Trade Ed. HighBridge Audio 2005
CS ISBN 1565119843 $18.95 Two cassettes
CD ISBN 1565119851 $24.95 Two CDs
This compilation is wonderful and occasionally strange. The material, all related to Christmas, is well executed, but the transitions from Lake Wobegon to a blues number, or from an extended radio sketch/fictional ad to "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies" are occasionally odd. However, that is the album's sole weakness, as many beautiful voices visit to share the holiday spirit, and many versions of old favorites give them new life. This blend of humor, sentiment, and seasonal music is a joy to the ear. It's sure to make listeners laugh out loud, tumble into memories, and perhaps even sing along. G.T.B. © AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine [Published: FEB/ MAR 06]
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