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Cookbook Confidential Christmas Playlist



You have the drinks, the food and your guests. All that’s needed is a playlist filled with Christmas cheer to get the party in full swing. Our authors picked their top festive hits to help you get started. Tweet us with your favourites @Cookbook_C#festivehits

Sabrina Ghayour, author of Persiana: Fairytale of New York – The Pogues

Dave Broom, author of Gin The Manual: Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis – Tom Waits and Santa Claus Go Straight to the Ghetto – James Brown

Olia Hercules, author of Mamushka: Schedryk Carol of the Bells (Ukrainian carol); Fairytale of New York – The Pogues; Good Luck It’s Christmas – Tellison

Joel Harrison, co-author of DistilledFairytale of New York – The Pogues

Neil Ridley, co-author of DistilledChristmas (Baby Please Come Home) – Darlene Love

…and some from the Cookbook Confidential team:

All I Want for Christmas Is You –Mariah Carey

White Christmas – Bing Crosby

Jingle Bell Rock – Bobby Helms

Driving Home For Christmas – Chris Rea

Bonus track from Dave Broom: Billy’s Christmas Wish – Red Sovine