The Beach Boys’ Christmas Album

~ Release by The Beach Boys (see all versions of this release, 15 available)

Tracklist

Digital Media 1
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1Little Saint Nick
producer:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
lead vocals:
Mike Love (Beach Boys)
arranger:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
recording of:
Little Saint Nick
writer:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) and Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group)
52:02
2The Man With All the Toys
producer:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
bass guitar:
Al Jardine
guitar [lead guitar] and guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Carl Wilson (Beach Boys)
membranophone:
Dennis Wilson (Beach Boys)
piano:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
lead vocals:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) and Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
other vocals [harmony vocals]:
Al Jardine, Carl Wilson (Beach Boys) and Dennis Wilson (Beach Boys)
arranger:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
recording of:
The Man With All the Toys
lyricist and composer:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
31:34
3Santa’s Beard
producer:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
lead vocals:
Mike Love (Beach Boys)
arranger:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
recording of:
Santa's Beard
lyricist and composer:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
32:02
4Merry Christmas, Baby
producer:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
lead vocals:
Mike Love (Beach Boys)
arranger:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
recording of:
Merry Christmas, Baby (song by the Beach Boys)
lyricist and composer:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
2:21
5Christmas Day
producer:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
lead vocals:
Al Jardine (from 1964-06-25 until 1964-06-27)
arranger:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
recorded at:
Western Recorders (@ 6000 Sunset Blvd., part of United Western Recorders studio complex 1957–1985) in Los Angeles, California, United States (on 1964-06-25, on 1964-06-27)
recording of:
Christmas Day (from 1964-06-25 until 1964-06-27)
lyricist and composer:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
1:48
6Frosty the Snowman
producer:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
lead vocals:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder) (from 1964-06-24 until 1964-06-29)
conductor:
Benjamin Barrett
arranger:
Dick Reynolds (musician, songwriter, and trombonist best known as arranger for the Four Freshmen)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA, founded 1956) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (on 1964-06-24) and Western Recorders (@ 6000 Sunset Blvd., part of United Western Recorders studio complex 1957–1985) in Los Angeles, California, United States (on 1964-06-29)
cover recording of:
Frosty the Snow Man (from 1964-06-24 until 1964-06-29)
writer:
Steve Nelson (US songwriter who co-wrote “Frosty the Snowman”) and Walter E. Rollins
publisher:
Carlin Music Corporation, Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09), Chappell & Co. (in 1950) and Hill and Range Songs, Inc. (on 1950-06-02)
31:54
7We Three Kings of Orient Are
producer:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
lead vocals:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (from 1964-06-18 until 1964-06-29) and Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder) (from 1964-06-18 until 1964-06-29)
conductor:
Benjamin Barrett
performer:
The Beach Boys (American rock band)
arranger:
Dick Reynolds (musician, songwriter, and trombonist best known as arranger for the Four Freshmen)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA, founded 1956) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (on 1964-06-18) and Western Recorders (@ 6000 Sunset Blvd., part of United Western Recorders studio complex 1957–1985) in Los Angeles, California, United States (on 1964-06-29)
cover recording of:
We Three Kings (from 1964-06-18 until 1964-06-29)
lyricist and composer:
John Henry Hopkins, Jr. (composer, “We Three Kings”)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 24751)
34:05
8Blue Christmas
producer:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
lead vocals:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder) (in 1964-06)
conductor:
Benjamin Barrett
arranger:
Dick Reynolds (musician, songwriter, and trombonist best known as arranger for the Four Freshmen)
recorded at:
Western Recorders (@ 6000 Sunset Blvd., part of United Western Recorders studio complex 1957–1985) in Los Angeles, California, United States (in 1964-06) and Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA, founded 1956) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (on 1964-06-18)
cover recording of:
Blue Christmas (from 1964-06-18 until 1964-06)
writer:
Bill Hayes (songwriter) and Jay Johnson (songwriter of "Blue Christmas")
publisher:
Anglo-Pic Music Co. Ltd., Bibo Music Publishing, Inc., PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (renamed Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. circa 1998), Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) and Universal Polygram International, Inc.
43:11
9Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town
producer:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
lead vocals:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) and Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
conductor:
Benjamin Barrett
performer:
The Beach Boys (American rock band)
arranger:
Dick Reynolds (musician, songwriter, and trombonist best known as arranger for the Four Freshmen)
cover recording of:
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
lyricist:
Haven Gillespie (in 1932)
composer:
J. Fred Coots (in 1932)
publisher:
EMI Feist Catalog Inc., EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (PRS‐affiliated), EMI United Partnership Ltd., Francis, Day & Hunter Ltd., Haven Gillespie Music Publishing, Jobete Music Co., Inc., Leo Feist Ltd, Leo Feist, Inc., SBK United Partnership and The Songwriters Guild
32:21
10White Christmas
producer:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
lead vocals:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder) (in 1964-06)
conductor:
Benjamin Barrett
arranger:
Dick Reynolds (musician, songwriter, and trombonist best known as arranger for the Four Freshmen)
recorded at:
Western Recorders (@ 6000 Sunset Blvd., part of United Western Recorders studio complex 1957–1985) in Los Angeles, California, United States (in 1964-06) and Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA, founded 1956) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (on 1964-06-18)
cover recording of:
White Christmas (from 1964-06-18 until 1964-06)
lyricist and composer:
Irving Berlin (from 1938 until 1940)
publisher:
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships), Irving Berlin Music Corp., Williamson Music Company and Irving Berlin Music Company (from 1940 to present)
sub-publisher:
Irving Berlin Music Ltd., Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–2019), Warner/Chappell Music, Hong Kong Limited (華納音樂版權香港有限公司 (1995–2019)), シンコーミュージック・エンタテイメント and ユニバーサル・ミュージック・パブリッシング Synch事業部
part of:
The 15th Academy Award for Best Original Song (number: 1) and Academy Award for Best Original Song (number: 15)
32:30
11I’ll Be Home for Christmas
producer:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
lead vocals:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
conductor:
Benjamin Barrett
arranger:
Dick Reynolds (musician, songwriter, and trombonist best known as arranger for the Four Freshmen)
cover recording of:
I’ll Be Home for Christmas
lyricist:
Kim Gannon
additional writer:
Buck Ram
composer:
Walter Kent
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd., Edward B. Marks Music Co. (founded originally as J. Stern & Co. in 1894, renamed in 1919), Gannon and Kent Music Co. and Piedmont Music Company
sub-publisher:
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) and ワーナー・チャペル音楽出版 Synch事業部
42:45
12Auld Lang Syne
producer:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
lead vocals:
The Beach Boys (American rock band)
conductor:
Benjamin Barrett
arranger:
Dick Reynolds (musician, songwriter, and trombonist best known as arranger for the Four Freshmen)
cover recording of:
Auld Lang Syne (Brian Wilson arr.)
lyricist:
Robert Burns (18th century Scottish poet/lyricist)
composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
arranger:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co‐founder)
publisher:
BriMel Music
arrangement of:
Auld Lang Syne (original Scots version, lyrics by Robert Burns)
31:19

Credits

Release

phonographic copyright (℗) by:Capitol Records, LLC (not for release label use! fka Capitol Records, Inc. until 2007) (in 2015)
part of:Apple Digital Masters (ex-“Mastered for iTunes”) (order: 63)
purchase for download:https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/id1002577187 [info] (ended)
streaming page:https://music.apple.com/us/album/1440855604 [info]