Silent Night

Josef Mohr & Franz Xaver Gruber


Recorded in May, 1961 at RCA Victor Studios, Nashville, TN | Produced by Chet Atkins | Initially issued on Christmas With Chet Atkins (LP / 1961 / RCA Victor / LSP-2423) | Also issued as Christmas With Chet Atkins (LP / 19xx / RCA / ANL1-1935) | Transcription not published

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One Response to Silent Night

  1. Jean-Luc says:

    Hi Randy,
    The RCA reissue “Christmas with Chet Atkins” ANL1-1935 was released in 1975.
    Two tunes have been re-recorded by Chet : “Silent Night” and “The First Noël”.
    On the original ’61 LP Chet plays these tunes on a classical nylon string.
    On the ’75 reissue, Chet re-recorded them with his Del Vecchio.
    The 1997 CD reissue BMG/RAZOR RE 2155-2 is the ’75 version.
    The recent CD reissue (november,2011 Mocking Bird records) is the ’61 version.
    Regards, Jean-Luc

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