Catalog RGM0821
Format CD
Discs 1
Street Date 2018-11-09
• Airing for 14 Years and 431 Episodes from 1959 to 1973, NBC’s TV Western Bonanza Reached an Estimated 400 Million Viewers in 87 Countries
• The Success of the Show Led to Tie-Ins Ranging from Action Figures to Comic Books to Steakhouses to a Lake Tahoe Theme Park
• RCA Joined the Party by Bringing the Cast of Bonanza into the Studio to Record a Couple of Albums That Turned Out to Be Worthy Additions to the Christmas Canon
• Now, Real Gone Music and Second Disc Records Present a Real Yuletide Bonanza with The Complete Christmas on the Ponderosa
• Includes the Newly Remastered 1963 Album Christmas on The Ponderosa Featuring Lorne Greene (Ben Cartwright), Pernell Roberts (Adam Cartwright), Dan Blocker (Hoss Cartwright), and Michael Landon (Little Joe Cartwright) Reprising Their Television Roles for a Merry Family Sing-Along
• Also Includes the Worldwide CD Debut of Lorne Greene’s 1965 seasonal album Have a Happy Holiday
• The Collection Also Boasts Both Sides of Greene’s Rare 1966 Single “Must Be Santa” b/w “One Solitary Life”
• Liner Notes by The Second Disc’s Joe Marchese
• Original Album Art and Added Photos
• Remastered by Mike Piacentini at Battery Studios in New York
Bonanza: Christmas on the Ponderosa
1. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (The Ken Darby Singers)
2. Deck the Halls (Dan Blocker)
3. The New Born King (Pernell Roberts)
4. The First Christmas Trees (Dan Blocker)
5. Oh Fir Tree Dear (Michael Landon)
6. Christmas Is A Comin’ (May God Bless You) (Lorne Greene)
7. O Come All Ye Faithful (Cast of Bonanza with The Ken Darby Singers)
8. Jingle Bells (Dan Blocker/Michael Landon/Pernell Roberts/The Ken Darby Singers)
9. Santa Got Lost in Texas (Michael Landon)
10. Stuck in the Chimney (Lorne Greene)
11. Why We Light Candles on the Christmas
Tree (Lorne Greene)
12. Merry Christmas Neighbor (Dan Blocker/Michael Landon/Pernell Roberts/The Ken Darby Singers)
13. Merry Christmas and Goodnight (Dan Blocker/Michael Landon/Pernell Roberts/The Ken Darby Singers)
Lorne Greene: Have a Happy Holiday
14. ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas
15. The Gift of the Magi
16. Home for the Holidays
17. Jingle Bells
18. Christmas Is A Comin’
19. We Wish You a Merry Christmas
20. The Holy Night
Lorne Greene Bonus Single
21. Must Be Santa
22. One Solitary Life