Annotation

note. this particular version features Bing Crosby & Louis Armstrong on the cover

Annotation last modified on 2019-02-17 11:50 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 When a Child Is Born
Brook Benton 3:45
2 Jingle Bells
Nat King Cole 2:13
3 White Christmas
Louis Armstrong 2:38
4 We Wish You a Merry Christmas
The Drifters 3:24
5 You’re All I Want for Christmas
Brook Benton 2:28
6 The Christmas Song
Rosemary Clooney 3:20
7 Blue Christmas
The Platters 2:01
8 Silver Bells
Bing Crosby & Ella Fitzgerald 2:08
9 Jingle Bell Rock
Bobby Sherman 2:07
10 Beautiful Memories
Brook Benton 2:56
11 Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Nat King Cole 1:43
12 Silent Night
The Drifters 4:13
13 Hey Santa Claus
The Platters 2:21
14 Merry Christmas
Brook Benton 2:35
15 What Child Is This
Mahalia Jackson 4:16
16 Let It Snow
Bing Crosby 2:02
17 I Saw Mummy Kissing Santa Claus
Bobby Sherman 2:18
18 Marshmallow World
Bing Crosby & Ella Fitzgerald 2:55
19 Please Come Home for Christmas
The Platters 2:26
20 Auld Lang Syne
The Drifters 2:16

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
Daniel Walker (Australian composer) (track 12)
composer:
Zacar (Italian musician Ciro Dammicco) (track 1)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 15, 20)
Tommie Connor (track 17)
Franz Xaver Gruber (1818) (track 12)
James Lord Pierpont (1850) (track 2)
J. Fred Coots (1932) (track 11)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 3)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 6)
Jule Styne (1945-07) (track 16)
Peter de Rose (1949) (track 18)
lyricist:
Tommie Connor (track 17)
Fred Jay (track 1)
Robert Burns (18th century Scottish poet/lyricist) (1788) (track 20)
Josef Mohr (1816) (track 12)
James Lord Pierpont (1850) (track 2)
William Chatterton Dix (1865) (track 15)
Haven Gillespie (1932) (track 11)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 3)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 6)
Robert Wells (songwriter) (1944) (track 6)
Sammy Cahn (1945-07) (track 16)
Carl Sigman (1949) (track 18)
translator:
John Freeman Young (1859) (track 12)
writer:
Beal (track 9)
Brook Benton (track 5)
Jim Boothe (track 9)
Charles Brown (blues musician) (track 19)
Ray Evans (track 8)
Harvey Fuqua (track 13)
Bill Hayes (Country-Pop artist) (track 7)
Jay Johnson (songwriter of "Blue Christmas") (track 7)
Jay Livingston (track 8)
Gene Redd (Senior; vibraphonist & trumpeter, bandleader and A&R man) (track 19)
publisher:
C. Mose Music (track 19)
Carlin (track 9)
Chappell/Morris Ltd. (tracks 6, 16)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 3)
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 8)
Herman Music, Inc. (track 17)
Jewel Music Publishing Co., Inc. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 17)
Lark Music Inc. (track 19)
Leo Feist Ltd (track 11)
Leo Feist, Inc. (track 11)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 8)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 6)
Trio Music Company (track 19)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 7)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (tracks 2, 16)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 3)
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 19)
Irving Berlin Music Company (1940 –) (track 3)
E. H. Morris & Co., Inc. (a division of MPL Communications Inc.) (1946 –) (track 6)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 6294) (track 20)
arrangements:
Auld Lang Syne (arr. C. T. Davie) (track 20)
Auld Lang Syne (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 20)
Auld Lang Syne (arr. G. O. Jones) (track 20)
Auld Lang Syne Variations (arr. P Limonov) (track 20)
Auld Lang Syne, Fantasy with Variations for Band (Simone Mantia variation) (track 20)
Jingle All the Way (track 2)
Jingle Bells (Beegie Adair, Roger Spencer arrangements) (track 2)
Jingle Bells (arr. Chilcott) (track 2)
Jingle Bells (arr. Gordon Langford) (track 2)
Jingle a cappella (track 2)
Silent Night (arr. Aly and AJ) (track 12)
Silent Night (arr. Rutter) (track 12)
Silent Night (arr. Rose) (track 12)
Silent Night (arr. Willcocks) (track 12)
Silent Night (arr. Stephen Cleobury) (track 12)
Silent Night (arr. Johnson, orch. Volpi) (track 12)
Silent Night (arr. Scott Kritzer) (track 12)
Silent Night (Damien Rice song) (track 12)
Silent Night, Holy Night (arranged by Malcolm Sargent) (track 12)
The Christmas Song (arr. John Rutter) (track 6)
The Son of Mary (track 15)
What Child Is This (Vince Guaraldi adaptation) (track 15)
What Child Is This (arr. Johnson and Ricketts) (track 15)
What Child Is This? (arr. Parker/Shaw) (track 15)
What Child Is This? (for Sara Stevens) (track 15)
What Child Is This? (Jack Jezioro, Brendan Harkin arrangements) (track 15)
cover recording of:
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) (track 6)
has revision:
What Child Is This? (Trans-Siberian Orchestra version) (track 15)
is the basis for:
Auld Lang Syne (track 20)
Holy Night (track 12)
Jingle Bell Rock (track 9)
Let It Snow (track 16)
My Christmas Prayer (track 20)
The Christmas Song (track 6)
Trikkevise (track 2)
Året rundt (track 2)
later parody versions:
Dschingenkhan (track 2)
Jingle Bells (Daniel Ingram lyrics) (track 2)
Jingle Bells Deep (Aqua Teen Hunger Force version) (track 2)
Jingle Bells, Batman Smells (Children's schoolyard parody of Batman and Jingle Bells) (track 2)
Silent Night (track 12)
Silent Night (Aqua Teen Hunger Force version) (track 12)
Snowdown Skins (track 2)
Yingle Bells (track 2)
Čin čin čin (track 2)
later translated parody versions:
Klokkeklang (track 2)
later translated versions:
Bjelleklang (track 2)
Bjällerklang (track 2)
Bjældeklang (track 2)
Het is feest (track 16)
Jingle Bells (track 2)
Joululaulu (Hiljaa leijaa maahan hiutaleet) (track 6)
Kas ir šis bērns (Latvian version of English "What Child Is This?") (track 15)
Kom naar huis (track 19)
Kulkuset (track 2)
Noël blanc (track 3)
Rap jul (track 3)
Santa Klauss nāk (track 11)
Stakkels Jim (track 20)
Valkea joulu (track 3)
Weiße Weihnacht (track 3)
Ziemassvētku nakts (Latvian version of "Silver Bells") (track 8)
Zvaniņš skan (Alfrēds Krūklis version) (track 2)
ジングルベル (transl. Otawa Takashi) (track 2)
ジングルベル (Shōji Miyazawa's translation) (track 2)
ホワイトクリスマス (Tomoko Nakayama’s translation) (track 3)
聖誕歌聲 (track 2)
聖誕鈴聲 (track 2)
蛍の光 (track 20)
later versions:
Auld Lang Syne (track 20)
Cik lēni snieg (Latvian version of "Blue Christmas") (track 7)
Jingle Bells (Die Toten Hosen arrangement) (track 2)
Jingle Bells (Lechner / Trabitsch) (track 2)
Jingle Bells (track 2)
Lass es schnei’n (track 16)
Nikolaus-Lied (track 11)
Silent Night (Lindner version) (track 12)
Silent Night (Elvis Presley version) (track 12)
Swingle Bells (track 2)
Vive le vent (track 2)
Zvaniņš skan (Latvian version of "Jingle Bells") (track 2)
live recording of:
A Marshmallow World (track 18)
Silver Bells (track 8)
recording of:
Auld Lang Syne (track 20)
Blue Christmas (track 7)
Hey Santa Claus (track 13)
Jingle Bell Rock (track 9)
Jingle Bells (track 2)
Silent Night (track 12)
What Child Is This? (track 15)
White Christmas (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Holiday Cheer (tracks 8–9)
Polarlufteinbruch (track 16)
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 8, 12)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 11, 17)
Weihnachts-Medley (track 2)
Christmas Collage (track 15)
Medley (Christmas with Frank Ferrari) (tracks 2–3)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 1, 6–7, 11)
Megamix 1 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 9, 11)
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 2–3, 20)
Megamix 4 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 20)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 6, 8, 12)
Noëls pour cordes (track 12)
translated version of:
version of:
Greensleeves (track 15)

Release

copyrighted by:Prism Leisure (budget UK-based compilation label) (1997)
distributed by:Prism Leisure Corp. PLC (not for release label use!)
glass mastered by:CD Systems
manufactured by:Prism Leisure Corp. PLC (not for release label use!)
phonographic copyright by:Prism Leisure (budget UK-based compilation label) (1997)
licensed from:AVG Ltd.
part of:Christmas Collection (Prism Leisure)
ASIN:UK: B00005J8VG [info]
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/3404335 [info]