Editors’ Notes Maybe the best rock 'n' roll Christmas album ever, A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector was recorded in 1963, at the height of the producer's Wall of Sound era. Pairing force-of-nature singers like Darlene Love and The Ronettes' Veronica Bennett with Jack Nitzsche's dense arrangements, Spector delivered powerhouse takes on holiday classics, from a rocking "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town" to an L.A.-centric, R&B-driven version of "White Christmas." Love's gospel-tinged anthem "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" is still one of the season's finest songs.

SONG
White Christmas
1
2:56
 
Frosty the Snowman
2
2:20
 
The Bells of St. Mary
3
2:58
 
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
4
3:28
 
Sleigh Ride
5
3:06
 
Marshmallow World
6
2:26
 
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
7
2:41
 
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
8
2:34
 
Winter Wonderland
9
2:29
 
Parade of the Wooden Soldiers
10
2:58
 
Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
11
2:50
 
Here Comes Santa Claus
12
2:07
 
Silent Night
13
2:08
 

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