Carpenters - Christmas Portrait
Artist: Carpenters

Category: Pop

Name: Christmas Portrait

Size: 1920 mb

Quality: flac, MP3

Carpenters - Christmas Portrait

Label: A&M Records ‎– SP-4726
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, Promo, Stereo, Santa Maria Pressing
Country: US
Date of released: 13 Oct 1978
Category: Pop
Style: Ballad


A1 O Come, O Come Immanuel 0:28
Overture (4:38)
A2.1 Deck The Hall
A2.2 I Saw Three Ships
A2.3 Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
A2.4 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
A2.5 Away In A Manger
A2.6 What Child Is This
A2.7 Carol Of The Bells
A2.8 O Come Al Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles)
A3 Christmas Waltz 2:15
A4 Sleigh Ride 2:39
A5 It's Christmas Time / Sleep Well, Little Children 2:53
A6 Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas 3:55
A7 Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town 1:05
A8 Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire) 3:39
A9 Silent Night 3:19
B1 Jingle Bells 1:10
B2 First Snowfall / Let It Snow 3:35
B3 Carol Of The Bells 1:39
B4 Merry Christmas Darling 3:05
B5 I'll Be Home For Christmas 3:48
B6 Christ Is Born 3:13
B7 Winter Wonderland / Silver Bells / White Christmas 5:31
B8 Ave Maria 2:35

Companies, etc.

  • Mastered At – Sheffield Lab Matrix – Δ23794
  • Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Santa Maria


  • Arranged By, Conductor – Billy May (tracks: A4, A6, A8, B5, B7), Peter Knight (tracks: A2, A3, A5, A7, A9 to B3, B6, B8), Richard Carpenter (tracks: A1, B4)
  • Bass – Joe Osborn
  • Drums – Cubby O'Brien, Ron Tutt
  • Engineer – Dave Iveland*, Ray Gerhardt, Roger Young
  • Guitar – Bob Bain, Tommy Tedesco, Tony Peluso
  • Harp – Dorothy Remsen, Gayle Levant
  • Keyboards – Pete Jolly, Richard Carpenter
  • Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
  • Oboe – Earl Dumler, John Ellis
  • Producer – Richard Carpenter
  • Producer [Associate] – Karen Carpenter
  • Tenor Saxophone – Bob Messenger
  • Vocals – Karen Carpenter, Richard Carpenter, Tom Bahler Chorale


Promotional copy not for sale

“1S” etched in Side B runout denotes a Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Santa Maria, CA pressing.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): SP-5189
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): SP-5190
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A etched): A&M SP5189-M7 IWT SM Δ23794
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B etched): A&M SP5190-S1 A3 1S
  • Pressing Plant ID (Etched in Side B runout): 1S

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SP-3210, SP-4726, R 134732 Carpenters Christmas Portrait ‎(LP, Album, Club, RE, RCA) A&M Records, A&M Records, A&M Records SP-3210, SP-4726, R 134732 US 1982
CDMID 147, 393 173-2 Carpenters Christmas Portrait ‎(CD, Album, RE, S/Edition) A&M Records, A&M Records CDMID 147, 393 173-2 UK 1984
32XB-47 Carpenters Christmas Portrait ‎(CD, Album, S/Edition) A&M Records 32XB-47 Japan 1985
POCM-1503 Carpenters Christmas Portrait ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM, S/Edition) A&M Records POCM-1503 Japan 1992
D25Y3286 Carpenters Christmas Portrait ‎(CD, Album, RE) A&M Records D25Y3286 Japan 1988