These tracks have been collected solely for edutainment purposes, in the interest of the public good. And what benefits the public more than a properly celebrated Christmas?

Below are details about the original recordings. In the metadata of each file is a link to the page for that recording.

Alton Ellis and the Lipsticks, 'Merry, Merry Christmas', Giant, 1971
The Mills Brothers, 'On This Christmas Eve', Decca, 1949
Victor Young and His Singing Strings and Clark Dennis, 'If It Doesn't Snow on Christmas', Decca, 1951
Joni James, 'Christmas and You', MGM, 1953
The Keynotes, 'The Mistletoe Kiss', London, 1948
Dick Robertson and His Orchestra, 'The Only Thing I Want for Christmas (Is Just to Keep the Things That I've Got)', Decca, 1941
Les Paul and Mary Ford, 'Jungle Bells (Dingo-Dongo-Day)', Capitol, 1953
Half Pint, 'Christmas Vibes', Christmas Vibes, Studio One, 1993
Ernest Tubb, 'Lonely Christmas Eve', Decca, 1954
Mickey Carter and the Riff-Tones, 'Underneath the Mistletoe', Premium, 1950
The Andrews Sisters, 'I'd Like to Hitch a Ride with Santa Claus', Decca, 1950
Connee Boswell with the Lyn Murray Singers, 'When Christmas Is Gone', Decca, 1939

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