Tracklist

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# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Andy Williams 2:35
2 The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
Nat King Cole 3:14
3 Santa Baby
Eartha Kitt 3:26
4 Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
Dean Martin 1:58
5 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Judy Garland 2:45
6 Mary's Boy Child
Harry Belafonte 2:59
7 White Christmas
Bing Crosby 4 3:04
8 Silent Night
Al Green 3:19
9 Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
Crystal Gayle 2:57
10 Snowbird
Anne Murray 2:11
11 Winter Wonderland
Don McLean 2:54
12 Please Come Home for Christmas (Christmas Finds Me Oh So Sad)
Charles Brown 3:18
13 I'll Be Home for Christmas
Doris Day 2:27
14 Sleigh Ride
Andy Williams 2:22
15 Silver Bells
Crystal Gayle 4:09
16 Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town
Don McLean 3:06
17 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Perry Como 2:56
18 What Christmas Means to Me
Al Green 3:45
19 Peace on Earth / Little Drummer Boy
David Bowie & Bing Crosby 2:39
20 Happy New Year
Michael Ball 4:17

Credits

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violin:
Israel Baker (1956-07-20) (track 6)
Jerome G. Kasin (1956-07-20) (track 6)
Robert Levine (1956-07-20) (track 6)
Gustave Rosseels (1956-07-20) (track 6)
Myron Sandler (1956-07-20) (track 6)
Marshall Sosson (1956-07-20) (track 6)
cello:
Ennio Bolognini (1956-07-20) (track 6)
viola:
Joseph Reilich (1956-07-20) (track 6)
guitar:
Frantz Casséus (1956-07-20) (track 6)
bass:
Meyer "Mike" Rubin (US bassist 1930s - 1960s) (1956-07-20) (track 6)
percussion:
Arnold Manchester (1956-07-20) (track 6)
Louis Singer (percussionist) (1956-07-20) (track 6)
saxophone:
Victor Garber (50s US saxophonist) (1956-07-20) (track 6)
Jules Jacob (US jazz woodwind player) (1956-07-20) (track 6)
Ted Nash (40s-80s US swing reedman, uncle of the other) (1956-07-20) (track 6)
Wilbur Schwartz (1956-07-20) (track 6)
piano:
Hal Hidey (1956-07-20) (track 6)
bass clarinet:
Antonio Villa (1956-07-20) (track 6)
harp:
Marjorie Call (1956-07-20) (track 6)
congas:
Wally Fernez (1956-07-20) (track 6)
guitar family:
Millard Thomas (1956-07-20) (track 6)
French horn:
Attilo DePalma (1956-07-20) (track 6)
additional writer:
Buck Ram (track 13)
arranger:
Sammy Cahn (track 4)
Ralph Carmichael (tracks 17, 17)
Jule Styne (track 4)
choir vocals:
Ken Darby Singers (track 7)
composer:
Walter Kent (track 13)
Gene MacLellan (track 10)
Hugh Martin (track 5)
Jester Hairston (track 6)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 17, 17)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 7)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 2)
Jule Styne (1945-07) (track 4)
conductor:
Will Lorin (1956-07-20) (track 6)
lead vocals:
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 19)
Bing Crosby (tracks 7, 19)
Dean Martin (American singer/actor) (track 4)
Andy Williams (US pop/jazz vocalist) (track 1)
Harry Belafonte (1956-07-20) (track 6)
lyricist:
Gene MacLellan (track 10)
Ralph Blane (track 5)
Kim Gannon (track 13)
Jester Hairston (track 6)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 17, 17)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 7)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 2)
Robert Wells (songwriter) (1944) (track 2)
Sammy Cahn (1945-07) (track 4)
orchestra:
performer:
Al Green (track 18)
producer:
Dennis Farnon (track 6)
Lee Gillette (track 4)
Henri René (track 6)
vocals:
Andy Williams (US pop/jazz vocalist) (track 1)
writer:
Moses Dillard (track 18)
Claude Hill (track 18)
Joan Javits (track 3)
Sharon Michalsky (track 18)
Eddie Pola (track 1)
Anthony Springer (track 3)
Philip Springer (track 3)
George Wyle (track 1)
Jester Hairston (track 6)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 17, 17)
Katherine K. Davis (1941) (track 19)
Henry Onorati (1958) (track 19)
Harry Simeone (1958) (track 19)
Ian Fraser (English composer, conductor, orchestrator, arranger and music director) (1977) (track 19)
Larry Grossman (1977) (track 19)
Buz Kohan (1977) (track 19)
phonographic copyright by:
HNH International Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 7)
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1959) (track 4)
Capitol Records, LLC (not for release label use!) (1959) (track 4)
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) (1963) (track 1)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1963) (track 1)
Geffen Records, Inc. (1970) (track 7)
Geffen Records (2010) (track 7)
publisher:
Bourne Music Ltd. (track 6)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 13)
Chappell/Morris Ltd. (tracks 2, 4)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 7)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 1)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 1)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 2)
TM Music Ltd. (track 3)
Tamir Music (track 3)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 7)
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 5)
Irving Berlin Music Company (1940 –) (track 7)
Edwin H. Morris & Co., Inc. (1946 –) (track 2)
recorded at:
edit of:
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 394) (tracks 17, 17)
arrangements:
Deadly Gentlemen (tracks 17, 17)
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (tracks 17, 17)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Willan arrangement) (tracks 17, 17)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (tracks 17, 17)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. Geoffrey Keating) (tracks 17, 17)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. Willcocks) (tracks 17, 17)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Mariah Carey arrangement) (tracks 17, 17)
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (arr. Peter Knight) (track 5)
Mary's Boy Child (arr. Langford) (track 6)
cover recording of:
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) (track 2)
White Christmas (1947-03-19) (track 7)
is the basis for:
A Star to Follow (tracks 17, 17)
Let It Snow (track 4)
PDX-mas Carol (tracks 17, 17)
Take a Break Guys (tracks 17, 17)
later parody versions:
I'll Be Home for Christmas (parody version, apparently) (track 13)
later translated versions:
Het is feest (track 4)
Joululaulu (Hiljaa leijaa maahan hiutaleet) (track 2)
Kuningas hän on (track 6)
Marian poika (track 6)
Rap jul (track 7)
Valkea joulu (track 7)
later versions:
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Nox Arcana arrangement) (tracks 17, 17)
Lass es schnei’n (track 4)
Merry Gentlemen's Bounce (tracks 17, 17)
Weiße Weihnacht (track 7)
medley of:
Carol of the Drum (aka “The Little Drummer Boy”) (track 19)
Peace on Earth (track 19)
part of:
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944 film) (track 5)
recording of:
Snowbird (track 10)
Santa Baby (1953-10-05) (track 3)
Mary’s Boy Child (1956-07-20) (track 6)
Peace on Earth / Little Drummer Boy (1977-09-11) (track 19)
referred to in medleys:
A Christmas Festival (tracks 17, 17)
Holiday Cheer (track 5)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 2)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 2, 5)
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 7, 17, 17)
Polarlufteinbruch (track 4)
Megamix 4 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 6, 17, 17)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 6)
Noëls pour cordes (tracks 17, 17)