Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Happy Xmas (War is Over)
John Lennon & Yoko Ono 5 3:35
2 Do they know it's Christmas
Band Aid 4 3:48
3 I wish it could be Christmas every day
Wizzard 4:42
4 Merry Xmas everybody
Slade 3:45
5 Step into Christmas
Elton John 3 4:13
6 Merry Christmas Everyone
Shakin’ Stevens 5 3:42
7 Wonderful Christmastime
Paul McCartney 3:49
8 I believe in Father Christmas
Greg Lake 3:32
9 December will be magic again
Kate Bush 3:50
10 Mistletoe & Wine
Cliff Richard 3:54
11 Walking in the Air
Aled Jones 3:26
12 A spaceman came travelling
Chris de Burgh 4:05
13 Stop the Cavalry
Jona Lewie 2:56
14 Little Saint Nick
The Beach Boys 2:01
15 Rockin around the Christmas Tree
Brenda Lee 2:05
16 Lonely this Christmas
Mud 2.5 3:35
17 The Christmas Song
Nat King Cole 3:12
18 White Christmas
Bing Crosby 3:06

Credits

CD 1

choir vocals:
Ken Darby Singers (track 18)
composer:
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 16)
Bob Heatlie (track 6)
Elton John (track 5)
Greg Lake (track 8)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 1)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 1)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 14)
Roy Wood (track 3)
Howard Blake (track 11)
Chris de Burgh (track 12)
Kate Bush (track 9)
Nicky Chinn (track 16)
Jona Lewie (track 13)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 15)
Paul McCartney (track 7)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 18)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 17)
conductor:
Godfrey Salmon (Violinist.) (track 8)
lead vocals:
Bing Crosby (1942-05-29) (track 18)
lyricist:
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 16)
Bob Heatlie (track 6)
Greg Lake (track 8)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 1)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 1)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 14)
Roy Wood (track 3)
Howard Blake (track 11)
Chris de Burgh (track 12)
Kate Bush (track 9)
Nicky Chinn (track 16)
Jona Lewie (track 13)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 15)
Paul McCartney (track 7)
Peter Sinfield (track 8)
Bernie Taupin (track 5)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 18)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 17)
Robert Wells (songwriter) (1944) (track 17)
orchestra:
Plastic Ono Band (track 1)
John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra (1942-05-29) (track 18)
performer:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 1)
Mud (UK glam rock band) (track 16)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 1)
producer:
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 16)
Dave Edmunds (track 6)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 1)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 1)
Phil Spector (track 1)
Nicky Chinn (track 16)
Paul McCartney (track 7)
publisher:
Roy Wood (track 3)
treble vocals:
Aled Jones (track 11)
vocals:
Shakin’ Stevens (track 6)
writer:
Bob Geldof (track 2)
Noddy Holder (track 4)
Jim Lea (track 4)
Jeremy Paul (British songwriter and producer) (track 10)
Leslie Stewart (track 10)
Keith Strachan (track 10)
Midge Ure (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1971) (track 1)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1974) (track 16)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1985) (track 11)
Epic Records (American holding company - do not use as a release label!) (1985) (track 6)
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! UK subsidiary of Sony BMG Music Entertainment) (1985) (track 6)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 2, 15)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 18)
Faber Music Ltd. (track 11)
Howard David Blake (track 11)
Jet Music Inc. (track 3)
Lenono Music (track 1)
MPL Communications Ltd. (not for release label use! Paul McCartney-related, London-based company) (track 7)
Ono Music (track 1)
Patch Music Ltd. (track 10)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 17)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 14)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 18)
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 3)
Irving Berlin Music Company (1940 –) (track 18)
Edwin H. Morris & Co., Inc. (1946 –) (track 17)
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) (2017-04-01 –) (track 2)
recorded at:
Decca Studios (Los Angeles) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1942-05-29) (track 18)
has remixes:
Happy Xmas (War Is Over) (digitally remixed and remastered) by John & Yoko / Plastic Ono Band with The Harlem Community Choir (track 1)
mash-ups:
cover recording of:
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) (track 17)
Walking in the Air (track 11)
later parody versions:
Wii Christmastime (track 7)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Avaruus (track 11)
Então é Natal (track 1)
Joululaulu (Hiljaa leijaa maahan hiutaleet) (track 17)
Rap jul (track 18)
Valkea joulu (track 18)
Weiße Weihnacht (track 18)
在等一個晚上 (track 11)
later versions:
Walking on Glass (track 11)
part of:
The Snowman (film soundtrack) (track 11)
recording of:
Little Saint Nick (track 14)
Mistletoe and Wine (track 10)
Stop the Cavalry (track 13)
White Christmas (1942-05-29) (track 18)
referred to in medleys:
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 8, 10, 17)
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 18)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 17)
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 1, 10)
Mix 1 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 1, 3–7, 15)
Medley (Christmas with Frank Ferrari) (track 18)
Megamix 1 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 3–4, 15)
Megamix 4 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 2, 8)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 2)

Release

compiler: Ashley Abram
copyrighted by: EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1989 –)
phonographic copyright by: EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1989 –)
rights society: BIEM (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries)
MCPS (do not use this as a release label or work publisher)
ASIN: UK: B0000581SC [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/2923068 [info]