Xmas

Hark The Herald Angels by Chet Atkins

Hark The Herald Angels by Chet Atkins (1924-2001) Chester Burton Atkins, known as Chet Atkins, was an American guitarist and record producer who, along with Owen Bradley, created the smoother country music style known as the Nashville sound, which expanded country’s appeal to adult pop music fans as well. Among many honors, Atkins received 14 …

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The Little Drummer Boy by KKDavis

The Little Drummer Boy by Katherine Kennicott Davis (1892-1980) “The Little Drummer Boy” (originally known as “Carol of the Drum”) is a popular Christmas song written by the American classical music composer and teacher Katherine Kennicott Davis in 1941. In the lyrics the singer relates how, as a poor young boy, he was summoned by …

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Silent Night by Chet Atkins

Silent Night by Chet Atkins (1924-2001) Chester Burton Atkins, known as Chet Atkins, was an American guitarist and record producer who, along with Owen Bradley, created the smoother country music style known as the Nashville sound, which expanded country’s appeal to adult pop music fans as well. Among many honors, Atkins received 14 Grammy Awards …

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Christmas Memories Wheels by Tommy Emmanuel

Christmas Memories Wheels by Tommy Emmanuel (1955-) William Thomas “Tommy” Emmanuel AM is an Australian guitarist, best known for his complex fingerpicking style, energetic performances and the use of percussive effects on the guitar. In the May 2008 and 2010 issues of Guitar Player Magazine, he was named as “Best Acoustic Guitarist” in their readers’ …

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One Christmas Night by Tommy Emmanuel

One Christmas Night by Tommy Emmanuel (1955-) William Thomas “Tommy” Emmanuel AM is an Australian guitarist, best known for his complex fingerpicking style, energetic performances and the use of percussive effects on the guitar. In the May 2008 and 2010 issues of Guitar Player Magazine, he was named as “Best Acoustic Guitarist” in their readers’ …

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We Wish You A Merry Christmas by Ulli Boegershausen

We Wish You A Merry Christmas by Ulli Bögershausen (1954-) Ulli Bögershausen is a German solo guitarist and guitar teacher. He is internationally known due to touring Japan, USA and Taiwan in 1995 and further authored several educational books for guitar playing. Börgershausen started classical guitar music education at the age of 9. He is …

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Jingle Bells by Ulli Boegershausen

Jingle Bells by Ulli Bögershausen (1954-) Ulli Bögershausen is a German solo guitarist and guitar teacher. He is internationally known due to touring Japan, USA and Taiwan in 1995 and further authored several educational books for guitar playing. Börgershausen started classical guitar music education at the age of 9. He is currently mentoring Sungha Jung, …

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Little Saint Nick by Brian Wilson Mike Love

Little Saint Nick by Brian Wilson Mike Loveby Brian Wilson (1942-) Mike Love (1941-) “Little Saint Nick” is a Christmas song written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love and originally performed by their group The Beach Boys. It was first released as a single in December 1963, reaching number three on the Billboard Christmas charts …

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Grown Up Christmas List by David Foster

Grown Up Christmas List by David Foster (1949-) “Grown-Up Christmas List” (sometimes titled “My Grown-Up Christmas List”) is a Christmas song composed by David Foster (music) and Linda Thompson-Jenner (lyrics),[1] and originally recorded by Foster (with singer Natalie Cole on vocals) for his 1990 non-holiday album River of Love. Though it was also released as …

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Its Beginning to Look Like Christmas by Meredith Willson

Its Beginning to Look Like Christmas by Meredith Willson (1902-1984) Robert Meredith Willson was an American composer, songwriter, conductor and playwright, best known for writing the book, music and lyrics for the hit Broadway musical The Music Man. He wrote three other Broadway musicals, composed symphonies and popular songs, and his film scores were twice …

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