Saturday, July 25, 2015

The Return Of Christmas In July-Day 24

I told you I'd be back tonight, and here I am!  And I brought a slew of Christmas songs with me, so let's get going.

My favorite track of the past few weeks, and I've listened to quite a few, is this swinging version of I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm by The Clark Sisters With Instrumental Accompaniment By The Ramblers from the LP Swing Again (London (UK) American Series HA-D 2177, Mono, 1958).  I enjoyed it so much that I ripped the entire record.  It's all good swinging stuff.  If you don't like it, you can have your money back!

Up next is The Wintry Day, Descending To Its Close by The Mormon Tabernacle Choir-Richard P. Condie, Director from the album Music And The Spoken Word (Columbia M 33440, Stereo, 1975).  Most of this LP is dedicated to a long-running radio program of the same name and the words spoken there-on, but there's some music, too.

Track three is O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (Veni, Veni, Emmanuel) by Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Choir-Kay Morris, Organist And Director Of Music from With A Voice Of Singing (Mark Custom Records MC-8922, Stereo, 1971).  Nice one, and I've got more to come from this record later on.  Oh, I think I forgot to mention, this choir is out of Falls Church, Virginia.  I usually try to put that in the comment section of the MP3 tags, but I forgot.

Fourth up is Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring by Ethel Smith, which I think is a rerun.  Not sure if I had it in stereo before, but this time I do.  I pulled this from her album Seated One Day At The Organ (Decca DL 78902, Stereo, 1959).

Bringing up the rear tonight is a rerun from another set of sisters, this time The Lennon Sisters-Arranged And Conducted By Jimmie Haskell performing Ave Maria from the LP The Lennon Sisters' Favorites (Dot DLP 25481, Stereo, 1963).  Certainly a good note to end on tonight.

That's all for today.  Hopefully I can catch up tomorrow and then stay current through the end.  But you never know, we'll do the best we can.  Here's your download link, have a good night.

1 comment:

Laurie said...

Wow! The Clark Sisters have a swingin' love to keep them warm (so toasty warm)! Great, great find Ernie!