Annotation

Released in monophonic and stereo versions. Monophonic version carries the catalog number LPM-2066.

Annotation last modified on 2013-12-09 02:25 .

Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Home for the Holidays
2:54
A2 Winter Wonderland
3:23
A3 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
2:53
A4 The Christmas Song
3:31
A5 Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town
2:40
A6 White Christmas
3:08
B1 Here We Come A-Caroling / We Wish You a Merry Christmas
1:34
B2 God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
2:54
B3 O Holy Night
2:53
B4 The Story of the First Christmas
10:00

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

arranger:
Ralph Carmichael (tracks B2, B2)
choir vocals:
composer:
Robert Allen (US songwriter/arranger/pianist) (track A1)
Felix Bernard (track A2)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks B2, B2)
Adolphe Adam (1847) (track B3)
J. Fred Coots (1932) (track A5)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track A4)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks B2, B2)
Richard B. Smith (wrote lyrics to "Winter Wonderland") (track A2)
Al Stillman (track A1)
John Sullivan Dwight (1855) (track B3)
Haven Gillespie (1932) (track A5)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track A4)
Robert Wells (songwriter) (1944) (track A4)
orchestra:
performer:
The Ray Charles Singers (tracks A3, A5–B4)
Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra (tracks A2–A6, B2)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks B2, B2)
publisher:
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track A2)
Francis, Day & Hunter Ltd. (tracks A2, A5)
Leo Feist, Inc. (track A5)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track A2)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track A4)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track A2)
Edwin H. Morris & Co., Inc. (1946 –) (track A4)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 394) (tracks B2, B2)
arrangements:
Deadly Gentlemen (tracks B2, B2)
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (tracks B2, B2)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (tracks B2, B2)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. Willcocks) (tracks B2, B2)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. Geoffrey Keating) (tracks B2, B2)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Willan arrangement) (tracks B2, B2)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Mariah Carey arrangement) (tracks B2, B2)
O Holy Night (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (track B3)
O Holy Night (arr. Johnson, orch. Volpi) (track B3)
O Holy Night (catch-all for arrangements) (track B3)
O Holy Night (Mariah Carey arrangement) (track B3)
Oh Holy Night (for Sara Stevens) (track B3)
cover recording of:
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) (track A4)
is the basis for:
A Star to Follow (tracks B2, B2)
O Holy Night (Peter Cardinali arrangement) (track B3)
PDX-mas Carol (tracks B2, B2)
Take a Break Guys (tracks B2, B2)
later parody versions:
O Holy Tonight! (Aqua Teen Hunger Force version) (track B3)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Ak, svētā nakts (track B3)
Joululaulu (Hiljaa leijaa maahan hiutaleet) (track A4)
Santa Klauss nāk (track A5)
Talven ihmemaa (track A2)
Winter Wonderland (track A2)
ウィンターワンダーランド (Japanese version of “Winter Wonderland”) (track A2)
later versions:
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Nox Arcana arrangement) (tracks B2, B2)
Merry Gentlemen's Bounce (tracks B2, B2)
Nikolaus-Lied (track A5)
Winter Wunderwelt (track A2)
recording of:
O Holy Night (track B3)
Winter Wonderland (track A2)
referred to in medleys:
A Christmas Festival (tracks B2, B2)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks A2, A5)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track A4)
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks B2, B2)
Megamix 4 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks B2, B2)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks A2, A4–A5)
Polarlufteinbruch (track A2)
Noëls pour cordes (tracks B2, B2)
Megamix 1 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks A2, A5)
version of:
Cantique de Noël "Minuit chrétiens" (French original of "O Holy Night") (track B3)