Kidsongs: We Wish You a Merry Christmas (sometimes known as The Kidsongs Christmas Special) is the fourteenth entry of Kidsongs Music Video Stories released on October 27, 1992.
The Kidsongs Kids
- Christian Buenaventura
- Jahi Chilombo
- Miyoko Chilombo
- Sean Gowers
- Lauren Jackson as Lauren
- Stephanie Koyano
- Michelle Montoya as Jennifer
- Ashley Nation
- Neil Nicholson
- Katie Polk
- Janessa Ray
- Bre Seltzer
- Eric Stretch
- Danny Zavatsky as Justin
- Santa Claus: Don Mincey
- Mrs. Claus: Barbara Logan
- Frosty the Snowman: Rob Grader
- Miss Morgenstern: Mary Bartram
- Lauren's Mom: Ramona Jackson
- Lauren's Dad: Michael Bennett
- Jennifer & Justin's Mom: Judi Stewart
- Jennifer & Justin's Dad: Ed D'Leal
- Mayor: Weston Nathanson
- Policeman: J.R. Patterson
- Choir: Beverly Hills Presbyterian
- Deck the Halls (with Boughs of Holly)
- All I Want for Christmas (is My 2 Front Teeth)
- Silent Night (Instrumental)
- Frosty the Snowman
- Jingle Bells (also used during the end credits)
- Santa, Please Don't Forget Me
- If I Had a Pony for Christmas
- The 12 Days of Christmas
- Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
- Santa Claus is Comin' To Town
- We Wish You a Merry Christmas
- This is one of the 2 videos to have less than 16-28 kids; there are 14 kids in this video. It follows the next format, during Kidsongs: Baby Animal Songs.
- Production for this video took place in 1991.
- The video was taped at Santa Clarita Studios in Santa Clarita, California.
- Some viewers who watched it already call it as "The Kidsongs Christmas Special", due to PBS' programming.
- The soundtrack version released in 1998, has the songs that are in the video put in random and not in the video's order, as in the original 1992 cassette.
- In "All I Want for Christmas (is My Two Front Teeth)", it was Lauren Jackson who led the Kids in the song.
- According to the credits, the falling lord concept is done by Neil as in "The 12 Days of Christmas", the lord tries to leap but falls down and later he tries again the third time.
- This is one of the two videos to have less than 16-28 kids. Another one (Baby Animal Songs) was in 1995, following the same format.
- The song "Silent Night" is heard as an underscore.
- This is the fifth and final Kidsongs video to have a "The End" card after Kidsongs: A Day with the Animals, Kidsongs: A Day at Camp, Kidsongs: Ride the Roller Coaster, and Kidsongs: Very Silly Songs.
- Miss Morgenstern's name literally translates to "morning star" in German.
- Bermina Jackson, Lauren's older sister cameo appeared in this video.
- This is the first particular Kidsongs Christmas video to have 4 songs be put in a TV series.
- In 2020, the album, Kidsongs: Christmas Songs For Kids: Greatest hits was released with 27 songs from the 1998 album and from the digital album Christmas Songs For Kids Vol. 2 (Album).
|Music Video Stories|
|I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing • Good Night, Sleep Tight • Cars, Boats, Trains and Planes • Sing Out, America! • What I Want to Be! • The Wonderful World of Sports • Ride the Roller Coaster • Very Silly Songs • We Wish You a Merry Christmas • Play Along Songs • If We Could Talk to the Animals • Billy Biggle's Favorite Songs|