Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Step Into Christmas
Elton John 2.65 4:31
2 Feliz Navidad
El Vez 2:34
3 Frosty the Snowman
The Ronettes 2:16
4 Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town
Bruce Springsteen 4:26
5 The Man with All the Toys
The Beach Boys 1:30
6 A Change at Christmas (Say It Isn’t So)
The Flaming Lips 5:21
7 It Doesn’t Often Snow at Christmas
Pet Shop Boys 3:57
8 Spotlight on Christmas
Rufus Wainwright 3:23
9 Jingle Bell Rock
The Ventures 1:56
10 Run Rudolph Run
Chuck Berry 2:46
11 Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
The Crystals 2:33
12 Playa’s Ball
OutKast 4:15
13 Merry Christmas Baby
Otis Redding 2:34
14 Christmas Island
Jimmy Buffett 2:57
15 St. Patrick’s Day
John Mayer 5:23
16 Please Come Home for Christmas
Eagles 3:00
17 Christmas Must Be Tonight
The Band 3:37
18 2000 Miles
The Pretenders 3 3:41
19 December Will Be Magic Again
Kate Bush 4 4:52
20 New Year’s Day
U2 4.5 4:20
21 Calling It Christmas
Elton John & Joss Stone 5:30

Credits

Medium 1

Hammond organ, mellotron and Rhodes piano:
Brandon Bush (Piano/Keyboard/Organ (Train)) (track 15)
drumset:
Martin Chambers (track 18)
bass guitar:
Kuma Harada (track 19)
Timothy B. Schmit (track 16)
Malcolm Foster (track 18)
drums:
Preston Hayman (track 19)
Nir Z (track 15)
Don Henley (track 16)
guitar:
Alan Murphy (UK session guitarist) (track 19)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 18)
Robbie McIntosh (English guitarist for The Pretenders) (track 18)
Joe Walsh (former Eagle) (track 16)
guitar [lead]:
Don Felder (track 16)
maracas:
Preston Hayman (track 19)
piano:
Kate Bush (track 19)
Glenn Frey (US musician/singer/songwriter, member of the Eagles) (track 16)
bells:
John Alagia (track 15)
bells [sleigh bells]:
Preston Hayman (track 19)
guitars:
John Mayer (US singer-songwriter) (track 15)
arranger:
Kate Bush (track 19)
assistant engineer:
Jeremy Allom (track 18)
John Barrett (track 19)
background vocals:
Timothy B. Schmit (track 16)
Glenn Frey (US musician/singer/songwriter, member of the Eagles) (track 16)
Joe Walsh (former Eagle) (track 16)
composer:
Marvin Broadie (track 10)
Adam Clayton (track 20)
Paul David Hewson (track 20)
Elton John (track 1)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 10)
Lyle Moraine (track 14)
Kate Bush (track 19)
David Howell Evans (U2's The Edge) (track 20)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 18)
John Mayer (US singer-songwriter) (track 15)
Larry Mullen, Jr. (track 20)
Robbie Robertson (track 17)
engineer:
John Alagia (track 15)
Steve Churchyard (track 18)
Jeff Juliano (track 15)
Paul Thomas (Engineer) (track 20)
lead vocals:
Elton John (track 1)
Don Henley (track 16)
Bruce Springsteen (1975-12-12) (track 4)
lyricist:
Marvin Broadie (track 10)
Adam Clayton (track 20)
Paul David Hewson (track 20)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 10)
Lyle Moraine (track 14)
Kate Bush (track 19)
David Howell Evans (U2's The Edge) (track 20)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 18)
John Mayer (US singer-songwriter) (track 15)
Larry Mullen, Jr. (track 20)
Robbie Robertson (track 17)
Bernie Taupin (track 1)
mixer:
John Alagia (track 15)
Jeff Juliano (track 15)
performer:
The E Street Band (1975-12-12) (track 4)
producer:
Jon Kelly (track 19)
Steve Lillywhite (track 20)
Phil Spector (track 3)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (track 18)
Kate Bush (track 19)
recorded by:
Trent Bell (track 6)
Andy Nunez (track 6)
remixer:
Danny Dawson (track 19)
John Barrett (track 19)
Kate Bush (track 19)
vocals:
Kate Bush (track 19)
Martin Chambers (track 18)
Malcolm Foster (track 18)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 18)
Robbie McIntosh (English guitarist for The Pretenders) (track 18)
writer:
Charles Brown (blues musician) (track 16)
Chris Lowe (1/2 of Pet Shop Boys) (track 7)
Steve Nelson (US songwriter who co-wrote "Frosty the Snowman") (track 3)
Gene Redd (Senior; vibraphonist & trumpeter, bandleader and A&R man) (track 16)
Walter E. Rollins (track 3)
Neil Tennant (track 7)
J. Fred Coots (1932) (track 4)
Haven Gillespie (1932) (track 4)
recorded at:
phonographic copyright by:
Novercia (track 19)
publisher:
Leo Feist, Inc. (track 4)
recorded at:
Post Dome in Nassau County, New York, United States (1975-12-12) (track 4)
cover recording of:
Frosty the Snowman (track 3)
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Santa Klauss nāk (track 4)
Snømannen Kalle (track 3)
later versions:
Nikolaus-Lied (track 4)
live cover recording of:
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town (1975-12-12) (track 4)
recording of:
2000 Miles (track 18)
Christmas Island (track 14)
New Year’s Day (track 20)
Player's Ball (track 12)
Run Rudolph Run (track 10)
St. Patrick's Day (track 15)
referred to in medleys:
Polarlufteinbruch (track 3)

Release

compiler: Elton John
recorded at: 1975-12-12: Post Dome, C.W. Post College, Greenvale, NY, USA (1975-12-12)