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All Music Guide - Dennis MacDonald
Inspired by The Beatles Fan Club Christmas EPs and Phil Spector's Christmas LP, popmeisters The Shoes put together this compilation of 16 bands, most relatively obscure, and came up with some pure pop delights. This Yule punch bowl is filled with jingly-jangly guitars, Beatlesesque melodies and harmonies, Spector Wall of Sound sleigh bells, and more to brighten your holiday listening. Standouts are many, including The Shoes' "This Christmas," Bill Lloyd's Marshall Crenshaw-ish "Underneath the Christmas Tree," The Idea's Byrdsy "It's About that Time," Matthew Sweet's "Baby Jesus," and The Cavedogs' "Three Wise Men and a Baby" sounds like an outtake from The Beatles aka ...
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All Music Guide - Dennis MacDonald
Inspired by The Beatles Fan Club Christmas EPs and Phil Spector's Christmas LP, popmeisters The Shoes put together this compilation of 16 bands, most relatively obscure, and came up with some pure pop delights. This Yule punch bowl is filled with jingly-jangly guitars, Beatlesesque melodies and harmonies, Spector Wall of Sound sleigh bells, and more to brighten your holiday listening. Standouts are many, including The Shoes' "This Christmas," Bill Lloyd's Marshall Crenshaw-ish "Underneath the Christmas Tree," The Idea's Byrdsy "It's About that Time," Matthew Sweet's "Baby Jesus," and The Cavedogs' "Three Wise Men and a Baby" sounds like an outtake from The Beatles aka The White Album.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/14/2005
  • Label: Cd Baby
  • UPC: 048621259124
  • Catalog Number: 5637530906
  • Sales rank: 299,888

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 It's About That Time - The Idea (2:31)
  2. 2 Merry Christmas Will Do - Material Issue (3:35)
  3. 3 Santa Stole My Baby - Leroy (2:46)
  4. 4 This Christmas - Shoes (3:12)
  5. 5 Baby Jesus - Matthew Sweet (3:47)
  6. 6 The Saddest Time of the Year - Spooner (4:39)
  7. 7 3 Wise Men and a Baby (Xmas Song) - The Cavedogs (4:37)
  8. 8 Christmasland - The Spongetones (3:05)
  9. 9 A God of My Own - 92 Degrees (3:48)
  10. 10 Everyday Will Be Like a Holiday - Don Dixon & Marti Jones (2:23)
  11. 11 Underneath the Christmas Tree - Bill Lloyd (3:05)
  12. 12 It's Not Christmas - Kelly Ryan (3:24)
  13. 13 You Gave Me - Herb Eimerman (3:52)
  14. 14 Piece for Christmas - Big People (2:48)
  15. 15 She Feels Like Christmas Day - The Critics (3:20)
  16. 16 The Christmas List - The Puddles (2:52)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bill Lloyd Guitar, Percussion, Keyboards, Vocals, Track Performer
The Cavedogs Track Performer
Don Dixon Track Performer
Marti Jones Track Performer
Material Issue Track Performer
Shoes Track Performer
Matthew Sweet Vocals, Multi Instruments, Track Performer
The Spongetones Track Performer
Spooner Track Performer
Herb Eimerman Bass, Guitar, Drums, Vocals, Track Performer
92 Degrees Track Performer
Big People Track Performer
The Critics Track Performer
Danny Dylan Guitar
Gerry Easley Bass
Lisa Edelbrock Vocal Harmony
Herb Elmerman Bass, Guitar, Drums, Vocals
Byron House Bass
The Idea Track Performer
Bill Kelly Keyboards, Vocals
Leroy Track Performer
Kevin Mantegna Guitar, Vocals
Eric McMann Bass
Marc Owens Drums
The Puddles Track Performer
Tim Rutkowski Drums
Tom Rutledge Guitar
Marty Winer Background Vocals
Kelley Ryan Vocals, Track Performer
Technical Credits
Bill Lloyd Composer, Producer, Engineer, Contributor
William Bell Composer
The Cavedogs Producer, Contributor
Don Dixon Contributor
Marti Jones Contributor
Material Issue Producer, Contributor
Shoes Producer, Contributor
The Spongetones Contributor
Spooner Contributor
Herb Eimerman Producer, Contributor
92 Degrees Contributor
Phil Angotti Composer
Big People Contributor
The Critics Contributor
Gerry Easley Producer
James R. Budd Ellison Composer
Herb Elmerman Producer
Doug Erikson Producer, Contributor
Jamie Hoover Composer, Producer, Engineer
The Idea Producer, Contributor
Booker T. Jones Composer
Bill Kelly Composer, Producer
Leroy Producer, Contributor
Kevin Mantegna Producer, Contributor
Steve Marker Producer
Eric McMann Producer
Jeff Murphy Composer, Producer
John Murphy Composer
Marc Owens Engineer
The Puddles Contributor
Steve Steffens Composer
Steve Stoeckel Composer
Steve Toland Composer, Producer
Butch Vig Producer
Pat Walters Composer
Kelley Ryan Composer, Contributor
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