Annotation

Label: Rhino Records - Catalog #: R1/R2/R4 70234 - UPC #: 8122-70234-2

* Reissue of - Vee-Jay SR-1055

**Please note that the correct title of track 12 is in fact "Jungle Bells", not "Jingle Bells".

Annotation last modified on 2008-12-02 16:45 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Merry Christmas Medley: We Wish You a Merry Christmas / Angels From the Realms of Glory / Hark the Herald Angels Sing
4:16
2 What Child Is This
2:39
3 The Carol of the Bells
1:32
4 The Excelsis Deo Medley: Deck The Halls / Excelsis Deo / Oh, Come All Ye Faithful
1:48
5 The Little Drummer Boy
2:18
6 The First Christmas Night Medley: Deck the Halls / Silent Night / Oh Holy Night / The First Noel
4:47
7 Joy to the World Medley: Deck the Halls / God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen / Away in a Manger / Joy to the World
3:15
8 Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
1:51
9 Christmas Tears
2:47
10 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
2:16
11 The Christmas Song
2:22
12 Jungle Bells
2:57
13 White Christmas
2:19

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
Charles Calello (track 3)
Sid Bass (tracks 1–2, 6–7)
composer:
Tommie Connor (track 10)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 2–3)
Irving Berlin (track 13)
Katherine K. Davis (1941) (track 5)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 11)
conductor:
Charles Calello (tracks 3, 5)
Sid Bass (tracks 1–2, 4, 6–13)
engineer:
Gordon Clark (recording engineer) (tracks 1–13)
lyricist:
Tommie Connor (track 10)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 2–3)
Irving Berlin (track 13)
Katherine K. Davis (1941) (track 5)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 11)
Robert Wells (songwriter) (1944) (track 11)
orchestrator:
Charles Calello (tracks 3, 5)
Sid Bass (tracks 1–2, 4, 6–13)
producer:
Bob Crewe (tracks 1–13)
vocals arranger:
Nick Massi (tracks 1–13)
writer:
Bob Crewe (track 9)
Jordan (track 12)
Sid Bass (tracks 4, 9, 12)
J. Fred Coots (1932) (track 8)
Haven Gillespie (1932) (track 8)
Henry Onorati (1958) (track 5)
Harry Simeone (1958) (track 5)
publisher:
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 13)
Herman Music, Inc. (track 10)
Leo Feist, Inc. (track 8)
Saturday Music, Inc. (tracks 1–4, 6–7, 9)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 11)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 13)
Irving Berlin Music Company (1940 –) (track 13)
Edwin H. Morris & Co., Inc. (1946 –) (track 11)
Mills Music, Inc. (1964) (track 5)
engineered at:
cover recording of:
Carol of the Drum (aka “The Little Drummer Boy”) (track 5)
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) (track 11)
White Christmas (track 13)
is based on:
[untitled] (traditional Czech carol, became “Carol of the Drums”) (track 5)
later parody versions:
Rapapapam (track 5)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Joululaulu (Hiljaa leijaa maahan hiutaleet) (track 11)
Pieni rumpali (track 5)
Rap jul (track 13)
Santa Klauss nāk (track 8)
later versions:
Little Drummer Boy (Poema version of the carol) (track 5)
Nikolaus-Lied (track 8)
Weiße Weihnacht (track 13)
medley of:
Deck the Halls (Sid Bass arrangement) (tracks 4, 6–7)
Angels From the Realms of Glory (sung to the French carol tune “Iris” (Les anges dans nos campagnes)) (track 1)
Excelsis Deo (Sid Bass arrangement) (track 4)
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Sid Bass arrangement) (track 7)
Silent Night (Sid Bass arrangement) (track 6)
Away in a Manger (Sid Bass arrangement) (track 7)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Christmas carol) (track 1)
Oh Holy Night (Sid Bass arrangement) (track 6)
Oh, Come All Ye Faithful (Sid Bass arrangement) (track 4)
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear (carol version) (track 1)
Joy to the World (Sid Bass arrangement) (track 7)
The First Noel (Sid Bass arrangement) (track 6)
recording of:
Christmas Tears (track 9)
Jungle Bells (track 12)
The Carol of the Bells (Charles Calello arrangement) (track 3)
What Child Is This (Sid Bass arrangement) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:

Release

ASIN: US: B00006JOFW [info]

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/562774 [info]
Wikidata: Q7711928 [info]