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This index presents a selected discography of the best and/or most important Christmas albums, organized by artist name. (Note there's a separate section for various artists albums.) Whenever possible, the listings are accompanied by links to the album art; to a place to buy the album (usually Amazon); and to my review of the album. Admittedly, the list skews heavily towards my preference for all things that rock, roll, swing, and twang. But, nothing's perfect - especially me and my crazy list. Please send additions, submissions, corrections, criticisms, and suggestions via email .

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Page, Patti Christmas
- issued as 10-inch, 8-song EP (Mercury 25109) and two 7-inch, 4-song EP's (3037 and 3038), which were reissued as a double 7-inch set in 1952
1951 image buy  
  Christmas With Patti Page (Mercury 20093)
- includes all of above plus four new songs
1955 image buy  
  Christmas With Patti Page (Columbia)
- new recordings; not the same as above
1965 image buy  
  Christmas With Patti Page
- CD reissue of Mercury LP plus bonus track
1995 image buy  
  Christmas With Patti Page
- CD reissue of Columbia LP
1995 image buy  
  Sweet Sounds Of Christmas 2002 image buy  
  Christmas With Patti Page
- 2013 reissue of classic Mercury LP reissued with bonus tracks; also reissued as MP3 download without bonus tracks
1955 image buy  
Paisley, Brad Christmas
- also available in DVD edition (2009)
2006 image buy  
Pandit, Korla Merry Xmas
- originally Vita Records album issued as 78-rpm boxed set, then as 10-inch LP in 1951; reissued on CD and MP3 by Déjà Vu Records in 2007
1950 image buy  
  Christmas With Korla Pandit
- original Fantasy album
1961 image buy  
  Universal Language of Music, Vol. 5: Christmas Traditionals
- new recordings for Pandit’s own India Records; confusingly reissued several times under different names including "Christmas With Korla Pandit" and "Merry Christmas"
1970 image buy  
  Merry Christmas
- MP3 version of 1950 album with amended cover and title
2009 image buy  
Parachute Winterlove (EP)
- iTunes exclusive
2009 image buy  
Parenthetical Girls

Christmas
- album compiling tracks from four EP releases 2002-2009

2010 image buy  
 

Parenthetical Girls Save Christmas (EP)

2011 image buy  
 

Good Christian Men Rejoice, It's Parenthetical Girls (EP)

2012 image buy  
Paris, Spectra Christmas Ghouls 2010 image buy  
Parker, Graham Christmas Cracker 1994 image buy review
Parton, Dolly Once Upon A Christmas
- with Kenny Rogers; companion to their CBS TV special "A Christmas To Remember"; later editions remove Rogers' two solo tracks but add Parton's 1982 single "Hard Candy Christmas"
1984 image buy  
  Home For Christmas 1990 image buy  
Partridge Family Christmas Card
- original LP packaged with detachable Christmas card
1971 image buy review
  Christmas Card
- Razor & Tie CD reissue with cover similar to later LP pressings
1992 image buy review
  Christmas Card
- budget CD reissue of above
2000 image buy review
Pass, Joe Six-String Santa 1992 image buy  
  Christmas Guitar Dreams
- same as above with new cover & title
2001 image buy  
  Sueno Navideno Con Guitarra
- Spanish language version of above
2003 image buy  
Pastine, Kerry & the Crime Scene It's a Crime Scene Christmas! 2015 image buy  
Patterson, Don Holiday Soul
- with Pat Martino and Billy James
1964 image buy  
Patterson, Rahsaan The Ultimate Gift 2008 image buy  
Paul & Paula Holiday For Teens
- Philips LP; grey market CD version often available through Continental Records
1963 image buy review
Paul, Ellis City Of Silver Dreams
- Boston singer/songwriter; contains a new version of his 2005 single, "Snow In Austin"
2012 image buy  
Paul, Les & Mary Ford Christmas Cheer!
- 7-inch, 4-song Capitol EP; reissued as MP3 download with bonus tracks in 2011
1955 image buy  
Paxton, Tom A Child's Christmas
- originally self-released on Pax Records
- reissued 1992 by Sony Kid's Music
1988 image buy  
  A Child's Christmas
- Laserlight reissue with new cover
1996 image buy  
Pearlfishers A Sunflower For Christmas 2004 image buy  
Pearson, Duke Merry Ole Soul 1969 image buy  
Peek, Dan Caribbean Christmas
- singer for the group America
2000 image buy  
Pendergrass, Teddy This Christmas (I'd Rather Have Love) 1998 image buy  
Pentatonix PTXmas (EP) 2012 image buy  
  That's Christmas To Me 2014 image buy  
  A Pentatonix Christmas 2016 image buy  
Pepper, Jefferson Christmas In Fallujah 2005 image buy  
Perri, Christina A Very Merry Perri Christmas (EP) 2012 image buy  
Perry, Joe Joe Perry's Merry Christmas (EP)
- Aerosmith guitarist
2014 image buy  
Person, Houston Christmas With Houston Person & Friends
- reissued by Savoy Jazz in 2003
1994 image buy  
  Christmas With Houston Person & Etta Jones
- same sessions as above
1997 image buy  
  Together At Christmas
- new sessions with Etta Jones
2000 image buy  
Persuasions You're All I Want For Christmas 1997 image buy  
Peter, Paul, and Mary A Holiday Celebration 1988 image buy  
Peters, Gretchen Northern Lights 2008 image buy  
Peters, Vanessa The Christmas We Hoped For 2011 image buy  
Peterson, Oscar An Oscar Peterson Christmas 1995 image buy  
Petty Booka Christmas Everywhere 2003 image buy  
Pierce, Brenda Kaye Gift Wrapped
- produced by Jerry "Swamp Dogg" Williams
2009 image buy  
Phillips, Sam Cold Dark Night (EP)
- digital EP available only by subscription through her website; title track available through Amazon
2009 image buy  
Philp, Dave The Last Noel
- now deleted; previously released under the name of Philp's band, buy (2007)
2011 image buy  
Pink Martini Joy to The World
- original CD issue being serialized on 10-inch vinyl EP's - part one released 2010, part two in 2011, part three to be released in 2012
2010 image buy  
Platters Christmas With The Platters
- reissued verbatim on CD in 1994
1963 image buy review
  20th Century Masters: Christmas Collection
- same as above with new cover & title
2004 image buy review
  A Classic Christmas
- merely the classiest version of some latter-day recordings reissued Lord-only-knows how many times; they date back at least to 1998, but their origins are murky...
2001 image buy review
  Songs For Christmas
- similar to above
2009 image buy review
  Christmas With The Patters
- Sony budget reissue of widely circulated latter day recordings
2013 image buy review
The Players
Christmas
- presented by Phil Manzanera and Andy MacKay of Roxy Music
1989 image buy  
Point Of Grace A Christmas Story 1999 image buy  
  Winter Wonderland 2005 image buy  
  Tennessee Christmas: A Holiday Collection
- compiled and remixed from above two
2008 image buy  
  Home for The Holidays
- not to be confused with the Hallmark CD recorded with Trisha Yearwood (1997)
2010 image buy  
Polkadot Cadaver From Bethlehem to Oblivion (EP)
- bizarro metal band from Rockville, Maryland
2013 image buy  
Polyphonic Spree Holidaydream: Sounds Of The Holidays, Vol. 1 2012 image buy  
  Holidaydream: Sounds Of The Holidays, Vol. 1
- 2-CD UK special edition of above with two bonus tracks and concert DVD
2013 image buy  
Powers, Michael
Frosty The Bluesman 1996 image buy  
Presley, Elvis Elvis' Christmas Album
- first original RCA holiday LP; first reissued on CD in 1990
1957 image buy review
  Elvis' Christmas Album
- RCA LP reissue with new cover (same artwork as 1958 EP, Christmas With Elvis)
1959 image buy review
  Elvis' Christmas Album
- Camden LP reissue with new cover
1970 image buy review
  The Wonderful World Of Christmas
- second and last original RCA holiday LP; first reissued on CD in 1990; special, limited edition with many bonus tracks sold exclusively through official website (2011)
1971 image buy review
  Elvis' Christmas Album
- Pickwick LP reissue with new cover
1975 image buy review
  Memories Of Christmas
- 8 song compilation including 4 rare tracks
1982 image buy review
  Merry Christmas
- exceedingly rare Japanese and European collection
1984 image buy review
  Christmas Classics
- 9 song compilation
1990 image buy review
  Blue Christmas
- 8 song compilation
1992 image buy review
  If Everyday Was Like Christmas
- 24 song compilation; also available in pop-up special edition
1994 image buy review
  White Christmas
- 25 song compilation
2000 image buy review
  Christmas Peace
- 2 CDs with 40 songs split evenly between Christmas and Gospel
2003 image buy review
  Elvis Christmas
- 23 song compilation
2006 image buy review
  Christmas Duets
- electronically-created posthumous recordings with a variety of female country singers
2008 image buy review
  Songs For Christmas
- budget reissue of his 1957 LP with new artwork
2008 image buy review
  The Classic Christmas Album
- from the Sony/BMG vaults; nice, but pointless considering his other releases
2012 image buy review
  Merry Christmas... Love, Elvis
- Sony budget reissue selected from his two Christmas albums
2013 image buy review
  Ultimate Christmas
- Wal-Mart exclusive two-disc set
2015 image buy review
  Merry Christmas Baby
- new vinyl-only compilation
2016 image buy review
Pretenders Holiday (EP)
- iTunes exclusive download (now deleted)
2008 image buy  
Price, Kelly One Family: A Christmas Album 2001 image buy  
Price, Ray Christmas Album
- Columbia LP; reissued as MP3 download in 2013 and compact disc in 2014
1969 image buy  
  Christmas Album
- CD reissue of above with new cover
1991 image buy  
  Christmas Gift For You 1986 image buy  
Pride, Charley Christmas In My Hometown
- RCA 10-song LP
1970 image buy  
  Happy Christmas Day
- BMG Special Products CD reissue of above with new cover & title
1998 image buy  
  Christmas In My Hometown
- RCA Canada CD reissue above with original title and artwork
1999 image buy  
  Christmas In My Hometown
- Music City Records reissue of 1970 album with three extra tracks; same track listing issued simultaneously by Sony/BMG as MP3 download
2014 image buy  
The Priests Noel
- guest vocals by Shane MacGowan (Pogues)
2010 image buy  
Prine, John John Prine Christmas 1993 image buy review
Prissteens Christmas EP
- digital compilation of rarities 1996-1998, just one Christmas song, though...
2016 image buy  
Proby, P.J. Christmas With P.J. (7-inch EP)
- 3 of 4 tracks on The EP Collection (1996)
1965 image buy  
Puckett, Gary Gary Puckett At Christmas 2000 image buy  
Puppini Sisters Christmas With The Puppini Sisters 2010 image buy  

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