Home for Christmas CD (2013)
Christmas album Susan Boyle's second holiday album, Home for *, made headlines for its duet with Elvis Presley, "O Come All Ye Faithful." However, there's more to the album than this collaboration; once again, the former Britain's Got Talent winner is...
Christmas Collection CDs (1998)
Originally released as 2 separate albums, * PORTRAIT and AN OLD-FASHIONED *.
The Carpenters: Karen Carpenter, Richard Carpenter.
Producers: Richard Carpenter, Jack Daugherty, Karen Carpenter.
Adapters: Peter Knight; Richard Carpenter.
Personnel: Richard Carpenter (vocals, piano, keyboards); Karen Carpenter (vocals); Bob Messenger (tenor...
Best of Andy Williams Christmas Shows DVD (2011) Top Seller
A collection of Andy Williams most memorable * moments from ten of his televised * specials. Includes the songs "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year," "White *," "It's a Holiday Season," "Silver Bells," "I'll Be Home for *,"...
Buon Natale: The Christmas Album CD (2013)
Italian classical pop tenor trio Il Volo's third studio album is a holiday one, produced by Humberto Garcia and Tony Renis, and featuring the three singers taking on classic American * songs, many of which are relatively unknown in...
||Ray Conniff / Ray Conniff Singers|
Christmas with Conniff CD (1959)
* with Conniff is Ray Conniff's first holiday record, and it remains one of his very best efforts in that genre. His light, pretty, signature touch is perfectly suited to * music, and he and his singers make such...
Christmas Symphony II CD (2013)
The companion album to 2011's * Symphony, Mannheim Steamroller's 2013 holiday collection * Symphony II features more of the popular new age/pop-classical crossover/electro-prog outfit's songs reworked as orchestral recordings. As with the previous album, here we get 13 of...
Andy Williams Christmas Album CD (1963)
Popular songs are often associated with the vocalists that made them famous but few artists actually have the distinction of having a "theme" song along the lines of Bob Hope with "Thanks for the Memories." Even fewer can claim ...
Alabama Christmas CD (1985)
Highlighted by the perennial "* in Dixie," Alabama * is a collection of holiday tunes counting among one of Alabama's strongest records, seasonal or otherwise; although at times the material is overly sappy. There's no mistaking the group's affection...
Wrapped in Red CD (2013)
If American Idols are ready for anything, it's that industry standard, the * album. It is to Kelly Clarkson's credit that she waited a decade to deliver a seasonal platter, but 2013's Wrapped in Red is worth the wait;...
Quiet Christmas: Solo Piano CD (2013) Top Seller
Liner Note Author: Beegie Adair.
Recording information: Emerald Sound Studios, Nashville, TN.
Personnel: Beegie Adair (piano).
Audio Mixer: Brent King.
||Nat King Cole|
Christmas Song CD (2003)
First issued in the early 1960s, this collection of musical * cheer is packed full of the smoothly sung, sentimental favorites associated as much with Nat "King" Cole himself as with the season. The singer's performance of "The *...
Christmas Festival CD (1994) Top Seller
Fiedler and The Boston Pops are in good form on this holiday album. ~ David A. Milberg
Noel CD (2007) Top Seller
Only his fourth studio album, NOEL finds Josh Groban already tackling that canonical mainstay of the adult contemporary singer, the * album. As always, NOEL is a masterfully performed set, balanced neatly between pop standards and the more operatic...
Merry Christmas CD (1994)
Recorded at the Hit Factory, New York.
Producers: Mariah Carey, Loris Holland, Walter Afanasieff.
Composers: Mariah Carey; Walter Afanasieff.
Personnel: Mariah Carey (vocals, background vocals); Dann Huff (guitar); Lenny Pickett (tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone); Greg Phillinganes, Loris Holland (piano); Walter Afanasieff (keyboards, ...
Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Ghost of Christmas Eve DVD (2001)
A highly original fusion of rock 'n roll, classical music, and Broadway showtunes, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA is led by the award-winning composer and producer Paul O'Neill. A 60-piece orchestra which plays symphonic rock with a concept, TSO has reached audiences ...
We Wish You a Merry Christmas CD (1962)
Ray Conniff was only a step or two above Lawrence Welk, where edginess is concerned, on the easy listening scale, and it is true that his albums could often have a sort of bland, soulless quality in their weakest ...
King's Gift CD (2013) Top Seller
Trace Adkins has been known to show a sense of humor, so it's something of a surprise that he's so reverent on his 2013 * album, The King's Gift. He's not just reverent, he's adventurous, grounding this album not...
And Winter Came CD (2008) Top Seller
* Tunes done the Enya way, tracks include: O Come O Come Emmanuel, And Winter Came, Oiche Chiuin (choral), The Spirit of * Past, White is in The Winter Night. 12 tracks.
Recording information: Aigle Studio.
Photographer: Simon Fowler.
||Best Man Holiday CD (2013) |
The stars of the 1999 hit The Best Man return in the romantic comedy The Best Man Holiday, in which a handful of old friends are brought together for the first time in years by * celebrations, with old...
Very Best of Perry Como CDs (2000) Top Seller
Recorded between 1945 & 1973. Includes liner notes by Joseph F. Laredo.
RCA's The Very Best of Perry Como delivers 21 of his best-loved songs, including number ones like "Catch a Falling Star," "Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom)," "No Other ...
Christmas CD (2011)
Except for a 2003 EP, Michael Bublé hadn't released a holiday album until 2011's *, which coincided with a television special on NBC, A Michael Bublé *. The album was produced by David Foster, Bob Rock and Humberto Gatica,...
White Christmas CD (1945)
"Der Bingle" in two distinctly different moods: from the solemnity of "Silent Night" and "Adeste Fidelis" (sung in Latin and English) to the playfulness ("gonna have a lotta fun") on "Jingle Bells," with the Andrews Sisters providing some smiles ...
December CD (2003)
One must give the Moody Blues credit for tenacity and a single-pointed focus. For 37 years they've put forth a startlingly consistent series of themes: optimism, a kind of blind-faith spirituality that the universe is in good hands and ...
Sending You a Little Christmas CD (2013)
Long one of America's favorite vocalists, Johnny Mathis released his first * album in 1958, and his warm, personable vocal style is perfect for the holiday season. 2013's Sending You a Little * is a yuletide effort from Mathis...
||Mary J. Blige|
Mary Christmas CD (2013)
A truly Mary * would match the distraught look on the cover. Blige's first * album, guided by David Foster and Jochem van der Saag, doesn't feature sad or embittered chestnuts like "* (Baby Please Come Home)" or "Fairytale of New York" (was Method Man busy?). Instead, it contains a mix of standard holiday songs -- a couple playful, many solemn, all dramatic. It's a big production; an orchestra backs Blige on most of the songs. She pours herself into all of the material, even...