Annotation

Track 4 is different from the other US release. There seem to be even more releases with slight variations of the tracklist.

Annotation last modified on 2017-02-06 19:15 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Silent Night
Bing Crosby 2:05
2 Jingle Bells
Bing Crosby 2:36
3 White Christmas
Bing Crosby 1:33
4 Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Nat King Cole 2:24
5 O Come All Ye Faithful
Frank Sinatra 2:11
6 It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
Frank Sinatra 1:25
7 O Little Town of Bethlehem
Frank Sinatra 1:35
8 Jingle Bells
Frank Sinatra 2:27
9 Silent Night
Frank Sinatra 3:02
10 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Bing Crosby 2:12
11 Adeste Fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful)
Bing Crosby 2 3:08
12 I’ll Be Home for Christmas
Bing Crosby 2:53
13 Joy to the World
Bing Crosby 1:41
14 The First Noël
Bing Crosby 2:24
15 Silver Bells
Bing Crosby 3:01
16 The Christmas Song
Nat King Cole 3:16

Credits

CD 1

additional arranger:
Sir John Stainer (1871) (track 14)
additional composer:
Lowell Mason (1839) (track 13)
additional lyricist:
Davies Gilbert (1823) (track 14)
additional writer:
Buck Ram (track 12)
arranger:
Ralph Carmichael (track 10)
Davies Gilbert (1823) (track 14)
choir vocals:
Max Terr's Mixed Chorus (1942-06-08) (track 11)
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (track 13)
Walter Kent (track 12)
John Francis Wade (track 11)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 10, 14)
Franz Xaver Gruber (1818) (track 1)
James Lord Pierpont (1850) (tracks 2, 8)
J. Fred Coots (1932) (track 4)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 16)
lead vocals:
Bing Crosby (1942-06-08) (track 11)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 10–11, 14)
Kim Gannon (track 12)
Frederick Oakeley (track 11)
Edmund Sears (track 6)
Isaac Watts (hymn writer) (track 13)
Josef Mohr (1816) (track 1)
James Lord Pierpont (1850) (tracks 2, 8)
Haven Gillespie (1932) (track 4)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 16)
Robert Wells (songwriter) (1944) (track 16)
orchestra:
John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (1942-06-08) (track 11)
performer:
Carol Richards (track 15)
publisher:
William B. Sandys (1823) (track 14)
William B. Sandys (1833) (track 14)
translator:
John Freeman Young (1859) (track 1)
writer:
Ray Evans (track 15)
Jay Livingston (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
Geffen Records, Inc. (1970) (tracks 11, 15)
Geffen Records (2010) (tracks 11, 15)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 12)
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 15)
Leo Feist, Inc. (track 4)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 15)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 16)
Edwin H. Morris & Co., Inc. (1946 –) (track 16)
recorded at:
Decca Studios (Los Angeles) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1942-06-08) (track 11)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 394) (track 10)
arrangements:
Deadly Gentlemen (track 10)
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (track 10)
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (arr. Aly and AJ) (track 10)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Mariah Carey arrangement) (track 10)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 10)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. Willcocks) (track 10)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. Geoffrey Keating) (track 10)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Willan arrangement) (track 10)
God rest ye merry, gentlemen (arr. Sirett) (track 10)
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear (arr. Sir Arthur Sullivan) (track 6)
Jingle All the Way (tracks 2, 8)
Jingle Bells (Beegie Adair, Roger Spencer arrangements) (tracks 2, 8)
Jingle Bells (arr. Gordon Langford) (tracks 2, 8)
Jingle Bells (arr. Chilcott) (tracks 2, 8)
Jingle a cappella (tracks 2, 8)
Joy to the World (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 13)
Joy to the World (John Rutter's arrangement) (track 13)
Joy to the World (arr. Johnson and Ricketts) (track 13)
Joy to the World (Geoff Zanelli's arrangement) (track 13)
Joy to the World (arr. Keyte & Parrott) (track 13)
Joy to the World (arr. Aly and AJ) (track 13)
Joy to the World (Our God Reigns) (Sovereign Grace version of Joy to the World) (track 13)
Midnight Clear (track 6)
Silent Night (arr. Johnson, orch. Volpi) (track 1)
Silent Night (arr. Stephen Cleobury) (track 1)
Silent Night (arr. Rose) (track 1)
Silent Night (arr. Rutter) (track 1)
Silent Night (arr. Aly and AJ) (track 1)
Silent Night (Damien Rice song) (track 1)
Silent Night, Holy Night (arranged by Malcolm Sargent) (track 1)
The Christmas Song (arr. John Rutter) (track 16)
The First Noel (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 14)
The First Noel (arr. Aly and AJ) (track 14)
The First Noel (arrangement by Elvis Presley) (track 14)
cover recording of:
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) (track 16)
has revision:
is the basis for:
A Star to Follow (track 10)
Good King Joy (track 13)
Holy Night (track 1)
Joy to the World (Mariah Carey song, based off both the Christmas carol and the Hoyt Axton/Three Dog Night song) (track 13)
Joy to the World (track 13)
Joy to the World (Peter Cardinali arrangement) (track 13)
PDX-mas Carol (tracks 10, 13)
Take a Break Guys (track 10)
The Christmas Song (track 16)
Trikkevise (tracks 2, 8)
Året rundt (tracks 2, 8)
later parody versions:
Dschingenkhan (tracks 2, 8)
I'll Be Home for Christmas (parody version, apparently) (track 12)
Jingle Bells (Daniel Ingram lyrics) (tracks 2, 8)
Jingle Bells Deep (Aqua Teen Hunger Force version) (tracks 2, 8)
Jingle Bells, Batman Smells (Children's schoolyard parody of Batman and Jingle Bells) (tracks 2, 8)
Silent Night (Aqua Teen Hunger Force version) (track 1)
Silent Night (track 1)
Snowdown Skins (tracks 2, 8)
Yingle Bells (tracks 2, 8)
Čin čin čin (tracks 2, 8)
later translated parody versions:
Klokkeklang (tracks 2, 8)
later translated versions:
Bjelleklang (tracks 2, 8)
Bjældeklang (tracks 2, 8)
Joululaulu (Hiljaa leijaa maahan hiutaleet) (track 16)
Kulkuset (tracks 2, 8)
Līksmi lai skan (Latvian version of English "Joy to the World") (track 13)
Pār mazo ciemu ielejā (Latvian version of "It Came Upon the Midnight Clear") (track 6)
Riemuita saa (translated by V. Arti) (track 13)
Riemuita saa! (translated by Hilkka Norkamo) (track 13)
Santa Klauss nāk (track 4)
The First Noel (track 14)
Ziemassvētku nakts (Latvian version of "Silver Bells") (track 15)
Zvaniņš skan (Alfrēds Krūklis version) (tracks 2, 8)
ジングルベル (transl. Otawa Takashi) (tracks 2, 8)
ジングルベル (Shōji Miyazawa's translation) (tracks 2, 8)
聖誕鈴聲 (tracks 2, 8)
later versions:
First Noël (track 14)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Nox Arcana arrangement) (track 10)
Jingle Bells (Die Toten Hosen arrangement) (tracks 2, 8)
Jingle Bells (tracks 2, 8)
Jingle Bells (Lechner / Trabitsch) (tracks 2, 8)
Nikolaus-Lied (track 4)
Silent Night (Lindner version) (track 1)
Silent Night (Elvis Presley version) (track 1)
Swingle Bells (tracks 2, 8)
Vive le vent (tracks 2, 8)
Zvaniņš skan (Latvian version of "Jingle Bells") (tracks 2, 8)
medley of:
Adeste fideles (original latin version) (track 11)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (English version of Latin “Adeste fideles”) (track 11)
part of:
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944 film) (track 14)
recording of:
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear (carol version) (track 6)
Jingle Bells (tracks 2, 8)
Joy to the World (Christmas carol) (track 13)
Silent Night (track 1)
Silver Bells (track 15)
The First Noël (track 14)
Adeste Fideles (Bing Crosby arrangement) (1942-06-08) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
A Christmas Festival (tracks 2, 8, 10, 13)
Christmas Train (medley) (tracks 2, 8, 13)
Holiday Cheer (track 15)
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 1, 15)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 4)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 1, 15–16)
Noëls pour cordes (tracks 1, 6, 10, 13)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 4, 16)
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 2, 8, 10)
Medley (Christmas with Frank Ferrari) (tracks 2, 8)
Megamix 4 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 10)
Megamix 1 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 4)
translated version of:
version of:
The First Nowell (track 14)