Christmas Sessions

Christmas Sessions

The Alternate Beach Boys Christmas Album     C 9708/9/10

 

Disc 1 (All tracks are stereo, except * indicated are mono).

 

1.   Little Saint Nick (vocal take) 2:09

2.   The Man With All The Toys (inst. take) 1:37 *

3.   The Man With All The Toys (inst. overdub previous take) 1:37

4.   Santa's Beard (inst. try-outs 1-13) 7:18 *

5.   Santa's Beard (inst. try-outs 14-15) 2:59 *

6.   Santa's Beard (inst. try-outs 16-21) 3:12  *

7.   Santa's Beard (inst. take) 2:14 *

8.   Santa's Beard (vocal overdub) 2:14

9.   Merry Christmas, Baby (inst. takes 1-6) 5:31 *

10. Merry Christmas, Baby (inst. takes 7-9) 3:29 *

11. Merry Christmas, Baby (inst. takes 10) 2:50 *

12. Merry Christmas, Baby (vocal overdubs) 2:42 *

13. Christmas Day (inst. takes 1-2) 2:26 *

14. Christmas Day (inst. takes 3-8) 3:22 *

15. Christmas Day (try-out takes 12-18) 4:40 *

16. Christmas Day (try-out takes 19-24) 2:22 *

17. Christmas Day (inst. take 1) 2:13 *

18. Christmas Day (inst. takes 2-6) 2:12 *

19. Christmas Day (inst. takes 7) 2:38 *

20. Christmas Day (overdub take 7) 2:20

21. Christmas Day (vocal overdub take 7) 2:16

22. Christmas Day (vocal overdub 1a take 7) 2:03

23. Christmas Day (vocal overdub 3a take 7) 1:54

24. Christmas Day (vocal overdub 4a take 7) 1:49

 

Disc 2 (All tracks are stereo, except * indicated are mono).

 

1.   Christmas Day (vocal overdub 6a take 7) 2:05

2.   Christmas Day (vocal overdub 8a take 7) 1:56

3.   Christmas Day (vocal overdub 9a take 7) 1:15

4.   Christmas Day (vocal overdub 8a take 7) 2:12

5.   Frosty The Snowman (vocal take 4) 2:04

6.   We Three Kings Of Orient Are (vocal overdub takes 1-3) 4:40

7.   We Three Kings Of Orient Are (vocal overdub takes 6) 4:06

8.   We Three Kings Of Orient Are (vocal overdub takes 1a-4a) 5:30

9.   We Three Kings Of Orient Are (vocal inner cut 1) 1:55

10. We Three Kings Of Orient Are (vocal inner cut 2 take 4) 1:06

11. Blue Christmas (inst. takes 2-3) 1:03 *

12. Blue Christmas (vocal overdub take 4a) 1:25 

13. Blue Christmas (vocal overdub take 5a-7a) 1:56

14. Blue Christmas (vocal overdub take 8a) 1:04

15. Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town (vocal only intro take 1) 0:50 *

16. Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town (vocal only intro takes 4-5) 0:47 *

17. Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town (diff. vocal only intro takes 1-7) 2:56 *

18. Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town (diff. vocal only intro takes 10-18) 4:47 *

19. Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town (diff. vocal only intro takes 20-24) 2:08 *

20. Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town (vocal overdub 3a) 1:10 *

21. White Christmas (inst. takes 2-3) 3:21

22. White Christmas (vocal overdub 1 take 3) 3:29

23. White Christmas (vocal overdub 2 take 3) 2:07

24. White Christmas (vocal overdub 3 take 3) 1:40

25. Auld Lang Syne 2:17 *

26. Auld Lang Syne 1:21 *

27. Auld Lang Syne (Christmas messages overdub) 1:18

28. The Lords Prayer 2:33 *

29. Little Saint Nick's Drive In (vocal take 1b) 1:14

30. Little Saint Nick's Drive In (vocal take 3b) 1.59

 

Disc 3 (All tracks stereo).

 

1.   Little Saint Nick (vocal take stereo mix) 2:10

2.   The Man With All The Toys (vocal overdub) 1:37

3.   Santa's Beard (stereo mix) 2:14

4.   Merry Christmas, Baby (vocal overdub mix) 2:42

5.   Christmas Day (vocal mix?) 1:55

6.   Frosty The Snowman (vocal overdub 2a take 4) 1:53

7.   We Three Kings Of Orient Are (vocal inner cut takes 5/6) 1:17

8.   Jingle Bells (inst. take 4) 2:25

9.   Jingle Bells (inner cuts 1 / 2 take 4) 1:26

10. Blue Christmas (vocal overdub take 8b) 1:29

11. Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town (vocal overdub 4a) 1:28

12. White Christmas (vocal mix) 2:28

13. I'll Be Home For Christmas (vocal take) 2:44

14. Auld Lang Syne (vocal stereo mix) 1:18

15. Little Saint Nick (45 stereo version) 2:07

16. The Lord's Prayer 2:30

17. Little Saint Nick's Drive In (vocal take 4b) 2:03


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