HERC covered the Classic Soft Rock series a few months back but he saved Classic Soft Rock Christmas until today. Time-Life sourced the heavy lifting out to Rhino Special Products division for this 2007 collection of Christmas music performed by some of the more well-known practitioners of the soft rock arts. The least played track on the CD here at The Hideaway is Jon Anderson's take on "Jingle Bells" - it runs barely half a minute and is sung by Jon's then five year old daughter, Jade, who grew up to a recording artist herself.  

  • Step Into Christmas - Elton John [1973]
  • Santa Claus Is Coming To Town - Chicago [1998]
  • White Christmas - America [2002]
  • The Christmas Song - Linda Ronstadt [2000]
  • Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Carly Simon [2002]
  • Jingle Bell Rock - Hall & Oates [1983]
  • Jingle Bells - Jon Anderson [1985]*
  • The Bells Of Christmas - Kenny Loggins [1998]
  • The First Noel - Air Supply [1987]
  • It Doesn't Have To Be That Way - Jim Croce [1973]
  • I Believe In Father Christmas - Greg Lake [1975]
  • A Dream Of Peace At Christmas Time - Christopher Cross [2007]*
  • One Bright Star (This Christmas Night) - Nicolette Larson [1987]
  • Silent Night - B.J. Thomas [1985]
* - not yet on Spotify

HERC's favorite tracks on the disc are the three timeless tracks originally released in the definitive soft rock decade of the 1970s:

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