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Series I. Christmas, 1968, 1973

Scope and Content Notes:

This series consists of four albums. These albums showcase a range of Christmas songs and compositions song by a variety of popular artists.

Record CAS CHR 0001 The Perry Como Christmas Album, 1968

This album consists of one disc with two sides. Side(A)includes Christmas Eve; Do You Hear What I Hear; Christ is Born; The Little Drummer Boy; There Is No Christmas Like a Home Christmas; O Holy Night. Side (B) includes Carol Medley: Caroling, Caroling-The First Noel-Hark! The Herald Angels Sing-Silent Night; Silver Bells; Toyland; Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas; Ave Maria.

Record CAS CHR 0002 Merry Christmas: Bing Crosby

This album consists of one disc with two sides. Side (A) includes Silent Night; Adeste Fidelis; White Christmas; God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen; Faith of Our Fathers; I'll Be Home for Christmas (If Only in My Dreams). Side (B) includes Jingle Bells; Santa Claus is Coming to Town; Silver Bells; It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas; Christmas in Killarney; Mele Kalikimaka (Merry Christmas).

Record CAS CHR 0003 Merry Christmas: Johnny Mathis

This album consists of one disc with two sides. Side (A) includes Winter Wonderland; The Christmas Song; Sleigh Ride; Blue Christmas; I'll Be Home for Christmas; White Christmas. Side (B) includes O Holy Night; What Child is This? (Greensleeves); The First Noel; Silver Bells; It Came Upon the Midnight Clear; Silent Night, Holy Night.

Record CAS CHR 0004 The Best of Bing Crosby; Christmas Hymns and Carols, 1973

This album consists of 5 discs, 4 of which have two sides. The first disc only has one side (B) and includes Dear Hearts and Gentle People; Galway Bay; In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening; Too-ra-loo-ra-loo-ral (That's an Irish Lullabye); Sam's Song (The Happy Tune); Now is the Hour (Maori Farewell Song).

Disc 2 side (A) includes (A) Joy to the World (B) It Came upon a Midnight Clear (C) Angels We Have Heard on High. Side (B) includes (A) O Come, O Come, Emanuel (B) O Little Town of Bethlehem (C) Silent Night.

Disc 3 side (A) includes (A) O Come All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles) (B) Luther's Cradle Hymn (Away in the Manger) (C) God Rest You Merry Gentlemen. Side (B) includes (A) We Three Kings (B) The First Noel (C) Hark! The Herald Angels Sing.

Disc 4 side (A) includes (A) Shepherd's Carol (Carol from the Suffolk Harmony, 1786) (B) Coventry Carol (C) Patapan. Side (B) includes (A) My Dancing Day (B) I Wonder as I Wander (C) Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella.

Disc 5 side (A) includes (A) Carol of the Bells (B) Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming (C) Go Tell it on the Mountain. Side (B) includes (A) I Sing of a Maiden (B) Echo Hymn (C) Wassail Song (D) Deck the Halls with Boughs of Holly. There are also program notes by Dexter, Jr., Dave on album cover and the Album is a duplicate of John Harvith 2160-2167. Notes by David Hall