Coffee Break: Soulful holidays

Sharon Jones photos by Jacob Blickenstaff
Sharon Jones performing at Madison Square Garden in February 2016. (Jacob Blickenstaff)

For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what soulful holiday classics do you want to hear?

And if a half hour set of soulful holiday music just isn't enough for you this week, gather round your nearest internet connected streaming device and turn on Purple Current, where you can hear soulful holiday classics from artists like Donny Hathaway, Albert King, Whitney Houston, Sharon Jones, Destiny's Child and more. Tune in to Purple Current from Monday through Christmas Day as we go all soul this holiday season.

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Songs played

Donny Hathaway - This Christmas
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - Funky Little Drummer Boy
The Temptations - Silent Night
Morris Day - Cooler Than Santa Claus
Ella Fitzgerald - Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
Rotary Connection - Christmas Love
James Brown - Santa Claus Go Straight To The Ghetto


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