The Old Plantation Kuu Home 4. Merry Christmas was also issued as a box set in 1950, catalogue Decca 9-65. Payment is always made within 24 hours. For those who live or grew up in warmer climates, sometimes you just want a record that reflects the kind of Christmas you know… warm and green. Every popular artist in virtually every genre—at some point in their career—feels obligated to record a Christmas album. It was released in the midst of promoting the film Jailhouse Rock promo photos were included in first pressings , and Presley was eager to show off his versatility.
And we are proud of it. So take a cue from Mr. Whether you want to attribute it to nostalgia, tradition, or something else, people love their Christmas music. It was further reissued in 1998, now with catalogue number B0017220-02. After the to , also from Decca Records, released in , the 1955 album configuration has been continually in-print longer than any other album in the history of the. A portion of all proceeds are being donated to 826 National, a nonprofit network of writing and tutoring centers.
Various Artists — A Very Special Christmas 1987 Various Artist compilations are always a mixed bag — especially when talking about cover songs. Bing Crosby - Where Is Your Heart 8. Think about it: they get played year after year, some for decades. A new mono re-master was made in 1992 and reissued in 1995. This version was only available for a short time.
The title tune, written by Nelson, was a hit for Roy Orbison in 1963. Bing Crosby White Christmas Originally released through Decca Records in 1945 as ten songs across five 78 records, Merry Christmas has been in print longer than any other album besides the 1943 release of Oklahoma! Records advertised as Sealed or Unplayed should be Mint. Girl Of My Dreams 3. For many of us, this soundtrack was our first exposure to jazz and how it could take a familiar melody and flip it around to make something new. Airing every year since its 1965 release, the special has been honored with both an Emmy and a Peabody Award.
A tip of the magnifying glass to TheDroid. Now imagine that enthusiasm on popular Christmas songs. Looking for an album to listen to while snuggling with your honey in front of a roaring fire? He also has held state licenses in Real Estate and Insurance. A record that even I can read. By the time Ella Fitzgerald recorded Ella Wishes You A Swinging Christmas 1960 for Verve Records, Fitzgerald had already enjoyed a long career establishing her versatility with jazz, musical, and pop standards.
The 78rpm album quickly reached the top of the Best-selling popular record albums chart in 1945 and remained there for several weeks. Vince Guaraldi Trio Christmas Time is Here Vocal Just as famous as the special itself, is the incredible soundtrack. Note the different fonts used to print the album side number 3 and the re-arrangement of the artist credits into an inverted triangle below the title. Need some hot fire for your holiday parties? Orchestra - Where The Blue Of The Night Meets The Gold Of The Day 14. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town 9. Bing Crosby - Mona Lisa 19.
Faith Of Our Fathers 6. This exists on the black with rainbow, tan, and blue with rainbow labels. Our service is always fast, friendly and professional. It's possible that the original mono masters acetates and glass masters from the 1940s and tapes from the 1950s were destroyed in the fire on the Universal Studios lot in 2008. Originally released in 1945 on five 78 rpm records, the album has seen its fair share of iterations. These 10 albums are the touchstones of Christmas music.
The cover and contents suffer from folding, scuffing of edges, spine splits, discolouration, etc. Producer Lee Mendelson went with Vince Guaraldi for his smooth jazz style that perfectly fit that all-ages appeal. Wayne Jordan is a Virginia-licensed auctioneer, Certified Personal Property Appraiser and Accredited Business Broker. We can send our dedicated courier service to collect from you or you can a bring your collection to our offices for a free appraisal, arranged by us at our cost. Bing Crosby - Wish You Were Here 25. That magic and sincerity requires someone who is equally sincere and maybe a bit square, and arguably no one did it better than singer-songwriter John Denver.
Known as the First Lady of Song, Fitzgerald is one of the greatest singers ever, not just for her amazing vocal abilities but for her dedication and care that comes through in each song. Bing Crosby - Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah 15. Bing Crosby - It's Only A Paper Moon 11. We will e-mail you back quoting how much we will pay for them, 3. And it means your records are going to a great new home to be loved by someone else. . When You And I Were Young Maggie Blues 7.