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✨✧ Herb AlpertChristmas Wish (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Herb Alpert, 2017. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A nice little Holiday album from trumpeter Herb Alpert – whose 60s set with the Tijuana Brass might well be one of our favorite Christmas albums of all time! The TJB is long gone, but Herb's still in the lead – working with a larger orchestra directed by Chris Walden – who ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram pressing – on colored vinyl!)

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✨✧ Herb Alpert & The Tijuana BrassChristmas Album ... CD
A&M/Herb Alpert, 1968. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
A beautiful Holiday classic from Herb – recorded for A&M during his glory years, and done in the core Tijuana Brass style, but with some added arrangements on voices and strings by Shorty Rogers! The album's worth it alone for Herb's great take on the Bacharach groover "The Bell ... read more CD
(2015 remastered version.)

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Lynn AndersonLynn Anderson Christmas Album (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Real Gone, 1971. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
A sweet country Christmas from Lynn Anderson – a set that may not be as well-known as Holiday records by Johnny Cash or Buck Owens, but which we'd put in a similar high spot in our collection! Lynn does a great job with the material – bringing in just the right sort of "Blue ... read more CD

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Louis Armstrong & FriendsWhat A Wonderful Christmas ... CD
Hip-O, Late 40s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $4.99 14.98
Louis Armstrong is on the cover, but the set also features work from a nice mix of "friends" – other important artists from the postwar years, who help round out this collection of Holiday favorites! Louis Armstrong sings on "Christmas In New Orleans", "White ... read more CD

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Eddy ArnoldComplete RCA Victor Christmas Recordings ... CD
RCA/Real Gone, 1960s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.98
Warm sounds for the Holiday season – a double-length set of Christmas tunes, sung by the great Eddy Arnold! Eddy recorded most of these numbers at a time when he was at the height of his countrypolitan talents – able to croon a tune with a smooth, mellow approach that almost made him ... read more CD

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Count Basie OrchestraVery Swinging Basie Christmas ... CD
Concord, 2015. New Copy ... $4.99 11.98
A mighty jazzy Christmas from the Count Basie Orchestra – already great on their own in an instrumental mode – but joined here by a few different singers, including Carmen Bradford, Ledisi, and Johnny Mathis – all of whom add a little extra sparkle to the tunes! Pianist Ellis ... read more CD

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Beach BoysMerry Christmas From The Beach Boys ... CD
EMI/Capitol, Mid 60s. New Copy ... $4.99 14.98
A harmony heaven way to enjoy the Holiday! The group's version of Christmas has to be one of the best-ever recorded in rock and roll – and given the undercurrent of sadness that was coming forth in their non-Holiday hits of the period, the style here is perfect to fit the melancholy mood of ... read more CD

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✨✧ Tony BennettSnowfall – The Christmas Album ... CD
Columbia, Late 60s. New Copy ... $5.99 6.98
Killer Christmas work from Tony Bennett – a set recorded in the 60s, but a classic that endures strongly over the years! Tony's vocals are superb here – that nicely matured style that's kept him in front of younger ears over the years – and the backings are somewhat traditional, ... read more CD

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Mary J BligeMary Christmas ... CD
Verve, 2013. New Copy ... $9.99 14.98
A sparkling Christmas set from Mary J Blige – one that takes full advantage of those wonderful vocals, and lets them loose on a whole host of Holiday tunes! The album's on Verve, and has a feel that's a lot more classic than some of Mary's other work – a vibe that's somewhere between ... read more CD

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James BrownSoulful Christmas (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
King/LMLR, 1968. New Copy ... $9.99 14.98
James Brown recorded a few different Christmas records back in the 60s – but this stunner may well be the best of the bunch – a killer record that not only fills the need for James Brown Holiday tunes, but which also more than lives up to his non-Christmas gems for King Records too! ... (Soul, Holiday Music) read more CD
(Limited edition LP style sleeve – with red CD that has a vinyl-style design!)

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Dave BrubeckDave Brubeck Christmas ... CD
Telarc, 1996. New Copy ... $4.99 12.98
A warm set of solo tracks from pianist Dave Brubeck – a record that's a fair bit different than the early material you might know from the jazz legend, with a very personal, intimate quality that really fits the spirit of the season! Dave's work on the keys isn't nearly as modern as in the ... read more CD

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Glen CampbellGlen Campbell – Icon Christmas (aka That Christmas Feeling) ... CD
Capitol/Universal, Late 60s. New Copy ... $4.99 14.98
A set that's quite different than the usual late 60s Capitol sounds from Glen Campbell – a special Christmas album, cut during Glen's early years as a solo act! There's definitely a bit of a country tinge, but some moments are more crossover pop as well – mixed nicely here in ... read more CD

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Candi Cane CrewSouth Beach Christmas ... CD
Nu York Disco/Essential, 2017. New Copy ... $4.99 14.99
Christmas happens all around the globe, even in spots where the snowfall is light, and a White Christmas is unlikely to happen – and while we're not entirely sure this is the way they celebrate the holiday on the South Beach of Miami, Dio and the Candi Cane Crew try to imagine what such a ... read more CD

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Cheap TrickChristmas Christmas ... LP
Big Machine, 2017. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
Merry Christmas from Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, and all the crew – as Cheap Trick make their way through a host of seasonal tunes and some great Christmas rock classics – plus a few new tunes of their own! The classic, catchy mode of the group is just right for the Holiday – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jimmy DeanJimmy Dean's Christmas Card – The Complete Columbia Christmas Recordings ... CD
Columbia/Real Gone, Mid 60s. New Copy ... $9.99 14.98
A Columbia Records country classic – from the glory days of the 60s Christmas record scene! Seems like just about everyone got a chance to cut a set for the Holidays back in that decade – and Jimmy Dean's time in the studio is surprisingly great – set to slight arrangements from ... read more CD

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George FaulknerGeorge Faulkner Sings Murry Wilson – Murry Christmas – Happy Happy Holiday/Teeeeexas ... 7-inch
Bolt, 2019. New Copy (pic cover)... $4.99
One of the strangest ideas for a Christmas record we've ever seen – but a nicely deep concept that certainly wins over our ears! The tunes are both early numbers penned by Murry Wilson – father of the Beach Boys, but done in the days before the rise of that group! "Happy Happy ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Ella FitzgeraldElla Wishes You A Swinging Christmas (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve, 1960. New Copy ... $4.99 14.98
A wonderful Holiday album that's stayed fresh for years! Ella's got a perfect style to interpret these numbers – working with Frank DeVol and Russ Garcia in a set of lightly jazzy versions of Christmas favorites like "Sleigh Ride", "Jingle Bells", "Winter ... read more CD

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Four SeasonsFour Seasons Greetings (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Vee Jay/Real Gone, 1962. New Copy ... $9.99 18.98
A beautiful Christmas present from Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons – a selection of Holiday tunes all recast with their tremendous harmony sound! The group are surprisingly great in this format – as their music always has this odd undercurrent of melancholy that really brings out ... read more CD

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Aretha FranklinJoy To The World ... CD
Sony, Early 60s/Late 80s. New Copy ... $5.99 6.99
Christmas sounds, and a bit more too – an interesting collection of material recorded by Aretha Franklin in the early 60s for Columbia, and in the late 80s for Arista! There's definitely a fair bit of Holiday tunes on the set, but they're also mixed in with a few standards too – but ... read more CD

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Max GregerChristmas Wonderland ... CD
Polydor/Jazzclub (Germany), Late 70s. New Copy ... $9.99
Christmas magic from German reedman Max Greger – served up in a richly sentimental mode that's just right for the Holiday – yet with a few groovy touches too! Most tracks have the sparkling polish you'd guess from Greger's image on the cover – rooted in jazz, but given lots of ... read more CD

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Vince Guaraldi TrioCharlie Brown Christmas (70th anniversary edition – with 3D cover) ... LP
Fantasy/Craft, 1965. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
An amazing record – one with a depth that goes way beyond its simple roots, and which has gone on to become one of the true Christmas classics of the 20th Century! Although a Christmas soundtrack, the album's more of a tapestry of sadness, longing, and loss – the best qualities that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition – in a 3D lenticular sleeve!)

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Nicole HenrySet For The Season – Live In Japan ... CD
Banister, 2010. New Copy ... $8.99 9.98
A special Christmas album from jazz singer Nicole Henry – an artist we already like during the other months of the years, but one who really seems to get the right sort of spirit for December! In a world of clunky Christmas records, this one's a real standout – as Henry brings an ... read more CD

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Isley BrothersI'll Be Home For Christmas (red colored vinyl) ... LP
Def Soul, 2007. New Copy ... $22.99 24.99
It's records like this that will keep us loving the Isley Brothers year after year – and with such great Holiday tunes on the set, you can bet we'll be pulling this one out for many Christmases to come! Despite the slightly postured look on the front cover, the duo's sounding nicely laidback ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jackie & The CedricsSilent Night Rumble/Santa Claus (green colored vinyl) ... 7-inch
Norton, 2009. New Copy (pic cover)... $9.99
Dang! Hard-charging, yet masterfully played surfy/trashy/garagey guitar instrumentals for Christmas from Japan's Jackie & The Cedrics – who sound great, and get extra bonus points from us for reproducing a great ol' Trashmen holiday single for the pic sleeve! "Silent Night ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(On green vinyl!)

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Jackson 5Best Of Jackson 5 Christmas Collection – 20th Century Masters ... CD
Motown, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $4.99 14.98
A new packaging of one of the best Motown Christmas albums ever – a really playful romp through a set of classic Holiday tunes, all sung by the youthful Jackson 5 at their best! The set features 12 tracks in all, with titles that include "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas", ... read more CD

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Jackson 5Ultimate Christmas Collection (Christmas Album plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Motown, 1970s. New Copy ... $4.99 14.98
Holiday magic from The Jackson 5 – a group whose youthful warmth made them one of the best acts to ever handle Christmas music for Motown! The set features rare tracks, plus the group's great Christmas Album for Motown from 1970 – one of the best Motown Christmas albums ever – a ... read more CD

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✨✧ Sharon Jones & The Dap KingsHoliday Soul Party ... CD
Daptone, 2015. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A wonderful Holiday set from Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – easily one of the coolest albums you'll ever hope to spin in December! The group really recreate the vibe of a classic Christmas soul album – like records from James Brown or Stevie Wonder – and do an excellent job ... read more CD

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Lafayette & Os TremendoesNatal Com Lafayette ... CD
Discobertas (Brazil), 2018. New Copy ... $16.99
A very cool collection of keyboard Christmas tunes – recorded in Brazil, and with a vibe that's a bit different than other records of this nature! This isn't familiar jazz organ Christmas music, but it's also not more traditional styles too – as Lafayette handles his keys with kind of ... read more CD

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Brenda LeeRockin' Around The Christmas Tree – The Decca Christmas Recordings ... LP
Decca, Mid 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 19.99
Brenda Lee was quite a big artist back in the day – and although the rest of her catalog has faded from view over the years, she's very well-remembered for her classic approach to a Holiday tune! Brenda was always a little bit country and a little bit rock and pop – and that blend ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Legendary BluenotesThis Christmas ... CD
Society Hill, 2017. New Copy ... $6.99 14.99
A reformed version of this legendary Philly soul group – working here on a special set of tunes for the Holiday season! Singer Sugarbear Aikens is in the lead – in the spot that Teddy Pendergrass once held back in the 70s – and Butch Ingram produced and arranged the set, with a ... read more CD

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Ramsey LewisSound Of Christmas ... CD
Argo, 1961. New Copy ... $4.99 14.98
A classic – and probably one of the best-selling Christmas jazz albums of all time! Ramsey and his classic trio with Redd Holt and Eldee Young serve up a tight set of grooves based around Holiday favorites like "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town", "Winter Wonderland", "He ... read more CD
(Deluxe version!)

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Living Guitars/Living StringsJoy Of Christmas/Sound Of Christmas ... CD
RCA/Real Gone, 1969/1970. New Copy ... $11.99 18.98
Two sweet instrumental Christmas albums – both from the RCA pop paradise of the 60s! First up are the Living Guitars – that instrumental lineup that took 60s guitar modes from the pop world, and set them up with a bit more of a bachelor pad/easy listening motif – guitar out front ... read more CD

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Dean MartinDean Martin – Icon Dino's Christmas ... CD
Capitol/Universal, Late 50s. New Copy ... $4.99 14.98
Boozy magic from Dino – and a really great batch of tunes that will take you from Christmas all the way through January! Most of the work is from the classic album Winter Romance – a set that has Dean eschewing the standard sound of the holiday, and going for more of a "winter ... read more CD

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✨✧ Dean MartinDean Martin Christmas Album (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Reprise/Legacy, Mid 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 21.99
Pure Holiday genius from Dean Martin – a Christmas record we like even better than his already-great set for Capitol, and one that's done in the boozier style of later years! Jimmy Bowen's at the helm of the record, working with arrangements by Ernie Freeman and Bill Justis that present the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red vinyl pressing – with download!)

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Paul MauriatNoel (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Philips/Vocalion (UK), 1967. New Copy ... $18.99
A rare Christmas album from French maestro Paul Mauriat – presented with a style that's maybe a bit more lush and scented with the season than some of his other albums of the time! The strings are a bit fuller, and the rhythms more laidback – so that the overall vibe is more in the ... read more CD

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MaysaVery Maysa Christmas ... CD
Shanachie, 2014. New Copy ... $8.99 18.98
It's like a Christmas wish come true – a fantastic album of Holiday music, all sung by the soulful Maysa Leak! We've loved Maysa's vocals for years – from her work in Incognito to her long run of solo albums – but she grabs us all over again with the style of this set – a ... read more CD

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✨✧ Rod McKuenNew Carols For Christmas – The Rod McKuen Christmas Album (with bonus track) ... CD
Warner/Real Gone, 1971. New Copy ... $12.99 13.98
Rod McKuen throws his hat in the Christmas ring – and comes up with a surprisingly great little record! As with most of McKuen's best albums, there's an approach here that's quite unusual – and very different than the rest – certainly with a focus on the Holiday, but also with ... read more CD

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MonkeesMonkees Christmas Party ... CD
Rhino, 2018. New Copy ... $11.99 15.98
The first-ever Christmas album by The Monkees – recorded in 2018, many decades after their famous show went off the air! The images on the front show a youthful version of the group – but the vocals are all by the aged members of the second fab four – which even means that Mike ... read more CD
Also available Monkees Christmas Party ... LP 20.99

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MonkeesMonkees Christmas Party ... LP
Rhino, 2018. New Copy Gatefold ... $20.99 21.98
The first-ever Christmas album by The Monkees – recorded in 2018, many decades after their famous show went off the air! The images on the front show a youthful version of the group – but the vocals are all by the aged members of the second fab four – which even means that Mike ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Monkees Christmas Party ... CD 11.99

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Alexander O'NealMy Gift To You (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Tabu/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1988. New Copy ... $13.99
A real standout Christmas soul session from the 80s – a decade when the soul Christmas album seemed to almost fall by the wayside! Alexander O'Neal is working here with classic production help from Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis – who help O'Neal update an older Christmas soul mode for a ... read more CD

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Carlo Poddighe/Roman CoppolaMolto Groovy Christmas ... CD
Molto Groovy, 2015. New Copy ... $9.99
One of the coolest, grooviest Christmas records we've heard in years – a set that's the first-ever effort from Roman Coppola's Molto Groovy Productions – and which has a mod 60s vibe all the way through! The styles here are steeped in the best Italian soundtrack modes from years back ... read more CD

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PopsFeliz Natal ... CD
Equipe/Discobertas (Brazil), 1969. New Copy ... $16.99
A wild little record from this groovy Brazilian group of the 60s – a set that's part Christmas, but which also has an appeal that works for every month of the year – as The Pops bring together surf-styled guitar with organ lines and jaunty rhythms – which makes the whole thing ... (Brazil, Holiday Music) read more CD

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Puss N Boots (Sasha Dobson/Norah Jones/Catherine Popper)Dear Santa EP ... LP
Blue Note, 2019. New Copy ... $12.99 15.99
This all-gal trio serves up a special Christmas record – original tunes served up by Norah Jones, Sasha Dobson, and Catherine Popper – rockish, with a bit of a twang, and a nicely moody vibe for the season! Titles include "Christmas All Over Again", "The Great ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Yolanda RabunChristmastime ... CD
Yodyful Music, 2012. New Copy ... $4.99
A really special Holiday set from Yolanda Rabun – a great little Christmas record that warmly mixes together jazz and soul with a timeless vibe that will have you playing this one for years to come! Yolanda takes her cues from some of the best seasonal albums of the 70s and 80s – and ... read more CD

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Jim ReevesTwelve Songs Of Christmas (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/Real Gone, 1963. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
The warm voice of Jim Reeves makes some of these holiday tunes sound mighty nice – especially considering that the arrangements here are by Bill Justis and Chet Atkins! Jim may not be our favorite country artist on other material, but he does a great job of sending these tunes home for the ... read more CD

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✨✧ Jim Reeves/Elvis Presley/Perry Como/Johnny Cash/Andy WilliamsChristmas Classics (Twelve Songs Of Christmas/Elvis' Christmas Album/Perry Como Christmas Album/Johnny Cash Family Christmas/Andy Williams Christmas Album) (5CD set) ... CD
Legacy/Sony (UK), Late 50s/1960s/Early 70s. New Copy 5CD ... $4.99
A host of classic Christmas albums – all packaged together here in mini LP-styled sleeves! First up is Twelve Songs Of Christmas – a set that has the warm voice of Jim Reeves making these holiday tunes sound mighty nice – especially considering that the arrangements here are by ... read more CD

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Diana RossWonderful Christmas Time ... CD
Motown, 1994. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Pretty great Christmas sounds from Diana Ross – very different than her famous Motown Holiday work with The Supremes – and instead a record that balances her nicely between jazz styles and more sophisticated vocal sounds! There's relatively full arrangements on most tracks – and ... read more CD
Also available Wonderful Christmas Time ... LP 22.99

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Diana RossWonderful Christmas Time ... LP
Motown, 1994. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $22.99 24.99
Pretty great Christmas sounds from Diana Ross – very different than her famous Motown Holiday work with The Supremes – and instead a record that balances her nicely between jazz styles and more sophisticated vocal sounds! There's relatively full arrangements on most tracks – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(First time on vinyl!)
Also available Wonderful Christmas Time ... CD 13.99

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Frank SinatraChristmas Songs By Sinatra ... CD
Columbia, Late 40s. New Copy ... $5.99 6.99
Frank Sinatra's first run of Christmas work – material recorded for Columbia Records in the late 40s, but quite similar to his better-known Holiday sides for Capitol in the 50s! As with that work, the style here is quite respectful of the spirit of the season – more reverent than ... read more CD

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Frank Sinatra/Phil Spector/Elvis Presley/Bing Crosby/Ella FitzgeraldChristmas Tale – Timeless Classic Albums (Jolly Christmas/Christmas Gift To You/Christmas Album/Merry Christmas/Swinging Christmas) (5CD set) ... CD
Vinylogy (UK), 1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 5CD ... $12.99
A great set of Christmas classics – five albums, each represented with LP-styled artwork in a box of 5 CDs! First up is Jolly Christmas by Frank Sinatra – one of the greatest Christmas albums of the 20th century – a rich tapestry of sadness and longing from Ol' Blue Eyes himself! ... read more CD

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SonicsDon't Believe In Christmas/Santa Claus ... 7-inch
Norton, 1965. New Copy (pic cover)... $13.99
Protopunk garage genius from The Sonics – tearing it up on a couple of raucous Christmas themed rumblers! "Don't Believe In Christmas" is a primordial, R&B fueled blast of greatness. "Santa Claus" is just as great, in which the boys antogonize Santa, telling the old ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Soulful StringsMagic Of Christmas ... LP
Cadet/Verve, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
One of the coolest Christmas albums we've ever heard – and maybe one of the coolest sets ever from this legendary soul instrumental project from Chicago! The Soulful Strings are already great on other albums, but they really blow us away here with the way they completely transform familiar ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Star WarsChristmas In The Stars – The Star Wars Christmas Album (platinum LP sleeve edition) ... CD
RSO/Culture Factory (France), 1980. New Copy ... $18.99 19.98
A key document of how strong the Star Wars pull was in late 70s merchandising – an album of Star Wars-related Holiday tunes – put together by Meco, with guest voices by C3PO and R2D2! The overall feel is kind of a Christmas take on Meco's take on Star Wars – groovy and with a ... read more CD
(Limited LP sleeve edition!)

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TemptationsGive Love At Christmas ... CD
Universal, 1980. New Copy ... $4.99 14.98
The Temps give love at Christmas – and manage to do it with a heck of a lotta soul! The set's got some surprisingly nice late Motown arrangements from Harold Johnson, Gil Askey, and Teddy Randazzo – supporting the group's mellow seasonal harmonies nicely! There's a few nice Motown ... read more CD

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Rhonda ThomasLittle Drummer Girl ... CD
Rhonvocals, 2012. New Copy ... $4.99
A really beautiful Christmas album from Rhonda Thomas – a singer we already love during the other seasons of the year – but one who's really won us over with this unique Holiday set! The record's easily one of the best Christmas records we've heard in years – and Rhonda does way ... read more CD

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Luther VandrossHome For Christmas ... CD
Sony, 1995. New Copy ... $4.99 6.98
Christmas classics from Luther Vandross – a later album in his career, but one that's still pretty darn tremendous – and a heck of a lot more soulful than other holiday offerings from the 90s! The production's a bit modern, but that amazing Vandross voice really dominates – ... read more CD

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Dionne WarwickVoices Of Christmas ... CD
BMG, 2019. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
Dionne Warwick makes the spirits bright here – in a great album of holiday duets with a host of unlikely guest stars! Warwick's vocals have aged a bit in recent years, but in a way that brings down her range and makes her a surprisingly good fit for this really unusual mix of vocalists ... read more CD

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Andy WilliamsChristmas Present/Other Side Of Me/Andy/Let's Love While We Can ... CD
Sony/BGO (UK), Mid/Late 70s. Used 2CD ... $11.99

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Mars Williams with Witches & DevilsAyler Xmas 2 ... CD
ESP/Soul What, 2018. New Copy ... $12.99 15.99
Finally – the world of free jazz gives us a tremendous Christmas album – Mars Williams' second installment in his Ayler Xmas series, and maybe even better than the first! The music here is fantastic – an assortment of older Holiday standards, but performed as if they were handled ... read more CD

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Stevie WonderBest Of Stevie Wonder Christmas Collection – 20th Century Masters ... CD
Motown, 1967. New Copy ... $4.99 14.98
An expanded version of Stevie's Someday At Christmas album – a very groovy little Christmas album, recorded by youngish Stevie, but with all the soul that he was bringing to his excellent late 60s recordings. The track list features a nice mix of chestnuts and some odder material – and ... read more CD

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VariousBig City Christmas – 30 Groovin & Croonin Tunes ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 40s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $8.99 12.99
A very cool collection of Holiday tunes from the postwar years – lots of special, unusual tracks that go way past the hits – served up in a mixture of styles that includes work in the vocal group, early rock, jazz, and pop modes! The package definitely lives up to the standard we ... read more CD

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VariousButch Ingram Presents Merry Christmas From Philadelphia ... CD
Society Hill, 2017. New Copy ... $4.99 14.99
Contemporary Christmas tracks from the Philly scene – all put together by modern soul maestro Butch Ingram, with backing from the whole Ingram Family! The style here is similar to some of Butch's non-holiday productions in recent years for the Society Hill label – kind of an update of ... read more CD

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VariousChristmas Of Emotions ... CD
Expansion (UK), New Copy ... $14.99
A stunningly soulful Holiday set – one that goes way past the overplayed Christmas soul tunes of the 70s and 80s, and which has a lot fresher feel than a Christmas Slow Jams set as well! Most of the numbers here are contemporary, and are a mix of Neo Soul artists from the underground, and a ... read more CD

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VariousChristmas On The Range – 26 Festive & Swinging Country Tunes ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 40s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $10.99 11.99
A really cool collection of vintage country music Christmas tunes – not just hits, but some excellent obscure material – all pulled together in a way that really lives up to the high standards we expect from the Bear Family label! These tracks are pulled together from a variety of ... read more CD

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VariousChristmas Rap (colored vinyl) ... LP
Profile, 1987. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 24.98
Some of finest, funkiest Christmas themed old school hip hop ever – seasonal chestnuts by Run-DMC, Dana Dane, Spyder D, Disco 4, Surf MCs and more! It includes what's got to be the best-remembered holiday rap classic ever in Run-DMC's "Christmas In Hollis" – using that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousEasy Christmas Now – Groovy Carols For A Cozy Winter ... CD
Bureau B (Germany), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $16.99
A wonderfully groovy set of Christmas tracks – one done in a style very similar to the Get Easy Snow compilations – as you might guess from the title! The selection here is great – with a few perennial favorites, a few rare gems, and a great middle stretch of wonderful bits from ... read more CD

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VariousGreat Songs Of Christmas – Classic Carols & Pop Favorites (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Real Gone, Late 60s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A great reworking of a classic Columbia Records Christmas album from the 60s – done here in a format that replicates the exclusive tracks on the original release, and also includes some bonus late 60s rock Christmas tunes too! The core of the record is a great example of the way that folks ... read more CD

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VariousHave Yourself A Swingin Little Christmas ... LP
Bear Family (Germany), Late 30s/1940s/1950s. New Copy ... $22.99 24.99
The ghost of Christmas past comes back to haunt us – but in the grooviest way possible, thanks to a fab selection of old school Holiday tunes from the folks at Bear Family! The music here is mostly from the 40s and 50s – and is mostly vocal overall, sung by artists who move through ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Have Yourself A Swingin Little Christmas – 27 Jazz & R&B Chestnuts For Your Holiday Season ... CD 8.99

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VariousHave Yourself A Swingin Little Christmas – 27 Jazz & R&B Chestnuts For Your Holiday Season ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 30s/1940s/1950s. New Copy ... $8.99 12.99
The ghost of Christmas past comes back to haunt us – but in the grooviest way possible, thanks to a fab selection of old school Holiday tunes from the folks at Bear Family! The music here is mostly from the 40s and 50s – and is mostly vocal overall, sung by artists who move through ... read more CD
Also available Have Yourself A Swingin Little Christmas ... LP 22.99

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VariousHeading For The Christmas Ball – 14 Swing & R&B Christmas Crooners (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Bear Family (Germany), Late 40s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $22.99 24.99
Sweet cuts for the Christmas season – a great batch of jazz, vocal, and R&B numbers pulled from the postwar years – excellent songs and singles from a time when the best sort of Holiday music was coming out on record, year after year! The set's a great addition to the ever-growing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousHeading For The Christmas Ball – 31 Swing & R&B Christmas Crooners ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 40s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $10.99 11.99
Sweet cuts for the Christmas season – a great batch of jazz, vocal, and R&B numbers pulled from the postwar years – excellent songs and singles from a time when the best sort of Holiday music was coming out on record, year after year! The set's a great addition to the ever-growing ... read more CD

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VariousJoyful Jazz – Christmas With Verve Vol 2 – The Instrumentals ... CD
Verve, 1960s/1980s/2016. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
The sound of jazz is always the sound of Christmas in our house – as there's a certain sort of vibe that the music seems to bring to the holiday – where the warmth and personal energy of a jazz performance can really open up a Christmas tune! This set is a great illustration of that ... read more CD

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VariousMerry Luxmas – It's Christmas In Crampsville ... CD
Righteous (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $12.99
One of the craziest collections of Christmas music you'll ever hope to own – a fantastic assortment of rare and obscure Holiday singles from the record collection of The Cramps! The music is mostly from the end of the 50s and start of the 60s – a heyday not just for the 45rpm format, ... read more CD

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VariousMotown Christmas ... CD
Motown, 2014. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
Not the usual Motown Christmas set you might imagine – as the record features new material, not old Holiday soul classics – and many of the numbers are special duets recorded just for this project! The set list is impressive – way better than we were expecting – and ... read more CD

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VariousMr Santa's Boogie – Classic R&B/Blues Christmas Cuts 1949 to 1953 ... CD
Contrast, Late 40s/Early 50s. New Copy ... $6.99 13.99
A Christmas collection, postwar-style – served up here in a mix of vintage singles that include rare doo wop, jazz, and blues-based recordings! This series is a totally great one – we love all the titles in the collection – and like the rest, this volume features a stellar choice ... read more CD

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VariousN-Coded Music Presents Holiday Jazz ... CD
N Coded, 2011. New Copy ... $3.99 9.99
Sweet Holiday grooves from the folks at N-Coded music – a great assortment of jazzy instrumentals and soulful vocal numbers – all served up with the classy, contemporary vibe we've come to love from the label! The set's one of the few contemporary Christmas collections like this in ... read more CD

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VariousRhythm & Blues Christmas ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 40s/1950s. New Copy ... $8.99 14.98
There's plenty of R&B Christmas collections on the market, but this is one of the best – a really well-done collection that goes way past the over-played hits, and features some really rare treasures in the genre! Although a holiday set, this one's put together with the same depth and ... read more CD

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VariousSoulful Christmas ... CD
Harmless (UK), 1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s. New Copy ... $11.99
A great little Holiday soul compilation – one that's heavy on gems from vintage years, but which also features a few surprising cuts of more recent vintage as well! The package was put together by the folks at Harmless, and it's got the same care as their excellent soul reissues – a ... read more CD

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VariousWhere Will You Be Christmas Day? – 1917 to 1959 ... CD
Dust To Digital, 1920s/1930s/1940s/1950s. New Copy Gatefold ... $12.99
A very vintage Christmas set – one that's pulled mostly from the same sort of scratchy 78rpm recordings we've come to love from the Dust To Digital label – a great blend of folk, blues, country, and gospel recordings – all of which offer up quite a change from the usual Holiday ... read more CD

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VariousYulesville – 33 Rockin Rollin Christmas Blasters For The Cool Season ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $10.99 11.99
Yulesville is coolsville – especially when it comes in the form of a killer collection of rare Christmas singles from the folks at Bear Family! The package is awash in the kind of groovy, sometimes goofy Holiday singles that broke big in the early years of rock and soul – a nice ... read more CD
 
 



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