Various ‎– The Original Soul Christmas

Label:
Rhino Records (2) ‎– R2 71788
Format:
CD, Compilation, Reissue
Country:
Released:
Genre:
Style:

Tracklist Hide Credits

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

Companies, etc.

Credits

Notes

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 15) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SD 33-269 Various Soul Christmas(LP, Comp) ATCO Records SD 33-269 US 1968 Sell This Version
ATL 40175 (SD 33-269) Various Soul Christmas(LP, Comp) Atlantic ATL 40175 (SD 33-269) Germany 1968 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
SD 33-269 Various Soul Christmas(LP, Comp, Promo, Pre) ATCO Records SD 33-269 US 1968 Sell This Version

Reviews