Thursday, December 22, 2011

Playlist to the Jingle



Coffeetime, December 23, 2011, Angelynn Grant

bed  
Johnny Coles / I’ll Be Home for Christmas / The Christmas Waltz / Uptown / 2.11.85
Kenny Barron / The Christmas Song  / The Christmas Waltz / Uptown / 12.14.84
Jack Sheldon / Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas / The Christmas Waltz / Uptown / 2.25.86

set 1
Red Garland / All Kinds of Weather / Winter Wonderland / Prestige / 11.27.58
Jay McShann & Ralph Sutton / A Chiaroscuro Christmas / Joy to the Jingle / LA 1973
Les Brown & his Band of Renown / Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow/ Coral / 1956
Clarence Williams & his Orchestra / Christmas Night in Harlem / Vocalion / 3.23.34 
Frank Sinatra / Christmas Dreaming / Columbia / 1947  
The Nic Nacs [The Robins] / Gonna Have a Merry Christmas / RPM / LA 1950 / with Little Esther 
Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Peggy Lee, Trudy Stevens / White Christmas / Snow / Decca / Hollywood 1953 / with Joseph J. Lilley and his Orchestra and Chorus; a re-recording of the songs from the Paramount movie
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas / Sleigh Ride / Verve / LA 7.15 & 16.60  

set 2
Charles Schultz /A Charlie Brown Christmas original soundtrack / dialogue snippet / Buena Vista / LA 1977
Vince Guaraldi / A Charlie Brown Christmas / O Tannenbaum; Skating; Hark, the Herald Angels Sing; The Christmas Song; Christmas Time is Here (vocal); / Fantasy / LA 1965 
Dean Martin / It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas / radio transcription / Hollywood 1950s
Mitch Miller / Christmas Songs and Carols / When Santa Claus Gets Your Letter / Golden Records / 1958 / vocal = Anne Lloyd & the Sandpipers 
Doris Day / The Doris Day Christmas Album / The Christmas Waltz / Columbia / LA 1964
Mickey Rooney / Merry Merry Micklemas / Christmas at Home / Mickey [Timic] / Hollywood 1979

set 3
Cranston East A Cappella Choir / Speak to One Another / Fum, Fum, Fum / Vogt / Cranston, RI fall 1972 
Kenny Burrell / Have Yourself a Soulful Little Christmas / Merry Christmas Baby / Cadet / 10.66
Steve Allen Trio / A Chiaroscuro Christmas / Jingle Bells / LA 1973
Mel Blanc and the Sportsmen / Jingle Bells / radio transcription AFRS Mail Call Christmas Special / Hollywood 40s
Kay Starr / December / radio transcription / fall 1949 / with Billy Butterfield Quintet and background vocals by The Three Beaus & a Peep
Dick Powell / Roses in December / Decca / 11.5.37
Jo Stafford / Happy Holiday / Winter Weather / Columbia / 1955
Julie London / I'd Like You for Christmas / Liberty / 1957

set 4
Tommy Flanagan / An Uptown Christmas / The Christmas Waltz / Uptown / 8.12.87
Judy Garland / from the soundtrack to the film “Meet Me in St. Louis” Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas / MGM / 12.4.43
King Cole Trio / The Christmas Song / Capitol / 6.14.46
Johnny Mercer / Winter Wonderland / radio transcription / LA 1940s / with Paul Weston & his Orchestra & the Pied Pipers
Johnny Mercer / Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town (Capitol Promo) / Capitol / LA 9.17.47
James Brown & his Famous Flames / James Brown Christmas Album / Merry Christmas, I Love You / King / 1966
Dinah Washington / Make Me a Present of You / EmArcy / LA 11.11.55 / with Ernie Wilkins Orchestra 
Golden Gate Quartet / Go Where I Send Thee / Bluebird / Charlotte, NC 8.4.37

last soul (Christmas) song
Otis Redding / Soul Christmas / Merry Christmas, Baby / Atco / Memphis 2.57