The Secret of Christmas (album)

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The Secret of Christmas
Studio album by The Captain & Tennille
Released November 6 2007
Recorded 2006
Genre Holiday / Christmas
Label Retroactive Entertainment
Producer Toni Tennille and Daryl Dragon
The Captain & Tennille chronology
More Than Dancing
Secrets of Christmas

The Secret of Christmas is the a studio Christmas album from the pop duo The Captain & Tennille. The Secret of Christmas is a collection of Holiday and Christmas songs predominantly recorded in 2006 and released in 2007 by the independent label, Retroactive Entertainment. "Here Comes Santa Claus", however, was an instrumental track Daryl Dragon recorded in the 1980s.

According to the liner notes, two tracks chosen were originally sung by Judy Garland ("Merry Christmas" and "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas"). The album also includes The Beach Boys "Little Saint Nick", which includes the original tracks from their 1976 Captain and Tennille Christmas Special. Daryl Dragon is featured on three instrumental tracks.

The album was produced by Toni Tennille and Daryl Dragon and was originally released only on compact disc. Within the liner notes, there is a photo of their bulldogs, similar to the cover of The Captain & Tennille’s first album, Love Will Keep Us Together.


  1. "Merry Christmas"
  2. "It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year"
  3. "I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas"
  4. "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas"
  5. "Little Saint Nick" (M. Love, B. Wilson)
  6. "Here Comes Santa Claus"
  7. "Tahoe Snow" (T. Tennille)
  8. "Christmas in California" (T. Tennille)
  9. "Boogie Baby Christmas" (T. Tennille)
  10. "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town"
  11. "The Christmas Star" (T. Tennille)
  12. "Silent Night"
  13. "'Daryl' of the Bells"
  14. "The Secret of Christmas" (Sammy Cahn & Jimmy Van Heusen)