Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I'll Be Home for Christmas
Bing Crosby 2:54
2 White Christmas
Peggy Lee 2:07
3 Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Perry Como 2:40
4 Little Donkey
The Beverley Sisters 2:13
5 While Shepherds Watched
Bobby Darin 2:09
6 Adeste Fideles
Bing Crosby 2 3:10
7 The First Noel
Connie Francis 3:04
8 The Christmas Song
Ella Fitzgerald 3:01
9 Jingle Bells
The Andrews Sisters & Bing Crosby 2:35
10 Caroling Caroling
Nat King Cole 2:00
11 How Lovely Is Christmas
Bing Crosby 1:51
12 The Secret of Christmas
Ella Fitzgerald 2:47
13 Count Your Blessings
Rosemary Clooney 2:44
14 Pretty Snowflakes
Patti Page 2:13
15 Baby Born Today
Bobby Darin 1:28
16 The Snowman
Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra & Lindsay Crosby 1:36
17 Christmas Choir
Patti Page 2:42
18 The Lord's Prayer
Joni James 2:30
19 Holy, Holy, Holy
Pat Boone 1:44
20 I'm Sending a Letter to Santa Claus
Vera Lynn 3:21
21 The Tree
Peggy Lee 1:42
22 Santa Claus Got Stuck in My Chimney
Ella Fitzgerald 3:07
23 Santa Claus Is Back in Town
Elvis Presley 2:24
24 The Twelve Days of Christmas
Connie Francis 5:07
25 The First Snowfall
Bing Crosby 3:06
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Silent Night
Frank Sinatra 2:29
2 Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
Ella Fitzgerald & Bing Crosby 2:28
3 O Little Town of Bethlehem
Nat King Cole 2:19
4 Here Comes Santa Claus
Gene Autry 2:32
5 Frosty the Snowman
Perry Como 2:20
6 Hark the Herald Angels Sing
Mario Lanza 2:37
7 Winter Wonderland
Ray Conniff 2:38
8 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Ella Fitzgerald 2:56
9 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Mario Lanza 2:31
10 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
Teresa Brewer 2:27
11 Merry Christmas Polka
The Andrews Sisters 2:50
12 Merry Twistmas
The Marcels 2:05
13 The Christmas Waltz
Peggy Lee 2:52
14 Everyone's a Child at Christmas
Gene Autry 2:17
15 Where the Little Jesus Sleeps
Harry Belafonte 2:08
16 The Little Christmas Tree
Nat King Cole 3:13
17 Jing a Ling Jing a Ling
The Andrews Sisters 2:55
18 Christmas Island
Ella Fitzgerald 2:19
19 O Holy Night
Pat Boone 2:15
20 Buon Natale
Nat King Cole 1:34
21 I Want to Go Skating With Willie
Patti Page 2:08
22 The Birthday of a King
Judy Garland 3:10
23 Amazing Grace
Pat Boone 2:06
24 Away in a Manger
Anne Shelton 3:00
25 Joy to the World
Nat King Cole 1:23

Credits

CD 1

choir vocals:
Max Terr's Mixed Chorus (1942-06-08) (track 6)
composer:
Alfred S. Burt (track 10)
John Francis Wade (track 6)
James Lord Pierpont (1850) (track 9)
J. Fred Coots (1932) (track 3)
conductor:
Russell Garcia (track 12)
lead vocals:
Bing Crosby (1942-06-08) (track 6)
The Andrews Sisters (1943-09-29) (track 9)
Bing Crosby (1943-09-29) (track 9)
lyricist:
Wihla Hutson (track 10)
Frederick Oakeley (track 6)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 6)
James Lord Pierpont (1850) (track 9)
Haven Gillespie (1932) (track 3)
orchestra:
John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (1942-06-08) (track 6)
Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (1943-09-29) (track 9)
performer:
writer:
Sammy Cahn (track 12)
Jimmy Van Heusen (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
Geffen Records, Inc. (1970) (tracks 6, 9)
Geffen Records (2010) (tracks 6, 9)
publisher:
Leo Feist, Inc. (track 3)
engineered at:
United Recorders (@ 6050 Sunset Blvd., part of United Western Recorders studio complex 1957–1985) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1959-09-03) (track 12)
recorded at:
Decca Studios (Los Angeles) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1942-06-08) (track 6)
Decca Studios (Los Angeles) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1943-09-29) (track 9)
arrangements:
Jingle All the Way (track 9)
Jingle Bells (arr. Chilcott) (track 9)
Jingle Bells (arr. Gordon Langford) (track 9)
Jingle Bells (Beegie Adair, Roger Spencer arrangements) (track 9)
Jingle a cappella (track 9)
is the basis for:
Trikkevise (track 9)
Året rundt (track 9)
later parody versions:
Dschingenkhan (track 9)
Jingle Bells (Daniel Ingram lyrics) (track 9)
Jingle Bells Deep (Aqua Teen Hunger Force version) (track 9)
Jingle Bells, Batman Smells (Children's schoolyard parody of Batman and Jingle Bells) (track 9)
Snowdown Skins (track 9)
Yingle Bells (track 9)
Čin čin čin (track 9)
later translated parody versions:
Klokkeklang (track 9)
later translated versions:
Bjelleklang (track 9)
Bjældeklang (track 9)
Kulkuset (track 9)
Santa Klauss nāk (track 3)
Zvaniņš skan (Alfrēds Krūklis version) (track 9)
ジングルベル (Shōji Miyazawa's translation) (track 9)
ジングルベル (transl. Otawa Takashi) (track 9)
聖誕鈴聲 (track 9)
later versions:
Jingle Bells (Die Toten Hosen arrangement) (track 9)
Jingle Bells (Lechner / Trabitsch) (track 9)
Nikolaus-Lied (track 3)
Swingle Bells (track 9)
Vive le vent (track 9)
Zvaniņš skan (Latvian version of "Jingle Bells") (track 9)
medley of:
Adeste fideles (original latin version) (track 6)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (English version of Latin "Adeste Fideles") (track 6)
recording of:
Adeste Fideles (Bing Crosby arrangement) (track 6)
Caroling, Caroling (track 10)
The Secret of Christmas (1959 Christmas song from "Say One for Me") (track 12)
Jingle Bells (1943-09-29) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 3)
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 9)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 3)
Megamix 1 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 3)

CD 2

additional composer:
Lowell Mason (1839) (track 25)
arranger:
Edith Bergdahl (track 3)
Nat King Cole (track 3)
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (track 25)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 2)
Lewis Henry Redner (1868) (track 3)
conductor:
Ralph Carmichael (1960) (track 3)
lyricist:
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 2)
Isaac Watts (hymn writer) (track 25)
Phillips Brooks (1868) (track 3)
producer:
Lee Gillette (track 3)
vocals:
Perry Como (American popular music singer and TV personality, 1912-2001) (track 5)
Nat King Cole (1960) (track 3)
writer:
Steve Nelson (US songwriter who co-wrote "Frosty the Snowman") (track 5)
Walter E. Rollins (track 5)
publisher:
Chappell & Co Ltd. (track 2)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 5)
arrangements:
Joy to the World (Geoff Zanelli's arrangement) (track 25)
Joy to the World (John Rutter's arrangement) (track 25)
Joy to the World (arr. Johnson and Ricketts) (track 25)
Joy to the World (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 25)
Joy to the World (Our God Reigns) (Sovereign Grace version of Joy to the World) (track 25)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 3)
is the basis for:
Good King Joy (track 25)
Joy to the World (Peter Cardinali arrangement) (track 25)
Joy to the World (track 25)
Joy to the World (Mariah Carey song, based off both the Christmas carol and the Hoyt Axton/Three Dog Night song) (track 25)
PDX-mas Carol (track 25)
later parody versions:
Frosty the Red-Nosed Snowman (Aqua Teen Hunger Force) (tracks 2, 5)
later translated versions:
Līksmi lai skan (Latvian version of English "Joy to the World") (track 25)
Petteri Punakuono (track 2)
Riemuita saa (translated by V. Arti) (track 25)
Riemuita saa! (translated by Hilkka Norkamo) (track 25)
Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer (German) (track 2)
Snømannen Kalle (track 5)
Tu mazā, klusā Betlēme (Latvian version of "O Little Town of Bethlehem") (track 3)
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 3)
Little Town (Cliff Richard carol -- the traditional words set to new music) (track 3)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Kenneth Jennings arrangement) (track 3)
O' Little Town of Bethlehem (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 3)
recording of:
Frosty the Snowman (track 5)
Joy to the World (Christmas carol) (track 25)
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 3)
referred to in medleys:
Noëls pour cordes (tracks 3, 25)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 2, 5)
Christmas Medley (Bing Crosby version) (track 3)
Polarlufteinbruch (track 5)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 2, 5)
version of:
St. Louis (track 3)

Release

ASIN: UK: B008URK4KQ [info]