The Magic of Christmas: Songs From Call Me Claus

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Barnes & Noble - David McGee
Originally released in 1999, Garth Brooks's second Christmas album has been updated with three new songs recorded for the TNT holiday special Call Me Claus. The new tune "Call Me Claus," a swinging big-band number, opens the disc. The two other new additions are "Mary Had a Little Lamb," a low-key, largely acoustic except for its big, booming finish retelling of the Christmas story with Trisha Yearwood supplying velvety harmony vocals to Garth's respectful lead, and a slightly lascivious R&B-flavored comedy tune, "'Zat You Santa Claus?" Otherwise, the fare consists of traditional carols on the order of the stately "O Little Town of Bethlehem" and modern standards ...
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Editorial Reviews

Barnes & Noble - David McGee
Originally released in 1999, Garth Brooks's second Christmas album has been updated with three new songs recorded for the TNT holiday special Call Me Claus. The new tune "Call Me Claus," a swinging big-band number, opens the disc. The two other new additions are "Mary Had a Little Lamb," a low-key, largely acoustic except for its big, booming finish retelling of the Christmas story with Trisha Yearwood supplying velvety harmony vocals to Garth's respectful lead, and a slightly lascivious R&B-flavored comedy tune, "'Zat You Santa Claus?" Otherwise, the fare consists of traditional carols on the order of the stately "O Little Town of Bethlehem" and modern standards such as "Winter Wonderland," "Sleigh Ride," and "Silver Bells." Brooks sounds like he had a good time making this album, and his impeccable balance of introspection and jubilation strikes the right note for the season.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/25/2001
  • Label: Capitol
  • UPC: 724353562441
  • Catalog Number: 35624

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Call Me Claus (2:08)
  2. 2 It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year (2:57)
  3. 3 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (4:05)
  4. 4 Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! (2:07)
  5. 5 Winter Wonderland (3:34)
  6. 6 Mary Had a Little Lamb (3:00)
  7. 7 The Christmas Song (3:25)
  8. 8 Baby Jesus Is Born (3:59)
  9. 9 Sleigh Ride (3:27)
  10. 10 Silver Bells (3:35)
  11. 11 (There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays (2:19)
  12. 12 'Zat You, Santa Claus? (2:33)
  13. 13 The Wise Men's Journey (1:28)
  14. 14 O Little Town of Bethlehem (3:00)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Garth Brooks Primary Artist
Cindy Walker Choir, Chorus
Bobby Wood Piano, Keyboards
Sam Bacco Percussion
Jeff Bailey Horn
Dennis Burnside Conductor
Mark Casstevens Acoustic Guitar
Ernie Collins Horn
Travis Cottrell Choir, Chorus
Mark Douthit Horn
Chris Dunn Horn
Robert Green Horn
Stephanie Hall Choir, Chorus
Vicki Hampton Choir, Chorus
Chris Leuzinger Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Sam Levine Horn
Blair Masters Organ
Chris McDonald Horn
Michael Mellett Choir, Chorus
The Nashville String Machine Strings
Louis Dean Nunley Choir, Chorus
Steve Patrick Horn
Gary Robinson Choir, Chorus
Lisa Silver Choir, Chorus
Milton Sledge Drums
Denis Solee Horn
George Tidwell Horn
Bergen White Conductor, Choir, Chorus
James R. Horn Horn
Lisa Cochran Choir, Chorus
Don Jackson Horn
Marabeth Jordon Choir, Chorus
Jon Mark Ivey Choir, Chorus
Jana King Evans Choir, Chorus
Mike Chapman Bass
Technical Credits
Mel Tormé Composer
Robert Allen Composer
Felix Bernard Composer
Dennis Burnside Arranger
Carlos Grier Digital Editing
Allen Reynolds Producer
Al Stillman Composer
Marty Symes Composer
Robert Wells Composer
Bergen White Arranger
Mark Miller Engineer
Dick Smith Composer
Matty Malneck Composer
Eric Conn Digital Editing
Jack Fox Composer
Lewis Redner Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    DOWNRIGHT EXCELLENT

    IF WHAT YOU LIKE IS SWING AND A LITTLE COUNTRY..THIS IS THE CD FOR YOU. I LOVE IT PERSONALLY. IT IS A MUST HAVE FOR ALL GARTH BROOKS FANS OF ALL AGES. ALSO SEE THE BELOW TITLES.

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