KATE & ANNA McGARRIGLE — THE McGARRIGLE CHRISTMAS HOUR





UK CD: Warner
US CD: Nonesuch 79925
original release date: October 25, 2005


Seven Joys of Mary
4:51
traditional arr. Kate & Anna McGarrigle
Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Rufus & Martha Wainwright, Ruben Mahr, Jane Adams, Jack McKeever, Beth Orton, Emmylou Harris, Lily & Dane Lanken: choir
Tom Mennier: organ
Jody Golick: pennywhistle
Dane Lanken: trumpets
Brad Albetta: percussion
Martha Wainwright: percussion
Joel Zifkin: violin
mixed by: Borza Ghomeshi
date:
Old Waits Carol
2:36
traditional arr. Kate & Anna McGarrigle
Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Rufus & Martha Wainwright, Lily & Dane Lanken: choir
mixed by: Frank Opolko
date:
O Little Town of Bethlehem
3:58
Philip Brooks & Lewis H. Redner
Emmylou Harris: lead vocal
Chaim Tannenbaum: harmony vocal
Patrice Richer: tenor trombone
Michael Wilson: tenor trombone
Trevor Dix: bass trombone
Tom Mennier: piano
Jane, Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Rufus & Martha Wainwright, Chaim Tannenbaum, Danielle Bolduc, Campbell Hendery, Lily, Sylvan & Dane Lanken: choir
mixed by: Pierre Marchand
date:
Il est né/Ça berger
4:35
traditional
Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Martha Wainwright & Lily Lanken: voices
Tom Mennier: piano
John McColgan: drums
Jody Golick: pennywhistle
Kate & Anna McGarrigle: accordions
Joel Zifkin: violin
mixed by: Pierre Marchand
date:
What Are You Doing New Year's Eve
3:02
Frank Loesser
Rufus Wainwright: vocal
Tom Mennier: piano
Joel Zifkin: violin
mixed by: Frank Opolko
date:
Rebel Jesus
4:10
Jackson Browne
Martha Wainwright & Lily Lanken: voices
Tom Mennier: piano
John McColgan: drums
Jody Golick: pennywhistle
Kate McGarrigle: guitar
Anna McGarrigle: accordion
Joel Zifkin: violin
mixed by: Pierre Marchand
date:
Some Children See Him
3:56
Alfred Burt & Wihla Hutson
Rufus & Martha Wainwright: lead vocals
Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Rufus & Martha Wainwright, Lily, Sylvan & Dane Lanken, Danielle Bolduc: choir
Tom Mennier: piano
Jody Golick: tenor sax
Joel Zifkin: violins
mixed by: Pierre Marchand
date:
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
4:07
Martha Wainwright
Martha Wainwright: lead vocal & acoustic guitar
Lily Lanken: backing vocal
Tom Mennier: piano
Andrew Hall: bass
David Mansfield: violin
George Javori: drums & bells
Duke McVinnie: electric guitar
produced by: Nicholas Hill
mixed by:
date:
Counting Stars
3:19
Ian Vincenzo Dow / Kate & Anna McGarrigle
Ian Vincenzo Dow: recicative
Kate McGarrigle: vocal & piano
Anna McGarrigle: vocal & accordion
mixed by: Thorsten Loewe & Greg Prestopino
date:
Spotlight on Christmas
3:23
Rufus Wainwright
Rufus Wainwright: lead vocal, piano, acoustic guitar & bells
Martha Wainwright: backing vocal
Teddy Thompson: backing vocal, electric guitar & bells
Matt Johnson: drums
mixed by: Tom Schick
date:
Wise Men
4:02
Kate & Anna McGarrigle
Kate McGarrigle: vocal & classical guitar
Anna McGarrigle: piano
Jody Golick: pennywhistle
John McColgan: drums
Michel Pépin: bass
Joel Zifkin: guitar
Tom Mennier: synth
Lily Lanken, Martha Wainwright & Anna McGarrigle: choir
mixed by: Frank Opolko
date:
Port Starboard Sox
3:27
Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Pat Donaldson & Dane Lanken
Anna McGarrigle: lead vocal & synth
Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Pat Donaldson: choir
Pierre Marchand: bass, drums & flutes
Eloi Painchaud: guitar
mixed by: Pierre Marchand
date:
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
3:27
traditional
Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Rufus & Martha Wainwright, Lily & Dane Lanken, Tom Mennier, Jordi Rosen, Jody Golick, Joel Zifkin: choir
Kate McGarrigle: guitar
Anna McGarrigle: banjar
John McColgan: drums
Jody Golick: pennywhistle
Joel Zifkin: violin
mixed by: Frank Opolko
date:
Blue Christmas
3:36
Billy Hayes/Jay W. Johnson
Chaim Tannenbaum: lead vocal, guitar & mandolin
Anna McGarrigle: accordion
Jane McGarrigle: piano
Michel Pépin: dobro & "premier" guitar
Lily Lanken: backing vocal
Joel Zifkin: violins
mixed by: Borza Ghomeshi
date:
although the details above are given in the CD insert for each track, details regarding studios and engineers are less precise
recorded at: Maison Radio-Canada, Montréal, QC; Globe Studio, NYC, NY; Studio Frisson, Montréal, QC; Church of the Advent, Montréal, QC; Natural Source Studio, St. Sauveur & Montréal, QC; Monkey-Boy Studio, NYC, NY; Pierre Marchand Studio, Mille-Isles, QC; Sorcerer Sound, NYC, NY; Sound Emporium, Nashville, TN; Le beau coté, Alexandria, ON; Thorsten Laewe's studio, Los Angeles, CA
produced by: Kate & Anna McGarrigle
engineered by: Frank Opolko & Pierre Plante (Maison); Tom Schick (Globe); Michel Pépin & Don Murnahan (Frisson); Rob Heaney (Church|); Borza Ghomeshi & Marc-André Bellefleur (Natural Source); Brad Alberta & Brian Fulk (Monkey-Boy); Pierre Marchand (own studio); Tom Conklin (Sorcerer); Matt Andrews (Emporium); Pat Donaldson (Le beau coté); Thorsten Laewe & Greg Prestopino (TL)

individual songs appear on the following compilations:

Seven Joys Of Mary - "Now Hear This!" CD issued with The Word Magazine #35

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