Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Santa Claus Is Back in Town
4 2:24
2 White Christmas
3 2:24
3 Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)
4 1:55
4 I’ll Be Home for Christmas
4 1:54
5 Blue Christmas
3 2:08
6 Santa Bring My Baby Back (to Me)
4 1:53
7 O Little Town of Bethlehem
4 2:36
8 Silent Night
2:19
9 (There’ll Be) Peace in the Valley (for Me)
3:21
10 I Believe
4 2:05
11 Take My Hand, Precious Lord
4 3:18
12 It Is No Secret (What God Can Do)
4 3:55
13 O Come, All Ye Faithful
2:49
14 The First Noel
2:11
15 On a Snowy Christmas Night
2:50
16 Winter Wonderland
2:19
17 The Wonderful World of Christmas
1:58
18 It Won’t Seem Like Christmas (Without You)
2:42
19 I’ll Be Home on Christmas Day
3:50
20 If I Get Home on Christmas Day
2:52
21 Holly Leaves and Christmas Trees
2:14
22 Merry Christmas Baby
5:45
23 Silver Bells
2:27
24 Mama Liked the Roses
2:48
25 If Every Day Was Like Christmas
2:53

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Elvis Presley (1957-09-05) (track 5)
Elvis Presley (1957-09-06) (track 3)
Elvis Presley (1957-09-07) (tracks 1, 4, 6)
drums:
D.J. Fontana (1957-01-12) (track 10)
D.J. Fontana (1957-01-13) (track 11)
D.J. Fontana (1957-09-05) (track 5)
D.J. Fontana (1957-09-06) (track 3)
D.J. Fontana (1957-09-07) (tracks 1, 4, 6)
double bass:
Bill Black (US bassist/leader for Elvis/Bill Black's Combo) (1957-01-12) (track 10)
Bill Black (US bassist/leader for Elvis/Bill Black's Combo) (1957-01-13) (track 11)
Bill Black (US bassist/leader for Elvis/Bill Black's Combo) (1957-09-05) (track 5)
Bill Black (US bassist/leader for Elvis/Bill Black's Combo) (1957-09-06) (track 3)
Bill Black (US bassist/leader for Elvis/Bill Black's Combo) (1957-09-07) (tracks 1, 4, 6)
electric guitar:
Scotty Moore (1957-01-12) (track 10)
Scotty Moore (1957-01-13) (track 11)
Scotty Moore (1957-09-05) (track 5)
Scotty Moore (1957-09-06) (track 3)
Scotty Moore (1957-09-07) (tracks 1, 4, 6)
piano:
Gordon Stoker (1957-01-12) (track 10)
Gordon Stoker (1957-01-13) (track 11)
Dudley Brooks (1957-09-05) (track 5)
Dudley Brooks (1957-09-06) (track 3)
Dudley Brooks (1957-09-07) (tracks 1, 4, 6)
additional composer:
Thomas A. Dorsey (gospel musician aka "Georgia Tom") (track 11)
additional writer:
Buck Ram (track 4)
arranger:
Elvis Presley (tracks 13, 13–14, 14)
background vocals:
The Jordanaires (1957-01-12) (track 10)
The Jordanaires (1957-01-13) (track 11)
The Jordanaires (1957-09-05) (track 5)
Millie Kirkham (1957-09-05) (track 5)
The Jordanaires (1957-09-06) (tracks 2–3)
Millie Kirkham (1957-09-06) (tracks 2–3)
The Jordanaires (1957-09-07) (tracks 1, 4, 6–7)
Millie Kirkham (1957-09-07) (tracks 1, 4, 6–7)
The Imperials Quartet (1971-05-15) (track 18)
The Imperials Quartet (1971-05-16) (tracks 14–15, 17)
composer:
Felix Bernard (track 16)
Stuart Hamblen (track 12)
Michael Jarrett (70s US artist, songwriter for Elvis) (track 20)
Walter Kent (track 4)
Jerry Leiber (track 1)
Tony Macaulay (track 19)
Lewis Henry Redner (track 7)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 11)
Irving Berlin (track 2)
Johnny Christopher (co-wrote "Always on my Mind") (track 24)
Stanley Gelber (track 15)
Mike Stoller (track 1)
Red West (track 25)
lead vocals:
Elvis Presley (1957-01-12) (track 10)
Elvis Presley (1957-01-13) (track 11)
Elvis Presley (1957-09-05) (track 5)
Elvis Presley (1957-09-06) (track 3)
Elvis Presley (1957-09-07) (tracks 1, 4, 6)
lyricist:
Stuart Hamblen (track 12)
Michael Jarrett (70s US artist, songwriter for Elvis) (track 20)
Jerry Leiber (track 1)
Tony Macaulay (track 19)
Irving Berlin (track 2)
Johnny Christopher (co-wrote "Always on my Mind") (track 24)
Thomas A. Dorsey (gospel musician aka "Georgia Tom") (track 11)
Kim Gannon (track 4)
Stanley Gelber (track 15)
Richard B. Smith (wrote lyrics to "Winter Wonderland") (track 16)
Mike Stoller (track 1)
Red West (track 25)
previously attributed to:
George Nelson Allen (track 11)
vocals:
Elvis Presley (1971-05-16) (track 15)
writer:
Gene Autry (track 3)
Abel Balthazar (track 18)
J.A. Balthrop (track 18)
Lou Baxter (track 22)
Claude Demetrius (track 6)
Ervin Drake (track 10)
Ray Evans (track 23)
Al Frisch (track 17)
Irvin Graham (track 10)
Oakley Haldeman (track 3)
Bill Hayes (track 5)
Jay Johnson (songwriter of "Blue Christmas") (track 5)
Jay Livingston (track 23)
Johnny Moore (blues musician, Three Blazers) (track 22)
Aaron Schroeder (50s/60s US songwriter) (track 6)
Jimmy Shirl (track 10)
Glen Spreen (track 21)
Al Stillman (track 10)
Charles Tobias (Tin Pan Alley songwriter) (track 17)
Mark White (co-writer of version of "O Little Town of Bethlehem" performed by Elvis Presley) (track 7)
Red West (track 21)
publisher:
Bob Wes Music (track 18)
Ched Music Corp. (track 17)
Cherry River Music (tracks 1, 7, 13–15, 18)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 2)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 16)
Elvis Presley Music (tracks 1, 7, 13–15, 18)
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 23)
Gladys Music (track 6)
Hamblen Music (track 12)
Myra Music Co. (track 17)
Redwood Music Ltd. (track 16)
Remick Music Corp. (track 3)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 23)
WB Music Corp. (track 16)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 2)
Irving Berlin Music Company (1940 –) (track 2)
remixes:
arrangement of:
O Come, All Ye Faithful (English version of Latin "Adeste Fideles") (track 13)
The First Noël (track 14)
arrangements:
Here Comes Santa Claus (arr. Ployhar) (track 3)
cover recording of:
It Is No Secret (track 12)
Silver Bells (track 23)
I Believe (1957-01-12) (track 10)
Take My Hand, Precious Lord (1957-01-13) (track 11)
Blue Christmas (1957-09-05) (track 5)
Here Comes Santa Claus (1957-09-06) (track 3)
White Christmas (1957-09-06) (track 2)
I'll Be Home for Christmas (1957-09-07) (track 4)
Winter Wonderland (1971-05-16) (track 16)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Rap jul (track 2)
Talve ihmemaa (track 16)
Winter Wonderland (track 16)
Ziemassvētku nakts (Latvian version of "Silver Bells") (track 23)
サンタクロースがやってくる (Teiko Mizuno’s translation) (track 3)
サンタクロースがやってくる (Rokurō Akashi’s translation) (track 3)
later versions:
Cik lēni snieg (Latvian version of "Blue Christmas") (track 5)
Weiße Weihnacht (track 2)
Winter Wunderwelt (track 16)
recording of:
O Little Town of Bethlehem (version performed by Elvis Presley) (1957-09-07) (track 7)
Santa Bring My Baby Back (to Me) (1957-09-07) (track 6)
Santa Claus Is Back in Town (1957-09-07) (track 1)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (arrangement by Elvis Presley) (1971-05-16) (track 13)
On a Snowy Christmas Night (1971-05-16) (track 15)
The First Noel (arrangement by Elvis Presley) (1971-05-16) (track 14)
The Wonderful World of Christmas (1971-05-16) (track 17)
referred to in medleys:
Holiday Cheer (track 23)
Polarlufteinbruch (track 16)