As the holidays draw nearer, Frank Sinatra Enterprises and Capitol/UMe are pleased to announce an essential new Frank Sinatra collection, designed to make the season bright. To be released October 6th, Ultimate Christmas showcases 20 festive and warm holiday classics from Sinatra’s Capitol and Reprise catalogs. The new collection also honors the Sinatra Family’s holiday traditions with Frank joined by his children, Nancy, Tina and Frank Jr., on three songs. Ultimate Christmas is available on CD and 180-gram 2 LP black vinyl editions, as well as a limited 2 LP white vinyl edition exclusively offered on the Sinatra Store and UDiscover Music.
Ultimate Christmas showcases Sinatra’s merry best, from the tranquil and traditional “White Christmas,” “Silent Night,” “It Came Upon A Midnight Clear,” “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas,” “I’ll Be Home For Christmas,” and “The First Noël” to the rollicking “Jingle Bells,” Santa Claus Is Coming To Town,” and “Mistletoe And Holly.” Sinatra’s children add their voices to “The Twelve Days Of Christmas,” “The Bells Of Christmas (Greensleeves),” and “I Wouldn’t Trade Christmas.” The collection’s iconic recordings span 1954 to 1991, with arrangements by Nelson Riddle, Don Costa, Gordon Jenkins, and Johnny Mandel, among others.
1. White Christmas
2. The Christmas Waltz
3. It Came Upon A Midnight Clear
4. Jingle Bells
5. The First Noël
6. Mistletoe And Holly
7. The Christmas Song
8. I’ll Be Home For Christmas
9. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
10. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
11. An Old Fashioned Christmas
12. I Heard The Bells on Christmas Day
13. The Little Drummer Boy
14. Whatever Happened To Christmas
15. The Twelve Days Of Christmas – with Nancy, Frank Jr. and Tina
16. The Bells Of Christmas (Greensleeves) – with Nancy, Frank Jr. and Tina
17. I Wouldn’t Trade Christmas – with Nancy, Frank Jr. and Tina
18. A Baby Just Like You
19. Christmas Memories
20. Silent Night
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