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Don Letts' Culture Clash Christmas Cracker

The Don presents a seasonal selection of festive tunes from near and far, with the help of fellow 6 Music presenters including Guy Garvey, Stuart Maconie, Steve Lamacq, Mary Anne Hobbs, Tom Robinson, Cerys Matthews, Craig Charles and Gideon Coe introducing their own favourites.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Al Green

    Feels Like Christmas

    • The Christmas Album.
    • Cream Records.
    • 9.
  • The Granville Williams Orchestra

    Santa Claus Is Ska-ing To Town

    • Trojan Christmas Box Set.
    • Sanctuary Records.
    • 3.
  • Paul Simon

    Getting Ready for Christmas Day

    • So Beautiful Or So What.
    • Concord Music Group.
    • 1.
  • Kurtis Blow

    Christmas Rappin'

    • Kurtis Blow.
    • Mercury Records.
  • Ingo Star Cruiser

    Just Like Christmas

    • Just Like Christmas.
    • Izumi Music.
    • 1.
  • Coldcut

    Coldcut's Christmas Break

    • Coldcut's Christmas Break.
    • Ahead Of Our Time.
    • 1.
  • Faith Evans

    Soulful Christmas

    • A Faithful Christmas.
    • Capitol Records.
    • 3.
  • Louis Armstrong

    Zat You Santa Claus

    • What A Wonderful Christmas.
    • Hip-O Records.
    • 9.
  • Frank Cosmo

    Merry Christmas

    • Merry Christmas.
    • Island Records.
    • 1.
  • Rufus Wainwright

    Spotlight On Christmas

    • The McGarrigle Christmas Hour.
    • Nonesuch Records.
    • 10.
  • Stevie Wonder

    What Christmas Means To Me

    • Someday At Christmas.
    • Tamla.
    • 12.
  • The Staple Singers

    Who Took the Merry Out of Christmas

    • Who Took The Merry Out Of Christmas.
    • Stax Records.
    • 1.
  • Toots & The Maytals

    Christmas Feeling Ska

    • Christmas Greetings From Studio One.
    • Heartbeat Records.
    • 8.
  • Run‐D.M.C.

    Christmas In Hollis

    • A Very Special Christmas.
    • A&M.
    • 8.
  • Marvin Gaye

    Purple Snowflakes

    • Christmas In The City.
    • Motown Master Series.
    • 1.
  • Emmy the Great & Tim Wheeler

    Home For The Holidays

    • Home For The Holidays.
    • Infectious Music.
    • 1.
  • Cocteau Twins

    Frosty The Snowman

    • Snow EP.
    • Fontana.
    • 2.
  • Izintombi Zesi Manje Manje

    Xmas Unjak' Upelile

    • Soul Safari presents Township Jive & Kwela Jazz Volume 3 LP.
    • Ubuntu Publishing.
    • 11.
  • Michigan & Smiley

    Drummer Boy

    • A Reggae Christmas.
    • Jayrem Records.
    • 1.
  • Citizen Helene

    On Christmas Day

    • On Christmas Day.
    • Hand Of Glory Records.
    • 1.
  • Basement 5

    Last White Christmas

  • The Pretenders

    2000 Miles

    • Learning To Crawl.
    • Real Records.
    • 5.
  • Thea Gilmore

    That'll Be Christmas

    • Strange Communion.
    • Fullfill Records.
    • 4.
  • Sharon Jones & The Dap‐Kings

    God Rest Ye Merry Gents

    • It's A Holiday Soul Party.
    • Daptone Records.
    • 11.
  • The Pogues

    Fairytale Of New York (feat. Kirsty MacColl)

    • If I Should Fall From Grace With God.
    • WEA.
    • 4.
  • Poly Styrene

    Black Christmas

    • Black Christmas.
    • Future Noise.
    • 1.
  • Bing Crosby

    White Christmas

    • This Christmas (Various Artists).
    • EMI.
  • The Qualities

    It's Christmas Time

    • It's Christmas Time.
    • Satur Records.
    • 1.
  • Eek-A-Mouse

    The Night before Christmas

    • The Night Before Christmas.
    • Witty.
    • 1.
  • Tom Lehrer

    A Christmas Carol

    • The Best And Worst Of Tom Lehrer.
    • InGrooves.
  • The Gentle People

    Gentle Christmas

    • Gentle Christmas.
    • Rephlex.
  • The Flaming Lips

    A Change At Christmas (Say It Isn't So)

    • Ego Tripping At The Gates Of Hell.
    • Warner Bros.
    • 7.
  • Sufjan Stevens

    Hey Guys! It's Christmas Time!

    • Songs For Christmas.
    • Asthmatic Kitty Records.
    • 3.
  • Sufjan Stevens

    O Come, O Come Emmanuel

    • Songs For Christmas.
    • Asthmatic Kitty Records.
    • 2.
  • Sufjan Stevens

    That Was The Worst Christmas Ever!

    • Songs For Christmas.
    • Asthmatic Kitty Records.
    • 5.
  • Dub Spencer & Trance Hill

    Jingle Bells Dub

    • Christmas In Dub.
    • Echo Beach.
    • 3.
  • The Raveonettes

    The Christmas Song

    • The Christmas Song.
    • Crunchy Frog.
    • 1.
  • Joseph Spence

    Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town

    • Living On The Hallelujah Side.
    • Rounder Records.
    • 6.
  • Khruangbin

    Christmas Time Is Here

    • Christmas Time Is Here.
    • OWN.
    • 1.
  • Bootsy Collins

    Dis Christmiss (Aka The Christmas)

    • Christmas Is 4 Ever.
    • Evangeline.
    • 13.
  • Rotary Connection

    Peace At Last

    • Peace.
    • Cadet Concept.
    • 2.
  • The Smoking Trees

    'Round Christmas Time

    • 'Round Christmas Time.
    • Ample Time.
    • 1.
  • Prince

    Another Lonely Christmas

    • Another Lonely Christmas.
    • Paisley Park.
    • 1.
  • Soap&Skin

    What A Wonderful World

    • From Gas To Solid / You Are My Friend.
    • PIAS.
    • 6.
  • Lee “Scratch” Perry & Sandra Robinson

    Merry Christmas, Happy New Year

    • Merry Christmas Happy New Year.
    • Trojan Records.
    • 1.

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