Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 White Christmas
Bing Crosby 2:33
2 Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Frank Sinatra 1:43
3 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Rosemary Clooney 4:13
4 Zat You Santa Claus
Louis Armstrong 2:52
5 Silent Night
Mahalia Jackson 1.5 5:06
6 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Bing Crosby & Frank Sinatra 1:17
7 The First Noel
Billy Vaughn 1:33
8 Sleigh Bells
Gene Autry 2:19
9 Merry Christmas to You
Frank Sinatra 1:58
10 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
Bobby Sherman 2:21
11 O Little Town of Bethlehem
Mahalia Jackson 3:59
12 Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
Rosemary Clooney 2:27
13 Little Drummer Boy
Frank Sinatra & The Midnight Strings 2:58
14 Christmas
Kitty Wells 2:23
15 O Holy Night
Jerry Butler 2:58
16 Hitch a Ride With Santa Claus
Bing Crosby 1:08

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
Ralph Carmichael (track 6)
composer:
Jack Fox (track 4)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 12)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 6)
Franz Xaver Gruber (1818) (track 5)
Lewis Henry Redner (1868) (track 11)
lyricist:
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 12)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 6)
Josef Mohr (1816) (track 5)
Phillips Brooks (1868) (track 11)
translator:
John Freeman Young (1859) (track 5)
vocals:
Louis Armstrong (track 4)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Verve Music Group (now known as Verve Label Group; not for release label use!) (1963) (track 4)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 12)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 394) (track 6)
arrangements:
Deadly Gentlemen (track 6)
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (track 6)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Mariah Carey arrangement) (track 6)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 6)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. Geoffrey Keating) (track 6)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Willan arrangement) (track 6)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. Willcocks) (track 6)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 11)
Silent Night (arr. Rose) (track 5)
Silent Night (arr. Rutter) (track 5)
Silent Night, Holy Night (arranged by Malcolm Sargent) (track 5)
cover recording of:
has revision:
is the basis for:
A Star to Follow (track 6)
Holy Night (track 5)
PDX-mas Carol (track 6)
Take a Break Guys (track 6)
later parody versions:
Silent Night (track 5)
Silent Night (track 5)
later translated versions:
Petteri Punakuono (track 12)
Tu mazā, klusā Betlēme (Latvian version of "O Little Town of Bethlehem") (track 11)
later versions:
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 11)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Nox Arcana arrangement) (track 6)
Little Town (Cliff Richard carol -- the traditional words set to new music) (track 11)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Kenneth Jennings arrangement) (track 11)
O' Little Town of Bethlehem (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 11)
Silent Night (Elvis Presley version) (track 5)
Silent Night (Lindner version) (track 5)
recording of:
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 11)
Silent Night (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 6)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 12)
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 5)
Megamix 4 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 6)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 12)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 5)
Noëls pour cordes (tracks 5–6, 11)
translated version of:
version of:
St. Louis (track 11)