Barry Manilow

A Christmas Gift of Love

Winter Wonderland [1:44]
Happy Holiday / White Christmas [2:45]
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town [1:53]
(There’s No Place Like) Home For The Holidays [2:27]
I’ll Be Home For Christmas [3:20]
My Favorite Things [2:26]
The Christmas Waltz [2:56]
I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm [2:59]
River [3:44]
What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? [3:47]
A Gift Of Love [2:25]
Produced by Robbie Buchanan and Barry Manilow
All song layouts conceived by Barry Manilow
Executive Producers: Garry C. Kief and Jay Landers
Musicians:

Piano: Michael Lang
Keyboards: Robbie Buchanan
Bass: Chuck Berghofer
Drums: Gregg Field
Guitar: John Pisano, Dean Parks, Ken Berry, Mike Thompson
Concert Master: Bruce Dukov
Orchestra Contractor: David Low
Music Copyist: Terry Woodson Music
Recorded at:

Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA
Recorded by Bill Schnee
Assistant Engineers: Charlie Paakkari, Steve Genewick, Toby Foster
Studio Assistants: Wil Donovan, Bruce Monical, James Goforth, Jay Anista
The Hop, Studio City, CA
Engineer: Scott Erickson
Project Coordinator: Scott Erickson
Mixed by Bill Schnee at Schnee Studios, North Hollywood, CA
Assistant Engineer: Ryan Petrie
Mastered by Doug Sax and Robert Hadley at The Mastering Lab, Hollywood, CA
THANKS TO: Garry Kief, Don Ienner, Jay Landers, Robbie Buchanan, Joe Brenner, Scott Erickson, Bill Schnee, Marc Hulett, Kirsten Kief, John Adams, Hal Gaba and my new friends at Sony Music and to Glen Barros and my family at Concord Records, an extra thanks for your graciousness in helping make this Christmas gift for everyone.

In addition to the above, Robbie would like to thank Barry for his amazing musicianship and friendship throughout this project. The entire experience was a blast.

“Winter Wonderland”
Written by Dick Smith, Felix Bernard
Published by WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)
Arranged by Barry Manilow and Robbie Buchanan
“Happy Holiday/White Christmas”
Written by Irving Berlin
Published by Irving Berlin Music Company (ASCAP)/admin. by Williamson Music Company (ASCAP)
Arranged and Conducted by Patrick Williams
“Santa Claus Is Coming To Town”
Written by J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie
Published by EMI Feist Catalog, Inc. (ASCAP)/Haven Gillespie Music (ASCAP)
Arranged and Conducted by Ray Ellis
Inspired by Bing Crosby with The Andrews Sisters Recording – 1945
“(There’s No Place Like) Home For The Holidays”
Written by Robert Allen, Al Stillman
Published by Charlie Deitcher Productions, Inc. (ASCAP)/Kitty Anne Music Co. (ASCAP)
Arranged and Conducted by Patrick Williams
“I’ll Be Home For Christmas”
Written by Buck Ram, Walter Kent, Kim Gannon
Published by Gannon & Kent Music Co. (ASCAP)/Piedmont Music Company (ASCAP)
Arranged and Conducted by Jorge Calandrelli
“My Favorite Things”
Written by Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II
Published by Williamson Music (ASCAP)
Arranged and Conducted by Patrick Williams
“The Christmas Waltz”
Written by Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne
Published by Cherry Lane Music Publishing Co., Inc. (ASCAP) on behalf of DreamWorks Songs (ASCAP) and Cahn Music Co. (ASCAP)/Chappell & Co. (ASCAP) on behalf of Producers Music Publ. Co., Inc. (ASCAP)
Arranged and Conducted by Jorge Calandrelli
“I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm”
Written by Irving Berlin
Published by Irving Berlin Music Corp. (ASCAP)/admin. by Williamson Music Company (ASCAP)
Arranged and Conducted by Patrick Williams
“River”
Written by Joni Mitchell
Published by Crazy Crow Music (ASCAP)/admin. by Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (ASCAP)
Arranged by Barry Manilow and Robbie Buchanan
String Arrangement by Robbie Buchanan and Paul Buckmaster
Conducted by Paul Buckmaster
“What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve”
Written by Frank Loesser
Published by Frank Music Corp. (ASCAP)
Arranged and Conducted by Jorge Calandrelli
“A Gift Of Love”
Written by Bruce Sussman and Barry Manilow
Published by Obbligato Music (BMI)/Appoggiatura Music, Inc. (BMI)
Arranged by Barry Manilow and Robbie Buchanan
Strings Arranged and Conducted by Robbie Buchanan
Management: Garry C. Kief, STILETTO Entertainment
Assistant to Barry Manilow: Marc Hulett
Barry Manilow appears courtesy of Concord Records
Art Direction: Hooshik
Photography: Jeff Katz
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