Coolest Christmas

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
The Coolest Christmas is an odd holiday collection, featuring as many classic Christmas recordings Roy Orbison's "Pretty Paper," Dean Martin's "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!," Brenda Lee's "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree," Guy Lombardo's "Auld Lang Syne" as novelties Elmo n' Patsy's "Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer" and oddities the Clancy Brothers' "Jingle Bells," Eartha Kitt's "Santa Baby," the Cocteau Twins "Frosty the Snowman," the Alarm's "Happy Christmas War is Over". There are also some Beach Boys, Ventures, and George Thorogood tunes thrown into the mix, raising the question of just who this collection is for. It's unlikely anyone will ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
The Coolest Christmas is an odd holiday collection, featuring as many classic Christmas recordings Roy Orbison's "Pretty Paper," Dean Martin's "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!," Brenda Lee's "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree," Guy Lombardo's "Auld Lang Syne" as novelties Elmo n' Patsy's "Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer" and oddities the Clancy Brothers' "Jingle Bells," Eartha Kitt's "Santa Baby," the Cocteau Twins "Frosty the Snowman," the Alarm's "Happy Christmas War is Over". There are also some Beach Boys, Ventures, and George Thorogood tunes thrown into the mix, raising the question of just who this collection is for. It's unlikely anyone will like everything on this disc, but there's enough variety and solid tracks to make it a good choice for freewheeling holiday parties.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/27/1994
  • Label: Oglio Records
  • UPC: 790058157046
  • Catalog Number: 81570

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy - David Bowie (4:25)
  2. 2 Happy Christmas (War Is Over) - The Alarm (3:42)
  3. 3 Pretty Paper - Roy Orbison (2:46)
  4. 4 Jingle Bells (Buala Bas) - The Clancy Brothers (1:22)
  5. 5 Sleigh Ride (2:22)
  6. 6 Rock and Roll Christmas - George Thorogood & the Destroyers (3:26)
  7. 7 Santa Baby - Eartha Kitt (3:25)
  8. 8 Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree - Brenda Lee (2:05)
  9. 9 Little Saint Nick - The Beach Boys (2:00)
  10. 10 Frosty the Snowman - Cocteau Twins (2:57)
  11. 11 Christmas Everyday (2:51)
  12. 12 Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! - Dean Martin (1:57)
  13. 13 Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer - Elmo & Patsy (3:29)
  14. 14 Auld Lang Syne - Guy Lombardo (1:01)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Clancy Brothers Track Performer
Guy Lombardo Track Performer
Bing Crosby Track Performer
Eartha Kitt Track Performer
Dean Martin Track Performer
The Alarm Track Performer
The Beach Boys Track Performer
David Bowie Track Performer
Cocteau Twins Track Performer
Roy Orbison Track Performer
The Temptations Track Performer
The Ventures Track Performer
Elmo & Patsy Track Performer
Brenda Lee Track Performer
George Thorogood & the Destroyers Track Performer
Technical Credits
Willie Nelson Composer
Brian Wilson Composer
Harry Simeone Composer
Dennis Davis Composer
Ian Fraser Composer
Johnny Marks Composer
Henry Onorati Composer
Carl Caprioglio Producer
Larry Grossman Composer
Traditional Composer
Robert Burns Composer
James Pierpont Composer
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