CD 1
1Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree
part of:
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1960 (number: 33)
recording of:
Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree
lyricist and composer:
Johnny Marks (American songwriter)
Chappell and St. Nicholas Music, Inc.
Brenda Lee42:07
2Jingle Bell Rock
guest background vocals:
Anita Kerr Singers (Mixed vocal group)
part of:
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1957 (number: 30)
recording of:
Jingle Bell Rock (in 1957-10)
Joe Beal and Jim Boothe
Bobby Helms4.52:11
3Frosty the Snowman
Fats Domino43:47
4Winter Wonderland
Bobby Vee2:34
5Pretty Paper
recording of:
Pretty Paper
lyricist and composer:
Willie Nelson
Sony ATV Music Publishing and Tree Publishing Inc.
Roy Orbison2:48
6Joy to the World
recording of:
Joy to the World (Christmas carol)
Isaac Watts (hymn writer)
additional composer:
Lowell Mason (in 1839)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer)
Jackie Wilson2:04
7Jingle Bells
Johnny Tillotson1:43
8Run Rudolph Run
phonographic copyright by:
UMG Recordings, Inc. (for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified; see annotation) (in 1958)
recording of:
Run Rudolph Run
Marvin Brodie and Johnny Marks (American songwriter)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) and Chappell Music Ltd.
Chuck Berry42:44
9Merry Twist-Mas
recording of:
Merry Twist-mas
Wally Hall (songwriter), Charles Singleton (composer/lyricist) and Mack Wolfson
The Marcels2:07
10Deck the Halls
The Crickets2:24
11Sleigh Ride
instrumental recording of:
Sleigh Ride (original instrumental version)
Leroy Anderson (until 1948-02-10)
Mills Music
cover recording of:
Sleigh Ride (original instrumental version)
Leroy Anderson (until 1948-02-10)
Mills Music
The Ventures32:22
12White Christmas
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (on 1954-02-04)
bass, drums (drum set), piano, tenor saxophone and vibraphone:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (on 1954-02-04)
Jimmy Oliver (guitar, Drifters) (on 1954-02-04)
baritone vocals:
Andrew Thrasher (on 1954-02-04) and Andrew Trasher (on 1954-02-04)
bass vocals:
Bill Pinkney (on 1954-02-04)
lead vocals:
Clyde McPhatter (on 1954-02-04) and Bill Pinkney (on 1954-02-04)
tenor vocals:
Clyde McPhatter (on 1954-02-04), Gerhart Thrasher (on 1954-02-04) and Gerhart Trasher (on 1954-02-04)
cover recording of:
White Christmas (on 1954-02-04)
lyricist and composer:
Irving Berlin (from 1938 until 1940)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships), Irving Berlin Music Corp., Irving Berlin Music Ltd., Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–2019), シンコーミュージック・エンタテイメント, ユニバーサル・ミュージック・パブリッシング Synch事業部 and Irving Berlin Music Company (from 1940 to present)
part of:
Academy Award for Best Original Song (number: 15)
The Drifters, Clyde McPhatter & Bill Pinkney52:40
13Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Frankie Avalon2:39
14Merry Christmas Baby
Dodie Stevens2:16
15Christmas Song
cover recording of:
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
Robert Wells (songwriter) (in 1944)
Mel Tormé (in 1944)
Chappell/Morris Ltd., Sony/ATV Tunes LLC, Warner Chappell Ltd. and E. H. Morris & Co., Inc. (a division of MPL Communications Inc.) (from 1946 to present)
King Curtis3:11
16Here Comes Santa Claus
Pat Boone1:48
17Baby's First Christmas
Connie Francis2:28
18O Holy Night
Bobby Vinton3:39
19It's Christmas Once Again
Frankie Lymon2:23
20Little Altar Boy
The Fleetwoods2:23
21Please Come Home for ChristmasCharles Brown2:50
22I'll Be Home for Christmas
Paul & Paula3:17
23I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
recording of:
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
lyricist and composer:
Tommie Connor (English songwriter)
Blue Ribbon Music Ltd., Herman Music, Inc., Jewel Music Publishing Co., Inc. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) and Regent Music (BMI)
The Four Seasons2:12
24We Wish You a Merry Christmas
recording of:
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
The Everly Brothers1:23