Barry Manilow

The Classic Christmas Album

Silver Bells [2:39]
Happy Holiday/White Christmas [2:46]
Jingle Bells (Duet with Exposé) [2:41]
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer [2:27]
I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm [3:00]
Violets For Your Furs [3:23]
The Christmas Waltz [2:57]
Christmas Is Just Around The Corner (from “Cranberry Christmas”) [2:53]
(There’s No Place Like) Home For The Holidays [2:27]
Because It’s Christmas (For All The Children) [3:55]
River [3:45]
Silent Night/I Guess There Ain’t No Santa Claus [5:21]
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town [1:55]
Joy To The World/Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas [3:47]
It’s Just Another New Year’s Eve (Live) [4:22]
A Gift Of Love [2:26]

Release Date: October 2, 2012
Sony Legacy 88725437742
Original Recordings Produced by Barry Manilow, Eddie Arkin, Robbie Buchanan, Ron Dante, Scott Erickson, Michael Lloyd and Greg O’Connor
Compilation Produced by Rob Santos
Mastered by Maria Triana and Mark Wilder at Battery Studios, New York, NY
Compiled by Bill Pitzonka with Barry Manilow
Management: Garry C. Kief, STILETTO Entertainment
Project Direction: Mike Cimicata for Legacy Recordings and John Adams for STILETTO Entertainment
Marketing: Mandy Eidgah, Tara Master
Art Direction: Mike Curry / Skouras Design
Photography courtesy of STILETTO Entertainment
Thank you: Gretchen Brennison, Frank Harkins, Jeremy Holiday, John Jackson, Donna Kloepfer, Jim Lane, Jim Pierson, Amber Valverde
“Silver Bells”: All vocals by Barry Manilow; Music and Lyrics by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans; Published by Sony ATV Harmony (ASCAP); Produced by Barry Manilow; Co-Produced by Scott Erickson; Arranged by Barry Manilow; Vocal Orchestration and Additional Arranging by Roger Treece; From the album In The Swing Of Christmas, released 2009 (Arista 88697-57490-2)
“Happy Holiday/White Christmas”: Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin; Published by Irving Berlin Music Corp. (ASCAP); Produced by Robbie Buchanan and Barry Manilow; Song layout conceived by Barry Manilow; Arranged and Conducted by Patrick Williams; From the album A Christmas Gift Of Love, released 2002 (Columbia CK 86976)
“Jingle Bells (Duet with Exposé)”: Music and Lyrics by James L. Pierpont; Publishing: Public Domain; Produced and Arranged by Eddie Arkin and Barry Manilow; Inspired by the Bing Crosby with the Andrews Sisters Recording 1945; From the album Because It’s Christmas, released 1990 (Arista ARCD-8644)
“Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer”: Music and Lyrics by Johnny Marks; Published by Educational Graphics Press, Inc. (BMI); Produced by Barry Manilow and Scott Erickson; Arranged by Barry Manilow and Ray Ellis; Background Vocals Arranged by Randy Crenshaw; From the album In The Swing Of Christmas, released 2009 (Arista 88697-57490-2)
“I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm”: Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin; Published by Irving Berlin Music Corp. (ASCAP); Produced by Robbie Buchanan and Barry Manilow; Song layout conceived by Barry Manilow; Arranged and Conducted by Patrick Williams; From the album A Christmas Gift Of Love, released 2002 (Columbia CK 86976)
“Violets For Your Furs”: Music and Lyrics by Matt Dennis and Thomas Adair; Published by Music Sales Corp. (ASCAP); Produced by Barry Manilow; Co-Produced by Scott Erickson; Arranged by Barry Manilow based on an arrangement by Nelson Riddle; Vocal Orchestration and Additional Arranging by Roger Treece; From the album In The Swing Of Christmas, released 2009 (Arista 88697-57490-2)
“The Christmas Waltz”: Music and Lyrics by Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne; Published by Cahn Music Company / Producers Music; Publishing Co. c/o Chappell & Co. Inc. (ASCAP); Produced by Robbie Buchanan and Barry Manilow; Song layout conceived by Barry Manilow; Arranged and Conducted by Jorge Calandrelli; From the album A Christmas Gift Of Love, released 2002 (Columbia CK 86976)
“Christmas Is Just Around The Corner (from ‘Cranberry Christmas’)”: Music by Barry Manilow, Lyrics by Bruce Sussman; Published by Obbligato Music / Appoggiatura Music (BMI) / Arnold Worldwide / Brentwood Television Funnies, Inc. / Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc.; Produced by Michael Lloyd for Mike Curb Productions, Greg O’Connor and Barry Manilow; Arranged by Michael Lloyd, Greg O’Connor and Barry Manilow; From the album In The Swing Of Christmas, released 2009 (Arista 88697-57490-2)
“(There’s No Place Like) Home For The Holidays”: Music and Lyrics by Robert Allen and Al Stillman; Published by Charlie Deitcher Productions Inc. / Music Sales Corp. (ASCAP); Produced by Robbie Buchanan and Barry Manilow; Song layout conceived by Barry Manilow; Arranged and Conducted by Patrick Williams; From the album A Christmas Gift Of Love, released 2002 (Columbia CK 86976)
“Because It’s Christmas (For All The Children)”: Music by Barry Manilow; Lyrics by Bruce Sussman and Jack Feldman; Published by Universal Music Careers / Appoggiatura Music (BMI) / Camp Songs Inc. (BMI); Produced and Arranged by Eddie Arkin and Barry Manilow; From the album Because It’s Christmas, released 1990 (Arista ARCD-8644)
“River”: Music and Lyrics by Joni Mitchell; Published by Joni Mitchell Publishing Corp. c/o Sony / ATV Tunes LLC.; Produced by Robbie Buchanan and Barry Manilow; Arranged by Barry Manilow and Robbie Buchanan; String Arrangement by Robbie Buchanan and Paul Buckmaster; Conducted by Paul Buckmaster; From the album A Christmas Gift Of Love, released 2002 (Columbia CK 86976)
“Silent Night/I Guess There Ain’t No Santa Claus”: (Traditional)/Music by Barry Manilow and Eddie Arkin, Lyrics by Johnny Mercer; Additional Lyrics by Barry Manilow; Published by BMPI Music (BMI) / Somissongs (BMI) and Additional Non BMI publishers; Produced and Arranged by Eddie Arkin and Barry Manilow; From the album Because It’s Christmas, released 1990 (Arista ARCD-8644)
“Santa Claus Is Coming To Town”: Music and Lyrics by J. Fred Cools and Haven Gillespie; Published by EMI Feist Catalog Inc. / Haven Gillespie Music Publishing Group (ASCAP); Produced by Robbie Buchanan and Barry Manilow; Song layout conceived by Barry Manilow; Arranged and Conducted by Ray Ellis; Inspired by the Bing Crosby with the Andrew Sisters Recording 1945; From the album A Christmas Gift Of Love, released 2002 (Columbia CK 86976)
“Joy To The World/Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”: All vocals by Barry Manilow; (Traditional)/Music and Lyrics by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane; Public Domain / Published by EMI Feist Catalog Inc. (ASCAP); Produced by Barry Manilow and Eddie Arkin; Arranged by Eddie Arkin; From the album Because It’s Christmas, released 1990 (Arista ARCD-8644)
“It’s Just Another New Year’s Eve”: Music by Barry Manilow, Lyrics by Marty Panzer; Published by Universal Music Careers / SwaneeBRAVO! Music (BMI); Produced by Barry Manilow and Ron Dante; Arranged by Barry Manilow; String Arrangement by Gerald Alters; From the album Barry Manilow Live, released 1977 (Arista AL-8500)
“A Gift Of Love”: Music by Barry Manilow, Lyrics by Bruce Sussman); Published by Obbligato Music / Appoggiatura Music (BMI); Produced by Robbie Buchanan and Barry Manilow; Arranged by Barry Manilow and Robbie Buchanan; Strings Arranged and Conducted by Robbie Buchanan; From the album A Christmas Gift Of Love, released 2002 (Columbia CK 86976)