The Johnny Cash Family Christmas

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The Johnny Cash Family Christmas
Studio album by Johnny Cash
Released November 1972
Recorded 1972
Genre Country
Length 38:20
Label Columbia
Producer Larry Butler
Johnny Cash chronology
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The Johnny Cash Family Christmas
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The Johnny Cash Family Christmas is the 41st overall and second Christmas album by country singer Johnny Cash, released on Columbia Records in 1972). It is his second Christmas album, the first one being the 1963 release entitled The Christmas Spirit. The album includes less original Cash material than its predecessor, and contains narrations and dialogue featuring his family and friends, between tracks. In all, three songs were written or co-written by Cash, while two, "Christmas as I Knew It" and "Silent Night", had been featured on The Christmas Spirit. June Carter Cash, Marshall Grant, Tommy Cash, Harold Reid, Larry Butler, Maybelle Carter, Anita Carter, Carl Perkins, and Lew DeWitt are among those featured on the album.

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Track listing[edit]

  1. Opening Narration (Johnny Cash)
  2. "King of Love" (Harold Reid)
  3. Narration
  4. "Jingle Bells" (James Pierpont)
  5. Narration
  6. "That Christmasy Feeling" (Jimmy Peppers, Tommy Cash)
  7. Narration
  8. "My Merry Christmas Song" (Larry Butler)
  9. Narration
  10. "Merry Christmas Mary" (Larry Lee, Glenn D. Tubb)
  11. Narration
  12. "Christmas Time's a-Comin'" (Tex Logan)
  13. Narration
  14. "Christmas with You" (Johnny Cash)
  15. "Christmas as I Knew It" (June Carter Cash, Jan Howard)
  16. Narration
  17. "When You're Twenty-One" (Carl Perkins)
  18. Narration
  19. "An Old Fashioned Tree" (A. Becker, C. Williams)
  20. Narration
  21. "Silent Night" (Franz Gruber, Josef Mohr)


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