Happy Christmas

~ Release by Boney M. (see all versions of this release, 1 available)

Tracklist

CD 1
#TitleRatingLength
1Little Drummer Boy
4:24
2White Christmas
cover recording of:
White Christmas
lyricist and composer:
Irving Berlin (from 1938 until 1940)
publisher:
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships), Irving Berlin Music Corp., Williamson Music Company and Irving Berlin Music Company (from 1940 to present)
sub-publisher:
Irving Berlin Music Ltd., Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–2019), Warner/Chappell Music, Hong Kong Limited (華納音樂版權香港有限公司 (1995–2019)), シンコーミュージック・エンタテイメント and ユニバーサル・ミュージック・パブリッシング Synch事業部
part of:
The 15th Academy Award for Best Original Song (number: 1) and Academy Award for Best Original Song (number: 15)
4:21
3Feliz Navidad
cover recording of:
Feliz Navidad (Spanish/English)
lyricist and composer:
José Feliciano
publisher:
DeJamus Ltd., J & H Publishing Co. and J-H Publishing
3:09
4Jingle Bells
recording of:
Jingle Bells
lyricist and composer:
James Lord Pierpont (in 1850)
publisher:
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996)
composed at and lyrics written at:
Simpson Tavern in Medford, Massachusetts, United States (in 1850)
2:55
5Winter Fairy-Tale
background vocals:
Marcia Barrett
lead vocals:
Liz Mitchell
performer:
Boney M.
recording of:
Winter Fairy-Tale
composer:
Harry Baierl
2:59
6Mary’s Boy Child
recording of:
Mary’s Boy Child / Oh My Lord
lyricist:
Frank Farian, Jester Hairston, Fred Jay and Heinz Korn (composer and songwriter, „Doppel-Korn“)
composer:
Frank Farian, Jester Hairston and Fred Jay
medley of:
Oh My Lord
medley of:
Mary’s Boy Child
5:11
7Christmas Medley: Holy Night / Snow Falls on the Ground / Hear Ye the Message
recording of:
Christmas Medley: Holy Night / Snow Falls Over the Ground / Hear Ye the Message (Boney M. medley)
composer:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist – Do not add releases here, if possible.), Frank Farian and Fred Jay
medley of:
Silent Night (Christmas carol, English translation)
medley of:
Stille Nacht (arr. Carter)
medley of:
Hear Ye the Message (Boney M.)
medley of:
Süsser Die Glocken Nie Klingen (Sweet Bells)
medley of:
Snow Falls Over the Ground
medley of:
Leise rieselt der Schnee
6:24
8Petit Papa Noel
keyboard:
Kristian Schultze (keyboardist, composer, arranger, producer) (in 1981-08)
background vocals:
Marcia Barrett
lead vocals:
Liz Mitchell
solo choir vocals:
London Christmas Choir (Special Purpose Artist – Do not add releases here, if possible.) (in 1981-08)
solo mezzo-soprano vocals:
Liz Mitchell (in 1981-08)
performer:
Boney M.
recorded at:
Air Recording Studio No. 1 (located at Oxford Street 1970–1991) in London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom (in 1981-08)
cover recording of:
Petit Papa Noël (in 1981-08)
lyricist:
Raymond Vincy
composer:
Henri Martinet
publisher:
G. Ricordi & Co. (Ldn) Ltd.
1:43
9Zion’s Daughter
recording of:
Zion’s Daughter
composer:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist – Do not add releases here, if possible.), Frank Farian, George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer), Fred Jay and Helmut Rulofs
3:53
10When a Child Is Born
background vocals:
Marcia Barrett
lead vocals:
Liz Mitchell
performer:
Boney M.
recording of:
When a Child Is Born
lyricist:
Fred Jay
composer:
Zacar
arranger:
Dave Arch (pianist, conductor, arranger and composer)
publisher:
Ardmore & Beechwood Music Ltd., Ardmore and Beechwood Ltd. and Beechwood Music Corp.
3:22
11Darkness Is Falling
background vocals:
Marcia Barrett
lead vocals:
Liz Mitchell
performer:
Boney M.
recording of:
Darkness Is Falling
composer:
Fred Jay and Helmut Rulofs
3:00
12I’ll Be Home for Christmas
background vocals:
Marcia Barrett
lead vocals:
Frank Farian and Liz Mitchell
performer:
Boney M.
recording of:
I'll Be Home for Christmas (Boney M. song)
composer:
Catherine Courage, Frank Farian and Helmut Rulofs
3:45
13Hark the Herald Angel Sing
3:04
14The First Noel
background vocals:
Marcia Barrett
lead vocals:
Liz Mitchell and Reggie Tsiboe
performer:
Boney M.
recording of:
The First Nowell
lyricist, writer and composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
3:05
15Oh Christmas Tree
background vocals:
Marcia Barrett
lead vocals:
Liz Mitchell
performer:
Boney M.
recording of:
O Christmas Tree (English version of German "O Tannenbaum")
lyricist:
Ernst Anschütz (in 1824)
composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
translator:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist – Do not add releases here, if possible.)
translated version of:
O Tannenbaum (original German version)
2:55
16Oh Come All Ye Faithful
background vocals:
Marcia Barrett
lead vocals:
Liz Mitchell
performer:
Boney M.
recording of:
O Come, All Ye Faithful (English version of Latin “Adeste fideles”)
lyricist and composer:
John Francis Wade (from 1740 until 1743)
translator:
Frederick Oakeley (in 1841)
arrangement of:
O Come, All Ye Faithful
translated version of:
Adeste fideles (original latin version)
3:43

Credits

Release

part of:Gold-Serie (Ariola Express) (order: 20)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/1185386 [info]

Release group

mash-ups:Kalimba de luna / Happy Christmas