Perry Como Sings Merry Christmas Music 1956 LP

Silent Night

Words and Music by Joseph Mohr and Franz Gruber
1st recording 1946 ~
With Organ and Choir conducted by Russ Case
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recording Time 3:50
Recorded August 20, 1946   ~  Matrix No. D6VB-2678 Take 1 - 1A  and 2 - 2A
1946 Lyrics
Single release: RCA-78RPM-20-1970-A ( 1946 )
Single Flip Side: "O Little Town of Bethlehem"
Single reissue: RCA-78RPM-20-1970-A ( 1947 )
Single release: RCA-45RPM 47-2971-A WP161 ( 1949 )
Single Flip Side: "White Christmas"
RCA Gold Standard Series  78/45-RPM-420/447-0810
Single Flip Side: "Adeste Fideles ( O Come, All Ye Faithful )"

Perry Como Sings Merry Christmas Music - 1957 RCA Victor compilation

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Recorded in part 1950 ~ medley "The First Christmas"
Included as part of the medley within Perry's recording of "The First Christmas", believed to have been recorded
at the Manhattan Center, New York City ( not confirmed ). Story adapted by John A. Richards  Recording Time 7:00 ( approx. )
Told and Sung by Perry Como and recorded as Part 1 and Part 2 ~ Perry Como tells the Complete Story of the
First Christmas and Sings beloved Christmas songs With Chorus & Orchestra under the direction of Mitchell Ayres
Single release: RCA Little Nipper Junior Series WY-422 ( 47-0259-A/B ) ( 45-5290-A/B )
Also released single side EYA-19 with flipside "Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town ( with The Satisfiers )" & "Jingle Bells"
Recorded August 15, 1950, Manhattan Center, New York City ( not confirmed )
The Story of the First Christmas ~ Little Nipper JUNIOR Series

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