Celtic and folk Christmas music from the 2005 Celtic Christmas Special of the Renaissance Festival Podcast. Music from The Cheshire Singers, Kerridwynn, NeidFyre, The Limeybirds, Craig o’Farrington, Howl-O!, Fugli, Malarkey and Poppycock, Vince Conaway, Heather Dale, Brobdingnagian Bards, Nancy Dailey-Green

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This week:

Cheshire Singers, "The Boars Head Carol”

Kerridwynn, "Jesu Joy" from Memories in Thyme

NeidFyre, "Hey Ho Rounded" from Duck Feet Waddling

The Limey Birds, "The Limey’s 12 Days of Christmas" from All We Want for Christmas!

Craig o’Farrington, "No Snow Never" from A Rhyme for Orange (and other slices of sillyness)

Howl-O, "Jolly Old St. Nicholas" from Merry

Fugli, "Hark the Herald Angels Sing" from Il Est Ne’

Malarkey and Poppycock, "Ave Maria" from A Drink to All!

Vince Conaway, "Wassail, Wassail" from Hang the Holly

Heather Dale, "This Endris Night" from This Endris Night

Brobdingnagian Bards, "Christmas Time in Texas" from Christmas in Brobdingnag

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Nancy Daily-Green, "What Child Is This?" from Celebrating Christmas Yore

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