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Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 White Christmas
Bing Crosby 4.5 3:04
2 Jingle Bells
Rosemary Clooney 2:33
3 Silent Night
Mahalia Jackson 1.5 5:05
4 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Dean Martin 2:14
5 Blue Christmas
The Platters 2:02
6 Little Drummer Boy
Rosemary Clooney 2:30
7 What Child Is This
Mahalia Jackson 4:17
8 Go Tell It on the Mountain
Swan Silvertones 2:49
9 Winter Wonderland
Dean Martin 1:54
10 Come All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles)
Bing Crosby 3:11
11 Christmas in New Orleans
Louis Armstrong 2:55
12 O Little Town of Bethlehem
Mahalia Jackson 3:57
13 Here Comes Santa Claus
Bing Crosby & The Andrews Sisters 3:03
14 Joy to the World
Mario Lanza 2:17
15 Come Home for Christmas
The Platters 2:27
16 Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Frank Sinatra 4 2:35
17 Merry Christmas
Bing Crosby 2:55
18 Silver Bells
Bing Crosby & Rosemary Clooney 3:04
19 Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
Dean Martin 1:58
20 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Mahalia Jackson 3:37

Credits

CD 1

additional composer:
Lowell Mason (1839) (track 14)
William H. Cummings (1855) (track 20)
additional lyricist:
George Whitefield (1753) (track 20)
arranger:
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 4)
Sammy Cahn (track 19)
Jule Styne (track 19)
choir vocals:
Ken Darby Singers (track 1)
Max Terr's Mixed Chorus (1942-06-08) (track 10)
composer:
Felix Bernard (track 9)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (track 14)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 4)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 7)
John Francis Wade (1740 – 1743) (track 10)
Franz Xaver Gruber (1818) (track 3)
Felix Mendelssohn (1840) (track 20)
James Lord Pierpont (1850) (track 2)
Lewis Henry Redner (1868) (track 12)
J. Fred Coots (1932) (track 16)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 1)
Jule Styne (1945-07) (track 19)
lead vocals:
Bing Crosby (track 1)
Dean Martin (American singer/actor) (tracks 9, 19)
Bing Crosby (1942-06-08) (track 10)
lyricist:
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 4)
Richard B. Smith (wrote lyrics to "Winter Wonderland") (track 9)
Isaac Watts (track 14)
Charles Wesley (1739) (track 20)
John Francis Wade (1740 – 1743) (track 10)
Josef Mohr (1816) (track 3)
James Lord Pierpont (1850) (track 2)
William Chatterton Dix (1865) (track 7)
Phillips Brooks (1868) (track 12)
Haven Gillespie (1932) (track 16)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 1)
Sammy Cahn (1945-07) (track 19)
orchestra:
John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (1942-06-08) (track 10)
performer:
Bing Crosby (track 18)
producer:
Lee Gillette (tracks 9, 19)
tenor vocals:
Mario Lanza (track 14)
translator:
Frederick Oakeley (1841) (track 10)
John Freeman Young (1859) (track 3)
vocals:
Frank Sinatra (track 16)
writer:
Gene Autry (tracks 13, 13)
Charles Brown (blues musician) (track 15)
Ray Evans (track 18)
Oakley Haldeman (tracks 13, 13)
Bill Hayes (track 5)
Jay Johnson (songwriter of "Blue Christmas") (track 5)
Jay Livingston (track 18)
Gene Redd (Senior; vibraphonist & trumpeter, bandleader and A&R man) (track 15)
Richard M. Sherman (track 11)
Joseph van Winkle (track 11)
publisher:
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 1)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 9)
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 18)
Leo Feist, Inc. (track 16)
Redwood Music Ltd. (track 9)
Remick Music Corp. (tracks 13, 13)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 18)
WB Music Corp. (track 9)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 1)
Irving Berlin Music Company (1940 –) (track 1)
arrangement of:
What Child Is This? (for Sara Stevens) (track 7)
arrangements:
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (arr. Wilcocks) (track 20)
Hark! the Herald Angels Sing (Sovereign Grace version) (track 20)
Here Comes Santa Claus (arr. Ployhar) (tracks 13, 13)
Jingle All the Way (track 2)
Jingle Bells (arr. Chilcott) (track 2)
Jingle a cappella (track 2)
Joy to the World (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 14)
Joy to the World (Geoff Zanelli's arrangement) (track 14)
Joy to the World (Our God Reigns) (Sovereign Grace version of Joy to the World) (track 14)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (arrangement by Elvis Presley) (track 10)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste fideles) (arr. Don Gillis) (track 10)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 12)
Silent Night (arr. Rose) (track 3)
Silent Night, Holy Night (arranged by Malcolm Sargent) (track 3)
What Child Is This (Vince Guaraldi adaptation) (track 7)
cover recording of:
Blue Christmas (track 5)
Joy to the World (Christmas carol) (track 14)
White Christmas (1947-03-19) (track 1)
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town (1947-12-28) (track 16)
has revision:
What Child Is This? (Trans-Siberian Orchestra version) (track 7)
is the basis for:
Good King Joy (track 14)
Holy Night (track 3)
Joy to the World (Peter Cardinali arrangement) (track 14)
Joy to the World (Mariah Carey song, based off both the Christmas carol and the Hoyt Axton/Three Dog Night song) (track 14)
Let It Snow (track 19)
O Come All Ye Faithful (Prizeman arrangement) (track 10)
O come, all ye faithful (arr. Willcocks) (track 10)
PDX-mas Carol (track 14)
Trikkevise (track 2)
Året rundt (track 2)
later parody versions:
Dschingenkhan (track 2)
Jingle Bells (track 2)
Jingle Bells Deep (track 2)
Jingle Bells, Batman Smells (Children's schoolyard parody of Batman and Jingle Bells) (track 2)
Silent Night (track 3)
Silent Night (track 3)
Snowdown Skins (track 2)
Yingle Bells (track 2)
Čin čin čin (track 2)
later translated parody versions:
Klokkeklang (track 2)
later translated versions:
Atnāk Santa Klauss (tracks 13, 13)
Bjelleklang (track 2)
Bjældeklang (track 2)
Debespulks dzied apstarots (Latvian version of English "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing") (track 20)
Kas ir šis bērns (Latvian version of English "What Child Is This?") (track 7)
Kulkuset (track 2)
Līksmi lai skan (Latvian version of English "Joy to the World") (track 14)
Petteri Punakuono (track 4)
Rap jul (track 1)
Riemuita saa (translated by V. Arti) (track 14)
Riemuita saa! (translated by Hilkka Norkamo) (track 14)
Santa Klauss nāk (track 16)
Talve ihmemaa (track 9)
Tu mazā, klusā Betlēme (Latvian version of "O Little Town of Bethlehem") (track 12)
Winter Wonderland (track 9)
Ziemassvētku nakts (Latvian version of "Silver Bells") (track 18)
Zvaniņš skan (Alfrēds Krūklis version) (track 2)
サンタクロースがやってくる (Rokurō Akashi’s translation) (tracks 13, 13)
サンタクロースがやってくる (Teiko Mizuno’s translation) (tracks 13, 13)
ジングルベル (Shōji Miyazawa's translation) (track 2)
ジングルベル (transl. Otawa Takashi) (track 2)
新生王 (track 20)
聖誕老人哈哈笑 (tracks 13, 13)
聖誕鈴聲 (track 2)
later versions:
Cik lēni snieg (Latvian version of "Blue Christmas") (track 5)
Forest Green (lyrics of "O Little Town of Bethlehem" set to a different tune, the traditional carol as sung in the UK and in the Episcopal church in the US) (track 12)
Hark the Herald Angels Sing (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 20)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Die Toten Hosen arrangement) (track 20)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (John Ferguson arrangement) (track 20)
Jingle Bells (Die Toten Hosen arrangement) (track 2)
Lass es schnei’n (track 19)
Little Town (Cliff Richard carol -- the traditional words set to new music) (track 12)
Nikolaus-Lied (track 16)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Kenneth Jennings arrangement) (track 12)
O' Come All Ye Faithful (English version of Latin "Adeste Fideles" - Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 10)
O' Little Town of Bethlehem (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 12)
Silent Night (Lindner version) (track 3)
Silent Night (Elvis Presley version) (track 3)
Swingle Bells (track 2)
Vive le vent (track 2)
Weiße Weihnacht (track 1)
Winter Wunderwelt (track 9)
Zvaniņš skan (Latvian version of "Jingle Bells") (track 2)
recording of:
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Christmas carol) (track 20)
Jingle Bells (track 2)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (traditional carol sung in the US to the tune of "St. Louis", cf. the version commonly sung to the hymn tune "Forest Green" in the UK) (track 12)
Silent Night (track 3)
Silver Bells (track 18)
Winter Wonderland (track 9)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (English version of Latin "Adeste Fideles") (1942-06-08) (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
A Christmas Festival (tracks 2, 10, 14, 20)
Holiday Cheer (track 18)
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 3, 18)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 4, 9, 16)
Polarlufteinbruch (tracks 9, 19)
Noëls pour cordes (tracks 3, 12, 14, 20)
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 1–2)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 4–5, 9, 13, 13, 16)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 3, 18)
Megamix 1 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 9, 16)
translated version of:
Adeste fideles (original latin version) (track 10)
version of:
Greensleeves (track 7)
St. Louis (track 12)