In the Christmas Spirit

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In the Christmas Spirit
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Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 1966
Recorded1966 at Stax Recording Studio, Memphis
GenreSouthern soul, instrumental rock
Length38:00
LabelStax/Atlantic
ProducerJim Stewart
Booker T. & the M.G.s chronology
And Now!
(1966)
In the Christmas Spirit
(1966)
Hip Hug-Her
(1967)
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In the Christmas Spirit is the fourth album by the R&B/Soul band Booker T. & the M.G.'s, released in November 1966. The album features instrumental versions of traditional Christmas carols and songs.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
  1. "Jingle Bells" (James Lord Pierpont)
  2. "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" (J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie)
  3. "Winter Wonderland" (Felix Bernard, Dick Smith)
  4. "White Christmas" (Irving Berlin)
  5. "The Christmas Song" (Mel Tormé, Robert Wells)
  6. "Silver Bells" (Ray Evans, Jay Livingston)
Side two
  1. "Merry Christmas Baby" (Lou Baxter, Johnny Moore)
  2. "Blue Christmas (Bill Hayes, Jay Johnson)
  3. "Sweet Little Jesus Boy" (Bob MacGimsey)
  4. "Silent Night" (Franz Xaver Gruber, Joseph Mohr)
  5. "We Three Kings" (John Henry Hopkins, Jr.)
  6. "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" (Traditional)

Personnel[edit]

Booker T. & the M.G.s