Creative Commons and song copyright for use in apps

I am starting to develop an advent calendar ready for December. For this app, I want to have Christmas music.

To make sure I don’t run into any copyright issues, I am using Creative Commons. Doing a search on there led me to this site. The main songs that I am a, interested in so far are We wish you a merry Xmas and Jingle Bells Bluegrass by Akashic Records. There may also be others I want later on.

Now, the question is, as these are remixes of original songs that are copyrighted, do I still have permissions to put the tracks in my app or would I still have to contact the original artist of the song first? If it makes a difference, this app will be free and not for profit.

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