If you prefer your holiday music lively and a bit down home, look no further. Performing on banjo and fiddle—with the occasional mandolin or guitar—the Pine Street String Band delivers instrumental ... (Read More)
Giving one hundred percent as always, Barbra Streisand here sings 11 favorites for the Christmas season. Apart from a humorous and rollicking "Jingle Bells," the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award ... (Read More)
Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby & Rosemary Clooney, Guy Lombardo, Dick Robertson & others.
Label: Direct Source. Format: CD.
UPC: 779836872920. Daedalus Item Code: 67423
You don't have to be told that Louis Armstrong loves the holidays, because you can hear it in his crooned rendition of "White Christmas"; on the other hand, the song's best-known performer Bing ... (Read More)
Blending virtuosity, dance rhythms, and that distinct and evocative Celtic tone, this is a holiday album that is fitting for any time of year. Making excellent use of guitar, fiddle, dobro, harp, ... (Read More)
With its ability to create a feeling of spirituality and community, choral music has always been a part of the Christmas experience. Fans of traditional Christmas carols will find much to savor among ... (Read More)
Doris Day, Dinah Shore, Anita Ellis, Kay Thompson & Her Rhythm Singers, Connie Haines & others.
Label: Laserlight. Format: CD.
UPC: 018111234429. Daedalus Item Code: 67431
You can't go wrong with this 11-song stocking stuffer of classic pop performances, which include Doris Day's magical renditions of "Here Comes Santa Claus" and "The Second Star to the Right"; Dinah ... (Read More)
Instantly creating a cozy, sitting-by-the-fire ambiance, these solo piano renditions of 20 holiday classics are an ideal choice for a quiet Christmas Eve. Here are "Good King Wenceslas," "The Holly ... (Read More)
Atmospheric, elegant, and relaxing, these traditional Christmas classics are performed with a dash of Spanish zest on solo guitar. Among the songs here are "O Little Town of Bethlehem," "It Came Upon ... (Read More)
Christmas is great, but who needs winter? It will be a lot easier to picture yourself somewhere warm and carefree this holiday season when you're playing this disc of Caribbean-flavored Christmas ... (Read More)