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Seeking the perfect soundtrack for tasing holiday shoppers? Desiring treacly seasonal sounds so corrosive your ears will need a dentist? Well you've come to the wrong place. We here at the Motherlode have zigged our annual zag through the minefield of abysmal Christmas albums in order to serve up our unhideous half-dozen Xmas platters for 2011. (Check out our picks for 2010 and 2009.) Have a happy listen and don't forget there are only 368 shopping days left before next Christmas.
Various ~ "Christ Was Born on Christmas Morn (Blog: Ghostcapital) • / • Jimi Hendrix ~ "Merry Christmas and Happy New Year (Blog: Funky Frolic)
Various ~ "Gemas de Navidad" (Blog: L'Ostia Latin Jazz) • / • Koes Plus ~ "Natal Bersama" (Blog: Madrotter)
John Fahey ~ "The New Possibility: John Fahey's Guitar Soli Christmas Album (Blog: I Don't Care About Sleep) • / • Gene Autry ~ "Christmastime with Gene Autry" (Blog: Mr. Meadowlark's Music and Memories)
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