Bing Crosby The Best of Bing Crosby - 20th Century Masters / Christmas Collection

The Best of Bing Crosby - 20th Century Masters /
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  • Originally Released: 2003
  • Label: MCA


  • Buy for $1.291.It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas
  • Buy for $1.292.Adeste Fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful)
  • Buy for $1.293.God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
  • Buy for $0.994.Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
  • Buy for $0.995.That Christmas Feeling
  • Buy for $0.996.Christmas Carols: Deck The Halls / Away In A Manager / I Saw Three Ships
  • Buy for $0.997.Jingle Bells
  • Buy for $1.298.Silent Night
  • Buy for $0.999.Christmas Is A Comin'
  • Buy for $0.9910.The First Noel
  • Buy for $1.2911.I'll Be Home For Christmas
  • Buy for $1.2912.Here Comes Santa Claus
  • Buy for $0.9913.The Christmas Song
  • Buy for $0.9914.Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
  • Buy for $1.2915.Silver Bells
  • Buy for $0.9916.Sleigh Ride
  • Buy for $0.9917.I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day
  • Buy for $1.2918.White Christmas

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This edition in Universal's discount-priced compilation series 20th Century Masters/The Christmas Collection is actually a re-titled reissue of the 1999 collection The Very Best of Bing Crosby Christmas, itself a single-disc distillation of the two-CD set The Voice of Christmas/The Complete Decca Christmas Songbook. It is an excellent 18-track album sampling Crosby's holiday-related recordings made between 1942 and 1956, ranging from religious efforts like "Silent Night" to a medley of traditional carols ("Deck the Halls," "Away in a Manger," and "I Saw Three Ships"); World War II-era seasonal standards such as "I'll Be Home for Christmas"; and, finally, a restored version of the original 1942 recording of "White Christmas." (The song was so popular that Crosby had to re-record it in 1947 because the first master recording was wearing out; ironically, it's the later version, more commonly used since then, that is better known.) There are plenty of Christmas compilations by Crosby, who remains best remembered for his holiday recordings; this is the best single-disc one, released at an attractive price. ~ William Ruhlmann

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  • Sales Rank: 50,889
  • UPC: 008811323226
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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