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The MSR Records "1975 Christmas Album"
The complete song-poem album, with their "group", The Sisterhood (
at least one of whom, it seems to me, was song-poem legend Bobbi Blake).
"Love Was Born to Guide Us" Download(4MB)
Yes, folks - a 5 1/2-minute-long song-poem.
"Jesus, Our Best Friend" Download(1.7MB)
"Put Melody Back in Music" Download(1.5MB)
"Old Papa Mouse" Download(1.7MB)
The words to "Old Papa Mouse" were written by Margaret Flenory, who went on to write the words to Bobbi Blake's "I Got a Record".
"My Dear Ones"
"Be True" Download(1.6MB)
The words to the next 2 songs were written by Thomas Guygax, who sent in interesting lyrics for the MSR folks to sing.
"Right For" Download(2.2MB)
"During Evening" Download(1.5MB)
"A Happy Day" Download(1.7MB)
The gospel song "Oh, Happy Day" is given a different treatment.
"Tears" Download(2MB)
"With Holy Spirit the Child Was Born" Download(2.1MB)
"Those Elves Have Got to Go" Download(2MB)
"Sixteen Years Together" Download(2.3MB)
"The Christmas Wish" Download(1.7MB)
"The Commandment" Download(2.3MB)
"With Love With Grace" Download(2.8MB)

Ski Shop "Tanner Total Sound Library" 3022, 1976 Download(411KB)

Winterizing Service "Tanner Total Sound Library" 3023, 1976 Download(404KB)

"Tanner Total Sound Library" 3417, 1976
"Everything Under One Roof", "Store with Christmas Spirit" (Now disco music is starting to invade these Christmas production library records), "Shop Our Way", "High Prices Take a Holiday", "We Believe in Christmas" (Yet another "sus4" ending), "Christmas Chest is Open" (Yes, folks - a Joni Mitchell soundalike), "We Wish You a Merry Christmas", "We Specialize in Christmas", "Christmas is Near", "Experience the Joy of Giving"

Tanner "Country and Western" 4208: "Holiday Gifts", 1976
Download(1.9MB, mono)
"Clothing", "Small Appliance (Good King Winceslas)", "Stereo Set", "Toys (We Three Kings)", "Gift Certificates (We Wish You a Merry Christmas)", "Sporting Goods (Jingle Bells)", "Flowers (Joy to the World)", "Radio / TV", "Jewelry", "Cosmetics"

Ski Report From Tanner "Country and Western" 4411, 1976 Download(175KB, mono)

From Tanner "Sounds of Broadcasting" 6041, 1976 Download(5.6MB)
The late-70's was infected with Christmas disco music, and Tanner jumped on the bandwagon with this.
"Disco Christmas I" (using the tune to "12 Days of Christmas"), "Disco Christmas II" ("God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen"), "Disco Christmas III" ("We Three Kings"), "Disco Christmas IV" ("Oh Come All Ye Faithful"), "Seasonal Softness", 8 "Seasonal / MOR - Orchestrated" work parts, "Holiday Memories", "Enchanted Holiday", "Seasonal Chorale I", "Seasonal Chorale II", and "Seasonal Chorale III"

"C. B. Santa Claus" - Richard Gillis, 1976 Download(2.5MB)

Heating Specialist From "Tanner Total Sound Library" 3025, 1977 Download(363KB)

"Tanner Total Sound Library" 3418, 1977
Five more days (Deck the Halls)
Four more days (The First Noel) Download(389KB)
An odd new-age-like arrangement, before new-age was invented!
Three more days (Jingle Bells)
Two more days (Joy to the World) Download(383KB)
One more day (We Wish You a Merry Christmas) Download(364KB)
And now, the rest of the tracks on the record:
"Gifts for Super Guy" (Compare the Tanner Total Sound Library tracks from 1968 to this one, and you'll see how things have changed musically.), "Gift for Lovely Lady" (How come Super Guy gets "gifts", but Lovely Lady only gets "gift"?), "Key to Toyland", "Lay-away Right Away", "Santa Claus Day"

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