The Salsoul Orchestra - Christmas Jollies (LP) - Red Vinyl

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Artist: The Salsoul Orchestra
Album: Christmas Jollies
Gatefold: Yes
Released: US, 07 Dec 2018


A1The Little Drummer Boy4:57
A2Sleigh Ride3:03
A3Silent Night1:05
A4Merry Christmas All3:28
A5Christmas Time3:59
A6There's Someone Who's Knocking2:30
B1Christmas Medley12:08
B1aJoy To The World
B1bDeck The Halls
B1cO Come All Ye Faithful
B1dJingle Bells
B1eHark! The Herald Angels Sing
B1fSanta Claus Is Coming To Town
B1gThe Christmas Song
B1hWhite Christmas
B1iRudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
B1jI'll Be Home For Christmas
B1kWinter Wonderland
B1lThe First Noël
B1mWe Wish You A Merry Christmas
B2New Year's Medley6:46
B2aAuld Lang Salsoul
B2bI'm Looking For A Four Leaf Clover
B2cAlabama Jubilee
B2dOh, Dem Golden Slippers
B2eGod Bless America

"Christmas Jollies is the third album released by Vincent Montana Jr. and his first Christmas album. It was recorded and released on Salsoul Records in November 1976. The album includes a few new Christmas tunes, co-written by Vincent Montana Jr. himself, entitled, "There's Someone Who's Knocking" with the children's chorus singing, "Merry Christmas All" with his daughter, Denise Montana, singing the lead and "Christmas Time" with the sweet honeyed-voices of the session girl-group, The Sweethearts of Sigma, that features group members Barbara Ingram, Evette Benton and Carla Benson. This highly successful album also includes disco renditions of "The Little Drummer Boy", "Sleigh Ride" and so on, plus the orchestrated instrumental version of "Silent Night". Side two is semi-instrumental with two different medleys, such as "Christmas Medley" with the family chorus singing and "New Year's Medley" with The Salsoul Singers singing in the background. Christmas Jollies went on to become the best-selling holiday albums of 1976 and 1977." - Wikipedia