Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Blue Christmas
3 2:10
2 Silent Night
5 2:26
3 White Christmas
3 2:27
4 I'll Be Home for Christmas
4 1:57
5 Oh Little Town of Bethlehem
2:38
6 O Come, All Ye Faithful
2:50
7 The First Noel
2:12
8 Winter Wonderland
2:19
9 Silver Bells
2:28

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Elvis Presley (1957-09-05) (track 1)
Elvis Presley (1957-09-06) (track 2)
Elvis Presley (1957-09-07) (tracks 4–5)
drums:
D.J. Fontana (1957-09-05) (track 1)
D.J. Fontana (1957-09-06) (track 2)
D.J. Fontana (1957-09-07) (tracks 4–5)
double bass:
Bill Black (US bassist/leader for Elvis/Bill Black's Combo) (1957-09-05) (track 1)
Bill Black (US bassist/leader for Elvis/Bill Black's Combo) (1957-09-06) (track 2)
Bill Black (US bassist/leader for Elvis/Bill Black's Combo) (1957-09-07) (tracks 4–5)
electric guitar:
Scotty Moore (1957-09-05) (track 1)
Scotty Moore (1957-09-06) (track 2)
Scotty Moore (1957-09-07) (tracks 4–5)
piano:
Dudley Brooks (1957-09-05) (track 1)
Dudley Brooks (1957-09-06) (track 2)
Dudley Brooks (1957-09-07) (tracks 4–5)
additional writer:
Buck Ram (tracks 4, 4)
arranger:
Elvis Presley (tracks 6, 6–7, 7)
background vocals:
The Jordanaires (1957-09-05) (track 1)
Millie Kirkham (1957-09-05) (track 1)
The Jordanaires (1957-09-06) (tracks 2–3)
Millie Kirkham (1957-09-06) (tracks 2–3)
The Jordanaires (1957-09-07) (tracks 4–5)
Millie Kirkham (1957-09-07) (tracks 4–5)
The Imperials Quartet (1971-05-16) (track 7)
composer:
Felix Bernard (track 8)
Walter Kent (tracks 4, 4)
Franz Xaver Gruber (1818) (track 2)
Lewis Henry Redner (1868) (track 5)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 3)
lead vocals:
Elvis Presley (1957-09-05) (track 1)
Elvis Presley (1957-09-06) (track 2)
Elvis Presley (1957-09-07) (tracks 4–5)
lyricist:
Kim Gannon (tracks 4, 4)
Richard B. Smith (wrote lyrics to "Winter Wonderland") (track 8)
Josef Mohr (1816) (track 2)
Phillips Brooks (1868) (track 5)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 3)
translator:
John Freeman Young (1859) (track 2)
writer:
Ray Evans (track 9)
Bill Hayes (track 1)
Jay Johnson (songwriter of "Blue Christmas") (track 1)
Jay Livingston (track 9)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 4, 4)
Cherry River Music (tracks 6–7)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 3)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 8)
Elvis Presley Music (tracks 6–7)
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 9)
Piedmont Music Company (tracks 4, 4)
Redwood Music Ltd. (track 8)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 9)
WB Music Corp. (track 8)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 3)
Irving Berlin Music Company (1940 –) (track 3)
arrangement of:
O Come, All Ye Faithful (English version of Latin "Adeste Fideles") (track 6)
The First Noël (track 7)
arrangements:
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 5)
Silent Night (arr. Rose) (track 2)
Silent Night (arr. Rutter) (track 2)
Silent Night, Holy Night (arranged by Malcolm Sargent) (track 2)
cover recording of:
Silver Bells (track 9)
Blue Christmas (1957-09-05) (track 1)
Silent Night (1957-09-06) (track 2)
White Christmas (1957-09-06) (track 3)
I’ll Be Home for Christmas (1957-09-07) (track 4)
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) (1957-09-07) (track 5)
Winter Wonderland (1971-05-16) (track 8)
has revision:
is the basis for:
Holy Night (track 2)
later parody versions:
Silent Night (track 2)
Silent Night (track 2)
later translated versions:
Rap jul (track 3)
Talven ihmemaa (track 8)
Tu mazā, klusā Betlēme (Latvian version of "O Little Town of Bethlehem") (track 5)
Valkea joulu (track 3)
Winter Wonderland (track 8)
Ziemassvētku nakts (Latvian version of "Silver Bells") (track 9)
later versions:
Cik lēni snieg (Latvian version of "Blue Christmas") (track 1)
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 5)
Little Town (Cliff Richard carol -- the traditional words set to new music) (track 5)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Kenneth Jennings arrangement) (track 5)
O' Little Town of Bethlehem (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 5)
Silent Night (Elvis Presley version) (track 2)
Silent Night (Lindner version) (track 2)
Weiße Weihnacht (track 3)
Winter Wunderwelt (track 8)
recording of:
O Come, All Ye Faithful (arrangement by Elvis Presley) (1971-05-16) (track 6)
The First Noel (arrangement by Elvis Presley) (1971-05-16) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Holiday Cheer (track 9)
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 2, 9)
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 3)
Megamix 1 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 8)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 1, 8)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 8)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 2, 9)
Polarlufteinbruch (track 8)
Noëls pour cordes (tracks 2, 5)
translated version of:
version of:
St. Louis (track 5)

Release

ASIN: US: B000002WDF [info]