Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Andy Williams 2:33
2 Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree
Brenda Lee 2:06
3 Happy Christmas
John Lennon & Yoko Ono 3:35
4 White Christmas
Bing Crosby 4 3:05
5 Jingle Bell Rock
Bobby Helms 2:12
6 Silver Bells
Kenny G 3:59
7 Blue Christmas
Elvis Presley 2:10
8 Merry Christmas Baby
Bruce Springsteen 4:51
9 Grown Up Christmas
Amy Grant 5:02
10 Merry Christmas Darling
Carpenters 3:09
11 Little Saint Nick
The Beach Boys 2:00
12 Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer
Elmo & Patsy 3:29
13 Run Run Rudolph
Chuck Berry 2:47
14 The Christmas Song
Nat King Cole 3:13
15 O Holy Night
Johnny Mathis 4:35
16 Christmas Eve / Sarajevo
Trans‐Siberian Orchestra 3:25
17 Christmas All Over Again
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers 4:16
18 Peace on Earth / Little Drummer Boy
David Bowie & Bing Crosby 4:22
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Warm & Fuzzy
Billy Gilman 3:14
2 Sleigh Ride
Kenny G 3:49
3 I Saw Three Ships
Nat King Cole 1:31
4 Frosty the Snowman
Myra 2:32
5 Disco Santa
Holiday Express 3:35
6 Little Drummer Boy
[unknown] 3:03
7 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Christina Aguilera 4:06
8 Winter Wonderland
Charlotte Church 3:03
9 Deck the Halls
SHeDAISY 3:53
10 O Come All Ye Faithful
Vince Gill 3:01
11 Ay, Ay, Ay It’s Christmas
Ricky Martin & Rosie O’Donnell 3:07
12 Joy Medley
Yolanda Adams 4:46
13 Coventry Carol
[unknown] 2:13
14 Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow
Cuba L.A. 3:51
15 Silent Night
Reba McEntire 3:34

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Hal Blaine (track 10)
bass guitar:
Joe Osborn (track 10)
celesta:
Richard Carpenter (The Carpenters) (track 10)
piano:
Richard Carpenter (The Carpenters) (track 10)
tenor saxophone:
Bob Messenger (track 10)
Wurlitzer electric piano:
Richard Carpenter (The Carpenters) (track 10)
background vocals:
Richard Carpenter (The Carpenters) (track 10)
choir vocals:
Ken Darby Singers (track 4)
composer:
Randy Brooks (writer of Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer) (track 12)
Richard Carpenter (The Carpenters) (track 10)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 2)
Eddie Pola (track 1)
George Wyle (track 1)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 4)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 14)
guest background vocals:
Anita Kerr Singers (Mixed vocal group) (track 5)
lead vocals:
Karen Carpenter (track 10)
Bing Crosby (track 4)
Andy Williams (US pop/jazz vocalist) (track 1)
Bruce Springsteen (1980-12-31) (track 8)
lyricist:
Randy Brooks (writer of Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer) (track 12)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 2)
Eddie Pola (track 1)
Frank Pooler (track 10)
George Wyle (track 1)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 4)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 14)
Robert Wells (songwriter) (1944) (track 14)
mixer:
Bob Clearmountain (track 8)
orchestra:
orchestrator:
Richard Carpenter (The Carpenters) (track 10)
performer:
The E Street Band (1980-12-31) (track 8)
producer:
Jon Landau (track 8)
Chuck Plotkin (track 8)
Bruce Springsteen (track 8)
recording engineer:
Toby Scott (recording engineer, mixer and record producer) (1980-12-31) (track 8)
vocals:
Andy Williams (US pop/jazz vocalist) (track 1)
writer:
Lou Baxter (track 8)
Beal (track 5)
Jim Boothe (track 5)
Marvin Broadie (track 13)
Bill Hayes (Country-Pop artist) (track 7)
Jay Johnson (songwriter of "Blue Christmas") (track 7)
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (track 11)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 13)
Johnny Moore (blues musician, Three Blazers) (track 8)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 11)
Katherine K. Davis (1941) (track 18)
Henry Onorati (1958) (track 18)
Harry Simeone (1958) (track 18)
Ian Fraser (English composer, conductor, orchestrator, arranger and music director) (1977) (track 18)
Larry Grossman (1977) (track 18)
Buz Kohan (1977) (track 18)
recorded at:
phonographic copyright by:
HNH International Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 4)
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1958) (track 13)
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 4)
Geffen Records (2010) (track 4)
publisher:
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 13)
Carlin (track 5)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 2, 13)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 4)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 1)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 1)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 14)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 11)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 7)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 4)
Irving Berlin Music Company (1940 –) (track 4)
Edwin H. Morris & Co., Inc. (1946 –) (track 14)
recorded at:
edits:
part of:
arrangements:
The Christmas Song (arr. John Rutter) (track 14)
cover recording of:
Blue Christmas (track 7)
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) (track 14)
White Christmas (1947-03-19) (track 4)
is the basis for:
Jingle Bell Rock (track 5)
The Christmas Song (track 14)
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Joululaulu (Hiljaa leijaa maahan hiutaleet) (track 14)
Noël blanc (track 4)
Rap jul (track 4)
Valkea joulu (track 4)
Weiße Weihnacht (track 4)
ホワイトクリスマス (Tomoko Nakayama’s translation) (track 4)
later versions:
Cik lēni snieg (Latvian version of "Blue Christmas") (track 7)
live cover recording of:
Merry Christmas Baby (1980-12-31) (track 8)
medley of:
Carol of the Drum (aka “The Little Drummer Boy”) (track 18)
Peace on Earth (track 18)
recording of:
Jingle Bell Rock (track 5)
Little Saint Nick (track 11)
Run Rudolph Run (track 13)
Peace on Earth / Little Drummer Boy (1977-09-11) (track 18)
referred to in medleys:
Holiday Cheer (track 5)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 14)
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 4)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 7, 14)
Mix 1 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 2)
Medley (Christmas with Frank Ferrari) (track 4)
Megamix 1 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 2, 5)

CD 2

composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 3)
Franz Xaver Gruber (1818) (track 15)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 3)
Josef Mohr (1816) (track 15)
translator:
John Freeman Young (1859) (track 15)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 700) (track 3)
arrangements:
I Saw Three Ships (arr. Lloyd) (track 3)
I Saw Three Ships (for choir and orchestra, arr. Rutter) (track 3)
I Saw Three Ships (arr. Willcocks) (track 3)
Silent Night (arr. Johnson, orch. Volpi) (track 15)
Silent Night (arr. Aly and AJ) (track 15)
Silent Night (arr. Rose) (track 15)
Silent Night (arr. Rutter) (track 15)
Silent Night (arr. Stephen Cleobury) (track 15)
Silent Night (Damien Rice song) (track 15)
Silent Night, Holy Night (arranged by Malcolm Sargent) (track 15)
has revision:
is the basis for:
Holy Night (track 15)
later parody versions:
Silent Night (track 15)
Silent Night (Aqua Teen Hunger Force version) (track 15)
later versions:
Silent Night (Elvis Presley version) (track 15)
Silent Night (Lindner version) (track 15)
recording of:
I Saw Three Ships (track 3)
Silent Night (track 15)
referred to in medleys:
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 15)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 15)
Noëls pour cordes (track 15)
translated version of:

Release

recorded at:1980-12-31: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, NY, USA (1980-12-31 – 1981-01-01)