Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Music Library Master List Z+ Various Artist Compilations

VARIOUS ARTISTS

Africa Screams Contest *** 1/2 
Africa Screams Contest Vol. Two *** 1/2 
Afrocubism *** 1/2           
Aloha Got Soul 1979-1985 ***        
Angel-Headed Hipster: The Songs Of Marc Bolan and T-Rex ** 1/2  
The Best Of The Girl Groups Vol 1 **** Vol, 2 *** 1/2   
Bluesin' By The Bayou ** 1/2 
Bob Stanley Presents '76 In The Shade ** 1/2 
Burnwood PLaylist: Deep Lizzy -- Thin Lizzy *** 1/2 
Burnwood Playlist: This Won't Take But A Minute Or Two *** 1/2 
A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector **** 
Come and Get It: The Best Of Apple Records ** 1/2 
Come On Let's Go: Powerpop Gems From The 70s and 80s *** 
Come On Up To The House: Women Sing Waits *** 
Country Soul (2015) ** 1/2 
Divided And United: Songs Of The Civil War *** 1/2 
Dub Specialist: Studio One Dub FireSpecial ** 1/2 
Feelin' Right, Saturday Night: The Rick and Ron Anthology *** 1/2 
The Golden Age Of Popular Music: Jazz Hits From 1958-1966  ****
The Golden Age Of Popular Music: More Country Hits *** 
Gonna Sing, Gonna Shout: Bluegrass Gospel From The Pen Of Rick Lang *** 
The Great Gospel Men: 27 Classic Performances *** 1/2 
Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Masters Collection (1995) *** 1/2 
Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Masters Collection Volume Two (1999) *** 
The Indestructible Beat Of Soweto Volume One **** 
The Indestructible Beat Of Soweto Volume Two *** 1/2 
John Savage's 1966: The Year The Decade Exploded *** 
Let The Good Times Roll: 40 Jumping R and B Classics *** 
Live From The Old Town School, Vol. 1-4 *** 1/2 
The Lost Notebooks Of Hank Williams *** 
Mercyland: Hymns For The Rest Of Us *** 1/2 
Motown: The Complete #1s (11 CD set) *** 1/2 \ 
The Nebraska Sessions (tribute to Springsteen album via Clubhouse Records UK) *** 1/2 
Nigeria Disco Funk Special: The Sound Of The Underground Lagos Dancefloor 74-79 *** 1/2 
Nigeria Freedom Sounds: Popular Music and the Birth... ** 1/2 
Nigeria 70: No Wahala -- Highlife, Afrofunk and Juju 1973-1987 ***  
Nigeria Special: Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Nigerian Blues 1970-1976 *** 1/2   
Nippon Girls 2: Japanese Pop, Beat and  Rock n Roll 1965-1970 *** 1/2  
Nostalgique Porto Rico (Puerto Rican Roots 1940-1960) *** 1/2
Now That's What I Call Yacht Rock *** 
NOW That's What I Call Yacht Rock Vol. 2  ** 1/2 
Remembering Mountains: Unheard Songs by Karen Dalton **           
Roll Columbia: Woody Guthrie's 26 Northwest Songs ** 
Songs Of Lennon and McCartney (UK) ** 1/2 
Songs That Got Us Through WW II (Rhino, 1990) *** 1/2 
Soul Of A Nation: Afro-Centric Visions In the Age of Black Power ***/ 
The Sounds Of Siam ***
Southern Soul Crate *** 1/2 
A Tribute To Dan Fogelberg ** 
Tropicalia Ou Panis Et Circensis (1968) ****  
You Make My Heart Sing: 50 Of The Greatest Love Songs Ever (UK) *** 1/2 


Music Library Master List Z+ Cast Albums and Soundtracks

CAST ALBUMS/MUSICALS/BROADWAY

Annie Get Your Gun (Doris Day, Robert Goulet album) (1963) ****
Camelot Orig Broadway Cast Album **** 
Carousel (11994 Broadway Cast) *** 1/2 
Cats (Original London Cast) ***  
Chess (The Original Recording) ** 
Dear Evan Hansen (2017) ** 1/2 
Evita (Original London Cast) ** 1/2  
Floyd Collins *** 
Hadestown Orig Off Broadway Cast Album *** 1/2
Hamilton Original Broadway Cast Album *** 1/2 
Jesus Christ Superstar (Original Concept Album) **  
Kiss Me, Kate (Orig Broadway Cast Album) *** 
My Fair Lady (Orig Broadway Cast Album) **** 
Octet *** 1/2 
Spring Awakening Orig Cast Album ****
Sunday in The Park With George (Original 1984) ****
Sunday in The Park With George (Bway 2017) *** 1/2 



SOUNDTRACKS

Baby Driver *** 1/2 
Becoming (Kamasi Washington) ** 1/2 
The Big Chill **** 
The Big Chill Volume Two *** 1/2  
Black Panther ***/ 
Blade Runner Original Soundtrack ***/
Blade Runner Original Complete Score Bootleg **** 
Blade Runner 2049 *** 
Boardwalk Empire *** 
Chariots Of Fire ** 1/2  
The Cold Blue *** 
Country Music (soundtrack to Ken Burns doc) ****  
First Cow *** 1/2    
Funny People ** 1/2 
The Great Debaters soundtrack *** 1/2      
Guardians Of The Galaxy Awesome Mixtape Vol. 1 *** 1/2  
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season One *** 
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season Two *** 
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season Three *** 
Minari soundtrack *** 1/2 
Motherless Brooklyn *** 
Mysterious Skin (score) *** 1/2 
Nomadland soundtrack *** 
Once Upon A Time In Hollywood *** 1/2  
Small Axe (Music Inspired By The TV Series) *** 
Star Wars ****  
A Streetcar Named Desire *** 1/2 
Twin Peaks *** 








Thursday, June 11, 2020

Musi Library Master List Z+ Holiday Music/Christmas Albums

Updated November 13, 2021 Done listing iTunes;  

HOLIDAY MUSIC/CHRISTMAS ALBUMS MASTER LIST  


Bryan Adams -- Christmas EP ** 1/2 
Alabama -- The Classic Christmas Album ** 
Herb Alpert -- Christmas Album (1968) **** 
The American Boychoir -- Carol ** 
Tori Amos -- Christmastide * 1/2 
Tori Amos -- Midwinter Graces ** 
The Andrews Sisters -- see Bing Crosby 
Julie Andrews -- Christmas With Julie Andrews * 1/2 
David Archuleta -- Winter In The Air ** 1/2 
Jann Arden -- A Jann Arden Christmas * 1/2 
Asleep At The Wheel -- Merry Texas Christmas, Y'all ** 
Gene Autry -- A Gene Autry Christmas ** 1/2 
Joan Baez -- Noel 
Anita Baker -- Christmas Fantasy ** 
Barenaked Ladies -- Barenaked For The Holidays ** 
Mandy Barnett -- Winter Wonderland 
Count Basie Orchestra -- A Very Swingin' Basie Christmas ** 
John Basile -- Silent Night ** 
The Beach Boys -- The Beach Boys' Christmas Album ** 1/2 
Harry Belafonte -- To Wish You A Merry Christmas 
Tony Bennett -- The Classic Christmas Album ** 
Tony Bennett -- Snowfall ** 1/2
Tony Bennett -- A Swingin' Christmas (w Count Basie) *** 
Justin Bieber -- Under The Mistletoe 
Mario Biondi -- A Very Special Mario Christmas * 
Andrew Bird -- Hark! ** 1/2 
The Blind Boys of Alabama -- Go Tell It On The Mountain ** 1/2  
Bluewerks -- Vol. 5: Warm Up * 
Karla Bonoff -- Silent Night ** 
Booker T and the MGs -- In The Christmas Spirit ** 
Chris Botti -- December * 1/2 
Wade Bowen -- Twelve Twenty Five ** 
Bright Eyes -- A Christmas Album ** 1/2 
Sarah Brightman -- A Winter Symphony * 
Brown Bird -- A Brown Bird Christmas ** 
Chuck Brown -- The Spirit Of Christmas * 
James Brown -- Funky Christmas ** 
Michael Buble -- Christmas (Deluxe) ** 
Jimmy Buffett -- Christmas Island * 1/2 
Kate Bush -- 50 Words For Snow 
Glen Campbell -- That Christmas Feeling (1968) *
Los Campesinos! -- A Los Campesinos! Christmas 
Larry Carlton -- Four Hands and a Heart Christmas * 1/2 
Mary Chapin Carpenter -- Come Darkness, Come Light: Twelve Songs Of Christmas ** 
Marco Carta -- Merry Christmas 
Johnny Cash -- The Classic Christmas Album ** 
Ray Charles -- Spirit Of Christmas ** 
Kristin Chenoweth -- A Lovely Way To Spend Christmas * 1/2 
Kristen Chenoweth -- Happiness Is...Christmas! * 1/2
Chicago -- Chicago Christmas * 
The Chieftains -- The Bells Of Dublin *** 
Choir of Kings College, Cambridge -- A Festival Of Nine Lessons and Carols (1992) *** 
June Christy -- This Time Of The Year *** 
The Clancy Brothers -- Clancy Brothers Christmas * 1/2 
Kelly Clarkson -- Wrapped In Red *** 
Kelly Clarkson -- When Christmas Comes Around **
Rosemary Clooney -- White Christmas 
Rosemary Clooney -- Songs From White Christmas (& Other Yuletide Favorites) 
The Coasters -- Christmas With The Coasters * 
Natalie Cole -- Holly & Ivy * 1/2 
Nat King Cole -- The Christmas Song ***  
Bootsy Collins -- Christmas Is 4 Ever * 1/2 
Judy Collins -- Winter Stories (w Jonas Fjeld and Chatham County Line) *** 1/2 
Shawn Colvin -- Holiday Songs and Lullabies ** 
Perry Como -- Sings Merry Christmas Music (1947) * 
Perry Como -- Around The Christmas Tree (1953) * 
Perry Como -- Seasons Greetings From Perry Como (1959) * 
Perry Como -- The Perry Como Christmas Album (1968) * 
Perry Como -- It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas * 
Perry Como -- The Classic Christmas Album (2014) * 
Perry Como -- The Complete RCA Christmas Collection * 1/2 
Harry Connick Jr. -- When My Heart Finds Christmas * 1/2 
Harry Connick Jr. -- Harry For The Holidays **  
Harry Connick Jr. -- What A Night! A Christmas Album * 1/2  
Dave Koz -- Dave Koz & Friends: The 25th Of December * 
Bing Crosby -- The Crosby Christmas Sessions (2010) ** 1/2 
Bing Crosby -- Merry Christmas aka White Christmas (many editions) *** 1/2 
Bing Crosby -- A Merry Christmas With Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters *** 
Bing Crosby -- Sings Christmas Songs *** 1/2 
Jamie Cullum -- The Pianoman At Christmas *** (great Bobby Darin vibe, arrangements) 
Timi Dakolo -- Merry Christmas, Darling * 
Martina DaSilva -- A Very TinyChima Christmas ** 
John Denver -- The Classic Christmas Album 
John Denver -- Lime Creek Christmas  *** 
John Denver -- Rocky Mountain Christmas 
John Denver & The Muppets -- A Christmas Together ** 
Earth, Wind & Fire -- Holiday * 1/2 
Enya -- And Winter Came... ** 
John Fahey -- Christmas With John Fahey Vol. 1 aka The New Possibility (1968) *** 
John Fahey -- Christmas With John Fahey Vol. 2 *** 
Brian Fallon -- Night Divine * 
Ella Fitzgerald -- Ella Wishes You A Swinging Christmas ****  
For King And Country -- A Drummer Boy Christmas * 
Jeffrey Foskett -- Christmas At The Beach (1997) * 1/2 
Eddie G -- Christmas Party With Eddie G (compilation) ** 1/2 
The Gifted Children -- Christmas, Volume 7 * 
Jackie Gleason -- Merry Christmas * 
Danny Gokey -- Christmas Is Here * 
Chilly Gonzales -- A Very Chilly Christmas ** 1/2 
The Goo Goo Dolls -- It's Christmas All Over * 1/2 (but "Ain't Getting Nothing" a keeper) 
Ellie Goulding -- Songbook For Christmas * 
CeeLo Green -- CeeLo's Magic Moment ** 1/2 
Vince Guaraldi -- A Charlie Brown Christmas **** 
Ernie Haase & Signature Sound -- A Jazzy Little Christmas * 
Hanson -- Snowed In ** 1/2 
Emmylou Harris -- Light Of The Stable *** 1/2 
Bobby Helms -- Jingle Bells (2019 album) ** 
Hey Monday -- The Christmas EP 
The Hot Club Of San Francisco -- Hot Club Cool Yule * 
Whitney Houston -- One Wish 
Human Nature -- The Christmas Album * 1/2 
Ashley Hutchings -- A Midwinter Miscellany ** 1/2 
Billy Idol -- Happy Holidays * 
The Imaginaries -- Hometown Christmas ** 
Chris Isaak -- Chris Isaak Christmas ** 
Burl Ives -- Christmas Album ** 1/2 
Burl Ives -- Christmas Songs * 1/2 
Burl Ives -- Have A Holly Jolly Christmas *** 
Mahalia Jackson -- Mahalia Sings Songs Of Christmas! 
Mahalia Jackson -- Silent Night: Songs For Christmas 
The Jackson 5 -- A Motown Christmas Carol ** 
Ryland James -- A Little Christmas ep * 1/2 
Beau Jennings -- The Christmas Light ** (title track good) 
Jewel -- Let It Snow: A Holiday Collection 
George Jones and Tammy Wynette -- The Classic Christmas Album ** 
Norah Jones -- I Dream Of Christmas * 1/2 
Sharon Jones -- It's A Holiday Soul Party ** 
Keb' Mo' -- Moonlight, Mistletoe and You ** 
Stan Kenton -- A Merry Christmas!  *** 
The Killers -- (Red) Christmas 
Mark Kozelek -- Sings Christmas Carols * 
Diana Krall -- Christmas Songs ** 
Lady Antebellum -- On This Winter's Night 
Lady Gaga -- A Very Gaga Holiday  
Lateral Blue -- This Christmas * 1/2 
Latvian Concert Choir -- Christmas Joy In Latvia ***
Ledisi -- It's Christmas ** 
Peggy Lee -- Christmas With Peggy Lee ** 
Annie Lennox -- A Christmas Cornucopia ** 1/2 
Letters To Cleo -- OK Christmas ** 
Ramsey Lewis Trio -- Sound Of Christmas (side one good, side two w strings awful) ** 
Ramsey Lewis Trio -- More Sounds Of Christmas * 1/2 
Little Steven -- Little Stevens' Christmas A Go-Go *** 
The Living Sisters -- Harmony Is Real: Songs For A Happy Holiday *** 1/2 
Los Lobos -- Lleg√≥ Navidad *** 1/2 
Michael Londra -- Beyond The Star 
Los Lonely Boys -- Christmas Spirit * 1/2 
The Louvin Brothers -- Christmas With The Louvin Brothers * 1/2 
Darlene Love -- It's Christmas, Of Course ** 
Patty Loveless -- Bluegrass & White Snow ** 
Low -- Christmas ** 1/2 
Nick Lowe -- Quality Street 
Robert J. Lurtsema -- Christmas Stories ** 1/2 
Raul Malo -- Marshmallow World & Other Holiday Favorites ** 
Aimee Mann -- One More Drifter In The Snow *** 1/2 
Mannheim Steamroller -- Christmas (1984) ** 
Mannheim Steamroller -- Christmas Song * 
Mannheim Steamroller -- 30/40 Ultimate Collection * 
Wynton Marsalis/JLCB -- Big Band Holidays *** 1/2 
Wynton Marsalis/JLCB -- Big Band Holidays II ***  
Wynton Marsalis -- Crescent City Christmas Card *** 1/2   
Johnny Mathis -- Merry Christmas *** 1/2  
Johnny Mathis -- Sending You A Little Christmas * 1/2  
Johnny Mathis -- Sounds of Christmas ** 
The Mavericks -- Hey! Merry Christmas *** 
Maysa -- A Very Maysa Christmas * 1/2 
The McCrary Sisters -- A Very McCrary Christmas ** 
Kate & Anna McGarrigle -- The McGarrigle Christmas Hour ** 1/2 
Jon McLaughlin -- The Christmas EP 
Idina Menzel -- Holiday Wishes * 
The Mermen -- Do You Hear What I Hear? A Very Mermen Christmas 
Lea Michele -- Christmas In The City *
Jacob Miller -- Natty Christmas * 
Roger Miller -- Nestor, The Long-Eared Christmas Donkey * 
Mormon Tabernacle Choir -- Once Upon A Christmas *
Anne Murray -- The Ultimate Christmas Collection * 1/2
Jacqui Naylor -- Smashed For The Holidays *  
Liam Neeson -- The Polar Express (narrator) *** 
Willie Nelson -- Pretty Paper *** 1/2 
Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta -- This Christmas 
Ne-Yo -- Another Kind Of Christmas ** 
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band -- The Christmas Album ** 
Odetta -- Beautiful Star (the 1987 album w a new title to avoid confusion) **** 
Odetta -- Christmas Spirituals (1960) **** 
Odetta -- Christmas Spirituals (1987) **** (new recording of mostly the same songs from 1960) 
Odetta -- Gonna Let It Shine ** 1/2  
Leslie Odom Jr. -- The Christmas Album * 1/2  
Over The Rhine -- Blood Oranges In The Snow ** 
Over The Rhine -- Snow Angel **
Buck Owens -- Christmas With Buck Owens ** 
Brad Paisley -- A Brad Paisley Christmas ** 
Dolly Parton -- A Holly Dolly Parton Christmas * 
Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers -- Once Upon A Christmas * 1/2
Pentatonix -- That's Christmas To Me * 1/2 
Pentatonix -- We Need A Little Christmas * 
Joe Perry -- Joe Perry's Merry Christmas *
Steve Perry -- The Season *
The Persuasions -- You're All I Want For Christmas *** 1/2 
Oscar Peterson -- An Oscar Peterson Christmas ** 
Grant-Lee Philips -- Yuletide ep ** 1/2 
Pistol Annies -- Hell Of A Holiday ** 
Elvis Presley -- Elvis' Christmas Album (1957) **** (side one)/** (side two, not Christmas!)  
Elvis Presley -- If Every Day Was Like Christmas ** 1/2 
Charley Pride -- Christmas In My Hometown * 
John Prine -- A John Prine Christmas ** 
The Puppini Sisters -- Christmas With The Puppini Sisters ** 
Randy Rainbow -- Gurl, It's Christmas ** 
The Raveonettes -- Wishing You A Rave Christmas 
Lou Rawls -- Merry Christmas From Lou Rawls (2009 ep reissue) *** 1/2 
Lou Rawls -- Merry Christmas Ho! Ho! Ho! (1967) *** 1/2 
Rend Collective -- Campfire Christmas Vol. 1 *  
Riders In The Sky -- Christmas The Cowboy Way ** 
LeAnn Rimes -- One Christmas: Chapter One *** 
Kenny Rogers -- Once Again, It's Christmas * 
Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton -- Once Upon A Christmas * 1/2 
Josh Rouse -- The Holiday Sounds Of Josh Rouse ** 
Kermit Ruffins -- Have A Crazy Cool Christmas ** 
Alexander Rybak -- Christmas Tales ** 
Anson Seabra -- A Heartfelt Holiday ep ** 1/2 
Brian Setzer -- Boogie Woogie Christmas ** 
Brian Setzer -- Christmas Rocks: The Best Of Brian Setzer ** 1/2 
Martin Sexton -- Camp Holiday *** 1/2 
She & Him -- A Very She & Him Christmas *** 
Sia -- Everyday Is Christmas *** 1/2 
Frank Sinatra -- Christmas (2015) ** 1/2 
Frank Sinatra -- Christmas Dreaming (1950 Columbia) *** 1/2 
Frank Sinatra -- Christmas Songs By Frank Sinatra (1949 Columbia) *** 1/2 
Frank Sinatra -- Christmas Songs By Frank Sinatra (2008) ** 
Frank Sinatra -- Christmas With Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby (1957 show) * 1/2 
Frank Sinatra -- Christmas With The Rat Pack * 
Frank Sinatra -- The Classic Christmas Album (2014) ** 1/2 
Frank Sinatra -- A Jolly Christmas From Frank Sinatra (1957) *** (first side ****, second **) 
Frank Sinatra -- The Sinatra Christmas Album (1994) ** 
Sleeping At Last -- Christmas Collection (2014)
Huey "Piano" Smith -- 'Twas The Night Before Christmas ** 1/2  
Jimmy Smith -- Christmas Cookin' aka Christmas '64 *** 1/2 
Meaghan Smith -- It Snowed *** 
Mindy Smith -- My Holiday 
Smoke Fairies -- Wild Winter 
Phil Spector -- A Christmas Gift For You From Philles Records ****  
Ronnie Spector -- Ronnie Spector's Best Christmas Ever ** 
The Staples Singers -- The 25th Day Of December ** 1/2 
Stile Antico -- A Spanish Nativity *** 
Straight No Chaser -- Social Christmasing * 1/2 
Barbra Streisand -- A Christmas Album * 1/2 
Barbra Streisand -- Christmas Memories * 1/2 
Dave Stryker -- Eight Track Christmas ** 
Sufjan Stevens -- Songs For Christmas Vol 1-5 **** 
Sufjan Stevens -- Silver & Gold Vol. 6-10 **** 
Keith Sweat -- A Christmas Of Love * 1/2 
Swingle Singers -- Noeles Sans Passeport: Christmastime *** 
John Michael Talbot -- Songs from Solitude * 1/2 
James Taylor -- At Christmas ** 
Dylan Thomas -- A Child's Christmas In Wales and other poems *** 1/2 
Rob Thomas -- Something About Christmas Time * 1/2 
Rosie Thomas -- A Very Rosie Christmas ** 
Tara Thompson -- Hillbilly Christmas ** 
Tracey Thorn -- Tinsel and Lights *** 1/2 
3J's -- Acoustic Christmas 
TobyMac -- Light Of Christmas * 
Train -- Christmas In Tahoe * 
Meghan Trainor -- A Very Trainor Christmas ** 
Randy Travis -- An Old Fashioned Christmas ** 1/2 
Josh Turner -- King Size Manger * 1/2 
Steve Tyrell -- This Time of The Year 
Carrie Underwood -- My Gift * 1/2 
The Ventures -- Christmas Album ** 
Fred Waring and the Pennsylvanians -- Twas The Night Before Christmas * 
Fred Waring and the Pennsylvanians -- Christmas Time *
Weezer -- Christmas With Weezer *** 
Scott Weiland -- The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year * 
Matthew West -- The Heart Of Christmas * 1/2 
Nigel Wilson -- Have Yourself A Merry Little Synthmas * 
Phil Wickham -- Christmas ** 
Kim Wilde -- Wilde Winter Songbook * 
Marian Williams -- O Holy Night *** 1/2 
Robbie Williams -- The Christmas Present *** 
Robin and Linda Williams -- The First Christmas Gift ** 
Jackie Wilson -- Christmas Eve With Jackie Wilson ** 
George Winston -- December *** 1/2 
Tammy Wynette -- Christmas With Tammy Wynette * 
Dwight Yoakum -- Come On Christmas ** 
Brett Young -- & Friends Sing Christmas Classics * 
          
VARIOUS ARTISTS 

VA -- An Americana Christmas ** 1/2
VA -- A Big Band Christmas (Columbia, 1988) *** 1/2 
VA -- Billboard Greatest Christmas Hits 1933-1954/1955-Present ***  
VA -- Billboard Rock 'N' Roll Christmas ** 
VA -- Blue Christmas (1994) *** 
VA -- Bummed Out Christmas! ** 
VA -- A Christmas Celtic Sojourn: Live 
VA -- A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector **** 
VA -- Christmas In Soulsville (2007) ** 1/2 
VA -- Christmas In The Stars: Star Wars Christmas Album * 
VA -- Christmas In Vienna (Diana Ross, Placido Domingo, etc) * 
VA -- Christmas Of Hope (1995) **  
VA -- A Christmas Of Love 
VA -- Christmas On The Bandstand (1994) ** 1/2  
VA -- Christmas Party With Eddie G ** 1/2 
VA -- Christmas Past (1965) *** 
VA -- Christmas The Album (UK, 1999) **  
VA -- Christmas Time Again! (2006/2015) ** 
VA -- Christmas With The Kranks ** 
VA -- Cool Christmas (1992) ** 1/2  
VA -- Country Christmas (1993) ** 
VA -- Doo Wop Christmas ** 1/2  
VA -- Free Soul Christmas 
VA -- The Gathering * 1/2 
VA -- The Great Songs Of Christmas By Great Artists of Our Time 6 (courtesy Goodyear) ** 1/2 
VA -- Hannukah+ (2019) ** 
VA -- Have A Merry Chess Christmas *** 
VA -- Have A Nice Christmas: Holiday Hits Of The '70s * 1/2 
VA -- Have Yourself A Jazzy Little Christmas (Verve, 1989) *** 1/2 
VA -- Hillbilly Holiday ** 1/2 
VA -- Hipster's Holiday (1989) *** 1/2 
VA -- Holidays Rule ** 
VA -- Home For The Christmas: Voices From The Heartland * 1/2
VA -- Home For The Holidays: Voices From The Heartland * 1/2 
VA -- How The Grinch Stole Christmas (1966) *** (as a TV special it's ****) 
VA -- If The Fates Allow (A Hadestown Holiday Album) * 1/2 
VA -- I'll Be Home For Christmas: Songs That Won The War *** 1/2 
VA -- It's A Cool Christmas (2000) ** 
VA -- It's A Prog Rock Christmas * 
VA -- A Jazz Christmas 
VA -- Jazz For Joy: A Verve Christmas Album *** 
VA -- Jazz To The World Blue Note, 1995) **  
VA -- A Jazzy Wonderland ** 
VA -- Jingle Bell Jam: Jazz Christmas Classics *** 
VA -- Jingle Blues 
VA -- A John Waters Christmas ** 
VA -- Just Can't Get Enough: New Wave Christmas **  
VA -- Just Say Noel 
VA -- Let It Snow 
VA -- The Little Drummer Boy 
VA -- Mambo Santa Mambo: Christmas From The Latin Lounge ** 1/2 
VA -- Maybe This Christmas Too? 
VA -- The Millenia Collection: American Christmas Classics 
VA -- The Millenia Collection: Best-Loved Christmas Carols 
VA -- Mixed Nuts soundtrack 
VA -- MTV: The TRL Christmas 
VA -- Music From "The OC" Mix 3: A Very Merry Chrismukkah 
VA -- Natty and Nice: A Reggae Christmas 
VA -- New Orleans Christmas (Putumayo) 
VA -- The Nightmare Before Christmas ** 1/2 (but *** 1/2 as a score in the film) 
VA -- O Come All Ye Faithful: Rock For Choice 
VA -- The Original Soul Christmas (Atlantic, 1968) *** 1/2 
VA -- Punk Goes Christmas 
VA -- Reggae Christmas From Studio One ** 
VA -- Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas In July 
VA -- Rudolph, Frosty and Friends *** 
VA -- Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer *** (mostly in context in the special) 
VA -- Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town *** 
VA -- Shimmy Down The Chimney 
VA -- Songs Of Christmas ** 1/2 
VA -- Sounds Of The Season 
VA -- Swingin' Christmas (Rhino, 2006) *** 
VA -- Swingin' Christmas Party (RCA Victor/Sony Legacy, 2002) ***
VA -- Try Smiling, It's Christmas Part 2
VA -- Ultimate Christmas Album (WCBS FM series) Vol 1 ** 1/2 
VA -- Ultimate Christmas Album Vol. 2 ** 1/2
VA -- Ultimate Christmas Album Vol. 3 ** 
VA -- Ultimate Christmas Album Vol. 4  ** 
VA -- Ultimate Christmas Album Vol.  5 ** 1/2 
VA -- The Ultimate Motown Christmas ** 1/2 
VA -- Ultra-Lounge: Christmas Cocktails, Part 2 *** 
VA -- A Very Special Acoustic Christmas (Country -- Vol. 6) ** 1/2 
VA -- A Very Special Christmas ***  
VA -- A Very Special Christmas Vol. 2 **  
VA -- A Very Special Christmas Vol. 3 **  
VA -- A Very Special Christmas Live (Vol. 4) ** 
VA -- A Very Special Christmas Vol. 5 ** 
VA -- A Very Special Christmas Vol. 7 * 
VA -- A Very Special Christmas: Bringing Peace On Earth (Top Christian acts, 2012) * 1/2 
VA -- A Very Special Christmas: 25 Years Bringing Joy To The World Vol. 8 * 1/2 
VA -- Where Will You Be Christmas Day *** 1/2 
VA -- Wonderland: Yulesville *** 
VA -- World Christmas (Metro Blue Records, 1996) ** 1/2 
VA -- The Year Without A Santa Claus 
VA -- Yule Cool ** 1/2 
VA -- Yule Struttin' *** 


SINGLES 

The Bangles -- "Hazy Shade Of Winter" 
Kasey Chambers -- "Christmas Day" 
Melissa Etheridge -- "Christmas in America" 
Fleet Foxes -- "White Winter Hymnal" 
John Lennon -- "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" 
Oh Wonder -- "This Christmas" (single) *** 1/2 
Madeleine Peyroux w kd lang -- "River" 
The Pretenders -- "2000 Miles" 
Nancy Sinatra -- "We Need A Little Christmas" 

CHRISTMAS ADJACENT 

Harry Nilsson -- "Remember (Christmas)" 



Updated November 13, 2021