I've got every one of them, including this year's Volume Some years ago I did an article on the True Value Hardware "Happy Holidays" series for Goldmine, which included a complete to that time discography with complete track listings, catalog numbers, etc.
If I can dig it out, I'll post 'em, a few volumes at a time to make it more manageable. Here we go. I'll do these three volumes per post in this thread to make 13 posts for 39 albums. Let It Snow! This was also the first to be issued on 8-track tape; the format would be discontinued in the early s. Cassettes were not discontinued until fairly recently, but I don't know the exact year.
Also, this album was reissued in as simply Happy Holidays , with the same label, number, and contents -- even the same cover!
I really, really appreciate this, Tim. Keep 'em comin'! I seem to remember the ones we had when I was a kid late '70s-early '80s all being on RCA. Things get a bit strange here, as you will see. The same contents in the same order also appear with a different cover under the title Re-Discover Christmas , Ralton SY Whether it came first or later, I don't know.
From festive shopping experiences, holiday events, and Christmassy lodging, the town of Santa Claus is the place to be during the holidays. See how many Santa statues you can spot throughout the town. HINT : there are more than 15! Sing a Long with Sings Christmas is for the Family Columbia C John Denver Rocky Mountain Christmas The Old Sweet Songs of Christmas O Come All Ye Faithful The Star Carol Silent Night Christmas With Columbia CL Alexander Goodrich Organ and Chimes at Christmas Diplomat X Robert Goulet Columbia CL Lee Greenwood Christmas to Christmas MCA Ken Griffin The Organ Plays at Christmas Seasons Greetings from Christmas Greetings from CT Engelbert Humperdinck A Merry Christmas With Epic JE Engelbert Humperdinck Christmas Tyme Drummer Boy Merry, Merry Christmas Santa Claus is Coming to Town Joy to the World Christmas is The Man From Galilee The Spirit of christmas with Jingle Bells Best Loved Christmas Carols Songs for the Holidays Later, wading into the audience to find youthful volunteers for an upcoming stage sketch, he screened the children by kindly asking them what they wanted for Christmas.
At first, it seemed like a planned joke, but then it became clear the comedian had truly forgotten the words -- a problem he soon remedied as he consulted a song sheet.
Everyone stood and belted out what happened on the fifth day of Christmas. In all, it was the kind of show that brought everyone closer to the holiday spirit, even if they happened to work for Sony.
Ernest Saves Christmas. The Santa Clause. Scott Calvin is a divorced father who is down on his luck when he accidentally kills the previous Santa Claus and inadvertently becomes the new Father Christmas.
He reappeared in The Santa Clause 2 and 3. John B. The Ultimate Christmas Present. Two pre-teen girls find a weather machine owned by Santa who has a secluded shack in the woods somewhere in the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area, and use it to create snow, only to find out it's more than they can handle. Leslie Nielsen. Santa Who? George Wendt. Donovan Scott. Zeke and Luther : " Bro Ho Ho ". Jim O'Heir. At the end of a short 3D segment, Santa picks up a snow globe with Pickle and Peanut inside and then smashes it towards the wall.
John Goodman. The Year Without a Santa Claus. Paul Giamatti. The Great Santa Claus Switch. Christmas Eve on Sesame Street. Big Bird sits out on the roof of Sesame Street to catch Santa in the act of delivering presents. Santa appears when Big Bird dozes off and is only seen in shadow, disappearing the moment Big Bird awakes. His voice is previously heard over a telephone swallowed by Cookie Monster the voice provided by Jon Stone. Charles Durning. Elmo Saves Christmas.
When Elmo wishes that every day was Christmas, Santa, along with Lightning the Reindeer, shows Elmo the consequences of that wish. Elmo's World: Happy Holidays! Elmo visits Santa at his home in the North Pole. Kevin James. Elmo's Christmas Countdown. Richard Griffiths. A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa. All That : Episode At the beginning of the episode, Santa visits the greenroom, where the cast members tell him what they want for Christmas.
Later, he appears in an Adventures of Superdude sketch in which he gets captured by Milkman, but is fortunately rescued by Superdude. Kenan and Kel : " Merry Christmas, Kenan ". At the end of the episode, Santa brings Kenan the Roadblazer Deluxe Elite mountain bike that he wanted. Michael Bell. A live-action Santa flies over Bikini Bottom after Squidward finds a note from him.
Team Umizoomi : " Santa's Little Fixers ". A Fairly Odd Christmas. As this movie is a follow-up to The Fairly OddParents , this Santa is meant to be the same version from the show's Christmas episodes. The Twilight Zone : " Night of the Meek ".
Santa Claus Conquers the Martians. Santa gets kidnapped by martians who believe that their planet needs someone like him.
In the end, he suggests that a martian named Dropo be his Mars equivalent. Santa and the Ice Cream Bunny. Summoning nearby kids to help rescue him so he can resume his annual deliveries but to no avail, he tells the kids one of two non-Christmas fairy tales and is rescued by a man in a bunny suit who drives an antique fire engine.
The Night They Saved Christmas. Jackie Gleason 's long-time second banana once again played jolly old St. Nicholas, this time saving his workshop from evil oil prospectors. David Huddleston. Santa Claus: The Movie. The story of Santa's origins are revealed from the days before he became a Christmas hero all over the world. Richard Mulligan.
The Twilight Zone: " Night of the Meek " remake. Mulligan left takes over the role of a drunken department store Santa made famous by Art Carney in the remake. Father Christmas as a model, considering the style of the show at the time makes a cameo appearance as a guest dropped off by Harold the Helicopter.
The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! Santa pays a visit to Mario and Luigi. Barney: Waiting for Santa. Barney reads The Night Before Christmas to Michael and Amy, children he has befriended, all while Santa himself is in the living room doing his usual work.
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