Classic Christmas [Sony 3 CD]

Classic Christmas [Sony 3 CD]


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Sony's three-disc Classic Christmas set collects 40 Christmas favorites from the '50s, '60s, and '70s, including Frank Sinatra's "Let It Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!," Julie Andrews' "The Secret of Christmas," Tony Bennett's "White…  See more details below


Sony's three-disc Classic Christmas set collects 40 Christmas favorites from the '50s, '60s, and '70s, including Frank Sinatra's "Let It Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!," Julie Andrews' "The Secret of Christmas," Tony Bennett's "White Christmas," Mel Tormé's "The Christmas Song," and Gene Autry's "Frosty the Snowman." Other highlights include Burl Ives' "O Little Town of Bethlehem," the Lennon Sisters' "Silent Night," Roy Orbison's "Pretty Paper," and Aretha Franklin's "Winter Wonderland." Though there isn't much rhyme or reason governing the sequencing of the collection's tracks, the mood that the artists create is consistent enough to work. Songs by Johnny Mathis, Vikki Carr, Doris Day, and Robert Goulet round out the collection, making this set a solid choice for those who want a nostalgic Christmas.

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Disc 1

  1. Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!  - Frank Sinatra
  2. The Star Carol  -  Frank DeVol & His Orchestra
  3. Snow  -  Percy Faith & His Orchestra
  4. O Little Town of Bethlehem  - Burl Ives
  5. O Bambino (One Cold and Blessed Winter)  -  New Christy Minstrels
  6. Touch Hands on Christmas Morning  - Mike Douglas
  7. Winter Wonderland  - Aretha Franklin
  8. Give Me Your Love for Christmas  - Johnny Mathis
  9. A Marshmallow World  -  Cherry Sisters
  10. Jingle Bells  -  Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
  11. You're All I Want for Christmas  - Frankie Laine
  12. Here Comes Santa Claus  -  Ray Conniff Singers
  13. The Secret of Christmas  - Julie Andrews

Disc 2

  1. White Christmas  - Chris Bennett
  2. We Wish You the Merriest  -  Brown & His Band of Renown
  3. Silent Night  -  Lennon Sisters
  4. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus  - Jimmy Boyd
  5. Christmas Bells  - Patti Page
  6. (There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays  - Jerry Vale
  7. Baby, It's Cold Outside  - Buddy Clark
  8. Must Be Santa  - Mitch Miller
  9. Three Wise Men, Wise Men Three  - Jim Nabors
  10. What Child Is This?  - Vikki Carr
  11. The Bell That Couldn't Jingle  - Bobby Vinton
  12. Mary's Little Boy Child  -  Brothers Four
  13. Sleigh Ride  -  André Kostelanetz & His Orchestra
  14. The Christmas Song  - Mel Tormé

Disc 3

  1. Frosty the Snowman  -  Cass County Boys
  2. Christmas in Carrick  -  Clancy Brothers
  3. Christmas Present  - Doris Day
  4. Shake Hands With Santa Claus  - Keely Smith
  5. The Jingle Bell Polka  - Harold Dickinson
  6. Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming  - Diahann Carroll
  7. Pretty Paper  - Roy Orbison
  8. Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairies  -  Lester Lanin & His Orchestra
  9. All Around the Christmas Tree  - Sammy Kaye
  10. December Time  - Robert Goulet
  11. Do You Hear What I Hear?  - Mahalia Jackson
  12. We Need a Little Christmas  -  Percy Faith & His Orchestra
  13. Some Children See Him  - Andy Williams

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Mercer Ellington   Conductor
Norman Luboff   Accompaniment
Robert Farnon   Conductor
Belford Hendricks   Conductor
Frank Hunter   Conductor
Marty Paich   Conductor
Robert Mersey   Conductor
Carl Cotner   Conductor
Pat Williams   Conductor
Kaye Choir   Vocals

Technical Credits

Michael Praetorius   Composer
Gene Autry   Composer
Willie Nelson   Composer
Leroy Anderson   Composer
Irving Berlin   Composer
Brown   Composer
Mercer Ellington   Arranger
Sammy Kaye   Composer
Lester Lanin   Arranger
Mel Tormé   Composer
Glen Moore   Composer
Robert Allen   Composer
Burt Bacharach   Composer
Remo Capra   Composer
Jerry Herman   Composer
Frank Loesser   Composer
Felix Bernard   Composer
Archie Bleyer   Orchestra Director
Lou Bring   Orchestra Director
Sammy Cahn   Composer
Ted Dale   Orchestra Director
Peter DeRose   Composer
Robert Farnon   Arranger
Belford Hendricks   Arranger
Bob Hilliard   Composer
Frank Hunter   Arranger
Marty Paich   Arranger
Robert Mersey   Arranger
Carl Sigman   Composer
Stillman   Composer
Axel Stordahl   Orchestra Director
Jule Styne   Composer
James Van Heusen   Composer
Robert Wells   Composer
Dick Smith   Composer
Milton DeLugg   Composer
Hal Dickinson   Composer
Seger Ellis   Composer
Joel Zimmerman   Art Direction,Cover Photo
Pat Williams   Arranger
Joseph Mohr   Composer
Noel Regney   Composer
Sydney Robin   Composer
Sunny Skylar   Composer
Jack Rollins   Composer
Gloria Shayne   Composer
Earl Shuman   Composer
Jester Hairston   Composer
Phillips Brooks   Composer
Leon Carr   Composer
Thomas Connor   Composer
Jacob J. Gold   Composer
Traditional   Composer
William Chatterton Dix   Composer
Wihla Hutson   Composer
W. Grieve   Composer
Hal Moore   Composer
Steve Nelson   Composer
Leonard Schroeder   Composer
Harry Filler   Composer
Alfred S. Burt   Composer
Larry Kusik   Composer
Lewis Redner   Composer

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