Culture Playlist

Christmas Playlist: Oh Emmanuel

We’ve asked a few of our music-loving friends to compile refreshing playlists of Christmas songs of new and old, original and classics, for our readers to get ready for the holidays with a jingle in their day.

This next Christmas playlist by Craig Ketchum brings an hour of sing-a-long songs and chillingly beautiful hymns. Don’t be fooled: these aren’t your door-to-door carols. Picture a bonfire in the snowy outdoors with your best buds, marshmallow hot chocolate (is that all that’s in there?), your token guitar friend, and the clear northern sky.

Stream or download here below for your listening pleasure.

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  1. Sheree Plett/Eisenhauer – Oh Emmanuel
  2. Dunn & Wilt – Hope For Everyone (Merry Christmas)
  3. Sufjan Stevens – O Come, O Come Emmanuel (Songs For Christmas Vol. 1 – Noel)
  4. Sheree Plett/Eisenhauer – Silent Night
  5. Garrett Viggers – O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
  6. Sheree Plett/Eisenhauer – We Three Kings
  7. Andy Smith with Brian Lee And His Orchestra – Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
  8. Sheree Plett/Eisenhauer – Lights Used To Shine
  9. Jars Of Clay – Winter Skin
  10. Jars of Clay – Peace Is Here
  11. Sheree Plett/Eisenhauer – What Child Is This
  12. Sheree Plett/Eisenhauer – Time Of Year
  13. World Of Brass Ensemble – Once, In Royal David’s City
  14. Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds – Christmas Song
  15. Sufjan Stevens – O Come O Come Emmanuel (Songs For Christmas, Vol. 5 – Peace!)
  16. Sufjan Stevens – Star of Wonder