|Produced by RCA records, catalog #RDA 143a released
Features recordings from the 1940s with Perry Como, Glenn Miller, and Bing Crosby to the modern pop era with Brenda Lee, Roy Orbison and the Lettermen.
LP #1, side A. “Christmas Favorites
1- Sleigh Ride - Arthur Fiedler and The Boston Pops. *
2- Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Perry Como.
3- The Little Drummer Boy - The Harry Simeone Chorale. 1
4- Christmas Eve in My Home Town - Kate Smith.
5- Silver Bells - Perry Como.
6 - Silent Night - Bing Crosby with the Ken Darby Singers and Orchestra under the direction of John Scott Trotter. 1 *
LP #1, side B. ”Christmas Favorites
1- (There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays - Perry Como. *
2- White Christmas - Freddy Martin and His Orchestra/Clyde Rogers, Vocal. *
3-Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! - Vaughn Monroe. *
4- The Christmas song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) Perry Como.
5- Jolly Old St. Nicholas - The Ames Brothers with Orchestra directed by Marty Manning. *
6-Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer - Bing Crosby with Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires and John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra. 1 *
LP #2, side A. “Chrismas in the
1- Mary's Little Boy Child - Harry Belafonte
2- Carol of the Bells - The Harry Simeone Chorale. 1
3- Santa Claus is Comin' to Town - Lawrence Welk and His Champagne Music. 1
4-Christmas in Killarney - Dennis Day.
5- A Family Christmas - Gary, Lindsay and Bing Crosby with the Jeff Alexander Chorus and John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra. 1
6- Frosty the Snow Man - Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians/ Kenny Gardner and The Lombardo Trio, vocal. 1
LP #2, side B “Chrismas in the
1- A Marshmallow World - Bing Crosby with The Lee Gordon Singers and Sonny Burke and His Orchestra. 1
2-Here Comes Santa Claus - Eddie Fisher.
3- It's Beginning to Look Like Christmas - Perry Como and The Fontaine Sisters.
4- I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus - Spike Jones and His City Slickers/George Rock, vocal.
5- Jingle-Bell Rock Bobby Helms. 1
6- Nuttin' for Christmas - Stan Freberg. 2
LP #3, side A “Christmas in the
'60s, '70s and '80s”
1- O Holy Night - The Lettermen. 2
2- I Wish it Could Be Christmas Forever - Perry Como.
3- Medley: Deck the Halls/ Joy to the World/ It Came Upon the Midnight Clear - Kate Smith.
4- Away in a Manger - Ed Ames.
5- Do You Hear What I Hear? - Bing Crosby. 2
LP #3, side B “Christmas in the
'60s, '70s and '80s”
1- Christmas Waltz - The Lettermen. 2
2- An Old Christmas Card - Jim Reeves.
3 - Christmas Is - The Fireside Singers.
4- Pretty Paper - Roy Orbison. 3
5- Jingle Bells - The Singing Dogs.
6- Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree - Brenda Lee. 1
7- Feliz Navidad - José Feliciano.
LP #4, side A “Chrismas in the
1- Adeste Fideles - Bing Crosby. 1
2- O Little Town of Bethlehem - Dick Haymes and The Song Spinners Choir with Jesse Crawford at the Organ. 1
3- Blue Christmas - Russ Morgan and His Orchestra/ Russ Morgan and The Modernaires, Vocal. 1
4- Winter Wonderland - Perry Como.
5- 'Twas the Night Before Christmas - Fred Waring and The Pennsylvanians with Glee Club and Orchestra/
Teen Trio with Gordon Goodman and Jack Best, Soloists.
LP #4, side B “Chrismas in the
1- I'll Be Home for Christmas - Bing Crosby with John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra. 1
2- Christmas Dreaming (A Little Early This Year) Dick Haymes with Gordon Jenkins and His Orchestra. 1
3- Jingle Bells - Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.
4- (All I Want for Christmas Is) My Two Front Teeth - Spike Jones and His City Slickers.
5- The Merry Christmas Polka - Freddy Martin and His Orchestra.
6- I Yust Go Nuts at Christmas - Yogi Yorgesson with The John Duffy Trio. 2
LP #5, side A "Beloved Carols"
1 - Here We Come A-Caroling (The Wassail Song).
2 - What Child is This?
3 -Angels fom the Realms of Glory.
4- O Christmas Tree.
5 - I Saw Three Ships.
6 -The Holly and the Ivy.
7- O Sanctissima.
8- We Wish You a Merry Christmas.
The John McCarthy Chorale.
LP #5, side B "Beloved Carols"
1 - Hark! the Herald Angels Sing.
2 -We Three Kings of Orient Are.
3 -The Twelve Days of Christmas.
4- God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen.
5-Angels We Have Heard on High.
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus / Peter Knight, Conductor.
Notes. 1- Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc. 2-
Courtesy of Capitol Records, Inc. 3- Courtesy of Monument Record Corp.
*- Electronically re-recorded to simulate stereo.
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