Eddy Arnold: The Complete RCA Christmas CD

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  • Eddy Arnold Is One of Country Music’s Most Legendary Figures 

  • The Tennessee Plowboy Notched 147 Chart Hits in a Career Spanning over 60 Years 

  • During His Long Tenure, Arnold Recorded Two Dozen Seasonal Favorites for RCA Victor 

  • The Complete RCA Victor Recordings Collects All 24 Christmas-Themed Sides Plus Two Spoken Word Greetings 

  • Includes the Classic 1962 Album Christmas with Eddy Arnold Produced by Chet Atkins 

  • Also Features 11 Other Rare Single Sides, Most Never Before on CD in the U.S. or Never on CD at All 

  • Among the Songs are Arnold’s Own “C-H-R-I-S-T-M-A-S” and “Santa in Shanty Town” 

  • Other Tunes Include Holiday Classics Like “Jingle Bell Rock” and “White Christmas” 

  • Liner Notes by Joe Marchese 

  • Rare Photos from the Sony Vaults 

  • Remastered by Maria Triana at Battery Studios 

  • The Perfect Companion to Real Gone’s The Complete #1 Hits and Every Road I Take—The Lee Hazlewood & Chet Atkins Sessions 1970 Releases

  • A Real Gone Music/The Second Disc Release 

“Music for the holiday – sung with taste and authority!” That’s how RCA Victor described the 1962 release Christmas with Eddy Arnold, the superstar entertainer’s first holiday album. Whether the style was country or pop, Eddy Arnold always sang with taste and authority – as well as tremendous warmth and a big heart. Between 1945 and 2008, “The Tennessee Plowboy” notched 147 U.S. chart hits, sold over 85 million records, and earned inductions into the Country Music Hall of Fame and The Grand Ole Opry. The music of Christmas was near and dear to Arnold’s heart, and between 1949 and 1967, he recorded two dozen holiday favorites for the RCA Victor label. Now, every one of those seasonal sides has been collected by Real Gone Music and Second Disc Records on The Complete RCA Victor Christmas Recordings, including the complete Christmas with Eddy Arnold album produced by Chet Atkins and featuring Nashville’s finest musicians. This first-ever compendium of Eddy Arnold’s yuletide music boasts his own “C-H-R-I-S-T-M-A-S” and “Will Santy Come to Shanty Town,” along with Boudleaux Bryant’s “Christmas Can’t Be Far Away” and family favorites such as “Up on the Housetop,” “Winter Wonderland,” “White Christmas” and “Jingle Bell Rock” – all rendered in the timeless, smooth Arnold style. Rare, never-before-on-CD singles and special holiday greetings from Eddy himself round out this definitive collection with new liner notes from The Second Disc’s Joe Marchese and rare photographs from the Sony vaults. Every track has been newly remastered by Maria Triana at Sony’s Battery Studios. The perfect companion to Real Gone’s Eddy Arnold releases The Complete #1 Hits and Each Road I Take: The Lee Hazlewood and Chet Atkins Sessions 1970, The Complete RCA Victor Christmas Recordings is one high-spirited stocking stuffer you won’t want to miss.

1. C-H-R-I-S-T-M-A-S
2. Will Santy Come to Shanty Town
3. C-H-R-I-S-T-M-A-S
4. White Christmas
5. Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town
6. Christmas Can't Be Far Away 
7. I'm Your Private Santa Claus
8. A Present for Santa Claus
9. Sittin' on Santa Claus' Lap
10. Christmas Greeting
11. Christmas Can't Be Far Away
12. Will Santy Come to Shanty Town
13. Jingle Bell Rock
14. White Christmas
15. Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town
16. C-H-R-I-S-T-M-A-S
17. I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
18. Winter Wonderland
19. Up on the Housetop
20. It Came upon the Midnight Clear
21. Jolly Old Saint Nicholas
22. O Little Town of Bethlehem
23. Silent Night
24. The Angel and the Stranger
25. This World of Ours (Cette Nuit La)
26. New Year's Greeting

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