The Christmas Song (24-bit Digitally Remastered)

~ Release by Nat King Cole (see all versions of this release, 16 available)

Annotation

this is The Christmas Song album, and then some.

Annotation last modified on 2012-11-03 12:38 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
#TitleArtistRatingLength
1The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas to You) (1961 version)
producer:
Lee Gillette
piano:
Nat King Cole
vocals:
Nat King Cole (in 1961)
conductor:
Ralph Carmichael (in 1961)
orchestrator:
Charles R. Grean and Pete Rugolo
cover recording of:
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) (on 1961-03-30)
lyricist:
Mel Tormé (“The Velvet Fog”) and Robert Wells (songwriter) (from 1944 until 1945)
composer:
Mel Tormé (“The Velvet Fog”) (from 1944 until 1945)
publisher:
Chappell/Morris Ltd., MPL Communications Inc. (Paul McCartney‐related, NYC‐based company), Sony/ATV Tunes LLC, Warner Chappell Ltd. and Edwin H. Morris & Co., Inc. (a division of MPL Communications Inc.) (from 1946 to present)
Nat King Cole3.353:12
2Deck the Hall
producer:
Lee Gillette
lead vocals:
Nat King Cole (in 1960)
conductor:
Ralph Carmichael (in 1960)
arranger:
Edith Bergdahl and Nat King Cole
recording of:
Deck the Halls
lyricist:
Thomas Oliphant
composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
is based on:
Nos Galan
Nat King Cole1:10
3Adeste Fideles
producer:
Lee Gillette
vocals:
Nat King Cole (in 1960)
conductor:
Ralph Carmichael (in 1960)
arranger:
Edith Bergdahl and Nat King Cole
recording of:
Adeste fideles (original latin version) (in 1960)
lyricist and composer:
John Francis Wade (from 1740 until 1743)
Nat King Cole2:29
4God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
producer:
Lee Gillette
vocals:
Nat King Cole (in 1960)
conductor:
Ralph Carmichael (in 1960)
arranger:
Edith Bergdahl
recording of:
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (traditional, no arrangement credits here)
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 394)
Nat King Cole1:28
5O Tannenbaum
producer:
Lee Gillette
vocals:
Nat King Cole (in 1960)
conductor:
Ralph Carmichael (in 1960)
arranger:
Edith Bergdahl and Nat King Cole
recording of:
O Tannenbaum (original German version)
lyricist:
Ernst Anschütz (in 1824)
composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist) (from 1500 until 1600)
version of:
Es lebe hoch der Zimmermannsgeselle
Nat King Cole3:03
6O Little Town of Bethlehem
producer:
Lee Gillette
vocals:
Nat King Cole (in 1960)
conductor:
Ralph Carmichael (in 1960)
arranger:
Edith Bergdahl and Nat King Cole
recording of:
O Little Town of Bethlehem (traditional carol with the tune “St. Louis”, as commonly sung in the U.S.)
lyricist:
Phillips Brooks (in 1868)
composer:
Lewis Henry Redner (in 1868)
is based on:
St. Louis (hymn tune)
Nat King Cole2:21
7I Saw Three Ships
producer:
Lee Gillette
vocals:
Nat King Cole (in 1960)
conductor:
Ralph Carmichael (in 1960)
arranger:
Edith Bergdahl and Nat King Cole
recording of:
I Saw Three Ships
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 700)
Nat King Cole1:28
8O Holy Night
producer:
Lee Gillette
vocals: