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Ray Charles - The Spirit Of Christmas Musikalbum

Ray Charles - The Spirit Of Christmas Musikalbum Darsteller: Ray Charles
Titel: The Spirit Of Christmas
Stil: Rhythm & Blues
Category: Soulmusik / Popmusik
Datum der Freigabe: 2009
Land: Australasia
Etikett: Concord Records, Universal Music Group International
Katalognummer: 7231671
Size MP3: 2010 mb
Size FLAC: 2828 mb
Rating: 4.1


1Ray CharlesChristmas Time
Synthesizer, Arranged By – Ray CharlesWritten-By – Edward Cole
2Ray CharlesAll I Want For Christmas
Arranged By – James Polk, Ray CharlesWritten-By – William Henderson
3Ray CharlesThis Time Of The Year
Arranged By – Bill McElhiney, Ray CharlesWritten-By – Brook Benton, Cliff Owens
4Ray CharlesWinter Wonderland
Arranged By – James Polk, Ray CharlesWritten-By – Dick Smith , Felix Bernard
5Ray CharlesThat Spirit Of Christmas
Arranged By – Bill McElhiney, Ray CharlesWritten-By – Joel Webster, Mable John, Parnell Davison
6Ray CharlesChristmas In My Heart
Arranged By – Bill McElhiney, Ray CharlesWritten-By – Douglas Fraser, Julia Fraser, Rosalyn Winters
7Ray CharlesSanta Claus Is Coming To Town
Arranged By – James Polk, Ray CharlesWritten-By – Haven Gillespie, J. Fred Coots
8Ray Charles Duet With Betty CarterBaby It's Cold Outside
Arranged By – Marty PaichWritten-By – Frank Loesser
9 Bonus Track
10Ray CharlesThe Little Drummer Boy
Arranged By – Larry Muhoberac, Ray CharlesWritten-By – Harry Simeone, Henry Onorati, Katherine Davis
11Ray CharlesRudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer
Arranged By – James Polk, Ray CharlesWritten-By – Johnny Marks
12Ray CharlesWhat Child Is This
Arranged By – James Polk, Ray CharlesArranged By [Traditional Arrangement] – Ray CharlesWritten-By – William Chatterton Dix


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
FC 40125Ray Charles The Spirit Of Christmas ‎(LP)ColumbiaFC 40125US1985
FC 40125, PC 40125Ray Charles The Spirit Of Christmas ‎(LP)Columbia, ColumbiaFC 40125, PC 40125US1985
0888072316713Ray Charles The Spirit Of Christmas ‎(CD, Album, RE)Concord Records0888072316713Europe2009
26562Ray Charles The Spirit Of Christmas ‎(LP)CBS26562Netherlands1985
SBP 8109Ray Charles The Spirit Of Christmas ‎(LP, Album)CBSSBP 8109Australia1985


  • Backing VocalsThe Raelets
  • Design [Reissue Package Design]Jimmy Hole
  • Executive-ProducerJohn Burk
  • Flugelhorn, TrumpetFreddie Hubbard
  • GuitarJeff Pevar, Kevin Turner
  • Photography ByJoe Adams
  • Product Manager [Project Assistance]Abbey Anna, Jeffrey Spector, Jennifer Peters, Larry Blake , Nick Phillips , Rikka Arnold
  • Reissue ProducerChris Clough
  • Tenor SaxophoneRudy Johnson
  • Vocals, ProducerRay Charles


℗ & © 2009, The Ray Charles Foundation under exclusive license to Concord Music Group, Inc. Marketed in Australasia by Universal Music Australia under exclusive licence. Made in Australia.

Recorded at R.P.M. Studios, Los Angeles, CA. Mastered at the Mastering Lab, Hollywood, CA.

Tracks #1-10 originally released in 1985 as The Spirit of Christmas (Columbia Records 40125).

Publishing Information:
Track 1 - Tangerine Music Corp.-BMI
Track 2 - EMI Music Pub.-ASCAP
Track 3 - EMI Music Pub.-ASCAP
Track 4 - Vanessa Music Corp.-ASCAP
Track 5 - St. Nicholas Music, Inc.-ASCAP
Track 6 - Tangerine Music Corp.-BMI
Track 7 - Racer Music-ASCAP
Track 8 - Racer Music-ASCAP
Track 9 - Warner Chappell Music, Inc.-ASCAP
Track 10 - Cole Fire Music-BMI
Track 11 - MPL Communications, Inc.-ASCAP


  • Barcode (Text): 0 888072 316713
  • Barcode (String): 0888072316713
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LV87
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 6550
  • Matrix / Runout: [Universal Globe logo] ANZ 7231671 A0100932106X0101 12
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Rights Society: BMI


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – The Ray Charles Foundation
  • Copyright (c) – The Ray Charles Foundation
  • Marketed By – Universal Music Australia
  • Licensed To – Concord Music Group, Inc.
  • Licensed From – Ray Charles Marketing Group
  • Licensed From – The Ray Charles Foundation
  • Published By – Tangerine Music Corp.
  • Published By – EMI Music Publishing
  • Published By – Vanessa Music Corp.
  • Published By – St. Nicholas Music Inc.
  • Published By – Racer Music
  • Published By – Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
  • Published By – Cole Fire Music
  • Published By – MPL Communications Inc.
  • Recorded At – RPM International Studios
  • Mastered At – The Mastering Lab
  • Pressed By – Sony DADC Australia – A0100932106X0101


The Spirit of Christmas is a song written by M. John, J. Webster, & P. Ray Charles Robinson September 23, 1930 June 10, 2004 was an in album Ray Charles - The Spirit Of Christmas 1985. Ray Charles - What Child Is This - Ray Charles. Ray Charles - The Little Drummer Boy - Ray Charles. Ray Charles - Santa Claus Is Coming To Town - Ray Charles. Ray Charles - This Time Of The Year - Ray Charles. Ray Charles - Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer - Ray Charles. Ray Charles - That Spirit Of Christmas - Ray Charles. Ray Charles - All I Want For Christmas - Ray Charles. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. The Spirit of Christmas were a twenty-five year running series of compilation albums of both traditional and modern Christmas Carols performed by Australian artists and musicians which was released every Christmas between 1993 until its discontinuation in 2018 with proceeds going to The Salvation Army in Australia as part of their Red Shield Appeal which supports at-risk children and youth throughout Australia. The albums were produced by Emerald City records, a division of Polydor Records and later. Ray Charles. The Spirit of Christmas. Recorded in 1985, The Spirit of Christmas finds Ray Charles performing a variety of holiday favorites with vocal assistance from the Raelettes and an appearance by jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard. The ten tracks mix standards and originals, including Santa Claus Is Coming to Town, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and the ballad That Spirit of Christmas, which was featured in the movie National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. The Spirit of Christmas is perfect background music for any holiday celebration. Listen free to Ray Charles The Spirit Of Christmas What Child Is This, The Little Drummer Boy and more. 10 tracks 43:06. Посмотреть сведения об участниках альбома, рецензии, композиции и приобрести альбом 2009 CD от The Spirit Of Christmas на album, originally released as The Magic of Christmas in 1960, provides baritone reassurance that Christmas is a happy time, not an annual family debacle. But the secret ingredient is Cole singing hymns in German and Latin: straining to put across foreign lyrics, you can hear him employing all his professional skill. Oscar Peterson, An Oscar Peterson Christmas. Peterson, one of the most accomplished pianists in jazz history, played with Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Count Basie, among other luminaries. On this 1995 album, he found that the true meaning of Christmas was cool jazz instrumentals. For Ray Charles fans this is a those wanting something a little different from the usual seasonal offerings of Christmas songs, it might well be worth your while giving it a try. Read more. 2 people found this helpful. I am a huge Ray Charles fan but felt that, with the exception of The Spirit of Christmas, the album could have been a lot better. Released 1985. The Spirit of Christmas Tracklist. What Child Is This. About The Spirit of Christmas. Released on LP and CD by Columbia Records in 1985. As of January 2020, it has not yet been digitally released. The Spirit of Christmas Q&A. The Ray Charles Singers: все альбомы, включая Happy Christmas , Air Mail Special 19 Versions Performed By: , Winter Wonderland и другие