Annotation

Label: K-Tel
ASIN: B0000SZLGK
Catalogue Number: ECD3858

Annotation last modified on 2006-01-17 16:42 UTC.

Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Christmas Ain’t Christmas, New Year’s Ain’t New Year’s
2:37
2 Little Drummer Boy
3:24
3 Winter Wonderland
3:03
4 Little St Nick
2:18
5 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
3:00
6 We Wish You a Merry Christmas
3:25
7 Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town
3:47
8 Christmas Song
4:47
9 Please Come Home for Christmas
2:52
10 Santa Claus Got the Blues
3:44
11 White Christmas
2:36
12 Silent Night
4:13
13 O Holy Night
3:20
14 Auld Lang Syne
2:12

Credits

Medium 1

guitar:
Jimmy Oliver (track 11)
baritone vocals:
Andrew Trasher (track 11)
bass vocals:
Bill Pinkney (track 11)
composer:
Felix Bernard (track 3)
Tommie Connor (track 5)
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (track 10)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 4)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 6, 14)
Franz Xaver Gruber (1818) (track 12)
Adolphe Adam (1847) (track 13)
J. Fred Coots (1932) (track 7)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 11)
Katherine K. Davis (1941) (track 2)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 8)
lead vocals:
Clyde McPhatter (track 11)
Bill Pinkney (track 11)
lyricist:
Tommie Connor (track 5)
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (track 10)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 4)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 6)
Richard B. Smith (wrote lyrics to "Winter Wonderland") (track 3)
Robert Burns (18th century Scottish poet/lyricist) (1788) (track 14)
Josef Mohr (1816) (track 12)
John Sullivan Dwight (1855) (track 13)
Haven Gillespie (1932) (track 7)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 11)
Katherine K. Davis (1941) (track 2)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 8)
Robert Wells (songwriter) (1944) (track 8)
tenor vocals:
Gerhart Trasher (track 11)
translator:
John Freeman Young (1859) (track 12)
writer:
Charles Brown (blues musician) (track 9)
Gamble & Huff (track 1)
Gene Redd (Senior; vibraphonist & trumpeter, bandleader and A&R man) (track 9)
Henry Onorati (1958) (track 2)
Harry Simeone (1958) (track 2)
publisher:
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 11)
EMI Mills Music (ASCAP) (track 2)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 3)
Herman Music, Inc. (track 5)
Leo Feist, Inc. (track 7)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 3)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 8)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 4)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 3)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 11)
Irving Berlin Music Company (1940 –) (track 11)
Edwin H. Morris & Co., Inc. (1946 –) (track 8)
Mills Music, Inc. (1964) (track 2)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 6294) (track 14)
arrangements:
Auld Lang Syne (arr. G. O. Jones) (track 14)
Auld Lang Syne (arr. C. T. Davie) (track 14)
Auld Lang Syne (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 14)
Auld Lang Syne Variations (arr. P Limonov) (track 14)
Auld Lang Syne, Fantasy with Variations for Band (Simone Mantia variation) (track 14)
Little Drummer Boy (arr. McCarthy) (track 2)
O Holy Night (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
O Holy Night (Mariah Carey arrangement) (track 13)
O Holy Night (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (track 13)
Oh Holy Night (for Sara Stevens) (track 13)
Silent Night (arr. Rose) (track 12)
Silent Night (Damien Rice song) (track 12)
Silent Night (arr. Rutter) (track 12)
Silent Night, Holy Night (arranged by Malcolm Sargent) (track 12)
We Wish You a Merry Christmas (arr. Frege & Rohde) (track 6)
We Wish You a Merry Christmas (arr. Warrell) (track 6)
We Wish You a Merry Christmas (arr. Rutter) (track 6)
We wish you a Merry Christmas (arr. Willcocks) (track 6)
has revision:
is based on:
[untitled] (traditional Czech carol, became “Carol of the Drums”) (track 2)
is the basis for:
Auld Lang Syne (track 14)
Holy Night (track 12)
My Christmas Prayer (track 14)
O Holy Night (Peter Cardinali arrangement) (track 13)
later parody versions:
O Holy Tonight! (track 13)
Rapapapam (track 2)
Silent Night (track 12)
Silent Night (track 12)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Ak, svētā nakts (track 13)
Joululaulu (Hiljaa leijaa maahan hiutaleet) (track 8)
Kom naar huis (track 9)
Pieni rumpali (track 2)
Rap jul (track 11)
Santa Klauss nāk (track 7)
Stakkels Jim (track 14)
Talven ihmemaa (track 3)
Valkea joulu (track 11)
Winter Wonderland (track 3)
おめでとうクリスマス (Hiroshi Yokoi version) (track 6)
ウィンターワンダーランド (Japanese version of “Winter Wonderland”) (track 3)
蛍の光 (track 14)
later versions:
Auld Lang Syne (track 14)
Little Drummer Boy (Poema version of the carol) (track 2)
Nikolaus-Lied (track 7)
Silent Night (Lindner version) (track 12)
Silent Night (Elvis Presley version) (track 12)
Swinging Christmas (track 6)
Weiße Weihnacht (track 11)
Winter Wunderwelt (track 3)
part of:
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944 film) (track 14)
recording of:
Auld Lang Syne (track 14)
Carol of the Drum (aka “The Little Drummer Boy”) (track 2)
Little Saint Nick (track 4)
O Holy Night (track 13)
Silent Night (track 12)
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) (track 8)
White Christmas (track 11)
Winter Wonderland (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 3, 5, 7)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 3, 7–8)
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 6, 12)
Polarlufteinbruch (track 3)
Megamix 1 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 3, 7)
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 6, 11, 14)
Megamix 4 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 14)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 2, 8, 12)
Noëls pour cordes (track 12)
translated version of:
version of:
Cantique de Noël "Minuit chrétiens" (French original of "O Holy Night") (track 13)