5 Best Christmas Albums

Stratis Bohle

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The  Christmas season is bright, and warm. With these 5 Christmas album you can bring yourself into that nice bright and warm, holiday spirit. Whether you listen to these on a stereo, or your phone you can count on these albums to bring a smile to your face.

5. The Andy William Christmas Album

This album was the highest selling Christmas album of 1963 when it released. It was backed by William’s cover of White Christmas which was chosen as the Albums lead single. The new composition It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year has surpassed the original lead single and has placed it self as one of the most famous Christmas songs.

 

 

4. The Dean Martin Christmas Album

The album consists numerous covers with the most famous covers of Let it Snow and Marshmallow WorldIt offers a number of so called “Christmas Songs’ similar in the way that Die Hard is a “Christmas movie”. A number of the songs make no reference to Christmas, but are very much Christmas in spirit. You will have a fun time with Dean Martin like it’s New Years Eve in 1966.

 

3. Merry Christmas

This album, which was originally released in 1947, is the 2nd best selling Christmas album of all time behind Elvis’ Christmas Album. It has a recreation of the original recording of White Christmas, which has never been released on an LP or 45 rpm single. It also introduced Mele Kalikimaka which, along with White Christmas, has become one of the most famous Christmas songs.

 

2. A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector
This album, originally released in 1963, is a compilation of numerous Mow-town singers from the early 60’s singing popular Christmas songs along with some new creations. The best and most popular of these new compositions is Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) performed by Darlene Love. This album also introduced The Crystals’ version of Santa Claus Is Coming to Town even rivals Bruce Springsteen’s cover of the same song.

 

 

1. A Jolly Christmas from Frank Sinatra

This is one of the best albums for the Christmas season with the most famous versions of numerous Christmas classics. The most notable song is Sinatra’s version of Jingle Bells and The Christmas Waltz. Sinatra’s smooth cool voice works wonders for the Christmas and winter songs.

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