CD Gene Autry: The Complete Columbia Christmas Recordings 2013 Around The Barn Guest

CD Gene Autry: The Complete Columbia Christmas Recordings 2013 Around The Barn Guest
Gene Autry:
The Complete Columbia Christmas Recordings
Released: September 21, 2004
Label: Varèse Sarabande Records

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As described by Gene Autry Entertainment:
For the very first time, all of Gene Autry’s original Columbia Records Christmas songs are available on one CD, digitally remastered for the highest quality and best listening experience. Included are classic Christmas favorites as well as rare, never-before-on CD recordings like (Hard Rock, Coco and Joe) The Three Little Dwarfs, Poppy the Puppy, Freddie, The Little Fir Tree, and An Old Fashioned Tree. Holly George-Warren, the Official Gene Autry Biographer, wrote the liner notes, which feature rare label and sleeve art from the original record releases. Celebrate the songs of the season with every single one of Gene Autry’s original Columbia Records Christmas songs. This CD is a wonderful Christmas gift for every single member of your family.
TRACK LISTING
 
1. Here Comes Santa Claus
(Right Down Santa Claus Lane)
(2:32)
(Gene Autry/Oakley Haldeman)
Columbia 37942, Pop #9, Country #5, 1947, and Columbia 20377, Country #4, 1948, #8, 1949, Pop #24, 1950.
Recorded August 28, 1947, Hollywood
2.  An Old Fashioned Tree (2:44)
(Adel Becker/Cordelia Pearl Williams)
Columbia 37942(B), 1947
Recorded August 28, 1947, Hollywood
3. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (3:10)
(Johnny Marks)
Gene Autry and The Pinafores with Orchestral Accompaniment
Columbia 38610, Pop #1, Country #1, 1949, Pop #3, Country #5, 1950; Columbia 39463, Pop #16, 1951; Pop #13, 1952; and Columbia single 33165, AC #30, Country #55, 1998; AC #24, Country #60, 1999.
Recorded June 27, 1949, Hollywood
4. If It Doesn't Snow On Christmas (2:46)
(Milton H. Pascal/Gerald Marks)
Gene Autry and The Pinafores with Orchestral Accompaniment
Columbia 38610(B), 1949
Recorded August 4, 1949, Hollywood
5. He's A Chubby Little Fellow (2:55)
(Gene Autry/Oakley Haldeman)
Gene Autry and The Pinafores with Orchestral Accompaniment
Columbia 20616, 1949
Recorded June 27, 1949, Hollywood
6. Santa, Santa, Santa (2:40)
(Gene Autry/Oakley Haldeman)
Gene Autry and The Pinafores with Orchestral Accompaniment
Columbia 20616(B), 1949
Recorded August 4, 1949, Hollywood
7. Frosty The Snow Man (2:56)
(Steve Nelson/Jack Rollins)
Gene Autry with The Cass County Boys, Orchestra under the direction of Carl Cotner
Columbia 38907, Pop #7, Country #4, 1950
Recorded June 12, 1950, Hollywood
8. When Santa Claus Gets Your Letter (2:52)
(Johnny Marks)
Gene Autry with The Cass County Boys, Orchestra under the direction of Carl Cotner
Columbia 38907(B), 1950
Recorded June 12, 1950, Hollywood
9. (Hard Rock, Coco and Joe)
The Three Little Dwarfs
(3:00)
(Stuart Hamblen)
Gene Autry with Carl Cotner's Orchestra and Chorus
Columbia 39543, 1951
Recorded July 11, 1951, Hollywood
10.  Thirty-Two Feet—Eight Little Tails (3:00)
(John Redmond/James Cavanaugh/Frank Weldon)
Gene Autry with Carl Cotner's Orchestra and Chorus
Columbia 39543(B), 1951
Recorded July 11, 1951, Hollywood
11. Poppy the Puppy (2:30)
(Tommy Johnson)
Gene Autry with Carl Cotner's Orchestra and Chorus
Columbia 39542, 1951
Recorded July 11, 1951, Hollywood
12. He'll Be Coming Down the Chimney
(Like He Always Did Before)
(2:52)
(Al J. Neiburg/J. Fred Coots)
Gene Autry with Carl Cotner's Orchestra and Chorus
Columbia 39542(B), 1951
Recorded July 11, 1951, Hollywood
13. The Night Before Christmas Song (2:51)
(Johnny Marks/Adapted from Clement Clark Moore's poem)
Rosemary Clooney and Gene Autry with Carol Cotner's Orchestra
Columbia 39876, Pop #9, 1952
Recorded June 20, 1952, Hollywood
14. Look Out The Window (The Winter Song) (2:27)
(Lew Porter/Teepee Mitchell)
Rosemary Clooney and Gene Autry with Carl Cotner's Orchestra
Columbia 39876(B), 1952
Recorded June 20, 1952, Hollywood
15. Merry Texas Christmas, You All! (2:39)
(Leon A. Harris, Jr./Bob Miller)
Gene Autry with The Cass County Boys and Carl Cotner's Orchestra
Columbia 90172, 1952
Recorded July 20, 1952, Hollywood
16.  The Night Before Christmas
(In Texas, That Is)
(2:45)
(Leon A. Harris, Jr./Bob Miller)
Gene Autry with The Cass County Boys and Carl Cotner's Orchestra
Columbia 90172(B), 1952
Recorded July 20, 1952, Hollywood
17. Where Did My Snowman Go? (2:32)
(Geoffrey Venis/Steve Mann/Freddie Poser)
Gene Autry with The Mitchell Choirboys and Carl Cotner's Orchestra
Columbia 40092, 1953
Recorded June 24, 1953, Hollywood
18. Freddie, The Little Fir Tree (2:41)
(Merle Travis/Ned Fairchild)
Gene Autry with The Mitchell Choirboys and Carl Cotner's Orchestra
Columbia 40092(B), 1953
Recorded June 24, 1953, Hollywood
19. Here Comes Santa Claus
(Right Down Santa Claus Lane)
(2:32)
(Gene Autry/Oakley Haldeman)
From the EP Christmas Fun, Columbia 1782, 1953
Recorded June 25, 1953, Hollywood
20. Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town (2:44)
(Haven Gillespie/J. Fred Coots)
Gene Autry with The Cass County Boys, The King Sisters, and Carl Cotner's Orchestra
Columbia MJV-176, 1953
Recorded June 25, 1953, Hollywood
21. Up On The House Top (Ho Ho Ho) (2:52)
(Jane Whitman)
Gene Autry with Carl Cotner's Orchestra
Columbia MJV-176(B), 1953
Recorded June 26, 1953, Hollywood
22. I Wish My Mom Would Marry Santa Claus (2:41)
(Gene Autry/Michael Carr)
Gene Autry with Carl Cotner and his Orchestra
Columbia 40135(B), 1953
Recorded October 29, 1953, Hollywood
23. Sleigh Bells (2:23)
(Gene Autry/Michael Carr)
Gene Autry with Carl Cotner and
his Orchestra
Columbia 40135(B), 1953
Recorded October 29, 1953, Hollywood
24. Round, Round The Christmas Tree (2:11)
(Fred Stryker)
Gene Autry with Carl Cotner's Orchestra and Chorus
Columbia 40589, 1956
Recorded September 30, 1955, Hollywood
25. Merry Christmas Waltz (2:34)
(Inez Loewer/Bob Batson)
Gene Autry with Carl Cotner's Orchestra and Chorus
Columbia 40589(B), 1955
Recorded September 30, 1955, Hollywood
26. Everyone's a Child at Christmas (2:19)
(Johnny Marks)
Gene Autry with Carl Cotner and His Orchestra
Columbia 40790, 1956
Recorded October 17, 1956, Hollywood
27. You Can See Old Santa Claus
(When You Find Him In Your Heart)
(2:10)
(Joe Johnson/Lefty Frizzell/Bob Adams)
Gene Autry with Carl Cotner and His Orchestra
Columbia 40790(B), 1956
Recorded October 17, 1956, Hollywood

Notes & Background Information

Compilation Produced and Compiled by Cary E. Mansfield and Karla Buhlman
Executive Producer: Jackie Autry
Digitally Remastered by Bob Fisher, Pacific Multimedia Corp.
Notes by Holly George Warren (Official Gene Autry Biographer)
Research: Kim Mansfield, Gene Autry Entertainment, and Sage Guyton,
Museum of the American West
Art Direction: Bill Pitzonka
All photographs © 2004, Autry Qualified Interest Trust and The Autry Foundation.
Image Restoration: Jill and Howard Levine, CDS Photo & Graphics


Compilation produced by Autry Qualified Interest Trust and The Autry Foundation. All Recordings © 2004 Sony BMG Music Entertainment/Originally released 1947, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1955, and 1956.
© 2004 Varèse Sarabande Records, Inc.
Manufactured by Varèse Sarabande Records, Inc., 11846 Ventura Blvd.,
Suite 130, Studio City, CA 91604. Distributed by Universal Music and Video Distribution, 10 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608. Unauthorized duplication is a violation of applicable laws. Printed in the U.S.A.

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