Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Last Christmas
Wham! 4.35 4:28
2 Mary’s Boy Child / Oh My Lord
Boney M. 5:09
3 It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Andy Williams 2:32
4 Sleigh Ride
The Ronettes 3:03
5 Must Be Santa
Bob Dylan 2:46
6 Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town
Frank Sinatra 4 2:35
7 Santa Baby
Eartha Kitt 3:28
8 Blue Christmas
Elvis Presley 3 2:09
9 Jingle Bell Rock
Daryl Hall & John Oates 2:05
10 Cool Yule
Bette Midler 2:29
11 Frosty the Snowman
Willie Nelson 2:25
12 Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
John Denver 1:44
13 Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow
The Great British Barbershop Boys 2:01
14 Zat You Santa Claus
Buster Poindexter and His Banshees of Blue 2:50
15 Winter Wonderland
Tony Bennett 4 2:15
16 The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
Mel Tormé 3:13
17 When a Child Is Born
Johnny Mathis 3:44
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The First Noel
Whitney Houston 3:17
2 World Christmas
R. Kelly 4:03
3 Christmas Day
Dido 3 4:04
4 Early Christmas Morning
Cyndi Lauper 5:08
5 Rockin’ Little Christmas
Shakin’ Stevens 2:35
6 My Only Wish
Britney Spears 4:16
7 It’s Gonna Be a Cold, Cold Christmas
Dana 5 3:18
8 White Christmas
Michael Bolton 3:44
9 C-H-R-I-S-T-M-A-S
Jim Reeves 2:49
10 Pretty Paper
Roy Orbison 2:46
11 I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
Harry Belafonte 3:04
12 Away in a Manger
Julie Andrews 3:55
13 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
Jimmy Boyd 2:31
14 Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)
Gene Autry 2:32
15 We Three Kings
Dolly Parton 2:46
16 Kissin’ Christmas
Bobby Vinton 2:38
17 It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
Perry Como 2:37
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Feliz navidad
José Feliciano 3 3:04
2 Joy to the World
Aretha Franklin 3:03
3 Little Drummer Boy
Johnny Cash 2:33
4 Ding! Dong! Merrily on High
Roger Whittaker 4:47
5 Deck the Halls
Vic Damone 1:55
6 Jingle Bells
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 3:21
7 I’ll Be Home for Christmas
Doris Day 2:27
8 All I Want for Christmas (Is My Two Front Teeth)
Spike Jones and His City Slickers 3:08
9 Silver Bells
Jerry Vale 3:22
10 Remember (Christmas)
Harry Nilsson 4:07
11 Christmas for the Free
Argent 4:16
12 O Little Town of Bethlehem
Mahalia Jackson 3:58
13 Please Come Home for Christmas
Luther Vandross 3:38
14 Give Love on Christmas Day
SWV 3:48
15 Silent Night
Bros 3:47
16 It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
The Manhattan Transfer 5:56
17 Ave Maria, Dolce Maria
José Carreras, Plácido Domingo & Luciano Pavarotti 2:45
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I Believe in Father Christmas
Greg Lake 3:35
2 Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
Céline Dion 4:15
3 The Power of Love (La fuerza mayor)
Il Divo 5:02
4 God Rest Ye, Merry Gentleman
Kenny G 4:34
5 Grown-Up Christmas List
Monica 4:21
6 Christmas Time
Backstreet Boys 3 4:16
7 Holiday Celebrate
Toni Braxton 4:00
8 I Don’t Wanna Spend One More Christmas Without You
N-SYNC 4:03
9 Merry, Merry Christmas
New Kids on the Block 4:07
10 It’s Christmas Time Again
Jessica Simpson 3:09
11 Merry X-Mas Everybody
Steps 1 3:39
12 It’s Christmas
Modern Talking 1 3:51
13 Do You Hear What I Hear
Gladys Knight & The Pips 3:59
14 Happy Holiday
Percy Faith Orchestra 1:59
15 We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Patti Page 2:02
16 O Christmas Tree
Mario Lanza 1:49
17 O Holy Night
Paul Potts 3 4:24

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Elvis Presley (1957-09-05) (track 8)
membranophone:
D.J. Fontana (1957-09-05) (track 8)
double bass:
Bill Black (US bassist/leader for Elvis/Bill Black's Combo) (1957-09-05) (track 8)
electric guitar:
Scotty Moore (American guitarist and recording engineer) (1957-09-05) (track 8)
piano:
Dudley Brooks (1957-09-05) (track 8)
arranger:
Robert Farnon (track 15)
assistant producer:
Kris O'Connor (track 12)
background vocals:
The Jordanaires (1957-09-05) (track 8)
Millie Kirkham (1957-09-05) (track 8)
composer:
Felix Bernard (track 15)
George Michael (track 1)
Zacar (Italian musician Ciro Dammicco) (track 17)
Frank Farian (track 2)
Jester Hairston (tracks 2, 2)
Fred Jay (track 2)
J. Fred Coots (1932) (track 6)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 16)
Leroy Anderson (1948) (track 4)
engineer:
Mickey Crofford (1975-08) (track 12)
lead vocals:
Andy Williams (US pop/jazz vocalist) (track 3)
Elvis Presley (1957-09-05) (track 8)
lyricist:
George Michael (track 1)
Frank Farian (track 2)
Jester Hairston (tracks 2, 2)
Fred Jay (tracks 2, 17)
Heinz Korn (track 2)
Richard B. Smith (wrote lyrics to "Winter Wonderland") (track 15)
Haven Gillespie (1932) (track 6)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 16)
Robert Wells (songwriter) (1944) (track 16)
Mitchell Parish (1950) (track 4)
producer:
George Michael (track 1)
Milton Okun (track 12)
Phil Spector (track 4)
vocals:
Frank Sinatra (track 6)
Andy Williams (US pop/jazz vocalist) (track 3)
writer:
Joe Beal (track 9)
Jim Boothe (track 9)
Bill Hayes (track 8)
Joan Javits (track 7)
Jay Johnson (songwriter of "Blue Christmas") (track 8)
Hal Moore (track 5)
Steve Nelson (US songwriter who co-wrote "Frosty the Snowman") (track 11)
Eddie Pola (track 3)
Walter E. Rollins (track 11)
Anthony Springer (track 7)
Philip Springer (track 7)
George Wyle (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) (1963) (track 3)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1963) (track 3)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1979) (track 11)
RCA Records (record company—for the imprint, please use “RCA” instead) (1983) (track 9)
publisher:
Bourne Music Ltd. (track 2)
Carlin Music Corporation (tracks 7, 11)
Chappell & Co. (track 1)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 15)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 3)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 3)
Intuitive Music (track 5)
Leo Feist, Inc. (track 6)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 15)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 16)
TM Music Ltd. (track 7)
Tamir Music (track 7)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 8)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 15)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 1)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 11)
Wham! Music Ltd. (track 1)
Woodwyn Music Co. (track 5)
Edwin H. Morris & Co., Inc. (1946 –) (track 16)
Hollis Music, Inc. (1960 –) (track 5)
Morrison Leahy Music Ltd. (1984 –) (track 1)
株式会社ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (2017-04-01 –) (track 1)
arrangements:
Mary's Boy Child (arr. Langford) (track 2)
cover recording of:
Frosty the Snowman (track 11)
Jingle Bell Rock (track 9)
Mary’s Boy Child (track 2)
Must Be Santa (track 5)
Sleigh Ride (track 4)
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town (1947-12-28) (track 6)
Blue Christmas (1957-09-05) (track 8)
is the basis for:
Jul - Det’ cool (track 4)
later parody versions:
Last Christmas (track 1)
Last Christmas (track 1)
Last Xmas (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
Weihnachten (track 1)
later translated versions:
Joululaulu (Hiljaa leijaa maahan hiutaleet) (track 16)
Joulusydän (track 1)
Kuningas hän on (track 2)
Marian poika (track 2)
Rekiretki (track 4)
Santa Klauss nāk (track 6)
Snømannen Kalle (track 11)
Talven ihmemaa (track 15)
Winter Wonderland (track 15)
そりすべり (track 4)
ウィンターワンダーランド (Japanese version of “Winter Wonderland”) (track 15)
later versions:
Cik lēni snieg (Latvian version of "Blue Christmas") (track 8)
Nikolaus-Lied (track 6)
Winter Wunderwelt (track 15)
medley of:
Mary’s Boy Child (track 2)
Oh My Lord (track 2)
recording of:
Last Christmas (track 1)
Santa Baby (track 7)
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) (track 16)
Winter Wonderland (track 15)
referred to in medleys:
Holiday Cheer (track 9)
Someone Special (track 1)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 4, 6, 8, 11, 15–17)
Megamix 4 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 2)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 16)
Megamix 1 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 6, 9, 15)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 2, 6, 11, 15)
Polarlufteinbruch (tracks 11, 15)
Mix 1 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 1)
version of:
Sleigh Ride (original instrumental version) (track 4)

CD 2

additional arranger:
Sir John Stainer (1871) (track 1)
additional lyricist:
Davies Gilbert (1823) (track 1)
arranger:
Michael Bolton (track 8)
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) (track 8)
R. Kelly (track 2)
Davies Gilbert (1823) (track 1)
composer:
John Baptiste Calkin (composer) (track 11)
Tommie Connor (track 13)
Willie Nelson (track 10)
R. Kelly (track 2)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 1)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 8)
Meredith Willson (1951) (track 17)
lead vocals:
Michael Bolton (track 8)
lyricist:
Tommie Connor (track 13)
Willie Nelson (track 10)
R. Kelly (track 2)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 1)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 8)
Meredith Willson (1951) (track 17)
producer:
Michael Bolton (track 8)
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) (track 8)
R. Kelly (track 2)
publisher:
William B. Sandys (1823) (track 1)
William B. Sandys (1833) (track 1)
writer:
Rollo Armstrong (track 3)
Gene Autry (track 14)
Dido (English singer‐songwriter) (track 3)
Roger Greenaway (track 7)
Oakley Haldeman (track 14)
Brian Kierulf (track 6)
Cyndi Lauper (track 4)
Jan Pulsford (track 4)
Josh Schwartz (track 6)
Geoff Stephens (track 7)
publisher:
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 8)
Frank Music Corp. (track 17)
Herman Music, Inc. (track 13)
Jewel Music Publishing Co., Inc. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 13)
Remick Music Corp. (track 14)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 8)
Irving Berlin Music Company (1940 –) (track 8)
arrangements:
Here Comes Santa Claus (arr. Ployhar) (track 14)
The First Noel (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 1)
The First Noel (arrangement by Elvis Presley) (track 1)
cover recording of:
The First Noël (track 1)
White Christmas (track 8)
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Atnāk Santa Klauss (track 14)
Rap jul (track 8)
The First Noel (track 1)
Valkea joulu (track 8)
サンタクロースがやってくる (Hiroshi Unno Translation) (track 14)
サンタクロースがやってくる (Rokurō Akashi’s translation) (track 14)
サンタクロースがやってくる (Teiko Mizuno’s translation) (track 14)
later versions:
Weiße Weihnacht (track 8)
part of:
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944 film) (track 1)
recording of:
Christmas Day (track 3)
Pretty Paper (track 10)
World Christmas (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 8)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 14)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 13)
version of:
The First Nowell (track 1)

CD 3

additional writer:
Buck Ram (track 7)
composer:
Walter Kent (track 7)
Harry Nilsson (US singer-songwriter) (track 10)
José Feliciano (track 1)
Lewis Henry Redner (1868) (track 12)
lyricist:
Harry Nilsson (US singer-songwriter) (track 10)
José Feliciano (track 1)
Kim Gannon (track 7)
Phillips Brooks (1868) (track 12)
producer:
Luther Vandross (track 13)
writer:
John “Skip” Anderson (funk/soul producer and songwriter) (track 13)
Luther Vandross (track 13)
publisher:
DeJamus Ltd. (track 1)
Golden Syrup Music (track 10)
J-H Publishing (track 1)
arrangements:
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 12)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Feliz Navidad (track 1)
I'll Be Home for Christmas (parody version, apparently) (track 7)
later translated versions:
Tu mazā, klusā Betlēme (Latvian version of "O Little Town of Bethlehem") (track 12)
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 12)
Little Town (Cliff Richard carol -- the traditional words set to new music) (track 12)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Kenneth Jennings arrangement) (track 12)
O' Little Town of Bethlehem (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 12)
See viis (track 1)
recording of:
Feliz Navidad (track 1)
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)
referred to in medleys:
Christmas Medley (Bing Crosby version) (track 12)
Noëls pour cordes (track 12)
version of:
St. Louis (track 12)

CD 4

composer:
Greg Lake (track 1)
Adolphe Adam (1847) (track 17)
Gloria Shayne Baker (1962) (track 13)
conductor:
Godfrey Salmon (Violinist.) (track 1)
lead vocals:
Paul Potts (track 17)
lyricist:
Greg Lake (track 1)
Peter Sinfield (track 1)
John Sullivan Dwight (1855) (track 17)
Noël Regney (1962) (track 13)
orchestra:
producer:
Paul Umbach (track 11)
writer:
Noddy Holder (track 11)
Jim Lea (track 11)
Veit Renn (track 6)
Joe Smith (US recording/mixing engineer) (track 6)
Johnny Wright (legal representation) (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment (Canada) Inc. (not for release label use! pre-Aug 2004 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.) (1998) (track 2)
publisher:
Jewel Music Publishing Co., Inc. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 13)
arrangements:
O Holy Night (catch-all for arrangements) (track 17)
O Holy Night (Mariah Carey arrangement) (track 17)
O Holy Night (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (track 17)
Oh Holy Night (for Sara Stevens) (track 17)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
O Holy Night (Peter Cardinali arrangement) (track 17)
later parody versions:
O Holy Tonight! (track 17)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Ak, svētā nakts (track 17)
later versions:
recording of:
Christmas Time (track 6)
O Holy Night (track 17)
referred to in medleys:
Megamix 1 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 11)
Mix 1 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 11)
Megamix 4 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 1)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 1, 13)
version of:
Cantique de Noël "Minuit chrétiens" (French original of "O Holy Night") (track 17)

Release

ASIN: UK: B005F1MZ8Y [info]

Release Group

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