Tracklist

Cassette 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1-1 The Magic of Christmas Day (God Bless Us Everyone)
Céline Dion & Rosie O’Donnell 4:20
1-2 Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
Cher & Rosie O’Donnell 3:10
1-3 Santa’s on the Rooftop
Trisha Yearwood & Rosie O’Donnell 4:13
1-4 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Billy Joel & Rosie O’Donnell 4:55
1-5 Love’s in Our Hearts on Christmas Day
*NSYNC & Rosie O’Donnell 4:00
1-6 Do You Hear What I Hear
Elmo & Rosie O’Donnell 4:23
1-7 White Christmas
Sir Elton John & Rosie O’Donnell 3:48
2-1 Gonna Eat for Christmas
Gloria Estefan & Rosie O’Donnell 2:10
2-2 Last Christmas
Darren Hayes (from Savage Garden) 4:49
2-3 Little Drummer Boy
Lauryn Hill & Rosie O’Donnell 5:33
2-4 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
Angelica Pickles & Rosie O’Donnell 3:25
2-5 Winter Wonderland
Donny Osmond & Rosie O’Donnell 3:36
2-6 Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town
Rosemary Clooney & Rosie O’Donnell 1:58
2-7 O Holy Night
Billy Porter 4:59

Credits

Cassette 1

acoustic guitar:
Billy Panda (track 1-3)
acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
John Willis (track 1-3)
clarinet:
Ken Peplowski (track 2-4)
Hammond organ:
Irwin Fisch (track 1-1)
Shane Keister (track 1-7)
Hammond organ and piano:
Joseph Joubert (track 2-7)
bass guitar:
Pat Carroll (studio musician) (track 1-7)
trumpet:
Hernan Teodoro Mulet (track 2-1)
Byron Stripling (track 2-4)
strings:
Johann Bast (track 1-5)
Heather Bixler (track 2-3)
Joni Bjella (track 1-5)
Avril Brown (track 2-3)
Akua Dixon (track 2-3)
Lisa Ferrigno (track 1-5)
Eileen Folson (track 2-3)
Cecelia Hobbs-Gardner (track 2-3)
Karen Karlsrud (track 2-3)
Jesse Levy (track 2-3)
Paul Peabody (track 2-3)
Jennie Rudberg (track 1-5)
Laura Seaton (track 2-3)
Richard Sortomme (track 2-3)
strings arranger:
Leon Pendarvis (track 2-3)
Veit Renn (track 1-5)
Ronn Huff (track 1-1)
membranophone:
Olbin Burgos (track 2-1)
Jan Folkson (track 1-6)
Tommy Igoe (track 2-3)
John Michel (track 1-4)
Frank Vilardi (track 1-1)
Ronnie Zito (track 2-4)
membranophone and percussion:
Brian Barnett (track 1-3)
Rudy Bird (track 2-3)
Richie Jones (track 1-2)
membranophone programming:
Pat Carroll (studio musician) (track 1-7)
Steve Skinner (tracks 2-5, 2-7)
Kobie Brown (track 2-3)
guitar:
Tristan Avakian (track 2-3)
Mick Gaffney (track 1-4)
Tim Mitchell (US producer/songwriter/guitarist (Clinton Studios)) (track 2-1)
guitar and keyboard:
Rob Mathes (track 1-6)
bass:
Tom Barney (bassist) (track 2-3)
Jorge Casas (track 2-1)
Schuyler Deale (track 1-4)
Larry Paxton (track 1-3)
banjo:
Jay Berliner (track 2-4)
electric guitar:
Pat Buchanan (track 1-3)
percussion:
Daniel Lopez (US spanish language songwriter) (track 2-1)
steel guitar:
Sonny Garrish (track 1-3)
keyboard:
Greg Bieck (track 2-2)
Eric Kupper (track 1-2)
Joe Scott (keyboardist) (track 2-3)
Barry Walsh (track 1-3)
Shane Keister (track 1-4)
Steve Skinner (tracks 2-5, 2-7)
keyboard programming:
Russ DeSalvo (track 1-1)
Jeff Bova (track 1-1)
saxophone:
Ed Calle (track 2-1)
piano:
Clay Ostwald (track 2-1)
Shane Keister (track 1-1)
tuba:
Marcus Rojas (track 2-4)
horn:
Jim Horn (track 1-3)
trombone:
Jack Gale (track 2-4)
Dana Teboe (track 2-1)
guitar family:
Russ DeSalvo (track 1-1)
Chieli Minucci (track 2-5)
guitar family and keyboard:
Russ DeSalvo (track 1-7)
additional bass guitar and percussion:
Patrick Carroll (Production music composer) (track 1-1)
additional membranophone programming:
Patrick Carroll (Production music composer) (track 1-1)
additional background vocals:
Rosie O’Donnell (track 2-3)
additional engineer:
Scott Canto (track 2-1)
Alfred Figueroa (track 2-1)
Sebastián Krys (track 2-1)
additional producer:
David Barratt (tracks 1-6, 2-4)
arranger:
Greg Bieck (track 2-2)
Russ DeSalvo (tracks 1-1, 1-7)
Lauryn Hill (track 2-3)
Richie Jones (track 1-2)
Annie Roboff (American songwriter, musician and producer) (track 1-3)
Ric Wake (tracks 1-1–1-4, 1-7)
Joseph Baker (track 2-1)
Shane Keister (tracks 1-3–1-4, 2-4)
Rob Mathes (track 1-6)
John Oddo (track 2-6)
Michael McElroy (track 2-7)
Billy Porter (track 2-7)
Steve Skinner (tracks 2-5, 2-7)
assistant engineer:
Tom Bender (engineer) (track 1-1)
Elliott Blakey (track 2-4)
Gustavo Bonnet (track 2-1)
Alfred Bosco (track 1-1)
Jacques Boulanger (track 2-6)
Chris Brooke (track 1-1)
Alex Caballero (track 2-1)
DUG (engineer) (track 1-4)
Matt Harris (Engineer) (track 1-5)
Ryan Hewitt (tracks 1-7, 2-5)
Bill Importico (track 2-3)
Rob Murphy (Engineer) (track 1-1)
Jake Ninan (track 1-1)
Charlie Paakkari (track 2-6)
Eric Pinson (track 1-3)
Mark Silverman (track 1-5)
Tom Stanley (track 1-7)
George Tutko (engineer, producer) (track 1-3)
Chris Wiggins (tracks 2-1, 2-4, 2-6)
Ed Williams (Engineer) (track 2-1)
Jim Annunziato (track 2-4)
Larry Phillabaum (track 1-7)
assistant mixer:
Jim Annunziato (tracks 1-2–1-7, 2-2, 2-4–2-7)
Tony Mardini (track 2-1)
Dave Swope (track 2-3)
assistant recording engineer:
Jim Caruana (track 1-3)
Larry Phillabaum (track 2-3)
“Young” Dave Scheuer (tracks 1-7, 2-5)
background vocals:
Tawatha Agee (track 2-7)
Candice Anderson (track 2-3)
Janie Barnett (track 2-5)
Shelton Becton (track 2-7)
Martin Briley (tracks 1-1, 1-7)
Sharon Bryant (track 1-1)
Dana Calitri (tracks 1-1–1-2, 1-7)
Angela Clemmons (track 2-7)
Victor Trent Cook (track 2-7)
Margaret Dorn (track 2-5)
Fundisha (track 2-3)
Carolee Goodgold (track 1-2)
Jennifer Karr (track 1-7)
Marti Lebow (track 1-2)
PJ Lequerica (track 1-7)
Rob Mathes (track 1-6)
Paulette McWilliams (track 2-7)
Cindy Mizelle (track 1-1)
Jackie Presti (track 2-5)
Lenesha Randolph (track 2-3)
Fonzi Thornton (tracks 1-1, 2-7)
Eric Troyer (track 1-1)
Virginia Woodruff (track 2-7)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Greg Bieck (track 2-2)
Lauryn Hill (track 2-3)
background vocals arranger:
Margaret Dorn (track 2-5)
Michael McElroy (track 2-7)
Billy Porter (track 2-7)
choir vocals:
Sasha Allen (track 1-1)
Lauren Buchter (track 1-1)
Alexis Burnett (track 1-1)
Ebony Byas (track 1-1)
Renee Delio (track 1-1)
Erica Feldherr (track 1-1)
Julia Grob (track 1-1)
Felicia Grosvenor (track 1-1)
Samantha Jeffreys (track 1-1)
Natalie Kikkenborg (track 1-1)
Isabel Leonard (track 1-1)
Cara Liguori (track 1-1)
Kimberly Marshall (track 1-1)
Roseanna Martin (track 1-1)
Alexandra O'Daly (track 1-1)
Tiffany Packer (track 1-1)
Sayume Romero (track 1-1)
Anne Steingold (track 1-1)
Elana Syer (track 1-1)
Talitha Thomas (track 1-1)
choir vocals arranger:
Rob Mathes (track 1-1)
chorus master:
Robert Apostle (track 1-1)
composer:
Felix Bernard (track 2-5)
Tommie Connor (track 2-4)
Hugh Martin (track 1-4)
George Michael (track 2-2)
Dee Snider (track 1-1)
Adolphe Adam (1847) (track 2-7)
J. Fred Coots (1932) (track 2-6)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 1-7)
Katherine K. Davis (1941) (track 2-3)
Gloria Shayne Baker (1962) (track 1-6)
conductor:
Richie Cannata (track 1-4)
Matt Catingub (track 2-6)
Veit Renn (track 1-5)
Ronn Huff (track 1-1)
engineer:
Adam Barber (track 1-5)
Gustavo Celis (tracks 1-1–1-3, 1-6–1-7, 2-4, 2-6)
Leslie Ann Jones (track 2-6)
Rick Kerr (track 1-1)
Dave Matthews (Recording engineer) (track 1-3)
Adam Olmsted (track 2-4)
Tony Prendatt (track 2-3)
Jim Annunziato (track 1-3)
Bob Cadway (tracks 1-1, 2-4)
Dan Hetzel (tracks 1-1, 1-4, 1-6–1-7)
Commissioner Gordon (US hip hop producer Gordon Williams) (track 2-3)
“Young” Dave Scheuer (tracks 1-2–1-3, 1-7)
Thomas R. Yezzi (tracks 1-1, 1-3)
instruments:
lead vocals:
Elton John (track 1-7)
Rosie O’Donnell (track 1-7)
lyricist:
Tommie Connor (track 2-4)
Ralph Blane (track 1-4)
George Michael (track 2-2)
Richard B. Smith (wrote lyrics to "Winter Wonderland") (track 2-5)
Dee Snider (track 1-1)
John Sullivan Dwight (1855) (track 2-7)
Haven Gillespie (1932) (track 2-6)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 1-7)
Katherine K. Davis (1941) (track 2-3)
Noël Regney (1962) (track 1-6)
mixer:
Bob Cadway (tracks 1-5, 1-7, 2-6–2-7)
Javier Garza (track 2-1)
Mick Guzauski (track 1-1)
Dan Hetzel (tracks 1-2, 1-4, 1-6, 2-2, 2-4–2-5)
Commissioner Gordon (US hip hop producer Gordon Williams) (track 2-3)
Thomas R. Yezzi (track 1-3)
performer:
Gloria Estefan (track 2-1)
Lauryn Hill (track 2-3)
producer:
Greg Bieck (track 2-2)
Roberto Blades (track 2-1)
Emilio Estefan, Jr. (track 2-1)
Lauryn Hill (track 2-3)
George Noriega (track 2-1)
Allen Sviridoff (track 2-6)
Ric Wake (tracks 1-1–1-7, 2-2, 2-4–2-7)
Veit Renn (track 1-5)
programming:
Greg Bieck (track 2-2)
Rob Mathes (track 1-6)
recording engineer:
Gustavo Celis (tracks 1-5, 2-1)
Commissioner Gordon (US hip hop producer Gordon Williams) (track 2-3)
Andy Green (track 1-7)
Dug McGuirk (track 2-5)
Eric Schilling (track 2-1)
Steve Skinner (tracks 2-5, 2-7)
Thomas R. Yezzi (tracks 1-3, 1-7, 2-5, 2-7)
solo alto saxophone:
Matt Catingub (track 2-6)
solo saxophone:
Richie Cannata (tracks 1-1, 1-4)
vocals:
Cheryl Chase (track 2-4)
Kevin Clash (track 1-6)
vocals arranger:
Earl Brown (composer and arranger) (track 2-6)
writer:
Jeff Barry (track 1-2)
Roberto Blades (track 2-1)
Emilio Estefan, Jr. (track 2-1)
Gloria Estefan (track 2-1)
Ellie Greenwich (track 1-2)
Gary Haase (track 1-5)
James Lowell (track 1-5)
Annie Roboff (American songwriter, musician and producer) (track 1-3)
Arnie Roman (track 1-3)
Phil Spector (track 1-2)
John Werking (track 1-5)
Henry V. Onorati (1958) (track 2-3)
Harry Simeone (1958) (track 2-3)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (track 1-2)
Annotation Music (track 1-3)
Anwa Music (track 1-3)
Blue Ribbon Music Ltd. (tracks 1-6, 2-4)
Bughouse (track 1-3)
Cedar King Music (track 1-5)
Chappell & Co. (track 2-2)
Connotation Music (track 1-5)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 1-7)
Denotation Music (tracks 1-1, 1-5)
EMI Feist Catalog Inc. (tracks 1-4, 2-6)
EMI Foray Music (track 1-1)
EMI Mills Music (ASCAP) (track 2-3)
EMI Mills Music Inc. (track 2-3)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 2-5)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 1-4, 2-6)
EMI United Partnership Ltd. (tracks 1-4, 2-6)
Francis, Day & Hunter Ltd. (tracks 2-5–2-6)
Headman Haase Music (track 1-5)
Herman Music, Inc. (track 2-4)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 1-3)
Jewel Music Publishing Co., Inc. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (tracks 1-6, 2-4)
L&H Music (track 1-5)
L.H. Payne Music (track 1-5)
LTH Music (track 1-5)
Leo Feist, Inc. (track 2-6)
Malt Shoppe Music (track 1-2)
N.Y. Wrangler Ltd. (track 1-1)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 2-5)
Romanesque Music (track 1-3)
Snidest Music (track 1-1)
Steeplechase Music (track 1-2)
Trio Music Co., Inc. (track 1-2)
W.B.M. Music Corp. (tracks 1-1, 1-5)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 1-3, 2-5)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (tracks 1-7, 2-2)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 1-5)
Wham! Music Ltd. (track 2-2)
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) (track 1-4)
Irving Berlin Music Company (1940 –) (track 1-7)
Belwin-Mills Publishing Corp. (1955) (track 2-3)
Mills Music, Inc. (1964) (track 2-3)
Morrison Leahy Music Ltd. (1984 –) (track 2-2)
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 2-2)
arrangements:
Do You Hear What I Hear? (arr. Simone, orch. Volpi) (track 1-6)
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (arr. Peter Knight) (track 1-4)
Little Drummer Boy (arr. McCarthy) (track 2-3)
O Holy Night (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2-7)
O Holy Night (Mariah Carey arrangement) (track 2-7)
O Holy Night (arr. Johnson, orch. Volpi) (track 2-7)
O Holy Night (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (track 2-7)
Oh Holy Night (for Sara Stevens) (track 2-7)
cover recording of:
Carol of the Drum (aka “The Little Drummer Boy”) (track 2-3)
Last Christmas (track 2-2)
White Christmas (track 1-7)
Winter Wonderland (track 2-5)
is based on:
[untitled] (traditional Czech carol, became “Carol of the Drums”) (track 2-3)
is the basis for:
O Holy Night (Peter Cardinali arrangement) (track 2-7)
later parody versions:
Last Christmas (track 2-2)
Last Christmas (track 2-2)
Last Xmas (track 2-2)
O Holy Tonight! (Aqua Teen Hunger Force version) (track 2-7)
Rapapapam (track 2-3)
The Little Drum Machine Boy (Aqua Teen Hunger Force version) (track 2-3)
later translated parody versions:
Weihnachten (track 2-2)
later translated versions:
Ak, svētā nakts (track 2-7)
Joulusydän (track 2-2)
Pieni rumpali (track 2-3)
Rap jul (track 1-7)
Santa Klauss nāk (track 2-6)
Talven ihmemaa (track 2-5)
Tähtiin (track 1-2)
Valkea joulu (track 1-7)
Weiße Weihnacht (track 1-7)
Winter Wonderland (track 2-5)
すてきな雪景色 (track 2-5)
ウィンターワンダーランド (Japanese version of “Winter Wonderland”) (track 2-5)
聖誕老人從天降 (track 2-6)
later versions:
Little Drummer Boy (Poema version of the carol) (track 2-3)
Nikolaus-Lied (track 2-6)
Winter Wunderwelt (track 2-5)
part of:
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944 film) (track 1-4)
recording of:
O Holy Night (track 2-7)
Santa on the Rooftop (track 1-3)
referred to in medleys:
Holiday Cheer (track 1-4)
Someone Special (track 2-2)
Medley (Christmas with Frank Ferrari) (tracks 1-7, 2-5)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 2-4–2-6)
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 1-7)
So klingt der Sommer (track 2-2)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 1-4, 1-6, 2-3)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 2-5–2-6)
Polarlufteinbruch (track 2-5)
Mix 1 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 2-2)
Megamix 1 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 2-5–2-6)
version of:
Cantique de Noël "Minuit chrétiens" (French original of "O Holy Night") (track 2-7)