Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Christmas Song
3:16
2 Deck the Halls
1:09
3 Frosty the Snowman
2:21
4 I Saw Three Ships
1:29
5 Buon Natale (Means Merry Christmas to You)
1:39
6 Adest Fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful)
2:29
7 O Little Town of Bethlehem
2:21
8 The Little Boy That Santa Claus Forgot
2:35
9 O Tannenbaum
3:03
10 The First Noel
1:59
11 The Little Christmas Tree
3:17
12 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
1:52
13 The Happiest Christmas Tree
1:54
14 Joy to the World
1:27
15 O Holy Night
3:00
16 Caroling, Caroling
2:04
17 A Cradle in Bethlehem
3:27
18 Away in a Manger
2:03
19 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
1:29
20 Silent Night
2:09

Credits

CD 1

additional arranger:
Sir John Stainer (1871) (track 10)
additional composer:
Lowell Mason (1839) (track 14)
William H. Cummings (1855) (track 12)
additional lyricist:
George Whitefield (1753) (track 12)
Davies Gilbert (1823) (track 10)
arranger:
Edith Bergdahl (tracks 2, 7, 9)
Ralph Carmichael (track 19)
Nat King Cole (track 2)
Davies Gilbert (1823) (track 10)
composer:
Adolphe Adam (track 15)
Alfred S. Burt (track 16)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (track 14)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 2, 4, 10, 19)
Cathy Lynn (track 13)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (1500 – 1600) (track 9)
Franz Xaver Gruber (1818) (track 20)
Felix Mendelssohn (1840) (track 12)
Lewis Henry Redner (1868) (track 7)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 1)
conductor:
Ralph Carmichael (1960) (tracks 2, 7, 9)
lead vocals:
Nat King Cole (1960) (track 2)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 4, 10, 19)
Cathy Lynn (track 13)
Wihla Hutson (track 16)
Thomas Oliphant (track 2)
Isaac Watts (hymn writer) (track 14)
Charles Wesley (hymn writer) (1739) (track 12)
Josef Mohr (1816) (track 20)
Ernst Anschütz (1824) (track 9)
Phillips Brooks (1868) (track 7)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 1)
Robert Wells (songwriter) (1944) (track 1)
producer:
Lee Gillette (tracks 2, 7, 9)
publisher:
William B. Sandys (1823) (track 10)
William B. Sandys (1833) (track 10)
translator:
John Freeman Young (1859) (track 20)
vocals:
Nat King Cole (1960) (tracks 7, 9)
writer:
Alfred Bryan (US songwriter) (track 17)
Michael Carr (songwriter) (track 8)
Tommie Connor (track 8)
James Leach (English songwriter) (track 8)
Steve Nelson (US songwriter who co-wrote "Frosty the Snowman") (track 3)
Walter E. Rollins (track 3)
Larry Stock (track 17)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 19)
publisher:
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 1)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 3)
Edwin H. Morris & Co., Inc. (1946 –) (track 1)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 394) (track 19)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 700) (track 4)
arrangement of:
O Holy Night (track 15)
arrangements:
Deadly Gentlemen (track 19)
Deck the Hall (arr. Wilberg) (track 2)
Deck the Hall (arr. Rutter) (track 2)
Deck the Halls (Beegie Adair, Roger Spencer arrangements) (track 2)
Deck the Halls (Jim Dooley's arrangement) (track 2)
Deck the Halls (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 2)
Enkellaulu kajahtaa (translated) (track 12)
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (track 19)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. Willcocks) (track 19)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 19)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Mariah Carey arrangement) (track 19)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Willan arrangement) (track 19)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. Geoffrey Keating) (track 19)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (arr. Wilcocks) (track 12)
Hark! the Herald Angels Sing (Sovereign Grace version) (track 12)
I Saw Three Ships (for choir and orchestra, arr. Rutter) (track 4)
I Saw Three Ships (arr. Willcocks) (track 4)
Joy to the World (Geoff Zanelli's arrangement) (track 14)
Joy to the World (John Rutter's arrangement) (track 14)
Joy to the World (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 14)
Joy to the World (Our God Reigns) (Sovereign Grace version of Joy to the World) (track 14)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 7)
O Tannenbaum (arr. Parker/Shaw) (track 9)
O Tannenbaum (Vince Guaraldi adaptation) (track 9)
Oh Tannenbaum (Peter White's arrangement) (track 9)
O’ Tannenbaum (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 9)
Silent Night (arr. Rutter) (track 20)
Silent Night (Damien Rice song) (track 20)
Silent Night (arr. Rose) (track 20)
Silent Night, Holy Night (arranged by Malcolm Sargent) (track 20)
The First Noel (arrangement by Elvis Presley) (track 10)
The First Noel (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 10)
cover recording of:
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) (track 1)
has revision:
is based on:
Nos Galan (track 2)
is the basis for:
A Star to Follow (track 19)
Boughs of Holly (track 2)
Good King Joy (track 14)
Holy Night (track 20)
Joy to the World (Peter Cardinali arrangement) (track 14)
Joy to the World (Mariah Carey song, based off both the Christmas carol and the Hoyt Axton/Three Dog Night song) (track 14)
Joy to the World (track 14)
PDX-mas Carol (tracks 2, 14, 19)
Take a Break Guys (track 19)
later parody versions:
O Tannebaum (track 9)
Silent Night (track 20)
Silent Night (track 20)
later translated versions:
Ak, eglīte (Latvian version of German "O Tannenbaum") (track 9)
Debespulks dzied apstarots (Latvian version of English "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing") (track 12)
Joululaulu (Hiljaa leijaa maahan hiutaleet) (track 1)
Līksmi lai skan (Latvian version of English "Joy to the World") (track 14)
Mon beau sapin (track 9)
O Christmas Tree (English version of German "O Tannenbaum") (track 9)
Oi kuusipuu (track 9)
Riemuita saa (translated by V. Arti) (track 14)
Riemuita saa! (translated by Hilkka Norkamo) (track 14)
Snømannen Kalle (track 3)
The First Noel (track 10)
Tu mazā, klusā Betlēme (Latvian version of "O Little Town of Bethlehem") (track 7)
天には栄え (Japanese version of “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing”) (track 12)
新生王 (track 12)
later versions:
Deck the Halls (track 2)
Duck the Halls (track 2)
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 7)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Nox Arcana arrangement) (track 19)
Hark the Herald Angels Sing (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 12)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Die Toten Hosen arrangement) (track 12)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (John Ferguson arrangement) (track 12)
Little Town (Cliff Richard carol -- the traditional words set to new music) (track 7)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Kenneth Jennings arrangement) (track 7)
O' Little Town of Bethlehem (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 7)
Oh Tannenbaum (track 9)
Silent Night (Lindner version) (track 20)
Silent Night (Elvis Presley version) (track 20)
part of:
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944 film) (track 10)
recording of:
Caroling, Caroling (track 16)
Deck the Halls (track 2)
Frosty the Snowman (track 3)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Christmas carol) (track 12)
I Saw Three Ships (track 4)
Joy to the World (Christmas carol) (track 14)
O Holy Night (catch-all for arrangements) (track 15)
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 7)
O Tannenbaum (original German version) (track 9)
Silent Night (track 20)
The First Noël (track 10)
The Little Boy That Santa Forgot (1937 song) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
A Christmas Festival (tracks 2, 12, 14, 19)
Christmas Train (medley) (tracks 2, 12, 14)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 3)
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 2, 19)
Christmas Medley (Bing Crosby version) (tracks 2, 7)
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 20)
Megamix 4 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 2, 19)
Polarlufteinbruch (track 3)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 1, 3)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 1, 20)
Noëls pour cordes (tracks 7, 12, 14, 19–20)
translated version of:
version of:
St. Louis (track 7)
The First Nowell (track 10)