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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 .

Wakely, Jimmy Christmas On The Range
- Capitol 10-inch EP with the Mellomen
1949 image buy  
  Merry Christmas From Jimmy Wakely
- Shasta LP; reissued as CD-R and MP3 by Essential Media Group in 2012
1958 image buy  
  Christmas With Jimmy Wakely
- Dot LP reissue of above
1966 help! buy  
  An Old Fashioned Christmas
- Shasta LP; reissued as MP3 by Essential Media Group in 2010, then as CD-R in 2011; thereafter, these recordings start showing up over and over again as digital albums - caveat emptor...
1975 image buy  
  The Jimmy Wakely Christmas Collection
- Varese CD taken from his 1958 and 1975 LP's; artwork based on 1958 album cover
2000 image buy  
Wakeman, Rick Christmas Variations
- issued on Wakeman's Music Fusion label; reissued as CD-R in 2011
2000 image buy  
  Christmas Variations
- Mascot Records reissue with new cover
2003 image buy  
Walker, Clay Christmas 2002 image buy  
Walker, Jerry Jeff Christmas Gonzo Style 1994 image buy  
Wariner, Steve Christmas Memories 1990 image buy  
  Guitar Christmas
- originally sold through his website
2003 image buy  
Warnes, Jennifer Hallmark Presents The Tradition of Christmas
- with Harry Belafonte, the American Boychoir, and the London Symphony Orchestra
1991 image buy  
Warwick, Dionne My Favorite Time Of The Year 2004 image buy  
  My Favorite Time Of The Year
- same as above reissued on Rhino with new cover
2007 image buy  
Washington, Grover Jr. Breath Of Heaven: A Holiday Collection 1997 image buy  
Washington, Joseph Jr. Merry Christmas To You From Joseph
- obscure soul/funk LP reissued by Numero in 2016; MP3 listed separately
1981 image buy  
Watson, Dale Christmas Time In Texas
- European release with 2-track bonus disc
2000 image buy  
  Christmas Time In Texas
- American release with new cover; originally issued by Koch, reissued by Red River in 2014
2001 image buy  
Wave Benders Surfin' Christmas 1996 image buy  
  Surfin' Christmas: Twelve Yule Tide Classics
- same as above with new cover
2001 image buy  
Weatherstar Christmas Makes the Heart Grow Fonder 2011 image buy  
Weavers We Wish You A Merry Christmas
- eight songs originally released as four-record, 45-rpm Decca album
1951 image buy  
  We Wish You A Merry Christmas
- MCA CD reissue of above with new artwork
1995 image buy  
Weeping Willows Christmas Time Has Come
- Swedish metal band
2014 image buy  
Weezer Christmas With Weezer (EP)
- MP3 download only
2008 image buy  
Weiland, Scott Most Wonderful Time of the Year
- oddly traditional effort from Stone Temple Pilots vocalist; originally scheduled for 2010
2011 image buy  
Weisstronauts I'm Dreaming of the Weisstronauts Christmas 2000 image buy  
Wellington, Rusty Merry Christmas and Happy New Year (EP)
- 4-song, 7-inch Arcade EP split with Jimmy Collett
1965 image buy  
Wellingtons Wellingtons Christmas Cheer (EP)
- Australian power pop band 2008-2013
2013 image buy  
Wells, Kitty Christmas Day With Kitty Wells
- original 12-song Decca LP
1962 image buy  
- budget Mistletoe LP reissue of above with new cover, minus three songs
1977 image buy  
  Christmas With Kitty Wells
- budget Eclipse CD of above, new cover, same nine songs
1994 image buy  
  Christmas Legends
- budget Direct Source CD reissue of above, new cover, same nine songs
2001 image buy  
West, Mae Wild Christmas
- original Dragonet LP
1966 image buy  
  Mae In December
- American Entertainment Industries LP reissue
1980 image buy  
  Christmas Classics
- Master Classics MP3 reissue
2009 image buy  
  Wild Christmas/The Fabulous Mae West
- 2-for-1 Dragonet CD paired with 1955 Decca album
2011 image buy  
Whalum, Kirk The Christmas Message 2001 image buy  
Whirling Dervishes Grinch E.P.
- two new songs plus four songs released first as Wish It Would Snow (1992) and then Grinch (1994)
1995 image buy  
Whiskeybelles Nothin' Says Christmas Like Whiskey
- Milwaukee female country vocal trio; CD available through band's website
2013 image buy  
Whispers Happy Holidays To You
- 2002 Unidisc CD reissue of original Solar LP with caroling cover
1979 image buy  
  Happy Holidays To You
- 1989 Sony CD reissue of Solar LP reissue with wrapping paper cover
1987 image buy  
  Happy Holidays To You
- Capitol CD reissue with gift bag cover
1996 image buy  
  Happy Holidays To You
- Castle CD reissue paired with breakthrough 1980 self-titled album
2002 image buy  
  Christmas Moments 1994 image buy  
White, Brooke iTunes Exclusive Holiday EP
- indie folk/pop singer and former American Idol contestant
2009 image buy  
  White Christmas 2012 image buy  
Whitman, Slim Christmas Album
- original Imperial LP reissued on CD by Capitol 1990
1969 image buy  
  Christmas With Slim Whitman
- original Cleveland International LP
1980 image buy  
  I'll Be Home For Christmas
- Epic/Cleveland International LP
1981 image buy  
  I'll Be Home For Christmas
- Sony reissue of above with new artwork
1993 image buy  
  Christmas With Slim Whitman
- Sony reissue of above with new cover
1995 image buy  
Why They Came   2012 image buy  
Wilde, Kim Wilde Winter Songbook 2013 image buy  
  Wilde Winter Songbook (deluxe edition)
- includes six bonus tracks and DVD plus amended cover art
2015 image buy  
Williams Brothers Christmas Album
- Barnaby LP featuring Andy Williams
1970 image buy  
Williams, Andy Christmas Album 1963 image buy  
  Christmas Album
- same as above repackaged & remastered; also available in DVD edition (2009)
2004 image buy  
  Merry Christmas 1965 image buy  
  Merry Christmas
- same as above repackaged & remastered
2004 image buy  
  Christmas Present 1974 image buy  
  Christmas Present
- BGO 2-CD reissue of above in tandem with three non-Christmas albums
2017 image buy  
  I Still Believe In Santa Claus 1990 image buy  
  Personal Christmas Collection
- from Columbia Records 1963-1974
1994 image buy  
  The New Andy Williams Christmas Album
- live performance from the Moon River Theatre in Branson, Missouri; first broadcast on PBS in 1993; guests include the Osmond Brothers and Lorrie Morgan
1994 image buy  
  The New Andy Williams Christmas Album
- "collectors edition" of above with amended cover art and same 15 tracks...
2007 image buy  
  Christmas Songs
- 15-track imported budget collection; part of lengthy "Songs for Christmas" series
2004 image buy  
  Christmas With Andy Williams
- culled from his popular annual TV specials
2006 image buy  
  Classic Christmas Album
- Sony/Legacy compilation from prior holiday releases
2013 image buy  
  The Complete Christmas Recordings
- 2-CD set from Real Gone Music; not complete, but rather everything he recorded for Columbia
2013 image buy  
  40 Christmas Classics
- Sony Legacy download-only compilation
2014 image buy  
Williams, Joe That Holiday Feeling 1990 image buy  
Williams, Maurice & the Zodiacs Santa Claus 2004 image buy  
  Christmas With Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs
- MP3 reissue of above with new cover and title
2005 image buy  
  Merry Christmas
- CD/MP3 reissue of above with new cover and title
2010 image buy  
Williams, Vanessa Star Bright 1996 image buy  
  20th Century Masters: Christmas Collection
- above CD with new cover & title
2003 image buy  
  Silver & Gold 2004 image buy  
  20th Century Masters: Christmas Collection Vol. 2
- above CD with new cover & title
2006 image buy  
  Christmas With Vanessa Williams
- reissue of "Silver & Gold" (2004)
2012 image buy  
Willis, Kelly & Robison, Bruce Happy Holidays
- limited local release
2003 image buy  
  Happy Holidays
- Rykodisc reissue of above with new cover and extra tracks
2006 image buy  
Wilson Phillips Christmas In Harmony 2010 image buy  
Anna Wilson Yule Swing!
- all-original set from Nashville-based jazz singer/songwriter
2008 image buy  
Wilson, Brian What I Really Want For Christmas
- reissued as budget CD in 2008
2005 image buy  
Wilson, Carnie Christmas With Carnie 2007 image buy  
Wilson, Carnie & Wendy Hey Santa! 1993 image buy  
Wilson, Gretchen Christmas In My Heart 2013 image buy  
Wilson, Jackie Merry Christmas From Jackie Wilson
- original LP reissued on CD by Rhino, 1991
1963 image buy review
  Merry Christmas From Jackie Wilson
- CD reissue with 1983 Al Green album
1998 image buy review
  Merry Christmas From Jackie Wilson
- CD reissue with Wilson's own 'You Ain't Heard Nothin' Yet' (1961)
1999 image buy review
  Christmas Eve With Jackie Wilson
- 'Merry Christmas' with new cover & title
2000 image buy review
- budget CD with 10 songs from 1963 LP
2002 image buy review
Wilson, Matt Matt Wilson's Christmas Tree-O 2010 image buy  
Wilson, Nancy A Nancy Wilson Christmas 2001 image buy  
Wolanin, Whitney Christmasology
- includes several prior singles
2012 image buy  
Wolff, Michael Christmas Moods
- jazz-leaning pianist with some famous friends including Warren Zevon, Kenny Rankin, and Mark Isham
2003 image buy  
Womack, Bobby Traditions 1999 image buy  
  Christmas Album
- UK version of above with one extra track
2000 image buy  
Womack, Lee Ann The Season For Romance 2002 image buy  
Wonder, Stevie Someday At Christmas
- original LP issue
1967 image buy review
  Someday At Christmas
- LP reissue with new cover
1982 image buy review
  Someday At Christmas
- CD reissue paired with Supremes album
1986 image buy review
  Someday At Christmas
- stand-alone CD reissue
1991 image buy review
  Someday At Christmas
- European CD reissue with new cover
1999 image buy review
  20th Century Masters: Christmas Collection
- remastered version of above with new cover & title plus two extra tracks
2004 image buy review
  Christmas & Hits Duos
- slipcase with 20th Century Masters plus #1's (2007)
2008 image buy review
  Merry Christmas
- European version of "Someday" repackaged in vintage Motown style
2009 image buy review
Wonderland, Carolyn & Forsyth, Guy Fireside Songs For The Soul
- initially sold as CD exclusively through; later sold for download through iTunes
2010 image buy  
Wonderlux Christmas Eve
- colloaboration between producer Brad Benedict and Blue Hawaiians founder Michael Fontana
2016 image buy  
Wright, George Merry Christmas
- Hi-Fi LP, reissued 2008
1956 image buy  
  Christmas Time
- Dot LP, never reissued
1962 image buy  

Wright, Michelle

A Wright Christmas
- way better-than-average modern country featuring Patricia Conroy's original song "I Know Santa's Been Here"
2009 image buy  
Wynette, Tammy

Christmas With Tammy
- original LP issue

1970 image buy  

Christmas With Tammy
- CD reissue, new cover, full track listing

1991 image buy  

Christmas With Tammy Wynette
- CD reissue, new cover, minus two tracks

1998 image buy  

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