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White Christmas


Download links and information about White Christmas by Rosemary Clooney. This album was released in 1996 and it belongs to Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Pop, Traditional Pop Music, Theatre/Soundtrack genres. It contains 21 tracks with total duration of 54:35 minutes.

Artist: Rosemary Clooney
Release date: 1996
Genre: Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Pop, Traditional Pop Music, Theatre/Soundtrack
Tracks: 21
Duration: 54:35
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No. Title Length
1. The Christmas Song 3:48
2. Let It Snow 3:09
3. Joy to the World 0:41
4. I'll Be Home for Christmas 3:29
5. It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year 2:20
6. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas 3:30
7. Christmas Love Song 3:28
8. The First Noel 0:48
9. Winter Wonderland 2:44
10. Christmas Time Is Here 3:09
11. Christmas Mem'ries 3:50
12. Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer 1:01
13. The Spirit of Christmas 4:31
14. Santa Claus Is Coming to Town / Hey Kris Kringle 2:38
15. Count Your Blessings (Instead of Sheep) 3:23
16. O Little Town of Bethlehem 0:56
17. The Christmas Waltz 2:43
18. White Christmas 3:32
19. Silent Night 1:18
20. Sleep Well, Little Children 2:12
21. Don't Wait Till the Night Before Christmas 1:25



Although Rosemary Clooney had a major part in the famous film White Christmas back in 1954, this was her first full Christmas album and it was a big seller when it was released late in 1996. From the jazz standpoint, there is not much here, as Clooney is accompanied by a huge orchestra conducted and mostly arranged by Peter Matz. Although there are a few brief solos from altoist Gary Foster, tenor saxophonist Dan Higgins, trombonist Chauncey Welsch and trumpeter Warren Luening, the music is essentially nostalgic middle-of-the-road pop with Clooney joined on several numbers by the Earl Brown Singers (who also take brief a cappella versions of some veteran Christmas tunes); one tune apiece features appearances by Michael Feinstein and Rosemary's brother Nick Clooney. But jazz content aside, Rosemary Clooney is in good voice, and the heartfelt emotions that she expresses on these Yuletide favorites communicate quite well.