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MEMORY TAPES: 16TH DECEMBER 2011

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Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne | 10:15 UK time, Friday, 16 December 2011

This week's Memory Tape supplier is Kim Chistie Ostberg who's gone all Christmasy. She writes...

 

"I have a relatively recent, very festive memory "tape" well, more playlist, as it has never been on either tape or CD but a downloadable memento of something never to meant to be.

 

"I love Christmas and this playlist made me love it even more. I have, and still do, play it relentlessly every year from the 1st Dec til long past the appropriate point that Christmas tunes should no longer be played.

 

"It's a mixture of memories that I have added to as I have picked up new and wonderful Christmas tunes over the past few years from friends and loved ones. At the end of the day it is a string of memories sewn together that I have collected from several people, but with the basis coming from a person who is dearly loved.

 

"The original was more or less compiled of the funny songs on the mix, and maybe a few of the slightly more melancholic ones too. Anyway, it opened my eyes to a whole new world of Christmas music and showed me there was more to it than just Christmas time by Slade!!!"

 

Here are the tracks...

 

Bing Crosby - Mele Kalikimaka

Barenaked ladies - Elfs lament

KT Tunstall - Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)

Barenaked ladies - Footprints

Blink 182 - I wont Be Home for Christmas

Celia Cruz & La Sonora Matancera - Feliz Navidad

Gayla Peevey - I want a hippopotamus for Christmas

Coldplay - Christmas Lights

Jackson 5 - Frosty The Snowman

Barenaked ladies - Jingle bells

Aimee Mann - Christmastime

Barenaked ladies - Green Christmas

Aimee Mann - Winter Wonderland

Chris Rea - Driving Home for Christmas

Beach Boys - Little Saint Nick

Barenaked ladies - I Saw Three Ships

Barenaked ladies - I Have A Little Dreidel

KT Tunstall - Lonely This Christmas

Barenaked ladies - Hannukah Blessings

Maria Mena - Home for Christmas

Sinead O´Connor - Silent Night

Celtic Woman - O Holy Night

 

Would you like to submit a Memory Tape? Email it to Lauren then...

 

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