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Mo Mo Mistletoe Jams

“Blue Light Boogie”, Cozy Eggleston, Honkers And Barwalkers vol. 1 (various artists), Delmark Records

“(It Must’ve Been Ol’) Santa Claus”, Harry Connick Jr., When My Heart Finds Christmas, Columbia Records

“Stuck In The Smokehole Of Our Tipi”, Shoshoni Elder Oldhands

“Santa Lost A Ho”, Christmas Jug Band, Uncorked, Globe Records

“Have You Heard The News?”, Koko Taylor, Genuine Houserockin’ Christmas (various artists), Alligator Records

“Deck The Halls With Boogie Woogie”, Katie Webster, Alligator Records Christmas Collection (various artists), Alligator Records

“Five Pound Box Of Money”, Michelle ‘Evil Gal’ Willson, The Best Of Blues Christmas Collection (various artists), Hip-O Records

“Santa Baby”, Charmaine Neville, Christmas In New Orleans (various artists), Mardi Gras Records

“Zat You Santa Claus?”, Maria Muldaur, Christmas At The Oasis, Global Recording Artists

“Be My Santa Claus”, Shakura S’Aida, Santa’s Got Mojo vol. 2 (various artists), Electro-Fi Records

“Stay A Little Longer Santa”, Shemekia Copeland, Genuine Houserockin’ Christmas (various artists), Alligator Records

“Minnie And Santa”, Cyndi Lauper, Feels Like Christmas, Sony Music Special Products

“Sandy Claw Stole My Woman”, Bobby Parker, Blues, Mistletoe, And Santa’s Little Helper (various artists), Black Top Records

“Back Door Santa”, B. B. King, A Christmas Celebration Of Hope, MCA Records

“Look Out It’s Santa”, Dr. Duke Tumatoe, It’s Christmas (Let’s Have Sex), Tumatoe Tuff Tunes

“All I Want For Christmas (Is A Little Bit Of Music)”, Huey ‘Piano’ Smith And The Clowns, Christmas Party With Eddie G (various artists), Sony/Legacy Music

“The Day It Snows On Christmas”, Allen Toussaint, Christmas Gumbo (various artists), Flambeau Records

“Christmas In New Orleans”, Ingrid Lucia, A Very Threadhead Holiday (various artists), Threadhead Records

“Shakana Santa Shake It”, Bo Dollis And The Wild Magnolias, Christmas Gumbo (various artists), Flambeau Records

“Santa’s Second Line”, Newbirth Brass Band, New Orleans Christmas (various artists), Putumayo Records

“On Santa’s Way Home”, Marc Broussard, Christmas Gumbo (various artists), Flambeau Records

“Louisiana Christmas Day”, Aaron Neville, Soulful Christmas, A&M Records

“Christmas On The Bayou”, David Gogo, Christmas With The Blues, Cordova Bay Entertainment Group

“Christmas On The Bayou”, Lonnie Brooks, Alligator Records Christmas Collection (various artists), Alligator Records

“Christmas Gumbo”, Art Neville, Christmas Gumbo (various artists), Flambeau Records

“Christmas Fais Do Do”, Marcia Ball, Genuine Houserockin’ Christmas (various artists), Alligator Records

“Zydeco Christmas”, C. J. Chenier And The Red Hot Louisiana Band, Genuine Houserockin’ Christmas (various artists), Alligator Records

“Papa St. Nick”, Beausoleil, Christmas Gumbo (various artists), Flambeau Records

“Louisiana Santa”, Wayne Toups, Christmas Gumbo (various artists), Flambeau Records

“Bonne Annee”, Michael Doucet, Christmas Bayou, Swallow Records

“Carol Of The Bells”, Matt Perrine, A Very Threadhead Holiday (various artists), Threadhead Records

Art Hooker was born in Wisconsin and trained on tuba at Hortonville Union High School and Lawrence Conservatory. As a self-taught flutist he traveled throughout the western U.S. as a busker. He studied radio production technology at Mount Hood Community College in Oregon. He also ad libbed flute music beds for a locally produced poetry program on public radio. He currently plays tenor saxophone, flute, rhythm guitar, percussive devices and vocals. He has performed with the Siegal/Schwall Blues Band, Seafood Mama (later known as Quarterflash), Sweet Betty and Nathaniel Mayer, as a solo artist and as a member of the bands King Rat, The Bushwhackers, FM Band, Two Flat Blues Band, Mumblin’ Eddy, Art Hooker, Hot Tomato, and the Big Jones Blues Band. He has opened for John Lee Hooker, James Cotton, Matt ‘Guitar’ Murphy, Ben E. King, Luther ‘Guitar Jr.’ Johnson, Marshall Tucker, The Guess Who and Chris Duarte.