Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
The 2006 re-release of the soundtrack to Tim Burton's THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS features a bonus disc containing both cover tunes by alternative acts and a set of composer Danny Elfman's demos. Goth performer Marilyn Manson contributes a tense, bristling ...
An Appalachian Christmas (2011)
There's nothing particularly Appalachian about this set, other than the cover, really, but it is a graceful and balanced holiday album featuring Mark O'Connor's brilliant fiddle playing on several Christmas classics, along with friends and guests Renée Fleming, Alison Krauss, ...
Lovemonger's Christmas (2001)
Originally released in 1998 as HERE IS CHRISTMAS by the Lovemongers, the acoustic side project of Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson, A LOVEMONGERS' CHRISTMAS is an expanded reissue that includes two new seasonal songs, "Let's Stay In" and "Mary." Putting ...
Christmas Shoes (2001)
THE CHRISTMAS SHOES ALBUM was nominated for the 2003 Grammy Awards for Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album.
In 2000, vocal group Newsong released the holiday single "The Christmas Shoes." The song quickly climbed to the top of the charts, becoming to Newsong ...
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Black Nativity (2013)
The Kasi Lemmons-directed screen adaptation of Langston Hughes' Black Nativity boasts a soundtrack executive produced by Raphael Saadiq -- one of the key talents in rhythm & blues since the late '80s, when he was in Tony! Toni! Toné!. The ...
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Hey Santa! (1993)
Carnie and Wendy Wilson, formerly of pop combo Wilson-Phillips, deliver corny sugarplums on Hey Santa. Except for the co-penned title track (with guest vocal appearance from uncle Carl Wilson), it's all standard material ranging from "Little Drummer Boy" to "Jingle ...
Christmas Island (1996)
Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band: Jimmy Buffett (guitar, vocals); Melanie Prestidge, Claudia Cummings, Tina Gullickson, Nadirah Shakoor (vocals); Peter Mayer (guitar, ukulele, vocals); Mac McAnally (guitar, vocals); Greg "Fingers" Taylor (harmonica); Amy Lee, Tom Mitchell (saxophone); John Lovell ...
With more than half a dozen Christmas albums under his belt, Chip Davis drives his Mannheim Steamroller over to another beloved holiday: Halloween. On this supernatural-themed outing, Davis brings his trademark synth-and-orchestra bombast to compositions such as "Hall of the ...
Greatest Hits of Boots Randolph (1976)
Tenor saxophonist Boots Randolph released numerous instrumental country-pop albums on the Monument label throughout the '60s and '70s. Think of him as the Percy Faith of Nashville. Much like Mr. Faith, Randolph's choices of instrumentals were geared toward both the ...
Christmas in Concert (2001)
Recorded live at D.A.R. Constitutional Hall, Washington, D.C. on December 19 & 20, 1996. Includes liner notes by Joseph Laredo.
Personnel: Pete Huttlinger (guitar, banjo, mandolin, harmonica); Chris Nole (piano); Michito Sánchez (drums, percussion).
Recording information: D.A.R. Constitution Hall (12/19/1996-12/20/1996).
Photographer: Mary Ledford.
Harry Belafonte Christmas (2001)
Harry Belafonte Christmas features the legendary vocalist singing a number of Christmas-themed songs. Some of these songs -- "Twelve Days of Christmas," "I Heard Bells on Christmas Day," "Silent Night," "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" -- will be familiar ...
Christmas Coll:Best Of Vanessa Willia (2003)
Endowed with a stylish, charismatic voice displaying influences from R&B styles old and new, gospel, pop, and Broadway, singer/actress Vanessa Williams returns to Holiday well-wishing with this second volume of Christmas songs. This COLLECTION presents warm renditions of traditional songs ...
Roger Whittaker Christmas Album (2004)
Track Listing: Hallelujah It's Christmas; Mighty Like A Rose; Christmas Song; Country Christmas; Darcy The Dragon; Governor's Dream; Momma Mary; Guten Aben, Gute Nacht; Home For Christmas; A Time For Peace; Christmas Is Here Again; Tiny Angels;
Bing Crosby & Friends: Christmas Treasures (2009)
Track Listing: Silver Bells; I'll Be Home for Christmas; Little Jack Frost Got Lost; Here Comes Santa Claus; God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen; Marshmellow World; Faith of Our Fathers; O Come All Ye Faithful; Jingle Bells; White Christmas;
Icon: Christmas (2013)
Track Listing: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas; Mistletoe and Holly; Christmas Waltz, The; Whatever Happened To Christmas; Jingle Bells; White Christmas; Christmas Song, The; Santa Claus is Coming To Town; I'll Be Home For Christmas; Christmas Memories; Silent Night; ...
Following Yonder Star (1995)
Following Yonder Star features Skip Ewing performing a variety of holiday favorites. Featured songs include "O Come All Ye Faithful," "Little Drummer Boy," "I Trust You," and "Silent Night," in addition to six others. ~ Jason Birchmeier
Brent Rowan (electric guitar, ...
Renaissance Holiday (1998)
Renaissance Holiday is a cool variation on the traditional "Fresh Aire" sound. Mannheim Steamroller tackles olde Renaissance music in their familiar style, and while that occasionally can sound a little strange -- this was not music made to be played ...
Angels' Glory (1996) Top Seller
Kathleen Battle's Angels' Glory is a terrific holiday album that appropriately concentrates on religious-themed traditional carols. It's a somber yet joyous affair which won't be suited to light-hearted Christmas parties, yet makes for fine inspirational Christmas listening. ~ Rodney Batdorf
Tales of Winter: Selections from the TSO Rock Operas (2013)
While most holiday songs are about evoking feelings of cheer and goodwill, only the Trans-Siberian Orchestra imbues the Christmas season with a sense of epicness. On Tales of Winter: Selections from the TSO Rock Operas, the most dazzling of the ...
Seduction: Sinatra Sings of Love (2009) Top Seller
Audio Mixers: Larry Walsh; Charles Pignone.
Audio Remasterer: Dan Hersch.
Liner Note Author: Bill Zehme.
Photographers: Gene Howard; Ted Allan.
Arrangers: Claus Ogerman; Joe Parnello; Deodato; Don Costa; Ernie Freeman; Johnny Mandel; Neal Hefti; Nelson Riddle; Quincy Jones; Torrie Zito; Billy May.
SEDUCTION: SINATRA ...
Mason Williams Phonograph Record (1968)
Producer Mike Post and composer Mason Williams packed all sorts of experiments into this half-hour listening experience called The Mason Williams Phonograph Record, and though there are some interesting moments from the clever singer, it is the instrumental masterpiece "Classical ...
Let There Be Peace on Earth (1993)
Recorded at Javelina West, Nashville, Tennessee.
Personnel: Vince Gill (vocals, acoustic & electric guitars), Marty Paich (conductor), Dean Parks, Steve Gibson (acoustic & electric guitars), John Hughey (steel guitar), Stuart Duncan (fiddle), Charlie McCoy (harmonica), Shane Keister (piano, Hammond B-3 organ, ...
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Chipmunks Christmas (2012)
This mid-priced title draws upon the two volumes of Christmas with the Chipmunks, which were issued in the early '60s and quickly became seasonal traditions for kids of all ages, although in the wake of Beatlemania many thought that the ...
Jesus and Me: The Collection (1997)
This New Haven compilation highlights Southern gospel recorded by Glen Campbell. The 14 tracks include "No More Night," "Show Me Your Way," and "The Boy in Me," along with two bonus tracks, "On the Wings of Victory" and "I Will ...
||Very Special Christmas, Vol. 3 (1997)
All proceeds from A VERY SPECIAL CHRISTMAS 3 will benefit Special Olympics International.
Like its two predecessors, A Very Special Christmas, Vol. 3 is a charity album featuring new recordings by superstars. Like Vol. 2, Vol. 3 is a little weaker ...