Rod Stewart Merry Christmas, Baby (Deluxe Edition)

Merry Christmas, Baby (Deluxe Edition)

Rod Stewart

Released on December 4, 2012 by Decca

Main artist: Rod Stewart

Genre: Ambience/New Age

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Album : 1 disk - 16 tracks Total length : 00:56:52

  1. 1 Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

    Dean Parks, Guitar - Don Murray, Recording Engineer - DAVID FOSTER, Producer, Piano, Strings - Jochem Van Der Saag, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Jorge Vivo, Recording Engineer - Hugh Martin, Composer, Author - Ralph Blane, Composer, Author - ROD STEWART, MainArtist - Chuck Berghofer, Bass - Peter Erskine, Drums - EMI Feist Catalog, Inc. c/o EMI Music Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP), MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 2012 The Verve Music Group, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

  2. 2 Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

    Dean Parks, Guitar - Don Murray, Recording Engineer - DAVID FOSTER, Producer, Piano, Strings - Jochem Van Der Saag, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Jorge Vivo, Recording Engineer - ROD STEWART, MainArtist - J. Fred Coots, Composer, Author - Haven Gillespie, Composer, Author - Chuck Berghofer, Bass - Matt O'Connor, Percussion - Peter Erskine, Drums - Bob McChesney, Trombone - Chris Walden, Trumpet - Jeff Driskill, Saxophones - Memory Lane Music Corp., MusicPublisher - EMI Feist Catalog, Inc. c/o EMI Music Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP), MusicPublisher - Haven Gillespie Music Publishing obo Larry Spier Music LLC, MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 2012 The Verve Music Group, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

  3. 3 Winter Wonderland

    Dean Parks, Guitar - Don Murray, Recording Engineer - DAVID FOSTER, Producer, String Arranger, Piano - Jochem Van Der Saag, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Jorge Vivo, Recording Engineer - ROD STEWART, MainArtist - Michael Bublé, FeaturedArtist - Felix Bernard, Composer - Richard B. Smith, Author - Matt O'Connor, Percussion - WB Music Corp., MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 2012 The Verve Music Group, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

  4. 4 White Christmas

    Dean Parks, Guitar - Don Murray, Recording Engineer - DAVID FOSTER, Producer, String Arranger - Jochem Van Der Saag, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Jorge Vivo, Recording Engineer - Irving Berlin, Composer, Author - ROD STEWART, MainArtist - Williamson Music Company, Inc., MusicPublisher - Irving Berlin Music Corp., MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 2012 The Verve Music Group, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

  5. 5 Merry Christmas, Baby

    Dean Parks, Guitar - Lou Baxter, Composer, Author - Don Murray, Recording Engineer - Cee-Lo Green, FeaturedArtist - DAVID FOSTER, Producer, Horn Arranger - Jochem Van Der Saag, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Jorge Vivo, Recording Engineer - JOHNNY MOORE, Composer, Author - ROD STEWART, MainArtist - Matt O'Connor, Percussion - Trombone Shorty, FeaturedArtist - Dan Oestreicher, Baritone Saxophone - Tim McFatter, Tenor Saxophone - Chappell & Co., MusicPublisher - Dieyelle Reed, Background Vocalist - Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, Trombone Copyright : ℗ 2012 The Verve Music Group, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

  6. 6 Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!

    Dean Parks, Guitar - Don Murray, Recording Engineer - DAVID FOSTER, Producer, String Arranger, Piano - Jule Styne, Composer - Jochem Van Der Saag, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Jorge Vivo, Recording Engineer - Sammy Cahn, Composer, Author - ROD STEWART, MainArtist - Chuck Berghofer, Bass - Matt O'Connor, Percussion - Dave Koz, Saxophone, FeaturedArtist - Bob McChesney, Trombone - Chris Walden, Trumpet - Jeff Driskill, Saxophones - Cahn Music, C/o WB Music Corp., MusicPublisher - Producers Music Publishing Company, Inc. (ASCAP), MusicPublisher - Chappell & Co. Inc. (ASCAP), MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 2012 The Verve Music Group, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

  7. 7 What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?

    Dean Parks, Guitar - Don Murray, Recording Engineer - DAVID FOSTER, Producer, String Arranger, Piano - Ella Fitzgerald, FeaturedArtist - Jochem Van Der Saag, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Jorge Vivo, Recording Engineer - Chris Botti, Trumpet, FeaturedArtist - FRANK LOESSER, Composer, Author - ROD STEWART, MainArtist - Chuck Berghofer, Bass - Peter Erskine, Drums - Chris Walden, Trumpet, Horn Arranger - MPL Communications, Inc., MusicPublisher - Frank Music Corp., MusicPublisher - Jeff Driskill, Saxophones Copyright : ℗ 2012 The Verve Music Group, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

  8. 8 Blue Christmas

    Dean Parks, Guitar - Don Murray, Recording Engineer - DAVID FOSTER, Producer, String Arranger, Piano - Jochem Van Der Saag, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Jorge Vivo, Recording Engineer - ROD STEWART, MainArtist - Billy Hayes, Composer, Author - Chuck Berghofer, Bass - Jay Jay Johnson, Composer, Author - Universal PolyGram International Publishing Inc., MusicPublisher - Demi Music Corp, MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 2012 The Verve Music Group, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

  9. 9 Red-Suited Super Man

    Dean Parks, Guitar - Don Murray, Recording Engineer - DAVID FOSTER, Composer, Author, Producer, String Arranger, Horn Arranger - Jochem Van Der Saag, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Jorge Vivo, Recording Engineer - ROD STEWART, Composer, Author, MainArtist - Matt O'Connor, Percussion - Amy Foster, Composer, Author - Jimmy Roberts, Saxophone - Trombone Shorty, FeaturedArtist - Dan Oestreicher, Baritone Saxophone - Tim McFatter, Tenor Saxophone - Dieyelle Reed, Background Vocalist - Fozbeats Music admin by Peer Music III Ltd, MusicPublisher - Rod Stewart c/o EMI April Music Inc. (ASCAP), MusicPublisher - Songs From The Heatley Cliff (BMI), MusicPublisher - Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, Trombone Copyright : ℗ 2012 The Verve Music Group, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

  10. 10 When You Wish Upon A Star

    Dean Parks, Guitar - Don Murray, Recording Engineer - DAVID FOSTER, Producer, String Arranger, Piano - Jochem Van Der Saag, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Jorge Vivo, Recording Engineer - Ned Washington, Author - ROD STEWART, MainArtist - Leigh Harline, Composer - Chuck Berghofer, Bass - Peter Erskine, Drums - Bourne Co., MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 2012 The Verve Music Group, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

  11. 11 We Three Kings

    Dean Parks, Guitar - Don Murray, Recording Engineer - DAVID FOSTER, Producer, String Arranger, Keyboards - Jochem Van Der Saag, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Jorge Vivo, Recording Engineer - ROD STEWART, MainArtist - Matt O'Connor, Percussion - Mary J. Blige, FeaturedArtist - Traditional (Public Domain), Composer, Author - Fozbeats Music admin by Peer Music III Ltd, MusicPublisher - Rod Stewart c/o EMI April Music Inc. (ASCAP), MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 2012 The Verve Music Group, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

  12. 12 Silent Night

    Dean Parks, Guitar - Don Murray, Recording Engineer - DAVID FOSTER, Producer, String Arranger, Keyboards - Jochem Van Der Saag, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Jorge Vivo, Recording Engineer - ROD STEWART, MainArtist - Traditional (Public Domain), Composer, Author - Fozbeats Music admin by Peer Music III Ltd, MusicPublisher - Rod Stewart c/o EMI April Music Inc. (ASCAP), MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 2012 The Verve Music Group, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

  13. 13 Auld Lang Syne

    Kevin Savigar, Producer, Keyboards - Don Murray, Recording Engineer - Emerson Swinford, Guitar - DAVID FOSTER, String Arranger - Jochem Van Der Saag, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Jorge Vivo, Recording Engineer - ROD STEWART, Producer, MainArtist - Traditional (Public Domain), Composer, Author - Kimberly Johnson, Other - Fozbeats Music admin by Peer Music III Ltd, MusicPublisher - KEVIN SAVIGAR MUSIC, MusicPublisher - Rod Stewart c/o EMI April Music Inc. (ASCAP), MusicPublisher - Janna Jacoby-Harold, Violin Copyright : ℗ 2012 The Verve Music Group, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

  14. 14 What Child Is This

    Dean Parks, Composer, Author, Guitar - Michelle Lewis, Background Vocalist - Don Murray, Recording Engineer - DAVID FOSTER, Producer, String Arranger, Keyboards - Jochem Van Der Saag, Composer, Author, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Jorge Vivo, Guitar, Recording Engineer - ROD STEWART, MainArtist - Caroline Campbell, Violin - Chuck Berghofer, Bass - Matt O'Connor, Percussion - Traditional (Public Domain), Composer, Author - Fozbeats Music admin by Peer Music III Ltd, MusicPublisher - VanderSaag Music (BMI), MusicPublisher - Rod Stewart c/o EMI April Music Inc. (ASCAP), MusicPublisher - Dean Parks Publishing (BMI), MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 2012 The Verve Music Group, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

  15. 15 The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)

    Dean Parks, Guitar - Don Murray, Recording Engineer - DAVID FOSTER, Producer, String Arranger, Piano - Jochem Van Der Saag, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Jorge Vivo, Recording Engineer - Mel TORME, Composer, Author - Robert Wells, Composer, Author - ROD STEWART, MainArtist - Chuck Berghofer, Bass - Peter Erskine, Drums - Sony/ATV Tunes LLC, MusicPublisher - Kobalt Music Publishing America, Inc., MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 2012 The Verve Music Group, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

  16. 16 Silver Bells

    Dean Parks, Guitar - Don Murray, Recording Engineer - DAVID FOSTER, Producer, Keyboards - Jochem Van Der Saag, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Jorge Vivo, Recording Engineer - ROD STEWART, MainArtist - Jerry Livingston, Composer, Author - Caroline Campbell, Violin - Ray Evans, Composer, Author - Sony/ATV Harmony (ASCAP), MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 2012 The Verve Music Group, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

About

Hard as it may be to believe, but Rod Stewart has gotten through five decades without succumbing to a holiday album. That streak ends in 2012 with the release of Merry Christmas, Baby, an easygoing and chipper collection of secular seasonal standards. A couple of carols are thrown in for good measure but these songs -- "Silent Night," "We Three Kings" presented as a duet with Mary J. Blige -- along with a mildly incongruous "When You Wish Upon a Star," slide by easily on the mellow big-band swing of the rest of the record. Song for song, Merry Christmas, Baby is very much of a piece with Rod's ongoing Great American Songbook series, with Stewart not straying from the familiar form of these songs and producer David Foster laying on all manner of soft, soothing sounds, whether it's acoustic guitars, synthesizers, strings, or a children's choir on "Silent Night." Very rarely does this hint at the Rod of the '70s -- and when it does on the closing "Auld Lang Syne," its intro given a spare folky treatment reminiscent of his Mercury work, it's a bracing, effective reminder of Stewart's skill as a singer -- and instead relies on a gladhanding charm that suits the season, not to mention Stewart in his crooning dotage. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine

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