I don't know the history of them, maybe later when I get on my laptop I can look around and see what I can find.
Another great place to buy old Christmas albums is at Goodwill stores or other thrift shops, the one by me sells them $.25 an album.
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Here is a thread from another Merry Network forum where the Firestone Christmas Albums were discussed.
Also looks like Susan (She's here too but I forget her username) gave a rather extensive answer at Christmas Movies & Music too! She's the real expert!
On a related note, soprano opera star Risė Stevens, featured on two (I think) of those Firestone Christmas Albums, passed away March 20, 2013 at 99 years of age!
JonD - Thanks for the links! I am in the CM&M group, and Susan did give me a lot of information there. But, I thought I would see what else I could find through this forum as well.
Side note - yesterday our local Half Price Books store was doing a big sale. There were two boxes full of Christmas CDs and books... plus a new "Deep Discount" room in the back. I bought probably 30 records, books and CDs, and spent less than $11! Some of the CDs may be "ehhh," but it's something to add to the collection.
... and I did get two of the Firestone albums!
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