is the tenth studio Rocky Mountain Christmas album by American singer-songwriter John Denver, released in 1975.
Christmas-themed release, the album includes renditions of several traditional carols and popular Christmas standards; re-recorded versions of two songs from earlier Denver albums, "Aspenglow" from and "Please, Daddy (Don't Get Drunk This Christmas)" from Take Me to Tomorrow ; and the newly penned compositions "Christmas for Cowboys" and "A Baby Just Like You". Farewell Andromeda
Track listing [ edit ]
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)" ( Mel Tormé, Robert Wells) "
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" ( Johnny Marks) "
Silver Bells" ( Jay Livingston, Ray Evans) "Please, Daddy (Don’t Get Drunk This Christmas)" (Bill Danoff,
Taffy Danoff) "Christmas for Cowboys" (Steve Weisberg)
Away in a Manger" (Traditional) "
What Child Is This" (Traditional) "
Coventry Carol" (Traditional) "
Oh Holy Night" (Traditional) "
Silent Night, Holy Night" (Traditional) "A Baby Just Like You" (Denver, Joe Henry)
CD reissue of the album includes 2 bonus tracks: " Jingle Bells" (from Denver's 1970 album ) and " Whose Garden Was This White Christmas" (an outtake from the 1975 album sessions). The 1998 reissue also added "The Music is You" (from ), "Perhaps Love" (a solo version Back Home Again of his  duet with Plácido Domingo) and " Dreamland Express" (from the eponymous album).
Personnel [ edit ]
John Denver - vocals, 6- and 12-string guitars
Dick Kniss - bass
Lee Holdridge - piano, celeste, harpsichord, tack piano Steve Weisberg - guitar
John Sommers - guitar, mandolin
Hal Blaine - drums, percussion
Herb Lovelle - drums George Marge - English horn, oboe on "Silver Bells"
Harvey Estrin - flute on "Silver Bells"
Sid Sharp - violin
William Kurasch - violin
Samuel Boghossian - viola
Jesse Erhlich - cello
Pearl Kaufman - piano, harpsichord
Chuck Collazzi - guitar on "What Child Is This"
Kris O'Connor - production assistance
Mickey Crofford - engineer
Acy Lehman - art direction
Peter Palombi - cover illustration
References [ edit ]