We made Made CBC Mainstreet’s top 10 Christmas album list! What’s on your Christmas playlist? There’s still plenty of time to purchase or download Let The Good News Ring, Christmas Songs From The Annapolis Valley. Just click on album cover ….

With the help of a couple of Christmas music aficionados, CBC Radio’s Mainstreet has compiled a list of the best Christmas music — and they’re inviting you to check it twice.

Singer-songwriter Meaghan Smith and Chronicle Herald arts reporter Stephen Cooke dropped by the show this week to talk about what’s new on the Christmas playlist — and to talk about songs and albums that are rightly Christmas classics.

Meaghan has had a hand in two such albums — A New Kind of Light and It Snowed.

Stephen owns several crates of seasonal vinyls, singles and CDs.

Here’s a list of the songs and records they recommend this holiday season, in no particular order:

Top Christmas Albums

  • Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings — It’s A Holiday Soul Party
  • Kylie Minogue — Kylie Christmas
  • Jann Arden — A Jann Arden Christmas
  • Vince Guaraldi Trio — A Charlie Brown Christmas
  • The Chieftains — Bells Of Dublin
  • Measha Brueggergosman — Christmas
  • Meaghan Smith — It Snowed
  • David Myles — It’s Christmas
  • Coig — Carols
  • Various — Let the Good News Ring (Annapolis Valley album

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