Various "A Very Special Christmas" CD (1987)
Details: First CD in the Very Special Christmas series to benefit Special Olympics. Very light wear on CD. Cover insert in very good condition.
Description: "A Very Special Christmas is the first in the A Very Special Christmas series of Christmas-themed compilation albums produced to benefit the Special Olympics. The album was released on October 12, 1987, and production was overseen by Jimmy Iovine for A&M Records. A Very Special Christmas has raised millions of dollars for the Special Olympics. The cover artwork was designed by Keith Haring.
On January 16, 1998, the album was certified quadruple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for shipment of four million copies in the United States.
As of November 2014, A Very Special Christmas is the 19th best-selling Christmas/holiday album in the United States during the SoundScan era of music sales tracking (March 1991 – present), having sold 2,520,000 copies according to SoundScan."
Grade: NM (Cover) / VG+ (CD)
CD TRACK LISTING:
1. The Pointer Sisters - Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
2. Eurythmics - Winter Wonderland
3. Whitney Houston - Do You Hear What I Hear?
4. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band - Merry Christmas Baby
5. The Pretenders - Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
6. John Cougar Mellencamp - I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
7. Sting - Gabriel's Message
8. Run D.M.C. - Christmas In Hollis
9. U2 - Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
10. Madonna - Santa Baby
11. Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band - The Little Drummer Boy
12. Bryan Adams - Run Rudolph Run
13. Bon Jovi - I Wish Everyday Could Be Like Christmas
14. Alison Moyet - The Coventry Carol
15. Stevie Nicks - Silent Night