hey Rosetta! (A Cup of Kindness Yet EP)
Little Drummer Boy – Wintersleep
Got Something For You – Best Coast & Wavves (The Christmas Gig)
Baby, It’s Cold Outside – She & Him (A Very She & Him Christmas)
Happy Xmas (War Is Over) – John Lennon
The Christmas Song – Nat King Cole
Christmas Lights – Coldplay
Do They Know It’s Christmas? – Band Aid
Christmas In Hollis – Run DMC (A Very Special Christmas, Vol. 1)
Christmas (Baby Please Come Home – U2 (A Very Special Christmas, Vol. 1)
Fairytale of New York – The Pogues (If I Should Fall From Grace With God)
Same Old Lang Syne – Dan Fogelberg

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