Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 All I Want for Christmas (Is My Two Front Teeth)
King Cole Trio 2:32
2 Frosty the Snowman
Nat King Cole 2:21
3 The Little Christmas Tree
King Cole Trio 3:15
4 The Little Boy That Santa Claus Forgot
Nat King Cole 2:33
5 Mrs. Santa Claus
Nat King Cole 2:09
6 The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas to You)
King Cole Trio 3:15
7 Take Me Back to Toyland
Nat King Cole 2:54
8 Buon Natale (Means Merry Christmas to You)
Nat King Cole 1:36
9 The Happiest Christmas Tree
Nat King Cole 1:50
10 O Come All Ye Faithful
Nat King Cole 2:21
11 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Nat King Cole 1:28
12 Brahms' Lullaby
King Cole Trio 3:13
13 Toys for Tots
Nat King Cole 1:22

Credits

CD 1

guitar:
John Collins (jazz guitarist) (1953-08-24) (track 6)
double bass:
Charlie Harris (jazz bassist) (1953-08-24) (track 6)
piano:
Nat King Cole (1953-08-24) (track 6)
arranger:
Edith Bergdahl (track 10)
Ralph Carmichael (track 11)
composer:
Cathy Lynn (track 9)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 11)
John Francis Wade (1740 – 1743) (track 10)
Donald Yetter Gardner (1944) (track 1)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 6)
conductor:
Nelson Riddle (1953-08-24) (track 6)
Ralph Carmichael (1960) (track 10)
lyricist:
Cathy Lynn (track 9)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 11)
John Francis Wade (1740 – 1743) (track 10)
Donald Yetter Gardner (1944) (track 1)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 6)
Robert Wells (songwriter) (1944) (track 6)
producer:
Lee Gillette (track 10)
translator:
Frederick Oakeley (1841) (track 10)
vocals:
Nat King Cole (track 1)
Nat King Cole (1953-08-24) (track 6)
Nat King Cole (1960) (track 10)
writer:
Leroy Anderson (track 5)
Michael Carr (songwriter) (track 4)
Tommie Connor (track 4)
James Leach (English songwriter) (track 4)
Steve Nelson (US songwriter who co-wrote "Frosty the Snowman") (track 2)
Mitchell Parish (track 5)
Walter E. Rollins (track 2)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 11)
publisher:
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 6)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 2)
Edwin H. Morris & Co., Inc. (1946 –) (track 6)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (1949–1956) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1953-08-24) (track 6)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 394) (track 11)
arrangements:
Deadly Gentlemen (track 11)
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (track 11)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. Willcocks) (track 11)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. Geoffrey Keating) (track 11)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Mariah Carey arrangement) (track 11)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 11)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Willan arrangement) (track 11)
O Come All Ye Faithful (arr. Johnson and Ricketts) (track 10)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (arrangement by Elvis Presley) (track 10)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste fideles) (arr. Don Gillis) (track 10)
The Christmas Song (arr. John Rutter) (track 6)
cover recording of:
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) (1953-08-24) (track 6)
is the basis for:
A Star to Follow (track 11)
O Come All Ye Faithful (Prizeman arrangement) (track 10)
O come, all ye faithful (arr. Willcocks) (track 10)
PDX-mas Carol (track 11)
Take a Break Guys (track 11)
The Christmas Song (track 6)
later parody versions:
Frosty the Red-Nosed Snowman (Aqua Teen Hunger Force) (track 2)
later translated versions:
Joululaulu (Hiljaa leijaa maahan hiutaleet) (track 6)
Snømannen Kalle (track 2)
later versions:
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Nox Arcana arrangement) (track 11)
O' Come All Ye Faithful (English version of Latin "Adeste Fideles" - Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 10)
recording of:
Frosty the Snowman (track 2)
Mrs. Santa Claus (track 5)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (English version of Latin “Adeste fideles”) (track 10)
The Little Boy That Santa Forgot (1937 song) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
A Christmas Festival (tracks 10–11)
Holiday Cheer (track 1)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 6)
Adeste Fideles (Bing Crosby arrangement) (track 10)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 2, 6)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 2)
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 11)
Megamix 1 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 1)
Megamix 4 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 11)
Polarlufteinbruch (track 2)
Noëls pour cordes (track 11)
translated version of:
Adeste fideles (original latin version) (track 10)

Release

ASIN: US: B000002UWT [info]