Nat King Cole ‎– Cole, Christmas, & Kids

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Capitol Records ‎– C2 94685
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1 All I Want For Christmas (Is My Two Front Teeth)
Backing Vocals – The StarlightersEnsemble – The Nat King Cole TrioWritten-By – Donald Gardner*
2:30
2 Frosty The Snowman
Backing Vocals – The Singing PussycatsOrchestra – Pete Rugalo And Orchestra*Written-By – J. Rollins*, S. Nelson*
2:17
3 The Little Christmas Tree
Orchestra – Pete Rugalo And Orchestra*Written-By – Mickey Rooney
3:11
4 The Little Boy That Santa Claus Forgot
Orchestra – Nelson Riddle And Orchestra*Written-By – Leach*, Carr*, Connor*
2:31
5 Mrs. Santa Claus
Orchestra – Nelson Riddle And Orchestra*Written-By – Houle*, Fulton*, Steele*
2:06
6 The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You)
Orchestra, Chorus – Nelson Riddle Orchestra And Chorus*Written-By – M. Torme*, R. Wells*
3:12
7 Take Me Back To Toyland
Orchestra, Chorus – Nelson Riddle Orchestra And Chorus*Written-By – B. Lowe*, K. Mann*
2:53
8 Buon Natale (Means Merry Christmas To You)
Orchestra – Dave Cavanaugh And Orchestra*Written-By – B. Saffer*, F. Linale*
1:30
9 The Happiest Christmas Tree
Orchestra, Chorus – Dave Cavanaugh And Orchestra*Written-By – Cathy Lynn
1:50
10 O Come All Ye Faithful
Orchestra, Chorus – Ralph Carmichael Orchestra And Chorus*Written-By – Traditional
2:17
11 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Arranged By – E. Bergdahl*, N.K. Cole*Orchestra, Chorus – Ralph Carmichael Orchestra And Chorus*Written-By – Trad.*
1:25
12 Brahm's Lullaby
Composed By – Johannes Brahms
1:50
13 Toys For Tots 1:22

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- Track 1: Master #4754 recorded 8/2/49, Take 4; released 10/3/49 (Capitol 90036). Published by Warner Bros., Inc. ASCAP.
- Track 2: Master #6544 recorded 8/25/50, Take 5; released 9/25/50, charted 1/6/51, reached #9 (Capitol 1203). Published by Hill & Range Songs, Inc. BMI.
- Track 3: Master #6545 recorded 8/25/50, Take 2; released 9/25/50 (Capitol 1203). Published by Beechwood Music Corp., BMI.
- Track 4: Master #11685 recorded 8/18/53, Take 7; released 10/12/53 (Capitol 2616). Published by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc. ASCAP.
- Track 5: Master #11687 recorded 8/18/53, Take 10; released 10/12/53 (Capitol 2616). Published by Colgems-EMI Music Inc. o/b/o itself & EMI Music Publishing Ltd./Hazel Houle. ASCAP.
- Track 6: Master #11726 recorded 8/24/53, Take 11; released 10/18/54, charted 12/25/54, reached #29 (Capitol 2955). Published by Edwin H. Morris & Co. ASCAP.
- Track 7: Master #14694 recorded 11/15/55, Take 8; released 12/12/55, charted 12/31/55, reached #47 (Capitol 3305). Published by Harvard Music, Inc. BMI.
- Track 8: Master #32002 recorded 7/2/59, Take 5; released 11/2/59 (Capitol 4301). Published by Ivan Mogull Music Corp. ASCAP.
- Track 9: Master #32003 recorded 7/2/59, Take 4; released 11/2/59 (Capitol 4301). Published by EMI Blackwood Music Inc. under license from ATV Music. BMI.
- Track 10: Master #34136 recorded 6/5/60, Take 5; Unreleased alternate version, All English lyrics. Published by PD World.
- Track 11: Master #34146 recorded 7/7/60, Take 6; First released 10/3/60 on the LP "The Magic of Christmas" (Capitol SW-1444). Published by EMI April Music Inc. under license from ATV Music (Comet). ASCAP.
- Track 12: Master #2192 recorded 8/22/47, Take 2. Previously unreleased. Published by PD World.
- Track 13: Master #17965, never commercially released. Public service spot for the Marine Reserve "Toys for Tots" Campaign.

All tracks recorded at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA.
Digitally mastered at Capitol Recording Studios, July 1990.
Tracks 1-7, and 13 were mastered from the original full track Mono session tapes - "AAD"
Tracks 8-11 were mastered from the original 3 track master session tapes, and are Stereo "ADD." Tracks 8-10 are presented here for the first time in Stereo.
Track 12 - was mastered from the original lacquer session disc, surface noise is audible at times - Mono "AAD"

Chart information courtesy of Billboard and Joel Whitburn.

℗ © 1990 Capitol Records, Inc.
Made in Canada

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  • Barcode: 0 7777-94685-2 2

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