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Mele Kalikimaka

Music by R. Alex Anderson

Originally Performed by Bette Midler

"Mele Kalikimaka" is a Hawaiian-themed Christmas song written in 1949 by R. Alex Anderson. The song takes its title from the Hawaiian phrase Mele Kalikimaka, meaning "Merry Christmas". One of the earliest recordings of this song was by Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters in 1950 on Decca. It has been covered by many artists and used in several films (including L.A. Confidential, Catch Me If You Can and National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.)

    Release Date: 1949


Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media

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Jeff Sandstrom : Aloha, Christmas : 2-Part : 01 Songbook : 08752524

Jeff Sandstrom : Aloha, Christmas

When Mom and Dad and the kids get to Grandma's Hawaiian home this year, they realize it's a going to be a different kind of Christmas. Unlike before, Grandma is going to the beach, scuba diving, swimming, and skipping! Grandma, or Tutu, as she prefers to be called, has discovered that she has much to offer in life and teaches her family that Christmas is truly special.

Songlist: Aloha Christmas Finale, Be The Lantern, Christmas Is Gonna Be Diff'rent This Year, Christmas Rocks, He Is Born, The Holy Child, Lullaby Of Love, Mele Kalikimaka, There's Gotta Be More

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Voicing: 2-Part | 7436b | Songbook | $7.95


Sally K. Albrecht : Jingle Bell Jukebox . . . The Flip Side! : 2-Part : Songbook : 038081426235  : 00-38151

Sally K. Albrecht : Jingle Bell Jukebox . . . The Flip Side!

This exciting sequel to Alfred Music's popular Jingle Bell Jukebox delivers even more Christmas cheer! All the kids are singing and dancing to this festive collection of holiday hits arranged especially for 2-part singers. Program these favorite holiday songs individually, as a concert set, or as a simply staged 35-minute musical (using the optional soda-shop-setting script). Nine reproducible songs with complete choreography! Recommended for grades three through eight. Products available: Teacher's Handbook (includes reproducibles), Enhanced CD (Accompaniment/Performance tracks plus reproducible PDF files of Student Pages & Cover Art), or price-saving Book & CD Kit. Titles: Jingle Bell Jukebox * Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer * Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town * All I Want Is . . . Nuttin'! * Mele Kalikimaka * Winter Wonderland * Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree * Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas * Welcome Christmas.

Songlist: Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree, Winter Wonderland, Welcome Christmas (from "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"), Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth, Nuttin' for Christmas, Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (Vocal Version), Mele Kalikimaka

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Voicing: 2-Part | 40946b | Songbook | $34.95


Andy Beck : Holiday Hits For Two : Solo : Songbook & CD : 038081468280 : 00-41748

Andy Beck : Holiday Hits For Two

This ultimate anthology of holiday songs from the pop music genre includes eight festive standards presented as duets. Two singers of any voice part will enjoy singing these flexible arrangements with either the stylish piano accompaniments or the fully-orchestrated CD. Perfect for seasonal programs, concerts, productions, and recitals.

Songlist: Believe, I'll Be Home for Christmas, It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, Jingle Bells, The Little Drummer Boy / Peace on Earth, Mele Kalikimaka, Sleigh Ride, Yes, Virginia (There's a Santa Claus)

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Voicing: Solo | 4387b | Songbook & CD | $26.95


Bette Midler  : The Bette Midler Songbook : Solo : Songbook : 884088405960 : 1423481666 : 00307067

Bette Midler : The Bette Midler Songbook

Vocal transcriptions of 25 songs from the Divine Miss M, all in their original keys

Songlist: Bed of Roses, Blueberry Pie, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Chapel of Love, Do You Want To Dance?, Friends, From A Distance, The Gift of Love, The Glory of Love, Hello in There, It's Too Late, Mele Kalikimaka, Midnight in Memphis, Mr. Rockefeller, Pretty Legs (And Great Big Knockers), The Rose, Some People's Lives, Stay With Me, Stuff Like That There, Tenderly, There Is Something Your Heart Has Been Telling Me, Ukulele Lady, When Your Life Was Low, The Wind Beneath My Wings, You're Moving Out Today

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by Bette Midler | 5003b | Songbook | $19.95 | Voice and Piano


Straight No Chaser : I'll Have Another...Christmas Album : 00  1 CD

Straight No Chaser : I'll Have Another...Christmas Album

It was a Christmas song that first made them famous and their tradition of recording great holiday music continues with this excellent releases. Their treatment of both traditional and lesser known carols are a treat and should be in every a cappella fan's library.

Songlist: All I Want for Christmas Is You, Mary, Did You Know?, Feels Like Christmas (Feat. Jana Kramer), Do You Hear What I Hear?, Joy to the World, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Run Run Rudolph, The Greatest Gift of All, Up on the Housetop, Sing We Now of Christmas, Mele Kalikimaka, Christmas Lights, Lully Lullay (Coventry Carol), Winter Wonderland, To Christmas! (The Drinking Song)

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43123c | 1 CD | $17.95


Individual Folios

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Mele Kalikimaka : SATB : Jay Althouse : R. Alex Anderson : Bette Midler :  1 CD : 00-32921 : 038081358291

Jay Althouse : Mele Kalikimaka

Grass skirts and coconuts, anyone? Now your men can get in on the act with this popular Hawaiian Christmas greeting, featured on Bette Midler's album Cool Yule.

Arranger: Jay Althouse | Composer: R. Alex Anderson Performed By: Bette Midler | Country: Hawaii

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.90 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-32921 | Showtrax CD Available


Mele Kalikimaka : SAB : Jay Althouse : R. Alex Anderson : Bette Midler : Sheet Music : 00-32922 : 038081358307

Jay Althouse : Mele Kalikimaka

Grass skirts and coconuts, anyone? Now your men can get in on the act with this popular Hawaiian Christmas greeting, featured on Bette Midleris album Cool Yule.

Arranger: Jay Althouse | Composer: R. Alex Anderson Performed By: Bette Midler | Country: Hawaii

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $1.85 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-32922 | Showtrax CD Available


Mele Kalikimaka : SSA : Jay Althouse : R. Alex Anderson : Bette Midler : Sheet Music : 00-32923 : 038081358314

Jay Althouse : Mele Kalikimaka

Grass skirts and coconuts, anyone? Now your men can get in on the act with this popular Hawaiian Christmas greeting, featured on Bette Midleris album Cool Yule.

Arranger: Jay Althouse | Composer: R. Alex Anderson Performed By: Bette Midler | Country: Hawaii

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.90 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-32923 | Showtrax CD Available


Mele Kalikimaka : 2-Part : Jay Althouse : R. Alex Anderson : Bette Midler : Sheet Music : 00-32924 : 038081358321

Jay Althouse : Mele Kalikimaka

Grass skirts and coconuts, anyone? Now your men can get in on the act with this popular Hawaiian Christmas greeting, featured on Bette Midleris album Cool Yule.

Arranger: Jay Althouse | Composer: R. Alex Anderson Performed By: Bette Midler | Country: Hawaii

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.90 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-32924 | Showtrax CD Available


Mele Kalikimaka : TTBB : Jay Althouse : R. Alex Anderson : Bette Midler : Sheet Music : 00-38005 : 038081424774

Jay Althouse : Mele Kalikimaka

Grass skirts and coconuts, anyone? Now your men can get in on the act with this popular Hawaiian Christmas greeting, featured on Bette Midleris album Cool Yule.

Arranger: Jay Althouse | Composer: R. Alex Anderson Performed By: Bette Midler | Country: Hawaii

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Voicing: TTBB | Sheet Music | $1.90 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-38005 | Showtrax CD Available

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