Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
John Lennon & Yoko Ono 5 3:33
2 O Holy Night
Mariah Carey 4:25
3 Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Michael Bolton 5 4:05
4 The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
Céline Dion 4:13
5 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Luther Vandross 5:05
6 Endless Christmas
3T 4:11
7 Christmas Time
Backstreet Boys 3 4:15
8 Last Christmas
Human Nature 3:07
9 Do They Know It’s Christmas?
Band Aid 3:53
10 Winter Wonderland
Tony Bennett 2:13
11 Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow
Frank Sinatra 2:36
12 White Christmas
Plácido Domingo 2:49
13 Christmas Through Your Eyes
Gloria Estefan 5:02
14 You Make It Feel Like Christmas
Neil Diamond 3:37
15 Breath of Heaven (Mary’s Song)
Amy Grant 5:30
16 Silent Night
Boyz II Men 2:33
17 Merry Christmas Baby
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band 4:49
18 Early Christmas Morning
Cyndi Lauper 3:42
19 Little Drummer Boy
The Jackson 5 3:16
20 The Lord’s Prayer
Barbra Streisand 2:43

Credits

CD 1

synthesizer programming:
Gary Cirimelli (track 2)
bass synthesizer, drumset and keyboard:
Walter Afanasieff (track 2)
guitar family:
Dann Huff (track 2)
arranger:
Walter Afanasieff (tracks 2, 2)
Mariah Carey (tracks 2, 2)
Ray Ellis (track 20)
background vocals:
Melonie Daniels (track 2)
Kelly Price (track 2)
Shanrae Price (track 2)
choir vocals:
composer:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 1)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 1)
Adolphe Adam (1847) (tracks 2, 2)
Katherine K. Davis (1941) (track 19)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 4)
conductor:
Ray Ellis (track 20)
lead vocals:
Bruce Springsteen (1980-12-31) (track 17)
lyricist:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 1)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 1)
John Sullivan Dwight (1855) (tracks 2, 2)
Katherine K. Davis (1941) (track 19)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 4)
Robert Wells (songwriter) (1944) (track 4)
mixer:
Bob Clearmountain (track 17)
orchestra:
Plastic Ono Band (track 1)
performer:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 1)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 1)
The E Street Band (1980-12-31) (track 17)
producer:
Jon Landau (track 17)
Chuck Plotkin (track 17)
Phil Spector (track 1)
Bruce Springsteen (track 17)
Ettore Stratta (track 20)
Walter Afanasieff (track 2)
Mariah Carey (track 2)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 1)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 1)
programming:
Walter Afanasieff (track 2)
recording engineer:
Toby Scott (recording engineer, mixer and record producer) (1980-12-31) (track 17)
vocals:
Gloria Estefan (track 13)
writer:
Lou Baxter (track 17)
Chris Eaton (track 15)
Gloria Estefan (track 13)
Amy Grant (track 15)
Cyndi Lauper (track 18)
Johnny Moore (blues musician, Three Blazers) (track 17)
Jan Pulsford (track 18)
Veit Renn (track 7)
Joe Smith (US recording/mixing engineer) (track 7)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 13)
Johnny Wright (legal representation) (track 7)
Henry Onorati (1958) (track 19)
Harry Simeone (1958) (track 19)
recorded at:
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1971) (track 1)
Amy Grant Productions (Amy Grant company, for copyrights use only) (1992) (track 15)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1992) (track 13)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (1994) (track 2)
Sony Music Entertainment (Canada) Inc. (not for release label use! pre-Aug 2004 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.) (1998) (track 4)
Amy Grant Productions (Amy Grant company, for copyrights use only) (2007) (track 15)
publisher:
EMI Mills Music (ASCAP) (track 19)
Lenono Music (track 1)
Ono Music (track 1)
Rye Songs (track 2)
Sony Songs Inc. (track 2)
Sony Tunes, Inc. (track 2)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 4)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 13)
Wallyworld Music (track 2)
Edwin H. Morris & Co., Inc. (1946 –) (track 4)
Belwin-Mills Publishing Corp. (1955) (track 19)
Mills Music, Inc. (1964) (track 19)
recorded at:
mash-ups:
remixes:
Happy Xmas (War Is Over) (digitally remixed and remastered) by John & Yoko / Plastic Ono Band with The Harlem Community Choir (track 1)
arrangement of:
O Holy Night (track 2)
arrangements:
Little Drummer Boy (arr. McCarthy) (track 19)
O Holy Night (Mariah Carey arrangement) (track 2)
O Holy Night (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (track 2)
O Holy Night (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Oh Holy Night (for Sara Stevens) (track 2)
cover recording of:
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) (track 4)
is based on:
[untitled] (traditional Czech carol, became “Carol of the Drums”) (track 19)
is the basis for:
O Holy Night (Peter Cardinali arrangement) (track 2)
later parody versions:
O Holy Tonight! (track 2)
Rapapapam (track 19)
later translated versions:
Ak, svētā nakts (track 2)
Então é Natal (track 1)
Joululaulu (Hiljaa leijaa maahan hiutaleet) (track 4)
Pieni rumpali (track 19)
later versions:
Little Drummer Boy (Poema version of the carol) (track 19)
live cover recording of:
Merry Christmas Baby (1980-12-31) (track 17)
recording of:
Carol of the Drum (aka “The Little Drummer Boy”) (track 19)
Christmas Time (track 7)
O Holy Night (Mariah Carey arrangement) (track 2)
O Holy Night (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 4)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 4, 19)
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 1)
Mix 1 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 1)
version of:
Cantique de Noël "Minuit chrétiens" (French original of "O Holy Night") (track 2)

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/514326 [info]