Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 We Wish You a Merry Xmas
Jeff Scott Soto, Bruce Kulick, Bob Kulick, Chris Wyse & Ray Luzier 4:39
2 Run Rudolph Run
Lemmy Kilmister, Billy F. Gibbons & Dave Grohl 4:00
3 Santa Claws Is Coming to Town
Alice Cooper, John 5, Billy Sheehan & Vinny Appice 4:20
4 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Ronnie James Dio, Tony Iommi, Rudy Sarzo & Simon Wright 4:07
5 Silver Bells
Geoff Tate, Carlos Cavazo, James Lomenzo & Ray Luzier 5:05
6 Little Drummer Boy
Doug Pinnick, George Lynch, Billy Sheehan & Simon Phillips 4:38
7 Santa Claus Is Back in Town
Tim “Ripper” Owens, Steve Morse, Juan Garcia, Marco Mendoza & Vinny Appice 4:01
8 Silent Night
Chuck Billy, Scott Ian, Jon Donais, Chris Wyse & John Tempesta 4:11
9 Deck the Halls
Oni Logan, Craig Goldy, Tony Franklin & John Tempesta 4:11
10 Grandma Got Ran Over by a Reindeer
Stephen Pearcy, Tracii Guns, Bob Kulick, Billy Sheehan & Gregg Bissonette 4:41
11 Rockin' Around the Xmas Tree
Joe Lynn Turner, Bruce Kulick, Bob Kulick, Rudy Sarzo & Simon Wright 3:22
12 Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
Tommy Shaw, Steve Lukather, Marco Mendoza & Kenny Aronoff 4:28
13 O’ Christmas Tree
Doro Pesch, Michael Schenker, Tony Franklin & Frankie Banali 4:16
14 Auld Lang Syne
Girlschool 3:21

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Tony Franklin (UK rock bassist) (tracks 9, 13)
Lemmy Kilmister (track 2)
James Lomenzo (track 5)
Marco Mendoza (tracks 7, 12)
Rudy Sarzo (tracks 4, 11)
Billy Sheehan (tracks 3, 6, 10)
Enid Williams (track 14)
Chris Wyse (tracks 1, 8)
drums:
Vinny Appice (tracks 3, 7)
Kenny Aronoff (track 12)
Frankie Banali (track 13)
Gregg Bissonette (track 10)
Denise Dufort (track 14)
Dave Grohl (track 2)
Ray Luzier (tracks 1, 5)
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 6)
John Tempesta (tracks 8–9)
Simon Wright (rock and metal drummer) (tracks 4, 11)
slide guitar:
Bob Kulick (track 11)
guitar:
Jackie Chambers (track 14)
Jonathan Donais (track 8)
Juan Garcia (metal guitarist) (track 7)
Billy Gibbons (track 2)
Tracii Guns (track 10)
Bruce Kulick (track 1)
Steve Morse (track 7)
Michael Schenker (track 13)
Bob Kulick (track 1)
Kim McAuliffe (track 14)
ebow:
Bob Kulick (tracks 3–4, 12)
guitars:
Carlos Cavazo (track 5)
Craig Goldy (track 9)
Scott Ian (track 8)
Tony Iommi (track 4)
John 5 (track 3)
Bruce Kulick (track 11)
Steve Lukather (track 12)
George Lynch (track 6)
Bob Kulick (track 10)
additional guitars:
Bob Kulick (track 2)
additional lyricist:
Andreas Frege (track 14)
arranger:
Brett Chassen (tracks 1–14)
Michael Breitkopf (track 14)
Bob Kulick (tracks 1–14)
background vocals:
Jackie Chambers (track 14)
Brett Chassen (tracks 1, 6, 9–10)
Denise Dufort (track 14)
Dave Grohl (track 2)
Enid Williams (track 14)
Mike Hutchings (track 1)
Jeff Scott Soto (track 5)
composer:
Franz Xaver Gruber (track 8)
Jerry Leiber (track 7)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (tracks 2, 11)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 12)
Mike Stoller (track 7)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1, 4, 9, 13–14)
Marvin Broadie (track 2)
Randy Brooks (writer of Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer) (track 10)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 12)
Katherine K. Davis (1941) (track 6)
engineer:
Brett Chassen (tracks 1–14)
lead vocals:
Lemmy Kilmister (track 2)
Oni Logan (track 9)
Kim McAuliffe (track 14)
Stephen Pearcy (track 10)
Doug Pinnick (track 6)
Jeff Scott Soto (track 1)
Geoff Tate (track 5)
lyricist:
Jerry Leiber (track 7)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (tracks 2, 11)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 12)
Mike Stoller (track 7)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1, 4)
Marvin Broadie (track 2)
Randy Brooks (writer of Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer) (track 10)
Robert Burns (18th century Scottish poet/lyricist) (track 14)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 12)
Josef Mohr (track 8)
Thomas Oliphant (track 9)
Ernst Anschütz (1824) (track 13)
Katherine K. Davis (1941) (track 6)
mixer:
Brett Chassen (tracks 1–14)
Bob Kulick (tracks 1–14)
producer:
Brett Chassen (tracks 1–14)
Bob Kulick (tracks 1–14)
translator:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 13)
vocals:
Chuck Billy (track 8)
Alice Cooper (the musician Vincent Damon Furnier) (track 3)
Ronnie James Dio (track 4)
Doro Pesch (track 13)
Tommy Shaw (of Styx) (track 12)
Joe Lynn Turner (US rock vocalist) (track 11)
writer:
Ray Evans (track 5)
Jay Livingston (track 5)
J. Fred Coots (1932) (track 3)
Haven Gillespie (1932) (track 3)
Henry Onorati (1958) (track 6)
Harry Simeone (1958) (track 6)
publisher:
Cherry River Music (track 7)
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 5)
Leo Feist, Inc. (track 3)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 5)
Mills Music, Inc. (1964) (track 6)
mixed at:
recorded at:
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 394) (track 4)
arrangements:
Deadly Gentlemen (track 4)
Deck the Hall (arr. Rutter) (track 9)
Deck the Halls (Jim Dooley's arrangement) (track 9)
Deck the Halls (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 9)
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (track 4)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 4)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Mariah Carey arrangement) (track 4)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. Willcocks) (track 4)
Silent Night (arr. Rose) (track 8)
Silent Night (Mariah Carey arrangement) (track 8)
We Wish You a Merry Christmas (arr. Warrell) (track 1)
We Wish You a Merry Christmas (arr. Frege & Rohde) (track 1)
We wish you a Merry Christmas (arr. Willcocks) (track 1)
cover recording of:
Carol of the Drum (aka “The Little Drummer Boy”) (track 6)
Deck the Halls (track 9)
Run Rudolph Run (track 2)
Silent Night (track 8)
Silver Bells (track 5)
has revision:
is based on:
Nos Galan (track 9)
[untitled] (traditional Czech carol, became “Carol of the Drums”) (track 6)
is the basis for:
A Star to Follow (track 4)
Boughs of Holly (track 9)
PDX-mas Carol (tracks 4, 9)
Take a Break Guys (track 4)
later parody versions:
Rapapapam (track 6)
Silent Night (track 8)
Silent Night (track 8)
Ö Christmas Tree (Ö Tannenbaum) (parody recorded by Ö la Palöma Boys) (track 13)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Então é Natal (track 12)
Pieni rumpali (track 6)
Santa Klauss nāk (track 3)
Ziemassvētku nakts (Latvian version of "Silver Bells") (track 5)
おめでとうクリスマス (Hiroshi Yokoi version) (track 1)
later versions:
Deck the Halls (track 9)
Duck the Halls (track 9)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Nox Arcana arrangement) (track 4)
Little Drummer Boy (Poema version of the carol) (track 6)
Nikolaus-Lied (track 3)
Silent Night (Lindner version) (track 8)
Silent Night (Elvis Presley version) (track 8)
Swinging Christmas (track 1)
recording of:
Auld Lang Syne (track 14)
O Christmas Tree (English version of German "O Tannenbaum") (track 13)
referred to in medleys:
A Christmas Festival (tracks 4, 9)
Holiday Cheer (track 5)
Noëls pour cordes (tracks 4, 8)
translated version of:
O Tannenbaum (original German version) (track 13)
version of:
Auld Lang Syne (track 14)