The Winter Solstice is the shortest day of year. In Celtic tradition, the wren, symbol of the waning sun, is killed on this day in preperation for the robin, symbol of the waxing half of the year.
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Lisa Theriot's "The Gifts of Midwinter" Steeleye Span- Unconquered Sun on Winter Atwater and Donnelly, Winter Solstice on Culled From the Garden Libby Roderick, Grandfather Sun on If You See a Dream Ann Reed, Carolyn's Party on Through the Window Tim Grimm's- "The Longest Night" on the cd, FARM SONGS (2010) [played 2009] Herdman, Hills & Mangsen \ A'Roving on a Winter's Night \ Voices of Winter \ Gadfly Magpie \ Solstice Carol \ Last Month Of The Year \ Sliced Bread [played and liked 2008] Christine Lavin And The Mistletones\ Christmas/Kwanzaa/Solstice/Chanukah/Ramadan/Boxing Day Song\ The Runaway Christmas Tree The Yellow Room Gang \ The Coming Of The Dawn \ Happy New Day \ Independent Erica Wheeler \ Song For A Winter's Night \ Wonderland (VA) \ Signature Peter Kessler & Gail Fratar \ Lorena \ Take Me Up \ Mary Chapin Carpenter \ The Longest Night of the Year \ Come Darkness, Come Light - 12 Songs of Christmas \ Zoe Denice Jordan Finley \ Solstice Song \ Happy Holidays: Volume 3 (VA) \ Hudson Harding [also] Atwater-Donnelly- Winter Solstice (When Winter Calls) Steeleye Span- Unconquered Sun & Mistletoe Bough (Winter) Day of the Long Night Moon by Maria Sangiolo Benita Hill\ Winter, Fire and Snow\ Celtic Heartbeat Christmas (VA)\ Celtic Heartbeat Dar Williams\ The Christians and the Pagans\ Mortal City\ Razor & Tie Herdman, Hills And Mangsen\ A'Roving on a Winter's Night\ Voices of Winter\ Gadfly Laurie Lewis & Tom Rozum\ If We Make It Through December\ Winter's Grace\ Signature Magpie\ Solstice Carol\ Last Month of the Year\ Sliced Bread Telynor\ Pat-A-Pan / Dehors Lonc Pré\ Off The Beaten Track\ Self
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