Best alternative/roots music Xmas albums

A Listmania! list by Graeme McGrath "docpsyche" (Manchester, England)
 
Trojan Christmas Box Set
1.  Trojan Christmas Box Set by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "Roots reggae goes festive! Skankin'"
Used & New from: £24.99
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The Holly Bears The Crown
2.  The Holly Bears The Crown by Young Tradition
The list author says:
  "A capella songs and carols from one of the best ever English folk acts"
£9.41   Used & New from: £6.72
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

O Christmas Tree: A Bluegrass Collection For The Holidays
3.  O Christmas Tree: A Bluegrass Collection For The Holidays by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "Tune up the fiddle and rosin up the bow! Totally bluegrass."
£10.49   Used & New from: £8.81
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Blue Yule: Christmas Blues and R&B Classics
4.  Blue Yule: Christmas Blues and R&B Classics by Blue Yule
The list author says:
  "Santa's messin' with the kid - blues for cold but festive times"
£16.35   Used & New from: £5.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

A Christmas Collection
5.  A Christmas Collection by Johnny Cash
The list author says:
  "Variable quality but when the great man gets it right it's the best!"
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.24
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Christmas Time With the Judds
6.  Christmas Time With the Judds by The Judds
The list author says:
  "Best country harmonies ever, and some great Xmas songs"
£12.73   Used & New from: £2.97
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Voices At The Door: Midwinter Songs And Carols
7.  Voices At The Door: Midwinter Songs And Carols by Coope Boyes & Simpson
The list author says:
  "A fabulous mix of known and rare seasonal songs sung in a classical influenced folk music style."
£14.83   Used & New from: £9.89
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Light of the Stable
8.  Light of the Stable by Emmylou Harris
The list author says:
  "Not the best Xmas album ever, but OH! that voice!!!!!!"
£13.95   Used & New from: £4.53
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Go Tell It On The Mountain
9.  Go Tell It On The Mountain by Blind Boys of Alabama
The list author says:
  "The wonderful gospel group plus guests - unmissable!"
£13.95   Used & New from: £0.90
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Spirit of Christmas
10.  Spirit of Christmas by Ray Charles
The list author says:
  "Not strictly roots music but when the genius sings everyone listens."
Used & New from: £18.42
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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An Albion Christmas
11.  An Albion Christmas by Albion Band
The list author says:
  "Contemporary folk with a traditional spin.  Masters of the genre."
£15.90   Used & New from: £4.49
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Carolling & Crumpets
12.  Carolling & Crumpets by John Kirkpatrick
The list author says:
  "Accordions, melodions, every kind of squeezebox, Morris on to Xmas!"
£12.66   Used & New from: £10.07
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

John Prine Christmas
13.  John Prine Christmas by John Prine
The list author says:
  "A real oddity. Short and sweet. Check out "Christmas in prison"."
£13.41   Used & New from: £7.34

The Alligator Records Christmas Collection
14.  The Alligator Records Christmas Collection by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "Raunchy blues and boogie woogie with a festive theme. Great in the car CD."
£19.26   Used & New from: £7.46
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Graeme McGrath "docpsyche" (Manchester, England)
Qualifications: Xmas lover who hates the standard "shop" wallpaper music
Last updated: 04/12/2008
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