A Cherry Cherry Christmas

A Cherry Cherry Christmas

by Neil DiamondNeil Diamond
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Neil Diamond's first two holiday albums were plainly titled The Christmas Album and The Christmas Album, Vol. 2, which gave a pretty good indication of the by-the-book music they contained, just like how the very name of 2009's A Cherry Cherry Christmas is a tip-off that this collection is a decidedly less serious affair, even if it recycles a good chunk of the same recordings that comprised those earlier albums. A Cherry Cherry Christmas keeps a barbershop quartet arrangement of "Deck the Halls," a doo wop "White Christmas," and a swinging "Jingle Bell Rock," but what's notable are the additions: a version of "Cherry Cherry Christmas" that's trumped only by a goofy cover of Adam Sandler's "Chanukah Song."

Product Details

Release Date: 09/25/2015
Label: Cmg
UPC: 0602537832163
catalogNumber: 002076602
Rank: 42884

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Neil Diamond   Primary Artist
Plas Johnson   Tenor Saxophone
Andrew Gold   Acoustic Guitar
Peter Asher   Percussion,Tambourine
Robbie Buchanan   Piano,Keyboards
David Campbell   Conductor,Brass
Alan Estes   Marimbas
Gene Morford   Vocals
Bob Glaub   Bass
Jim Haas   Vocals
Hadley Hockensmith   Guitar
Tom Hensley   Piano,Conductor
Jimmy Johnson   Bass
Jon Joyce   Vocals
Raven Kane   Vocals,Background Vocals
Nathaniel Kunkel   Drums
Alan Lindgren   Piano,Conductor
Bob Magnusson   Bass,Upright Bass
Bob Mann   Guitar
Don Markese   Saxophone,Penny Whistle
Kate Markowitz   Background Vocals
Dean Parks   Guitar
Reinie Press   Bass
Carlos Vega   Drums
Oren Waters   Vocals,Background Vocals
Jerry Whitman   Vocals
Gavyn Wright   Concert Master
Waddy Wachtel   Guitar,Electric Guitar,Soloist
Julia Waters   Vocals,Background Vocals
Walter Whitman   Conductor
Billy Payne   Hammond Organ
Maxine Waters   Vocals,Background Vocals
Mike Fisher   Percussion
Josef Powell   Vocals
Russell Kunkel   Drums
Stephanie Spruell   Background Vocals
M.B. Gordy   Vibes
Donny Gerard   Vocals

Technical Credits

Leroy Anderson   Composer
Irving Berlin   Composer
Neil Diamond   Composer,Producer,Liner Notes,Adaptation
Mel Tormé   Composer
Doug Anderson   Adaptation
Peter Asher   Producer,rhythm arrangement
Felix Bernard   Composer
David Campbell   Arranger,Orchestration,String Arrangements,Adaptation,Choir Arrangement
Tom Hensley   Arranger
Dan Jordan   Adaptation
Alan Lindgren   Arranger
Hugh Martin   Composer
John Newton   Composer
Mitchell Parish   Composer
Robert Wells   Composer
Frank Wolf   Engineer
Adam Sandler   Composer
Bernie Becker   Engineer
Walter Whitman   Arranger,Adaptation
Ralph Blane   Composer
Jim Kline   Adaptation
Pete Neushul   Adaptation
William Walker   Composer
Jim Boothe   Composer
Traditional   Composer
Glen Nakasako   Art Direction
DJ Ashba   Composer,Producer,Instrumentation
Ian Maxtone Graham   Composer
Richard B. Smith   Composer
Joseph Carleton Beal   Composer
Lewis Morton   Composer

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