Have a Fun Christmas

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All Music Guide - Heather Phares
Time-Life's Have a Fun Christmas collects some of the most playful Christmas songs of the '50s through the '80s, including Brenda Lee's "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree," Burl Ives' "A Holly Jolly Christmas," and Bobby Helms' "Jingle Bell Rock." Based on these songs and Chuck Berry's "Run Rudolph Run," the Chipmunks' "The Chipmunk Song Christmas Don't Be Late," and Gene Autry's "Here Comes Santa Claus Down Santa Claus Lane," the late '40s through the early '60s were a golden age for Christmas pop. However, the album does feature some more contemporary holiday hits, including the Jackson 5's "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus," Elmo & Patsy's "Grandma Got Run Over By ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Heather Phares
Time-Life's Have a Fun Christmas collects some of the most playful Christmas songs of the '50s through the '80s, including Brenda Lee's "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree," Burl Ives' "A Holly Jolly Christmas," and Bobby Helms' "Jingle Bell Rock." Based on these songs and Chuck Berry's "Run Rudolph Run," the Chipmunks' "The Chipmunk Song Christmas Don't Be Late," and Gene Autry's "Here Comes Santa Claus Down Santa Claus Lane," the late '40s through the early '60s were a golden age for Christmas pop. However, the album does feature some more contemporary holiday hits, including the Jackson 5's "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus," Elmo & Patsy's "Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer," and Bob & Doug McKenzie's "Twelve Days of Christmas." Unlike many holiday novelty/pop collections, Have a Fun Christmas is only occasionally annoying and actually does provide quite a bit of seasonal spirit.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/28/2004
  • Label: Time Life Records
  • UPC: 610583097627
  • Catalog Number: 18951

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree (2:06)
  2. 2 A Holly Jolly Christmas (2:16)
  3. 3 Run Rudolph Run (2:44)
  4. 4 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus - The Jackson 5 (3:00)
  5. 5 The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late) - The Chipmunks (2:21)
  6. 6 Jingle Bell Rock (2:12)
  7. 7 Here Comes Santa Claus (Down Santa Claus Lane) (2:34)
  8. 8 Santa Claus Is Watching You - Ray Stevens (2:19)
  9. 9 Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (3:29)
  10. 10 Nuttin' for Christmas - Barry Gordon (2:35)
  11. 11 Frosty the Snowman - Jimmy Durante (2:58)
  12. 12 Jingle Bells (1:42)
  13. 13 'Zat You, Santa Claus? - Louis Armstrong (2:51)
  14. 14 Twelve Days of Christmas - Bob & Doug McKenzie (4:44)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Gene Autry Composer
Ray Stevens Composer
Randy Brooks Composer
Ross Bagdasarian Composer
Roy Bennett Composer
Johnny Marks Composer
Sid Tepper Composer
Jack Rollins Composer
Joe Beal Composer
Jim Boothe Composer
Marvin Brodie Composer
Thomas Connor Composer
Traditional Composer
James Fox Composer
Oakley Haldeman Composer
Olivia Kim Editorial Research
Steve Nelson Composer
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