Saturday, October 13, 2007

Yule B' Swingin' - Hip-0 Records

Yule B' Swingin'
Various Artist featuring Pete Fountain performing his
Medley: Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town / Jingle Bellson on Track 10

1998 Hip-0 Records HIPD-40117

CD Listing:
1. Louis Prima - What Will Santa Claus Say When He Finds Everybody Swinging?
2. Louis Armstrong & The Commanders - Cool Yule
3. Glenn Miller & His Orchestra - Jingle Bells
4. Ella Fitzgerald - Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
5. Ralph Marterie & His Orchestra - Dig That Crazy Santa Claus
6. Les Drown & His Band Of Renown - Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
7. Lionel Hampton - Merry Christmas, Baby
9. Johnny Desmond - Sleigh Ride
10. Pete Fountain - Medley: Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town / Jingle Bells
11. Peggy Lee - Ring Those Christmas Bells
12. Lionel Hampton - Swingle Jingle
13 Nancy Wilson - What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?
14. Dean Martin - I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm

Liner Notes:

Compiled And Produced By Andy Mckaie
Coordinated By Laura Graven & Mitch Steele
Digitally Remastered By Doug Schwartz, Audio Mechanics, N. Hollywood, Ca
Art Direction: Paul Santos
Design: Wilson Design Group
Thanks To Ken Batchelor, Will Friedwaid &Tony Natelli

Christmas can and should be among the most joyous times of the year, and Swing is about the happiest music there is. Put Christmas and Swing together. and you get some seriously delirious party music! All-time great swingers like Louis Prima, Pete Fountain, Dean Martin. Peggy Lee. Louis Armstrong and Lionel Hampton enliven holiday classics as well as deliver hip Christmas originals for your dancing, listening and partying pleasure.

So, dig that crazy Santa Claus, have a cool Yule, and you'll know what Santa will say when he finds everybody swinging!

Merry Christmas, Baby!

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