Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Christmas Song
Nat King Cole 3:15
2 Joy to the World
Nat King Cole 1:26
3 Winter Wonderland
Dean Martin 1:54
4 The Happiest Christmas Tree
Nat King Cole 1:54
5 Deck the Hall
Nat King Cole 1:09
6 White Christmas
Dean Martin 2:30
7 O Tannenbaum
Nat King Cole 3:02
8 Silent Night
Nat King Cole 2:10
9 Brahms Lullaby
Dean Martin 3:01
10 Buon Natale
Nat King Cole 1:37
11 Adeste Fideles
Nat King Cole 2:28
12 Frosty the Snowman
Nat King Cole 2:21
13 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Nat King Cole 1:28
14 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Dean Martin 2:16
15 The Little Boy That Santa Claus Forgot
Nat King Cole 2:34
16 A Cradle in Bethlehem
Nat King Cole 3:26
17 The Christmas Blues
Dean Martin 2:56
18 Mrs Santa Claus
Nat King Cole 2:09
19 Caroling, Caroling
Nat King Cole 2:03
20 Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
Dean Martin 1:57
21 O Little Town of Bethlehem
Nat King Cole 2:21
22 O Holy Night
Nat King Cole 2:56

Credits

CD 1

guitar:
Oscar Moore (1946-06-14) (track 1)
bass:
Johnny Miller (part of the Nat King Cole Trio) (1946-06-14) (track 1)
piano:
Nat King Cole (1946-06-14) (track 1)
arranger:
Edith Bergdahl (tracks 5, 7, 21)
Sammy Cahn (track 20)
Nat King Cole (track 5)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 14)
Jule Styne (track 20)
composer:
Felix Bernard (track 3)
Alfred S. Burt (track 19)
Cathy Lynn (track 4)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 5)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 14)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (1500 – 1600) (track 7)
Franz Xaver Gruber (1818) (track 8)
Adolphe Adam (1847) (track 22)
Lewis Henry Redner (1868) (track 21)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 6)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 1)
Jule Styne (1945-07) (track 20)
conductor:
Ralph Carmichael (1960) (tracks 5, 7, 16, 19, 21)
lead vocals:
Nat King Cole (track 8)
Dean Martin (American singer/actor) (tracks 3, 20)
Nat King Cole (1960) (track 5)
lyricist:
Cathy Lynn (track 4)
Wihla Hutson (track 19)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 14)
Thomas Oliphant (track 5)
Richard B. Smith (wrote lyrics to "Winter Wonderland") (track 3)
Josef Mohr (1816) (track 8)
Ernst Anschütz (1824) (track 7)
John Sullivan Dwight (1855) (track 22)
Phillips Brooks (1868) (track 21)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 6)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 1)
Robert Wells (songwriter) (1944) (track 1)
Sammy Cahn (1945-07) (track 20)
producer:
Lee Gillette (tracks 3, 5, 7–8, 16, 19–21)
translator:
John Freeman Young (1859) (track 8)
vocals:
Nat King Cole (1946-06-14) (track 1)
Nat King Cole (1960) (tracks 7, 16, 19, 21)
writer:
Alfred Bryan (US songwriter) (track 16)
David Jack Holt (track 17)
Larry Stock (track 16)
Sammy Cahn (track 17)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol Records, Inc. (company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1959) (track 20)
Capitol Records, LLC (not for release label use!) (1959) (tracks 3, 6, 14, 20)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 14)
Chappell/Morris Ltd. (tracks 1, 20)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 6)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 3)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 3)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 1)
WB Music Corp. (track 3)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 6)
Irving Berlin Music Company (1940 –) (track 6)
Edwin H. Morris & Co., Inc. (1946 –) (track 1)
recorded at:
WMCA Studios in New York, New York, United States (1946-06-14) (track 1)
arrangement of:
Oh Holy Night (for Sara Stevens) (track 22)
arrangements:
Deck the Hall (arr. Rutter) (track 5)
Deck the Hall (arr. Wilberg) (track 5)
Deck the Halls (Jim Dooley's arrangement) (track 5)
Deck the Halls (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 5)
O Holy Night (Mariah Carey arrangement) (track 22)
O Holy Night (catch-all for arrangements) (track 22)
O Holy Night (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (track 22)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 21)
O Tannenbaum (arr. Parker/Shaw) (track 7)
O Tannenbaum (Vince Guaraldi adaptation) (track 7)
Oh Tannenbaum (Peter White's arrangement) (track 7)
O’ Tannenbaum (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 7)
Silent Night (arr. Rose) (track 8)
Silent Night (arr. Rutter) (track 8)
Silent Night, Holy Night (arranged by Malcolm Sargent) (track 8)
cover recording of:
White Christmas (track 6)
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) (1946-06-14) (track 1)
has revision:
is based on:
Nos Galan (track 5)
is the basis for:
Boughs of Holly (track 5)
Holy Night (track 8)
Let It Snow (track 20)
O Holy Night (Peter Cardinali arrangement) (track 22)
PDX-mas Carol (track 5)
later parody versions:
O Holy Tonight! (track 22)
O Tannebaum (track 7)
Silent Night (track 8)
Silent Night (track 8)
later translated versions:
Ak, eglīte (Latvian version of German "O Tannenbaum") (track 7)
Ak, svētā nakts (track 22)
Joululaulu (Hiljaa leijaa maahan hiutaleet) (track 1)
Mon beau sapin (track 7)
O Christmas Tree (English version of German "O Tannenbaum") (track 7)
Oi kuusipuu (track 7)
Petteri Punakuono (track 14)
Rap jul (track 6)
Talven ihmemaa (track 3)
Tu mazā, klusā Betlēme (Latvian version of "O Little Town of Bethlehem") (track 21)
Valkea joulu (track 6)
Winter Wonderland (track 3)
later versions:
Deck the Halls (track 5)
Duck the Halls (track 5)
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 21)
Lass es schnei’n (track 20)
Little Town (Cliff Richard carol -- the traditional words set to new music) (track 21)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Kenneth Jennings arrangement) (track 21)
O' Little Town of Bethlehem (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 21)
Oh Tannenbaum (track 7)
Silent Night (Lindner version) (track 8)
Silent Night (Elvis Presley version) (track 8)
Weiße Weihnacht (track 6)
Winter Wunderwelt (track 3)
recording of:
Caroling, Caroling (track 19)
Deck the Halls (track 5)
O Holy Night (track 22)
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 21)
O Tannenbaum (original German version) (track 7)
Silent Night (track 8)
The Christmas Blues (track 17)
Winter Wonderland (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 5–6)
Polarlufteinbruch (tracks 3, 20)
Megamix 1 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 3)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 3, 14)
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 8)
Megamix 4 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 5)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 1, 3, 14)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 1, 8)
Noëls pour cordes (tracks 8, 21)
translated version of:
version of:
Cantique de Noël "Minuit chrétiens" (French original of "O Holy Night") (track 22)
St. Louis (track 21)

Release

ASIN: UK: B000058214 [info]