Various ‎– The Original Soul Christmas

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Rhino Records (2) ‎– R2 71788
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1 Clarence Carter Back Door Santa
Producer – Rick HallWritten-By – Marcus DanielWritten-By, Vocals, Guitar – Clarence Carter
2:10
2 King Curtis The Christmas Song
Guitar – Duane AllmanProducer – Tom DowdTenor Saxophone – King CurtisWritten-By – Mel Tormé, Robert Wells (2)
3:11
3 Otis Redding White Christmas
Bass Guitar – Donald "Duck" DunnDrums – Al Jackson, Jr.*Guitar – Steve CropperKeyboards – Booker T. Jones, Isaac HayesProducer – Stax Staff*Tenor Saxophone – Andrew Love, Joe ArnoldTrumpet – Wayne JacksonVocals – Otis ReddingWritten-By – Irving Berlin
3:09
4 Joe Tex I'll Make Every Day Christmas (For My Woman)
Producer – Buddy KillenVocals, Written-By – Joe Tex
3:32
5 Booker T. & The MG's* Silver Bells
Bass Guitar – Donald "Duck" DunnDrums – Al Jackson, Jr.*Guitar – Steve CropperOrgan [Hammond] – Booker T. JonesProducer – Jim StewartWritten-By – Raymond B. Evans / Jay Livingstone*
2:33
6 Carla Thomas Gee Whiz, It's Christmas
Producer – Jim StewartVocals, Written-By – Carla ThomasWritten-By – Steve Cropper
2:47
7 Otis Redding Merry Christmas Baby
Bass Guitar – Donald "Duck" DunnDrums – Al Jackson, Jr.*Guitar – Steve CropperKeyboards – Booker T. Jones, Isaac HayesProducer – Stax Staff*Tenor Saxophone – Andrew Love, Joe ArnoldTrumpet – Wayne Jackson
2:34
8 Solomon Burke Presents For Christmas
Arranged By, Directed By – Eric GaleBass Guitar – Jimmy TyrellDrums – Bernard Purdie, Jimmy Johnson (2)Guitar – Billy Butler (3)Organ [Hammond] – Robert BanksProducer, Strings – Bob GalloSaxophone – Bill Bivens, John Scott (22)Trombone – George JeffersTrumpet – Dave Burns, Eddie WilliamsVocals, Written-By – Solomon BurkeWritten-By – Dolores Burke, Solomon Burke, Jr.*
3:13
9 Booker T. & The MG's* Jingle Bells
Arranged By – Booker T. & The MG's*Bass Guitar – Donald "Duck" DunnDrums – Al Jackson, Jr.*Guitar – Steve CropperOrgan [Hammond] – Booker T. JonesProducer – Jim StewartWritten-By – Traditional
2:38
10 William Bell Every Day Will Be Like A Holiday
Producer, Written-By – Booker T. JonesVocals, Written-By – William Bell
2:40
11 King Curtis What Are You Doing New Year's Eve
Guitar – Duane AllmanProducer – Tom DowdTenor Saxophone – King CurtisWritten-By – Frank Loesser
3:45
12 Carla Thomas All I Want For Christmas Is You
Producer – Jim StewartVocals – Carla ThomasWritten-By – A.C. Williams
1:45
13 Ray Charles Christmas Time
Piano, Producer, Vocals – Ray CharlesWritten-By – Sayde Shepard
4:31
14 Booker T. & The MG's* Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
Bass Guitar – Donald "Duck" DunnDrums – Al Jackson, Jr.*Guitar – Steve CropperOrgan [Hammond] – Booker T. JonesProducer – Jim StewartWritten-By – Haven Gillespie, J. Fred Coots
2:35

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Originally released as Atco #33-269.
Tracks 12 to 14 are bonus tracks.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 8122-71788-2 6
  • Matrix / Runout: 81227788-2 WMME

Other Versions (5 of 19) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SD 33-269 Various Soul Christmas(LP, Comp, Promo, Pre) ATCO Records SD 33-269 US 1968 Sell This Version
ATL 40175 Various Soul Christmas(LP, Comp, RE) Atlantic ATL 40175 Germany 1971 Sell This Version
SD 33-269 Various Soul Christmas(LP, Comp) ATCO Records SD 33-269 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
MID 20 086 (F) Various Soul Christmas(LP, Comp) Midi MID 20 086 (F) Germany Unknown Sell This Version
ATS ST 06016 Various Soul Christmas(LP, Comp) Atlantic ATS ST 06016 Italy 1968 Sell This Version

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