Merry Axemas: A Guitar Christmas [2005 Reissue]

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All Music Guide - Robert Taylor
The variety of holiday music has improved dramatically over the years and every "type" of music seems to have jumped on the bandwagon. Not only are there holiday rock recordings, but now there are holiday rock guitar recordings. While the music here is a mixed bag, it turns out to be a refreshing change from the contrived offerings that other rock artists have produced. Kenny Wayne Shepherd kicks things off with a rousing version of "Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer," while Eric Johnson proves to be the most technically proficient of the players assembled here. There are other strong offerings from Jeff Beck, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, and Brian Setzer. However, the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Robert Taylor
The variety of holiday music has improved dramatically over the years and every "type" of music seems to have jumped on the bandwagon. Not only are there holiday rock recordings, but now there are holiday rock guitar recordings. While the music here is a mixed bag, it turns out to be a refreshing change from the contrived offerings that other rock artists have produced. Kenny Wayne Shepherd kicks things off with a rousing version of "Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer," while Eric Johnson proves to be the most technically proficient of the players assembled here. There are other strong offerings from Jeff Beck, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, and Brian Setzer. However, the performances turned in by Joe Perry, Richie Sambora and Hotei do not measure up. Despite the uneven moments, this is worth picking for anyone who truly needs to rock around the Christmas tree. [The CD was reissued in 2005.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/29/2005
  • Label: Sony Special Product
  • UPC: 079899441027
  • Catalog Number: 94410
  • Sales rank: 60,430

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (3:58)
  2. 2 The First Nowell - Eric Johnson (3:39)
  3. 3 Amazing Grace (3:14)
  4. 4 Jingle Bells (2:19)
  5. 5 Silent Night/Holy Night Jam (7:21)
  6. 6 Joy to the World (4:31)
  7. 7 Christmas Time Is Here (4:22)
  8. 8 Blue Christmas - Joe Perry (3:55)
  9. 9 The Drummer Boy (3:25)
  10. 10 Cantique de Noel (O' Holy Night) (2:32)
  11. 11 Happy Xmas (War Is Over) - Radwan Hoteit (4:47)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
John Lennon Composer
Steve Morse Arranger
Richie Sambora Arranger
Joe Satriani Arranger
Vince Guaraldi Composer
Yoko Ono Composer
Brian Setzer Arranger
Stephen Barber Arranger
Alex Lifeson Arranger
Johnny Marks Composer
Lee Mendelson Composer
Anthony Hymas Arranger
Traditional Composer
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  • Posted December 22, 2010

    My favorite Christmas CD

    This CD gets played more than all the other Christmas CDs at our house from Thanksgiving thru Christmas. I love the instrumental music without the vocals. This is rock guitar, not classical. I bought copies for the other households in our family.

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