The Christmas Album (The Manhattan Transfer album)

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The Christmas Album (Manhattan Transfer album)
Studio album by The Manhattan Transfer
Released 1992
Genre Jazz
Length 47:34
Label Columbia
Producer Tim Hauser, Johnny Mandel
The Manhattan Transfer chronology
The Offbeat of Avenues
(1991)
The Christmas Album
(1992)
Anthology: Down In Birdland
(1992)

The Christmas Album was the fourteenth album of The Manhattan Transfer, released in 1992 on the Columbia Records label.

This album was co-produced by Tim Hauser and Johnny Mandel. It features a special guest, Tony Bennett, who performs on "The Christmas Song." The song "Good Night" is the John Lennon/Paul McCartney classic, and is the only Manhattan Transfer recording of a song by The Beatles.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Snowfall" (Claude Thornhill, Ruth Thornhill) (5:35)
  2. "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!" (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn) (4:34)
  3. "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town/Santa Man" (Medley) (J Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie, Alan Paul) (3:02)
  4. "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)" (Mel Tormé, Robert Wells) (4:40)
  5. "Silent Night, Holy Night" (Franz Gruber, Joseph Mohr) (5:55)
  6. "Caroling, Caroling" (Alfred Burt, Wilha Hutson) (1:24)
  7. "Happy Holiday/The Holiday Season" (Medley) (Irving Berlin, Kay Thompson) (4:06)
  8. "A Christmas Love Song" (Johnny Mandel, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman) (4:08)
  9. "It Came Upon The Midnight Clear" (Edmund Sears, Richard Storrs Willis) (5:55)
  10. "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" (Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane) (4:39)
  11. "Good Night" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) (3:50)

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