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Sinatra Family Wish You A Merry Christmas

LP (Item 370827) Reprise, 1968 — Condition: Very Good
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A lost relic in the Sinatra catalog – a 60s Holiday album cut with family members Frank Jr, Nancy, and Tina! There's a definite TV show sort of feeling to the album – as a number of the tunes are done by the whole family, trading verses as they would in a performance – while others have solo members stepping out on their own, delivering sometimes-shaky versions of a few unusual Christmas tunes. As you can imagine, the solo Frank numbers are the ones that are really the best – and the album's worth it alone for the tracks "Whatever Happened To Christmas", one of the saddest Holiday tunes we've ever heard – as well as Frank's re-recording of the excellent "Christmas Waltz", one of the best tunes from his Capitol Christmas album. Arrangements are by Nelson Riddle, mostly, and some tracks feature backings by the Jimmy Joyce Singers. Nancy sings "It's Such A Lonely Time Of Year" and "Kids", Frank Jr sings "Some Children See Him", Tina sings "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town", and the whole family sings "12 Days Of Christmas", "Bells Of Christmas", and "I Wouldn't Trade Christmas".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Orange & tan label stereo pressing. Cover has a cutout notch.)

Very Good

  • Vinyl can have some dirt, but nothing major.
  • May not shine under light, but should still be pretty clean, and not too dirty.
  • May have a number of marks (5 to 10 at most), and obvious signs of play, but never a big cluster of them, or any major mark that would be very deep. Most marks should still not click under a fingernail.
  • May not look near perfect, but should play fairly well, with slight surface noise, and the occasional click in part of a song, but never throughout a whole song or more.
  • This is clearly a copy that was played by someone a number of times, but which could also be a good "play copy" for someone new.

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