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Welcome to the festive page that features some of the more soulful Christmas albums released these days and also back in the day. I would like to take this opportunity to wish you a really Happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year.

 

 


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top 20 essential christmas albums and 45's

 

 

 

1. phil spector - a christmas gift for you from philles records - 1963

2. donny hathaway - this christmas - 1970

3. stevie wonder - someday at christmas - 1967

4. the whispers - happy holidays to you - 1979

5. various artists - funky christmas - 1976

6. salsoul orchestra - chistmas jollies - 1976

7. lonnie hill - cold winter in the ghetto - 1984 (45)

8. ledisi - it's christmas - 2008

9. james taylor - at christmas -2006

10. luther vandross - this is christmas - 1995

11. take 6 - he is christmas - 1991

12. randy brown - at christmas time - 1983

13. alexander o'neal - my gift to you - 1988

14. will downing - christmas, love and you - 2004

15. the jackson 5 - jackson 5 christmas album - 1970

16. james brown - the complete james brown christmas - 2010

17. anita baker - christmas fantasy - 2005

18. michael franks - watching the snow - 2003

19. r kelly - 12 days of christmas - 2016

20. al jarreau - christmas - 2008

 

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R KellyLou Rawls

 

 

 

r.kelly - 12 nights of christmas / lou rawls - lou rawls christmas

 

Bobby WomackJeffrey Osborne

 

bobby womack - traditions / jeffrey osborne - something warm for christmas

 

India Arie and Joe SampleElin Ruth

 

india arie and joe sample - christmas with friends / elin ruth & the beat from palookaville - christmas is a drag

 

Lounge ChristmasRandy Brown

 

 

 

 

 

various - the most famous christmas songs in lounge style / randy brown - at christmas time

 

Robin McKelle

 

 

 

sharon jones and the dap kings - it's a holiday soul party / robin mckelle & the flytones - merry christmas vol. 1

 

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Motown Christmas Fourplay

 

various - motown christmas / fourplay - snowbound

 

Ashanti Four Tops

 

ashanti - a wonderful christmas with ashanti / the four tops - christmas here with you

 

Soulwalking Maysa

 

various - soulwalking christmas / maysa - a very maysa christmas

 

Earth, Wind & Fire Anthony Hamilton

 

 

earth, wind and fire - holiday / anthony hamilton - home for the holidays

 

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John Stoddart Jonathan Butler

 

john stoddart - only on christmas day / jonathan butler - merry christmas to you

 

Mario Biondi Mary J Blige

 

mario biondi - mario christmas / mary j blige - a mary christmas

 

Christmas Of Emotions Eddie Sea

 

various - christmas of emotions / eddie sea - christmas of emotions

 

Eddie Floyd Bunny Sigler

 

eddie floyd - i'll be your santa claus / bunny sigler - when you're in love at christmas time

 

Kem

 

 

 

kem - what christmas means / donny hathaway - this christmas (45/1970)

 

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Grover Washington Jnr Pamela Williams

 

grover washington jnr - breath of heaven / pamela williams - christmas with the saxtress

 

A Dramatic Christmas Imperials

 

the dramatics - a dramatic christmas / the imperials - christmas with the imperials

 

Rotary Connection Ayiesha Woods

 

 

 

rotary connection - peace! / ayiesha woods - christmas like this

 

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James Brown Ella Fitzgerald

 

 

 

james brown - the complete james brown christmas / ella fitzgerald - wishes you a swinging christmas

 

Christmas At SedSoul

 

joe - the essence of christmas / various artists - christmas at sedsoul

 

Howard Hewett The Dramatics

 

howard hewett - christmas / the dramatics - a dramatic christmas

 

Ledisi Rahsaan Patterson

 

 

 

ledisi - it's christmas / rahsaan patterson - the ultimate gift

 

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Aretha Franklin Ray Charles

 

aretha franklin - this christmas / ray charles - the spirit of christmas

 

Oleta Adams Roberta Flack

 

 

 

oleta adams - christmas time with oleta / roberta flack - the christmas album

 

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Ashanti Patti LaBelle

 

ashanti - ashanti's christmas / patti labelle - miss patti's christmas

 

Mary Mary James Taylor

 

 

 

mary mary - a mary mary christmas / james taylor - at christmas

 

Natalie Cole Isley Brothers

 

natalie cole - the magic of christmas / the isley brothers - i'll be home for christmas

 

John Legend Soul Christmas

 

john legend - sounds of the season / various - soul christmas

 

Anita Baker Michael Franks

 

 

 

anita baker - christmas fantasy / michael franks - watching the snow

 

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Whitney Houston Will Downing

 

whitney houston - the holiday album / will downing - christmas, love and you

 

Babyface Musiq Soulchild

 

babyface - christmas with babyface / musiq soulchild - a philly soul christmas

 

 

 

Brian McKnight Jimmy Smith

 

brian mcknight - bethlehem / jimmy smith - christmas cookin'

 

Al Jarreau Soulful Strings

 

al jarreau - christmas / the soulful strings - the magic of christmas

 

Dianne Reeves BeBe & CeCe Winans

 

dianne reeves - christmas time is here / bebe and cece winans - this christmas

 

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Jackson 5 Yolanda Adams

 

jackson 5 - christmas album / yolanda adams - what a wonderful time

 

Vanessa Williams Vanessa Williams

 

vanessa williams - silver n'gold / vanessa williams - star bright

 

Stevie Wonder Take 6

 

stevie wonder - the christmas collection / take 6 - we wish you a merry christmas

 

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James Brown Christmas Smokey Robinson

 

james brown - funky christmas / smokey robinson and the miracles - our very best christmas

 

The Blind Boys Of AlabamaBob & Hilary James

 

the blind boys of alabama - go tell it on the mountain / bob and hilary james - christmas eyes

 

Jazz To The World Christmas Present From Motown

 

various - jazz to the world / various - a christmas present from motown records

 

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CommodoresTeddy Pendergrass

 

commodores - christmas / teddy pendergrass - this christmas

 

Stephanie MillsPatti LaBelle

 

stephanie mills - christmas / patti labelle - this christmas

 

CeCe WinansFreddie Jackson

 

cece winans - his gift / freddie jackson - at christmas

 

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Funky Christmas Sounds Of Blackness

 

 

 

various - funky christmas / sounds of blackness - the night before christmas perspective

 

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The Whispers The Whispers

 

 

 

the whispers - happy holidays to you / the whispers - christmas moments

 

Soul Christmas It's Christmas Time Again

 

various - soul christmas / various - it's christmas time again

 

Christmas With The Miracles Gladys Knight

 

the miracles - christmas with the miracles / gladys knight and the pips - the special time of the year

 

Christmas Jollies 1 Christmas Jollies 2

 

 

 

salsoul orchestra - christmas jollies / salsoul orchestra - christmas jollies 2

 

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Stevie Wonder It's Christmas In Motown

 

 

 

stevie wonder - someday at christmas / various - it's christmas in motown

 

Temptations Christmas Card The Temptations

 

the temptations - the temptations christmas card / the temptations - give love at christmas

 

Vanessa Bell Armstrong Take Six

 

 

 

vanessa bell armstrong - the truth about christmas / take 6 - he is christmas

 

Lonnie Hill Alexander O'Neal

 

 

 

lonnie hill - cold winter in the ghetto / alexander o'neal - my gift to you

 

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Wynton Marsalis Motown Christmas Album

 

wynton marsalis - crescent city christmas card / various - the motown christmas album

 

Luther Vandross The O'Jays

 

luther vandross - this is christmas / the o'jays - home for christmas

 

Yule Struttin' Brook Benton

 

various - yule struttin' / brook benton - memories of christmas

 

 

A Christmas Message Al Green

 

various - a christmas message / al green - white christmas

 

Black Christmas Album Christmas Soul Special

 

various - the black christmas album / various - christmas soul special

 

Phil Spector Phil Spector

 

 

phil spector - phil spector's christmas album

 

 

 

 

 

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happy christmas!

 

 

 

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