12 Songs of Christmas
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General information
Frank Sinatra (feat. Bing Crosby)
Release date(s)
August, 1964
June 16-19, 1964
Record Label
Sonny Burke
Product code
Track information
Total tracks
Alternate cover art

12 Songs of Christmas is a 1964 holiday-themed studio album by Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby. It is Sinatra's forty-third studio album.

Along with Bing Crosby, Sinatra performed the songs with Fred Waring with his orchestra.

Track listing[edit | edit source]

  1. "White Christmas" (Irving Berlin)
  2. "It's Christmas Time Again" (Sonny Burke, Jim Harwood, Jack D. Elliot, John M. Elliott, James K. Harwood, Francis Burke)
  3. "Go Tell It on the Mountain" (Traditional, John Wesley Work III)
  4. "An Old-Fashioned Christmas" (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen)
  5. "Where Angels Sang of Peace" (Traditional)
  6. "The Little Drummer Boy" (Katherine K. Bates)
  7. "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day" (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Johnny Marks)
  8. "Do You Hear What I Hear?" (Noël Regney, Gloria Shayne Baker)
  9. "The Secret of Christmas" (Cahn, Van Heusen)
  10. "The Twelve Days of Christmas" (Traditional)
  11. "Christmas Candles" (Dean Kay, Vincent O'Dea, Jay Clinton)
  12. "We Wish You the Merriest" (Les Brown)

Singles[edit | edit source]

There were two different A/B singles released for 12 Songs of Christmas. The first of which featured the songs "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day" and "The Little Drummer Boy," whereas the second featured "We Wish You the Merriest" and "Go Tell It On the Mountain."[1]

Reception[edit | edit source]

12 Songs of Christmas peaked at #9 on the Billboard 200 charts in 1964.[2]

Personnel[edit | edit source]

Bing Crosby Vocals
Fred Warring and his Pennsylvanians Vocals
Frank Sinatra Vocals

References[edit | edit source]

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