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Joan Baez: Noël

On November 21, 1966, “Vanguard” label released “Noël”, the sixth Joan Baez studio album. It was recorded in 1966, and was produced by Maynard Solomon.

Personnel:

  • Joan Baez – vocals, guitar
  • Peter Schickele – arranger, conductor

Track listing:

  1. Come, O Come, Emmanuel – traditional
  2. Coventry Carol – traditional
  3. Good King Wenceslas – traditional
  4. The Little Drummer Boy – Katherine Kennicott Davis, Henry Onorati, Harry Simeone
  5. I Wonder as I Wander – John Jacob Niles
  6. Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella – traditional
  7. Down in Yon Forest – traditional
  8. The Carol of the Birds – traditional
  9. Angels We Have Heard on High – traditional
  10. Ave Maria – Franz Schubert
  11. Mary’s Wandering – traditional
  12. Deck the Halls – traditional
  13. Away in a Manger – James Ramsey Murray
  14. Adeste Fideles – traditional
  15. Cantique de Noël – Adolphe Adam
  16. What Child Is This – traditional
  17. Silent Night – Franz Xaver Gruber

Hep Stars: Jul med Hep Stars

In December 1967, “Olga Records” released “Jul med Hep Stars”, the third Hep Stars album. It was recorded October – November 1967, at “Europafilm Studio” and Gustaf Vasa Church in Stockholm, and was produced by Gert Palmcrantz.

Personnel:

  • Svenne Hedlund – vocals, arranger
  • Janne Frisk – vocals, guitar, arranger
  • Benny Andersson – keyboards, arranger
  • Lennart Hegland – bass, arranger
  • Christer Pettersson – drums, arranger
  • Peter Ottoson – layout

Track listing:

  1. Nu Är Det Jul Igen – traditional
  2. Christmas Today – Lars Berghagen
  3. Alla Sover Utom Jag – Berndt Ost, Lars Berghagen
  4. White Christmas – Irving Berlin
  5. Johanssons Boogie-Woogie Vals – Povel Ramel
  6. Jingle Bells – James Lord Pierpont
  7. Hej Tomtegubbar – traditional
  8. Christmas on My Mind – Berry Bjärenäs
  9. The Boy That Old Santa Forgot – Kurt Foss, Reidar Bøe, Svenne Hedlund
  10. Gläns Över Sjö Och Strand – Alice Tegnér, Viktor Rydberg
  11. Nu Tändas Tusen Juleljus – Emmy Köhler
  12. Stilla Natt – Franz Xaver Gruber, Edvard Evers
  13. Dotter Sion – Georg Friedrich Händel

On December 3, 2007.

On December 3, 2007, “Lime Records” label released “Chris Squire’s Swiss Choir”, the second and last Chris Squire album. It was recorded September – October 2007, and was produced by Chris Squire, Gerard Johnson and Alan White.

Personnel:

  • Chris Squire – vocals, bass guitar, arranger
  • Steve Hackett– guitars, acoustic guitars
  • Gerard Johnson– keyboards, arranger
  • Jeremy Stacey– drums
  • English Baroque Choir– chorus
  • Jeremy Jackman– vocals, musical direction
  • Amy George – soprano voice
  • Laura Macara – vocals
  • Alan White– drums, piano, keyboards, backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Adam Lay Ybounden – traditional
  2. I Saw Three Ships – traditional
  3. O come, O come, Emmanuel – traditional
  4. Silent Night/Night of Silence – Franz Xaver Gruber, Joseph Mohr
  5. Ding Dong Merrily on High – Thoinot Arbeau, George Ratcliffe Woodward
  6. The Three Kings – Peter Cornelius
  7. Sans Day Carol – traditional
  8. Personent hodie – traditional
  9. Sussex Carol – traditional
  10. Gaudete – traditional
  11. In the Bleak Midwinter – traditional
  12. Past Three O’Clock – traditional
  13. Run With the Fox – Chris Squire, Alan White, Peter Sinfield