Episode 180 – Yuletide Cheer! 2020

It’s our annual tradition! We share some old blessings for the new year in song, conversation, and charms this time. Welcome Yule!
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  1. Welcome Winter & Soul Cake – Pagan Carolers (Artist Permission)
  2. I Saw Three Ships/Kerry Jig – Morrison Players (AudioSocket)
  3. Miss Fogerty’s Christmas – Trillium (AudioSocket)
  4. Good King Wenceslas – Matthew Ried (AudioSocket)
  5. Deck the Halls – Pagan Carolers (Artist Permission)
  6. O Tennenbaum – Nebbe Quartet (FMA)
  7. O Yerusalayme – Ukrainian Village Singers (FMA)
  8. Bring a Torch Jeanette, Isabella – Emma Wallace (AudioSocket)
  9. In Praise of Yule & Yuletide Carol – Pagan Carolers (Artist Permission)
  10. Gloucester Wassail & Boar’s Head Carol – Pagan Carolers (Artist Permission)
  11. Here We Come A-Wassailing – Emma Wallace (AudioSocket)
  12. Frosty Morning/Full Rigged Ship – Trillium (AudioSocket)
  13. Silent Night – Emma Wallace (AudioSocket)
  14. Auld Lang Syne – Mike Strickland (AudioSocket)
  15. Da Day Dawn – Samantha Gillogly (Artist Permission)

All music sourced with artist permission (as noted), or from Audio Socket (with license), or from Free Music Archive (CC 2.0 License).

Plough Monday Charms are sourced from Nigel Pennick’s Field & Fen.

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Promos and Music:

Incidental Music:

“Silent Night,” by Paul Frietas (AudioSocket); “The Christmas Waltz,” by Scott Kinsey (AudioSocket); “Jingle Bells” and “God Rest Ye,” by Phil Symonds (AudioSocket); “Coventry Carol,” by Jonathan Still (AudioSocket)

All music sourced with artist permission (as noted), or from Audio Socket (with license), or from Free Music Archive (CC 2.0 License).

Our immense thanks to Leigh Ann Hussey, Eli Goldberg, Prometheus Music, and the Pagan Carolers for letting us use their work in this episode.

Special thanks as well to Samantha Gillogly, whose “Da Day Dawn” has become our personal annual tradition.

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