12/19/2012 The Morning Blend


Flor Frey brings the news, David Cummings provides music.

Features include a conversation with Mary Turck, editor of the Twin Cities Daily Planet, an appearance by the Vibro Champs from Live from Studio 5, an interview with Sandy Spieler from Heart of the Beast Puppet and mask Theater on the theater's production of "La Natividad," and a live appearance by Minnesota's Revenue Commissioner, Myron Frans.  

Playlist Tracks: 
James Rocco - Cold Enough to Snow
Album: Unknown; Label: CD Baby
James Rocco - Home For Christmas
Album: Unknown; Label: CD Baby
Dallas Frazier - My Birthday Comes On Christmas
Album: 45 RPM; Label: Capitol
Nat King Cole - Happiest Christmas Tree
Album: 45 RPM; Label: Capitol
Paul Whiteman - Christmas Night in Harlem
Album: 78 RPM; Label: Victor
The Marx Brothers - Sanity Claus
Album: Animal Crackers; Label:
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen - Los Straitjackets
Album: 'Tis the Season for Los Straitjackets; Label: Yep Roc
Pearl Bailey - Five Pound Box of Money
Album: Be Bop Christmas; Label: Rhino
Deborah Allen - Rockin' Little Christmas
Album: 45 RPM; Label: RCA
Skeeter Davis - The End of the World
Album: The Essential Skeeter Davis; Label: RCA
Earl Grant - The End
Album: Singin' and Swingin'; Label: MCA
Marlene Paula - I Want To Spend Christmas with Elvis
Album: 45 RPM; Label: Regent
Homer and Jethro - Santa's Movin' On
Album: 45 RPM; Label: RCA
Monty and Marsha Brown - Cajun Christmas
Album: 45 RPM; Label: Cahoots
Mabel Scott - Boogie Woogie Santa Claus
Album: Hipsters Holiday; Label: Rhino
Jo Stafford - The Best Things in Life are Free
Album: Waklin' My Baby Back Home; Label: GVC
Vince Guaraldi - Christmas Time is Here
Album: The Definitive Vince Guaraldi; Label: Fantasy
Mary Turck - Twin Cities Daily Planet editor
Topics: education, access
Vibro Champs - Live From Studio 5
Topics: music
Sandy Spieler, Patrick Cabello Hansel - Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theater
Topics: La Natividad
Deadbeats Radio Theater - North Shore Christmas Carol
Topics: tradition