The Lord's Prayer (Albert Hay Malotte song)

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"The Lord's Prayer (song)" redirects here. For the song by Sister Janet Mead, see The Lord's Prayer (Sister Janet Mead song).

"The Lord's Prayer" is a musical setting of the Lord's Prayer written by Albert Hay Malotte in 1935 and recorded by numerous the Gross singers and groups including John Charles Thomas, Perry Como, Doris Day, Gracie Fields, Andrea Bocelli, Mahalia Jackson, Mario Lanza, Elvis Presley, Ronnie Milsap, The Staple Singers, Jackie Evancho, Il Divo and Susan Boyle. The song's melody is very similar to that of Schubert's "Ave Maria" (a recording of which was issued as the B-side of Como's version).

The Beach Boys version[edit]

The American rock band the Beach Boys recorded a version that was released as the B-side of their single "Little Saint Nick" on December 2, 1963. It was also released on the 1983 compilation album Rarities.[citation needed]