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Rock Christmas Best Of (CD, Comp, Unofficial). Rock Christmas Best Of (2xCass, Comp). Polystar (3), RTL. 535 083-4.
This page shows the best-selling Christmas albums in the United States. It includes artists from all over the world, but it only includes sales in the United States of America. Prior to March 1, 1991, the only means of tracking sales figures for record albums and singles in the United States was via the certification system of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), based specifically on shipments (less potential returns) on a long-term basis.
The best rock & roll Christmas albums stay true to tradition while spinning it in fun new directions, and this perfects that balance. Otis Redding does a slow, heart-weary "White Christmas" and a satisfied, Southern-fried "Merry Christmas Baby," while Carla Thomas spins her signature hit "Gee Whiz" into the fireplace-stoking forget-me-not "Gee Whiz, It's Christmas. Seven decades later, his vocal style remains the template for elegant ease and stately sentimentality. Crosby's 1945 album Merry Christmas – expanded over the years with tracks from throughout the Forties and Fifties and reissued on CD as White Christmas in 1986 – has a distinct Irish-Catholic flavor thanks to the hymn "Faith of Our Fathers" and the jaunty "Christmas in Killarney. There's also the Hawaiian-tinged "Mele Kalikimaka" (one of three songs where he makes hella merry with the Andrews Sisters).
The Best Christmas Album Ever is "Christmas Collection," the two-disc set by Carpenters. I've been asking people for a long time what they thought was the best Christmas album they've ever heard or owned, and the majority agree that it's the vinyl version of "Christmas Portrait" by Carpenters, which is disc one in "Christmas Collection. Disc two is "An Old-Fashioned Christmas," assembled by Richard Carpenter after Karen's death in 1984 from tracks that failed to make the cut on 1978's "Christmas Portrait.
That's where this list of Top 12 classic rock Christmas albums comes in. We've dug up the best song cycles from guys who set the old cardigan-wearing holiday-music model aflame. Canned Heat haven't reentered the studio since 2007's Christmas Album, either. As we wait for new material from those great bands – and for Santa, of course – scroll through the gallery below to find out how we ranked the Top 12 classic rock Christmas albums of all time. Next: The Worst Christmas Songs. Categories: Christmas, Galleries, Lists.
Listen to the Christmas Rock playlist right now, and scroll down to read our Top 10 best Christmas rock songs. Chuck Berry: ‘Run Rudolph Run’. First released by Chess Records in time for Christmas 1958, this exuberant rocker – co-written by Johnny Marks of ‘Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer’ fame – is quintessential Chuck Berry. It’s since been covered by Sheryl Crow, Bryan Adams, Billy Idol and many more. Bobby Helms: ‘Jingle Bell Rock’. Canadian rock icon Bryan Adams recorded an enduring festive song, ‘Christmas Time’, in 1985. He delivered a second in 2011, in the shape of this yearningly soulful, rock ballad. Cheap Trick: ‘Christmas’. Legendary Illinois power-popsters Cheap Trick had Xmas all wrapped up with 2017’s Christmas Christmas.
From the sweet sounds of Elvis' original Christmas album to the boy-band brilliance that is the Jackson 5, these are the top picks for the cannot-be-denied cream of the Christmas-CD crop. The Best of Temptations Christmas. The talented producer, best known for his work with the girl groups of the early '60s (Ronettes, Crystals), created a compilation Christmas album in 1963 that is still regarded as one of the best in rock 'n' roll. Spector also ignited what insiders call "the wall of sound," which describes his layered, elaborate, nearly symphonic arrangements.
|1||–Bryan Adams||Christmas Time||4:06|
|2||–Band Aid||Do They Know It's Christmas?||3:51|
|4||–Chris Rea||Driving Home For Christmas||4:30|
|5||–Elton John||Step Into Christmas||4:30|
|6||–Extreme||Christmas Time Again||5:07|
|7||–Cliff Richard||Mistletoe And Wine||4:04|
|8||–Neil Diamond||Happy Christmas (War Is Over)||4:17|
|9||–Shakin' Stevens||Merry Christmas Everyone||3:39|
|10||–Mud||Lonely This Christmas||3:34|
|11||–Slade||Merry X-Mas Everybody||3:23|
|12||–Gary Glitter||Another Rock And Roll Christmas||3:48|
|13||–Emerson, Lake & Palmer||I Believe In Father Christmas (New Version)||3:26|
|14||–Mike Oldfield||In Dulci Jubilo||2:49|
|15||–The Pretenders||Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas||4:40|
|16||–The Beach Boys||Santa Claus Is Coming To Town||2:19|
|17||–Sting||I Saw Three Ships||1:41|
|18||–The Smashing Pumpkins||Christmastime||3:16|
|19||–Sheryl Crow||Blue Christmas||3:30|
|20||–Steve Winwood||Christmas Is Now Drawing Near At Hand||2:25|
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- Other (Label Code): LC 4324