Music for the Holy Daze and Winter Solstice

For those like me who are tired of the same old holiday songs, here’s a couple playlists celebrating musical diversity while still being festive.

African, Latin American, Indian, Pandemic-themed and more Christmas non-classics:

Winter Solstice-themed music to get you through the darkest days and into the light:

Xmas tunes that Sizzle from the Caribbean to the Vaticizzle

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Pope Francis needs a beat when he’s blessin’ on the street

This year’s Unorthodox Xmas special is a truly unique sonic feast!  For the first hour, we substitute snow and chestnuts for sand and coconuts. Behold a tropical holiday fiesta of classics and obscurities:

And for the second hour, a trip to the hotbed of Holy: Vatican City! It’s not all choirs and crosses, there are forays into Pope-approved hip hop and prog rock along the way. I couldn’t possibly make that up.