This Percy Faith
two-fer includes a variety of holiday favorites taken from the 1954 release of Music of Christmas
-- available in mono for the first time on CD -- and the 1958 follow-up, Hallelujah! The Music of Christmas, Vol. 2
, in stereo. The 29 remastered cuts feature traditional Christmas carols such as "It Came Upon the Midnight Clear," "Joy to the World," and "I Saw Three Ships." Also included are three bonus tracks originally released as separate Christmas singles in the '50s. This compilation is perfect background music for relaxing at holiday gatherings.