12/24/2012 The Morning Blend


Siobhan Keirans brings the news in today's Morning Blend, and she and Dale pick the music, including some of Siobhan's favorites from her home in Ireland.

News features include Amber Ann Love on World Exposure and Joanna Solotaroff at Story City.  We'll also hear from Milt and Jamie Lee on their documentary series about the Dakota War of 1862 - tonight's Minneculture features part one of the two-parter that concludes Wednesday night.    David Cummings provides a preview of his interview this afternoon with voice actor June Foray, and we find out that Rocky the Flying Squirrel also provided the voice for Cindy Lou Who.  Finally, a conversation about holiday safety with Heather Bogue. 


Playlist Tracks: 
Bill Crofut - The Star Carol
Album: Keepers Christmas ; Label: MPR
Cliff Richard - Mistletoe and Wine
Album: Mistletoe and Wine; Label: EMI
New American Guitar Ensemble - Hark, the Herald Angels Sing
Album: Christmas Carols ; Label: Revere
Doctor John - Merry Christmas Baby
Album: Creole Christmas; Label: Epic
The Pogues and Kirsty McColl - Fairytale of New York
Album: Fairtytale of New York; Label: Rhino
Sarah Brightman - I Believe in Father Christmas
Album: I Believe in Father Christmas; Label: Manhattan
Moore By Four - I Wonder as I Wander
Album: Keepers Christmas ; Label: MPR
Cafe Accordion Orchestra - Jingle Bells
Album: Cafe Christmas ; Label:
Rockin' Dopsie and the Zydeco Twisters - Jingle Bells
Album: Creole Christmas; Label: Epic
Frankie Goes to Hollywood - The Power of Love
Album: The Power Of Love; Label: ZTT
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy - Blue Christmas
Album: Everything You Want For Christmas; Label: Vanguard
John McCutcheon - Christmas in the Trenches
Album: Keepers Christmas; Label: MPR
Dropkick Murphys - The Season 's Upon Us
Album: The Season's Upon Us; Label: Born & Bred
Amber Ann Love - World Exposure
Topics: music
Joanna Solotaroff - Story City
Topics: sleep problems, night terrors
June Foray - Rockin' In Rhythm
Topics: Christmas
Milt & Jamie Lee - Minneculture
Topics: Dakota War of 1862
Heather Bogue - Holiday Safety
Topics: safety