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Label: Absolute Music - Cat#: ACCD 3006

Label: Absolute Music - Cat#: ACCD 3006

Annotation last modified on 2012-07-16 21:26 UTC.

Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
John Lennon & The Plastic Ono Band 5 3:33
2 Nu tändas tusen juleljus
Carola 2:40
3 Tänd ett ljus
Triad 4:50
4 Mer jul
Adolphson & Falk 3:54
5 Juligen
Just D 2:47
6 Peace on Earth / Little Drummer Boy
David Bowie & Bing Crosby 2:37
7 Driving Home for Christmas
Chris Rea 4.35 3:59
8 Snart kommer änglarna att landa
Ulf Lundell 3:48
9 Winter Wonderland
Eurythmics 3:28
10 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
The Pretenders 4:27
11 Fairytale of New York
The Pogues feat. Kirsty MacColl 4.5 4:31
12 It May Be Winter Outside
S-Connection 2:58
13 Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
The Pointer Sisters 2 3:21
14 Last Christmas
Billie Piper 5:00
15 Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree
Mel Smith & Kim Wilde 3.65 3:32
16 Feliz Navidad
José Feliciano 3 3:02
17 Sleigh Ride
Spice Girls 3:19
18 Santa Baby
Kylie Minogue 3:21
19 When a Child Is Born
Hannah Morris 3:59
20 Silent Night
Sinéad O’Connor 3:42
Medium 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 White Christmas
Bing Crosby 4.5 3:03
2 The Christmas Song
Nat King Cole 3:10
3 Blue Christmas
Elvis Presley 3 2:07
4 Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
Dean Martin 1:54
5 It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Peabo Bryson 2:33
6 Jingle Bells
Jim Reeves 1:48
7 Mary's Boy Child
Harry Belafonte 4:18
8 Christmas Dreaming
Frank Sinatra 2:56
9 Frosty the Snowman
Nat King Cole 2:17
10 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Dean Martin 2:14
11 Jul, jul, strålande jul
Åsa Jinder 2:34
12 Ser du stjärnan i det blå
Jan Malmsjö 2:19
13 Gläns över sjö och strand
Loa Falkman 3:25
14 Julen är här
Tommy Körberg & Sissel Kyrkjebø 3:15
15 Hej mitt vinterland
Vikingarna 2:06
16 Bella Notte
Christer Sjögren 2:29
17 Ave Maria
Sofia Källgren 2:48
18 O helga natt
Tommy Körberg 4:11
19 Deck the Halls
The Band of the Welsh Guards 1:41
20 Auld Lang Syne (feat. BBC Chorus & BBC Singers)
BBC Symphony Orchestra 2:34

Credits

Medium 1

drums:
Blair Cunningham (track 10)
Steve Jordan (US drummer/multi-instrumentalist, composer & producer) (track 13)
guitar:
David Freeman (track 13)
Michael Landau (track 13)
Robbie McIntosh (English guitarist for The Pretenders) (track 10)
bass:
T.M. Stevens (tracks 10, 13)
piano:
Roy Bittan (track 13)
additional producer:
Scottie R. (of Non-Stop Music) (track 7)
arranger:
Kiadan K.Q. Quinn (track 7)
Chris Rea (track 7)
assistant recorded by:
Steve Boyer (track 10)
Rob Jacobs (mixer/recorder for a.o. U2 and Alanis Morissette) (track 13)
Mark McKenna (track 13)
Mike Morongell (track 13)
Dan Nash (track 13)
choir vocals:
composer:
José Feliciano (track 16)
Jeremy Fax Miner (track 11)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 1)
Shane MacGowan (track 11)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 15)
Hugh Martin (tracks 10, 10)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 1)
Ralph Blane (tracks 10, 10)
Chris Rea (track 7)
Franz Xaver Gruber (1818) (track 20)
J. Fred Coots (1932) (track 13)
Leroy Anderson (1948) (track 17)
engineer:
Neil Amor (track 7)
Chris Dickie (track 11)
Nick Lacey (track 11)
Roy Spong (track 11)
instruments:
Clarence Clemons (track 13)
lead vocals:
David Bowie (track 6)
Bing Crosby (track 6)
Kylie Minogue (track 18)
lyricist:
José Feliciano (track 16)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 1)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 15)
Hugh Martin (tracks 10, 10)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 1)
Ralph Blane (tracks 10, 10)
Chris Rea (track 7)
Josef Mohr (1816) (track 20)
Haven Gillespie (1932) (track 13)
Mitchell Parish (1950) (track 17)
mixer:
Bob Clearmountain (tracks 10, 13)
Matt Rowe (track 17)
orchestra:
Plastic Ono Band (track 1)
performer:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 1)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 1)
The Pogues (track 11)
Mel Smith (English comedian) (track 15)
Spice Girls (track 17)
Kim Wilde (track 15)
producer:
Steve Anderson (producer, in groups Scratch Acid, Brothers in Rhythm, et al) (track 18)
Roy Bittan (track 13)
Peter Gabriel (track 20)
Jimmy Iovine (tracks 10, 13)
Jon Kelly (track 7)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 1)
Steve Lillywhite (track 11)
Chong Lim (track 18)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 1)
Sinéad O’Connor (track 20)
Phil Spector (track 1)
Kiadan K.Q. Quinn (track 7)
Chris Rea (track 7)
Bob Clearmountain (track 10)
Matt Rowe (track 17)
recorded by:
Bruce Lampcov (track 10)
Scott Litt (track 10)
Don Smith (producer, engineer and mixer) (track 13)
Shelly Yakus (track 13)
remixer:
Scottie R. (of Non-Stop Music) (track 7)
translator:
John Freeman Young (1859) (track 20)
vocals:
Kirsty MacColl (track 11)
writer:
Joan Javits (track 18)
Anthony Springer (track 18)
Philip Springer (track 18)
Katherine K. Davis (1941) (track 6)
Henry Onorati (1958) (track 6)
Harry Simeone (1958) (track 6)
Ian Fraser (English composer, conductor, orchestrator, arranger and music director) (1977) (track 6)
Larry Grossman (1977) (track 6)
Buz Kohan (1977) (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Magnet Records Ltd. (1999) (track 7)
Magnet Records Ltd. (2002) (track 7)
publisher:
EMI Feist Catalog Inc. (tracks 10, 10, 13)
EMI United Partnership (tracks 10, 10)
J-H Publishing (track 16)
Leo Feist, Inc. (track 13)
Magnet Music Ltd. (track 7)
Perfect Songs Ltd. (track 11)
Tamir Music (track 18)
株式会社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) (tracks 10, 10)
mixed at:
RAK in London, England, United Kingdom (track 11)
recorded at:
AIR Studios (located at Oxford Street 1970–1991, Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead, Camden, London, United Kingdom (track 10)
RAK in London, England, United Kingdom (track 11)
edit of:
mash-ups:
remixes:
Happy Xmas (War Is Over) (digitally remixed and remastered) by John & Yoko / Plastic Ono Band with The Harlem Community Choir (track 1)
arrangements:
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (arr. Peter Knight) (tracks 10, 10)
Silent Night (arr. Rose) (track 20)
Silent Night, Holy Night (arranged by Malcolm Sargent) (track 20)
cover recording of:
Santa Baby (track 18)
has revision:
is the basis for:
Holy Night (track 20)
Jul - Det’ cool (track 17)
later parody versions:
Feliz Navidad (track 16)
Silent Night (track 20)
Silent Night (track 20)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Conte de Nova York (track 11)
Então é Natal (track 1)
Rekiretki (track 17)
Santa Klauss nāk (track 13)
そりすべり (track 17)
later versions:
Nikolaus-Lied (track 13)
See viis (track 16)
Silent Night (Elvis Presley version) (track 20)
Silent Night (Lindner version) (track 20)
medley of:
Carol of the Drum (aka “The Little Drummer Boy”) (track 6)
Peace on Earth (track 6)
recording of:
Feliz Navidad (track 16)
Silent Night (track 20)
Sleigh Ride (track 17)
Peace on Earth / Little Drummer Boy (1977-09-11) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Holiday Cheer (tracks 10, 10)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 13)
Mix 1 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 1, 15)
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 1, 20)
Megamix 1 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 13, 15)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 13, 17)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 10, 10, 20)
Noëls pour cordes (track 20)
translated version of:
version of:
Sleigh Ride (original instrumental version) (track 17)

Medium 2

acoustic guitar:
Elvis Presley (1957-09-05) (track 3)
drums:
D.J. Fontana (1957-09-05) (track 3)
double bass:
Bill Black (US bassist/leader for Elvis/Bill Black's Combo) (1957-09-05) (track 3)
electric guitar:
Scotty Moore (1957-09-05) (track 3)
piano:
Dudley Brooks (1957-09-05) (track 3)
arranger:
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 10)
Sammy Cahn (track 4)
Jule Styne (track 4)
background vocals:
The Jordanaires (1957-09-05) (track 3)
Millie Kirkham (1957-09-05) (track 3)
choir vocals:
Ken Darby Singers (track 1)
co-producer:
Lee Gillette (track 9)
composer:
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 10)
Gustaf Nordqvist (track 11)
Alice Tegnér (track 13)
Jester Hairston (track 7)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 1)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 2)
Jule Styne (1945-07) (track 4)
engineer:
Lennart Karlsmyr (track 11)
lead vocals:
Nat King Cole (track 9)
Bing Crosby (track 1)
Dean Martin (American singer/actor) (track 4)
Elvis Presley (1957-09-05) (track 3)
lyricist:
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 10)
Edvard Evers (track 11)
Jester Hairston (track 7)
Viktor Rydberg (track 13)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 1)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 2)
Robert Wells (songwriter) (1944) (track 2)
Sammy Cahn (1945-07) (track 4)
orchestra:
producer:
Lee Gillette (track 4)
vocals:
Harry Belafonte (track 7)
writer:
Bill Hayes (track 3)
Jay Johnson (songwriter of "Blue Christmas") (track 3)
Steve Nelson (US songwriter who co-wrote "Frosty the Snowman") (track 9)
Walter E. Rollins (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
Geffen Records, Inc. (1970) (track 1)
Geffen Records (2010) (track 1)
publisher:
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 1)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 2)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 1)
Irving Berlin Music Company (1940 –) (track 1)
Edwin H. Morris & Co., Inc. (1946 –) (track 2)
recorded at:
Kmh Studio AB (track 11)
arrangements:
Mary's Boy Child (arr. Langford) (track 7)
cover recording of:
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) (track 2)
White Christmas (1947-03-19) (track 1)
Blue Christmas (1957-09-05) (track 3)
instrumental recording of:
is based on:
is the basis for:
Let It Snow (track 4)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Joululaulu (Hiljaa leijaa maahan hiutaleet) (track 2)
Kuningas hän on (track 7)
Marian poika (track 7)
Petteri Punakuono (track 10)
Rap jul (track 1)
Snømannen Kalle (track 9)
later versions:
Cik lēni snieg (Latvian version of "Blue Christmas") (track 3)
Lass es schnei’n (track 4)
Weiße Weihnacht (track 1)
recording of:
Betlehems stjärna (track 13)
Frosty the Snowman (track 9)
Mary’s Boy Child (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Megamix 4 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 7)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 2)
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 1)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 7, 9–10)
Polarlufteinbruch (tracks 4, 9)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 2–3, 9–10)