Again, the listings that don't have all the information, such as album name or record label, are the tracks that were played on the computer. The tunes with complete information come from CDs. I tried to mix spiritual Christmas music with inspirational world music to give a true sense of the meaning of the holiday. 

So, wish each other peace on earth, good will towards all men and when you are out and about this weekend….remember to shake a hand and make a friend.


Angie Pykonen was in for our annual holiday show. As usual, a genre-bending mix of humorous tunes by artists such as Robert Earl Keen, Roy Wood's Wizzard, Dan Hicks & The Christmas Jug Band, JD McPherson, Aaron Neville, Marley & The Wailers……plus tons of more obscure performers.

An opening celebration of the MN.-Cuba connection and Opening between the Cultures !  An upbeat track from the new release from Charanga Tropical, recorded in the Egrem Studios !  A few classics follow and lead into a regional premiere of a new release from La Habana – por 'Mas Duro'.  And a flashback to the Afro-Cuban Yoruba shaman who passed through St.