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Various - Santa Claus Blues Album

Various - Santa Claus Blues Album
  • Performer Various
  • Title Santa Claus Blues
  • Date of release 1988
  • Country US
  • Style Dixieland, Big Band, Swing
  • Label Jass Records
  • Catalog number J-CD-3
  • Other formats CD, Compilation
  • Genre Jazz / Blues
  • Size MP3 1868 mb
  • Size FLAC 2226 mb
  • Rating: 4.2
  • Votes: 280

Tracklist

1Louis Armstrong, Benny Carter's OrchestraChristmas In New Orleans
Vocals – Louis Armstrong
2:50
2Louis Armstrong, Benny Carter's OrchestraChristmas Night In Harlem
Lyrics By – Mitchell ParishMusic By – Raymond Scott
2:35
3Clarence Williams' Blue FiveSanta Claus Blues
Banjo – Buddy ChristianCornet – Louis ArmstrongPiano – Clarence WilliamsSoprano Saxophone – Sidney BechetTrombone – Charlie IrvisVocals – Eva Taylor
2:34
4Louis Armstrong, The CommandersCool Yule
Vocals – Louis Armstrong
2:53
5Ella Fitzgerald Accompanied By OrchestraSanta Claus Got Stuck In My Chimney
Trumpet – Charlie ShaversVocals – Ella Fitzgerald
3:04
6Johnny Otis And His OrchestraHappy New Year, Baby
Saxophone – Big Jay McNeelyVocals – Cathy Cooper , Lem Tally
2:44
7Dick Robertson And His OrchestraUnder The Mistletoe
Vocals – Dick Robertson
2:47
8Louis Prima & His New Orleans GangWhat Will Santa Claus Say (When He Finds Everybody Swingin'?)
Vocals – Louis Prima
3:09
9Ozie McPherson And Duke Ellington's Hot FiveSanta Claus, Bring My Man Back To Me
Brass Bass – Billy TaylorClarinet – Barney BigardDrums – Sonny GreerPiano – Duke EllingtonTrumpet – Unknown ArtistVocals – Ozie McPherson
2:57
10Louis Armstrong, The Commanders'Zat You, Santa Claus?
Vocals – Louis Armstrong
2:45
11Ted Weems And His OrchestraWinter Wonderland
Vocals – Parker Gibbs
2:40
12Louis ArmstrongThe Night Before Christmas--A Poem
Narrator – Louis ArmstrongWritten By – Clement Moore
5:29
13Dick Robertson And His OrchestraI Want You For Christmas
Vocals – Dick Robertson
2:51
14Al Bowlly And His OrchestraEv'ry Day's A Holiday
Vocals – Al Bowlly
2:31
15Fats Waller & His RhythmSwingin' Them Jingle Bells
Vocals – Fats Waller
2:59
16Lionel Hampton And His OrchestraBoogie Woogie Santa Claus2:43
17Victoria SpiveyChristmas Morning Blues
Guitar – Lonnie Johnson Piano – Porter GraingerVocals – Victoria Spivey
3:20
18Jack TeagardenThe Christmas Song
Trombone – Jack TeagardenVocals – Jack Teagarden
2:58
19Putney Dandridge And His Swing BandSanta Claus Came In The Spring
Vocals – Putney Dandridge
2:53
20Lionel Hampton And His OrchestraMerry Christmas, Baby3:17
21Count Basie And His OrchestraGood Morning, Blues
Piano – Count BasieVocals – Jimmy Rushing
2:47
22Woody Herman And His OrchestraSanta Claus Is Coming To Town
Arranged By – Dizzy GillespieVocals – Woody Herman
2:35
23Benny Goodman And His OrchestraJingle Bells2:28

Versions

CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
JASS EIGHTVarious Santa Claus Blues ‎(LP, Comp)Jass RecordsJASS EIGHTUS1986
J8CVarious Santa Claus Blues ‎(Cass, Comp, Red)Jass RecordsJ8CUS1988

Notes

Note: In the CD booklet, the artists are sometimes incorrectly credited. The correct credit (based on Rust's "Jazz and Ragtime Records" discography) is listed in the main artist's entry, with the credits (per the booklet) entered in the ANV.

Recording dates:
1. October 8, 1925
2. October 28, 1927
3. October 30, 1928
4. November 11, 1934
5. June 6, 1935
6. October 21, 1935
7. November 16, 1936
8. November 29, 1936
9. October 19, 1937
10. August 9, 1937
11. 1937
12. October 18, 1941
13. July 31, 1942
14. 1947
15. 1950
16. 1950
17. 1950
18. 1954
19. 1953
20. 1953
21. 1955
22. 1955
23. 1971

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The vocalist on tracks 16 & 17 is Sonny Parker. Sonny Parker was a vocalist with Lionel Hampton at the time of these recordings (1950). Source of my research is AllMusic.com and other compilations found on Discogs.