Christmas Through The Years



6LP Set
Released 1985
Cat No.: RDS10341-6  (RDC91461-4)
RD Code: XTY 169

A UK adaption of a US collection released on CD a year previously.


1        ALL-TIME CHRISTMAS FAVOURITES

1 - Sleigh Ride - Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops Orchestra
2 - Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) - Nat King Cole
3 - Happy Holiday - Andy Williams
4 - Carol of the Bells - Johnny Mathis
5 - Here We Come a Caroling - Ray Conniff Singers
6 - Rudolph the Red - Nosed - Johnny Mathis
7 - Jingle Bells - Barbra Streisand
8 - Little Drummer Boy - Harry Simeone Chorale
9 - White Christmas - Barbra Streisand
10 - Mary's Boy Child - Harry Belafonte
11 - I Saw Three Ships - Nat King Cole
12 - Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! - Doris Day
13 - Go Tell It on a Mountain - Ray Conniff Singers

2        CHRISTMAS IN THE 50S

1 - Little Donkey - Beverley Sisters
2 - Santo Natale - David Whitfield
3 - First Noel - Connie Francis
4 - Santa Clause Is Coming to Town - Pat Boone
5 - (There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays - Perry Como
6 - I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus - Beverley Sisters
7 - Where Did My Snowman Go? - Pattie Page
8 - Winter Wonderland - Johnny Mathis
9 - Jingle Bell rock - Max Bygraves
10 - Christmas Alphabet - Dickie Valentine
11 - Here Comes Santa Claus - Ray Conniff Singers
12 - A Marshmallow World - Bing Crosby
13 - Christmas in Killarney - Ruby Murray
14 - That Christmas Feeling - Perry Como

3        CHRISTMAS IN THE 60S

1 - Deck the Halls - Nat King Cole
2 - O Tannernbaum - Ray Conniff Singers
3 - O Little Town of Bethlehem - Barbra Streisand
4 - Very First Christmas Of All - Ronnie Hilton
5 - Snowfall - Doris Day
6 - An Old Christmas Card - Jim Reeves
7 - That's What I'd Like for Christmas (form 'Pickwick') - Harry Secombe
8 - It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year - Andy Williams
9 - Christmas Waltz - Doris Day
10 - Toyland - Perry Como
11 - Real Meaning of Christmas - Ray Conniff Singers
12 - Must Be Santa - Alma Cogan
13 - Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree -  Brenda Lee
14 - Bambino - Springfields

4        CHRISTMAS IN THE 70S AND 80S

1 - Twelve Days of Christmas - Roger Whittaker
2 - Silver Bells - Richard Clayderman
3 - Secret of Christmas - Julie Andrews
4 - Christmas Present - Andy Williams
5 - A Christmas Wish (From Me to You) -  Vera Lynn
6 - Christmas Is - Jack Jones
7 - What Child Is This? - Johnny Mathis
8 - Joy to the World - Andy Williams
9 - Do You Hear What I Hear? -  Vera Lynn
10 - Past Three O'Clock - Roger Whittaker
11 - When a Child is Born - Johnny Mathis
12 - Rocking - Julie Andrews
13 - On Christmas Night the Lights Are Burning - Richard Clayderman
14 - A Chistmas Dream - Perry Como

5        CHRISTMAS SOUVENIRS

1 - Silent Night - Bing Crosby
3 - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (from 'Meet Me in St Louis') - Judy Garland
3 - Little Boy That Santa Claus Forgot -  Vera Lynn
4 - It's Beginning To Look Like Christmas - Perry Como and the Fontane Sisters
5 - Christmas Island - Andrews Sisters
6C.H.R.I.S.T.M.A.S. - Perry Como
7 - Jolly Old St Nicholas - Ames Brothers
8 - Blue Christmas - Russ Morgan, his Chorus and Orchestra
9 - You're All I Want For Christmas - Frankie Laine
10 - It Came Upon the Midnight Clear - Ames Brothers
11 - I'll be Home For Christmas - Bing Crosby
12 - Merry Christmas Polka - Andrews Sisters
13 - Frosty the Snowman - Nat King Cole
14 - Toy Drum - Beverley Sisters

6        THE JOY OF CHRISTMAS

1 - Joy (Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring) - Henry Mancini and his Orchestra
2 - While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks - Harry Secombe
3 - Ave Maria - Richard Clayderman
4 - O Holy Night - Placido Domingo
5 - Holly and the Ivy - Mantovani with the Mike Sammes Chorus and Singers
6 - Away in a Manger - Roger Whittaker
7 - See Amid the Winter Snow - Julie Andrews
8 - Once in Royal David's City - Mantovani with the Mike Sammes Chorus and Singers
9 - O Come, All Ye Faithful - Julie Andrews
10 - I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day - Placido Domingo
11 - Christmas Concerto - Richard Clayderman
12Christ-Child's Lullaby - Moira Anderson
13 - Good King Wenceslas - Harry Secombe
14 - Hark! The Hearald Angles Sing - Roger Whittaker

2 comments:

  1. If you know, what is the difference between the US and UK versions?

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    1. Details of the US version can be found here... https://www.discogs.com/Various-Christmas-Through-The-Years/master/412908

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