We take our yearly look at seasonal music with our own "Mr. Christmas," Ron Cohen, Robin Young of Here & Now's former choirmaster at John F. Kennedy High School in Long Island.
Cohen joins Young for a selection of variations on Christmas carols, including several takes on one of the most beloved holiday songs of all time: "Silent Night."
Songs In This Segment:
- Mark Lowry and Buddy Greene, "Mary Did You Know," performed by Jordan Smith and Pentatonix
- "O come, O come, Emmanuel," performed by the John F. Kennedy High School Choir and Glad
- Franz Xaver Gruber, Joseph Mohr (English translation by John Young)"Silent Night," performed by Mahalia Jackson, Chris Botti, and Bing Crosby
- Daniel Cantor, "Night of Silence," performed by the Saint Olaf Choir
- Franz Xaver Gruber, Joseph Mohr, "Stille Nacht" (Silent Night), performed by Mannheim Steamroller
- Ron Cohen, co-host Robin Young’s former choir director at the John F. Kennedy High School in Plainview, Long Island.
This segment aired on December 23, 2015.