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Various - A Very Special Christmas 2 Album

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Performer: Various
Title: A Very Special Christmas 2
Country: US
Style: RnB/Swing, Country Rock, Pop Rock, Soul, Synth-pop
Category: Electronic / Hip hop - Rap / Rock / Soul - Funk / Pop
Rating: 4.2
Catalog #: 31454 0003 2
Label: A&M Records

Tracklist

1Sinéad O'ConnorI Believe In You
Acoustic Guitar – Charlie Mangold, Charlton PettusBass – David FinckCoordinator [Production] – Jill Dell'AbateDrums – Chris Parker Engineer – Gary ChesterEngineer [Assistant] – Aaron Kropf, Tommy Civello, Yvonne YedibalianMixed By – Lolly GrodnerMusic By – Bob DylanOrchestrated By – Doug KatsarosPiano – Richard TeeProducer – Phil Ramone, Sinéad O'ConnorSlide Guitar – Charlie MangoldSynthesizer – Dave LeBoltWords By – Bob Dylan
5:38
2Wilson PhillipsSilent Night
Coordinator [Production] – Jolie LevineDirected By [Technical] – Chris FogelEngineer – Francis BuckleyGuitar – Michael LandauKeyboards – Glen BallardMixed By – Francis BuckleyProducer [Track] – Glen BallardProducer [Vocals] – Carnie WilsonVocals – Carnie Wilson, Chynna Phillips, Wendy WilsonWritten-By – Traditional
3:02
3Tom Petty And The HeartbreakersChristmas All Over Again
Acoustic Guitar – Jimmy Ripp, Kevin Dukes, Robbie Blunt, Todd SharpeBacking Vocals – Jeff Lynne, Richard Dodd, Tom PettyBass – Jeff Lynne, Mike CampbellBass [6 String] – Scott ThurstonBells – Jeff LynneCoordinator [Production] – Lesley Taminelli, Susie TallmanDrums – Jim Keltner, Stan LynchElectric Guitar – Tim Pierce, Tom PettyEngineer – Phil Kaffel, Richard Dodd, Thom PanunzioEngineer [Assistant] – Brian ScheubleHarp – Gayle LevantHarpsichord – Mitchell FroomMarimba – Efrain TorroMixed By – Richard DoddMusic By – Tom PettyPercussion – Brad Dutz, Phil Jones Piano – Benmont TenchProducer – Jeff Lynne, Jimmy Iovine, Mike Campbell, Tom PettySaxophone – Joel Pesken, Marty Krystall, Mike Turre, Phil KenzieSynthesizer – Scott HumphreyTimpani – Jeff LynneTwelve-String Guitar [Electric] – Mike CampbellVocals – Tom PettyWords By – Tom Petty
4:12
4Michael BoltonWhite Christmas
Arranged By – Johnny Mandel, Randy WaldmanConductor [Orchestra] – Patty ZimettiEngineer – Dave ReitzasEngineer [Assistant] – Eric Rudd, Keith KresgeKeyboards – Randy WaldmanMixed By – Dave ReitzasProducer – David Foster, Dave Reitzas, Michael BoltonRecorded By [Orchestra] – Al SchmittWritten-By – Irving Berlin
3:38
5Vanessa WilliamsWhat Child Is This?
Arranged By – Fred McFarlane, Gerry E. BrownArranged By [Strings] – Jesse LeviBass – Ron CarterDrums – Duane "Cook" BroadnaxEngineer – Gary Tole, Gerry E. BrownEngineer [Assistant] – Andy Smith Guitar – Nick MorochMixed By – Gary Tole, Gerry E. BrownPiano [Acoustic] – Fred McFarlaneProducer – Gerry E. Brown, Vanessa WilliamsProducer [Associate] – Rob Von ArxTrombone – Alex LodicoWritten-By – Traditional
4:08
6Jon Bon JoviPlease Come Home For Christmas
Backing Vocals – Sir Harry Bowens, Sweet Pea AtkinsonBass – Richard RuseCoordinator [Production] – Lesley TaminelliDrums – Gregg BissonetteEngineer – Obie O'Brien, Phil Kaffel, Thom PanunzioEngineer [Assistant] – Brian SchuebleGuitar – Don Felder, Tim PierceKeyboards – Benmont TenchMixed By – Mick GuzauskiMusic By – Charles BrownProducer – Jimmy IovineWords By – Charles Brown
2:53
7Bonnie Raitt & Charles BrownMerry Christmas Baby
Bass – Ruth DaviesCoordinator [Production] – Lesley TaminelliDrums – Gaylord BirchEngineer [Assistant] – Tom SizeGuitar – Danny CaronMixed By – Ed CherneyMusic By – Johnny Moore , Lou BaxterPiano – Charles BrownProducer – Jimmy IovineSaxophone – Clifford SolomonTechnician [Studio Assistant] – Richard DuarteWords By – Johnny Moore , Lou Baxter
4:32
8Ronnie Spector & Darlene LoveRockin' Around The Christmas Tree
Acoustic Guitar – Jon Bon JoviBacking Vocals – Darlene Love, Edna Wright, Melodye Perry, Susie TallmanBass – Bob GlaubCoordinator [Production] – Lesley TaminelliDrums – Russ KunkelEngineer – Thom PanunzioEngineer [Assistant] – Randy WineGuitar – Danny KortchmarMixed By – Mick GuzauskiMusic By – Johnny MarksOrgan – Mitchell FroomPiano – Benmont TenchProducer – Danny Kortchmar, Jimmy IovineSaxophone – Mike TurreVocals – Darlene Love, Ronnie SpectorWords By – Johnny Marks
2:47
9Run-DMCChristmas Is
Coordinator [Production] – Erik BlamovilleDrums – Jason MizellEngineer – Norman Bullock, Troy HightowerInstruments – Jam Master JMixed By – Norman Bullock, Troy HightowerMusic By – Darryl McDaniels, Joseph SimmonsProducer – Jam Master J, Larry Smith, Run-DMCWords By – Darryl McDaniels, Joseph Simmons
3:18
10Boyz II MenThe Birth Of Christ
Coordinator [Production] – Steve Cook Engineer – J.E. Van Horne Jr.Mixed By – Jim "Jiff" HingerMusic By – Nathan Morris, Shawn Patrick StockmanProducer – Nathan Morris, Shawn Patrick StockmanVocals – Michael McCary, Nathan Morris, Shawn Patrick Stockman, Nanya Germaine MorrisWords By – Nathan Morris, Shawn Patrick Stockman
2:46
11Frank Sinatra & Cyndi LauperSanta Claus Is Coming To Town
Arranged By [Orchestra] – Axel StordahlBass – Charles DomanicoConductor [Orchestra] – Suzie KatayamaContractor – Mike LangCopyist – Dwight MikkelsenDirected By [Orchestra] – Axel StordahlDrums – Sol GubinEngineer – Ed CherneyEngineer [Ms. Lauper's Vocals] – Frank FilipettiGuitar – Dennis RudimirMixed By [Mr. Sinatra's Vocals] – Humberto GaticaPiano – Mike LangProducer – Phil KaffelRecorded By [Ms. Lauper's Vocals] – Frank FilipettiTechnician [Vocal Restoration] – Paul DeCarli, Scott HumphreyWritten-By – H. Gillespie, J.F. Coots
2:36
12Debbie GibsonSleigh Ride
Acoustic Guitar – Robbie Blunt, Tim PierceBacking Vocals – Darlene Love, Edna Wright, Melodye PerryBass – Bob GlaubCoordinator [Production] – Lesley TaminelliDrums – Jody Cortez, Omar HakimElectric Guitar – Robbie Blunt, Tim PierceEngineer – Phil KaffelHorns – Beverly Dahlke-Smith, Chris Mostert, Greggory Smith, Phil KenzieKeyboards – Jai WindingMixed By – Mick GuzauskiPercussion – Brad DutzProducer – Jai Winding, Jimmy Iovine, Omar HakimWritten-By – Leroy Anderson, Mitchell Parish
3:33
13Tevin CampbellO Holy Night
Arranged By [Choir] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Choral] – Gene Page, JoAnn TominagaBass – Cliff HugoChoir – David Pack, Lynn Davis, Lynn Mabry, Ricoh Cymone, Rodney Saulsberry, Sharon CelaniConductor – Gene PageConductor [Choir] – Jerry HeyContractor [Choir] – Shari SutcliffeCoordinator [Production] – Lesley TaminelliDrums – John Robinson Engineer – Mark ManciniEngineer [Assistant] – Greg GoldmanEngineer [Vocals] – Paul BrownExecutive-Producer [Vocals] – JoAnn TominagaHarp – Joanne TurovskyKeyboards – Jon GilutinMixed By – Humberto GaticaPercussion – Gary ColemanProducer – Jimmy IovineProducer [Vocals] – Jerry HeyProgrammed By – Paul DeCarli, Scott HumphreySynthesizer – Bryce CranstonWritten-By – Traditional
2:45
14Paul YoungWhat Christmas Means To Me
Backing Vocals – Donald Ray Mitchell, Sir Harry Bowens, Sweet Pea AtkinsonBass – Jervonny CollierCoordinator [Production] – Jane OppenheimerDrums – Buster MarburyEngineer – Steve Jackson Guitar – Randy JacobsKeyboards – Tony PatlerMixed By – Ed CherneyMusic By – Allen Story, Anna Gaye, George GordeProducer – Don WasSaxophone – David McMurrayTrumpet – Rayse BiggsWords By – Allen Story, Anna Gaye, George Gorde
2:52
15Ann Wilson & Nancy Wilson Blue Christmas
Backing Vocals – Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson , Scott OlsenDouble Bass [Upright] – Steve Allen Drums – Chris LeightonEngineer – Ed Brooks, Tod LemkuhlGuitar – Nancy Wilson , Scott OlsenKeyboards – Nancy Wilson , Scott OlsenMixed By – Ed Brooks, Tod LemkuhlMusic By – Billy Hayes, Jay JohnsonOther [Basso Profundo] – Tod LemkuhlPedal Steel Guitar – Terry LauberPiano – Nick Moore Producer – Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson , Scott OlsonVocals – Ann WilsonWords By – Billy Hayes, Jay Johnson
3:47
16Randy TravisJingle Bell Rock
Acoustic Guitar – Dennis BudimirBacking Vocals – David Joyce, Donna Davidson, Randy Cranshaw, Susie StevensBass – Leland SklarCoordinator [Production] – Julie LarsonDrums – Steve SchaefferElectric Guitar – Tim PierceMixed By – Erik ZoblerMusic By – James Booth, Joseph BealOrgan – Steve Lindsey Pedal Steel Guitar – JayDee ManessPercussion – Lenny CastroPiano – Jim CoxProducer – Richard PerrySynth – Greg MathiesonWords By – James Booth, Joseph Beal
3:59
17Luther VandrossThe Christmas Song
Arranged By – Jerry HeyBass – Neil StubenhausCoordinator [Production] – Adrienne Hough, Lesley Taminelli, Marsha BurnsDrums – Tal BergmanEngineer – Paul BrownGuitar – Doc PowellKeyboards – Randy KurberMixed By – Paul BrownMusic By – Mel TorméProducer – Quincy JonesSaxophone – Gerald AlbrightWords By – Mel Tormé
4:27
18Extreme Christmas Time Again
Backing Vocals – Nuno Bettencourt, Pat Badger, Paul GearyBass – Pat BadgerDrums – Paul GearyEngineer – Bob St. JohnGuitar – Nuno BettencourtKeyboards – Nuno BettencourtLead Vocals – Gary CheroneMixed By – Bob St. John, Nuno BettencourtProducer – Nuno BettencourtWritten-By – Gary Cherone, Nuno Bettencourt
5:07
19Aretha FranklinO Christmas Tree
Arranged By – Aretha Franklin, Marty PaichBass – Arni Egelson, Susan RaneyConductor – Marty PaichContractor – Shari SutcliffeCoordinator [Production] – Shari SutcliffeCopyist – Jim Cowger, Suzie KatayamaEngineer – Al SchmittEngineer [Assistant] – Ken AllardyceMixed By – Al SchmittPercussion – Emil RichardsPiano – David PaichProducer – David Paich, Marty PaichRecorded By – Al SchmittRecorded By [Additional] – John JesselRecorded By [Vocal] – Mike AccapelliSynthesizer – Steve PorcaroWritten-By – Traditional
3:34


Versions

CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
31454 0003 2Various A Very Special Christmas 2 ‎(CD, Album, Comp)A&M Records31454 0003 2US1992
540 003-4Various A Very Special Christmas 2 ‎(Cass, Comp)A&M Records540 003-4Europe1992
540 003-2Various A Very Special Christmas 2 ‎(CD, Comp)A&M Records540 003-2Europe1992
31454 0003 2Various A Very Special Christmas 2 ‎(CD, Comp, RP)A&M Records31454 0003 2USUnknown
540 003-1Various A Very Special Christmas 2 ‎(2xLP, Comp, TP)A&M Records540 003-1Greece1992


Credits

  • Art DirectionChuck Beeson, Richard Frankel, Sandy Brummels
  • Artwork [Album And Label Art]Keith Haring
  • Compilation Producer [Contributing]Jill Willis, Paul Marshall
  • Coordinator [Album]Lesley Taminelli
  • Coordinator [Assistant Album]Jeff Cadwell
  • Crew [Assistant To Bobby Shriver]Cathy "Cooch" Valentino
  • Crew [Assistant To Jimmy Iovine]Susie Tallman
  • DesignBrian Johnson
  • Executive-ProducerJimmy Iovine, Robert Sargent Shriver, Vicki Iovine
  • Legal [Counsel]Marshall, Morris & Platt, Page Kelley, Paul Marshall
  • Liner NotesEunice Kennedy Shriver, Sargent Shriver
  • Management [Sales Direction]Bill Gilbert
  • Mastered ByStephen Marcussen


Notes

Variant version of this release found in database pressed by PMDC, USA; this current release is pressed by UML

For further information, please write or call the address or number below, or call the local Special Olympics Program in your area:

Special Olympics Inc.
International Headquarters
1350 New York Avenue, NW
Suite 500
Washington D.C. 20005
628-3630


Barcodes

  • Barcode (Text): 7 31454-0003-2 1
  • Barcode (String): 731454000321
  • Matrix / Runout: 314 540 0032 02% D
  • Pressing Plant ID (Mould Hub): MADE IN USA BY UML
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L007
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 0331
  • SPARS Code: AAD


Companies

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Special Olympics International, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Special Olympics International, Inc.
  • Designed At – Command A Studios, Inc.
  • Mastered At – Precision Mastering
  • Pressed By – UML


Album

A Very Special Christmas 2 is the second in the A Very Special Christmas series of Christmas-themed compilation albums produced to benefit the Special Olympics. The album was released on 20 October 1992, and production was overseen by Jimmy Iovine, Vicki Iovine and Robert Sargent Shriver for A&M Records. Tupac Shakur was supposed to be featured on the album, but due to legal trouble his song was dropped. Album 1992 19 Songs. A Very Special Christmas 2. Various Artists. Holiday 1992. Christmas All Over Again. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. Merry Christmas to everyone Song list 1. Christmas All Over Again - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - 0:00 2. Jingle Bell Rock - Randy Travis - 4:17 Very Special Christmas 2. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Исполнитель: Various artists. Although not even half of this CD is outstanding, it was recorded for a worthwhile cause the Special Olympics, and contains some great songs, most notably Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' Christmas All Over Again - this is jingle-jangle pop at its best. Boyz II Men wrap their a cappella voices around The Birth of Christ, and the two Wall of Sound standouts, Darlene Love and Ronnie Spector bring their powerful voices together for the first time on Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree. Посмотреть сведения об участниках альбома, рецензии, композиции и приобрести альбом 1992 CD от A Very Special Christmas 2 на free to Various Artists A Very Special Christmas 2 Christmas All Over Again, Jingle Bell Rock and more. 19 tracks 69:45. A Very Special Christmas 7. This item:A Very Special Christmas 2 by Various Artists Audio CD . Only 1 left in stock - order soon. This album has more of a pop quality when compared with the original, more rock-oriented A Very Special Christmas from 1987. I'm more of a rock fan, and therefore I tend to like the first album better. Nonetheless, this album will sound fine in the background during your family's future holiday celebrations, and it is comforting to know that the money goes to help people with intellectual disabilities - something much more important than whether I liked this song or didn't like that song


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