Ella Fitzgerald's Christmas

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Ella Fitzgerald's Christmas
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Studio album by Ella Fitzgerald
Released November 1967
Recorded July 17–18, 1967
Genre Jazz
Length 27:27
Label Capitol
Producer Dave Dexter, Jr.
Ella Fitzgerald chronology
Brighten the Corner
(1967)
Ella Fitzgerald's Christmas
(1967)
30 by Ella
(1968)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Ella Fitzgerald's Christmas is a 1967 studio album by Ella Fitzgerald. This was her second and last Christmas album. Unlike her previous Christmas album (which was almost completely secular), this album consisted of only religious Christmas songs. It was her second album for Capitol Records, the album charted at #27 on Billboard's Holiday Albums chart. [2]

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For the 1967 LP on Capitol Records; Capitol ST ST 2805; Re-issued in 2000 on CD, Capitol 7243 5 27674 2 7


Side One:

  1. "O Holy Night" (Adolphe Adam, John Sullivan Dwight) – 1:47
  2. "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear" (Edmund Hamilton Sears, Richard Storrs Willis) – 3:21
  3. "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" (Felix Mendelssohn, Charles Wesley) – 1:49
  4. "Away in a Manger" (Traditional) – 2:12
  5. "Joy to the World" (Lowell Mason, Isaac Watts) – 1:40
  6. "The First Noel" (William B. Sandys) – 1:50
  7. "Silent Night" (Franz Xaver Gruber, Joseph Mohr) – 2:52

Side Two:

  1. "O Come All Ye Faithful" (Frederick Oakeley, John Francis Wade) – 2:45
  2. "Sleep, My Little Jesus" – 2:17
  3. "Angels We Have Heard on High" (Traditional) – 1:45
  4. "O Little Town of Bethlehem" (Phillip Brooks, Lewis H. Redner) – 2:10
  5. "We Three Kings" (John Henry Hopkins Jr.) – 2:07
  6. "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" (Traditional) – 1:27

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