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Al Hirt - The Sound Of Christmas FLAC

Al Hirt - The Sound Of Christmas FLAC Performer: Al Hirt
Title: The Sound Of Christmas
Style: Instrumental, Folk, Gospel, Classical
Label: RCA Victor
# Cat: LSP-3417, LSP 3417
Released: 1965
Country: US
FLAC album: 2013 mb
MP3 album: 2738 mb
Rating: 4.8
Genre: Jazz / World / Folk


1Nutty Jingle Bells
Written-By – Hyman
2Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town
Written-By – Gillespie, Coots
3Ave Maria
Written-By – Schubert
4O Holy Night
Written-By – Adam
5Oh Little Town Of Bethlehem
Written-By – Redner, Brooks
7Silent Night
Written-By – Gruber, Mohr
8Deck The Halls
10Rudolph, The Red Nosed Reindeer
Written-By – Marks
11Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Written-By – Wesley, Mendelssohn
12Good King Wenceslas
13The First Noel
Written-By – Trad.
14I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
Written-By – Connor
15Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)
Written-By – Autry, Melka, Haldeman
16The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You)
Written-By – Torme, Wells
Written-By – Trad.
18O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles)
Written-By – Trad.
19Sleigh Ride
Written-By – Anderson, Parish
20We Wish You A Merry Christmas
21Silver Bells
Written-By – Livingston-Evans
22What Child Is This?
Written-By – Trad.
23We Three Kings Of Orient Are
Written-By – Hopkins
24Joy To The World
Written-By – Handel, Watts
26It Came Upon A Midnight Clear
Written-By – Sears, Willis


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
LPM-3417Al Hirt The Sound Of Christmas ‎(LP, Mono)RCA VictorLPM-3417USA & Canada1965
07863 53417-2, 53417-2Al Hirt The Sound Of Christmas ‎(CD, RE, RM)RCA, RCA07863 53417-2, 53417-2US1992
LSP-3417, LSP 3417Al Hirt The Sound Of Christmas ‎(LP)RCA Victor, RCA VictorLSP-3417, LSP 3417US1965
LSP-3417Al Hirt The Sound Of Christmas ‎(LP)RCA VictorLSP-3417Canada1965
RLY-3417Al Hirt The Sound Of Christmas ‎(CD, RE, Del)Friday MusicRLY-3417US2013


  • Arranged ByDick Hyman (tracks: A1 to A4, A7), Jack Pleis (tracks: A5, A8, B5, B6), Marty Manning (tracks: A6, B1 to B4)
  • ConductorDick Hyman (tracks: A1 to A4, A7), Jack Pleis (tracks: A5, A8, B5, B6), Marty Manning (tracks: A6, B1 to B4)
  • EngineerEd Begley
  • Liner NotesJohn Lissner
  • ProducerJim Foglesong
  • TrumpetAl Hirt
  • VocalsAl Hirt (tracks: A1)


© 1965, Radio Corporation of America

A Hollywood Pressing with variant center labels (typeset) from this U.S. vinyl by same catalog # includes, but certainly not limited to, main artist twice (above spindle).

Recorded in RCA Victor's Studio A, New York City.

Dynagroove recordings are mastered on RCA Magnetic Tape.

Jack Pleis Courtesy of Command Records

1st catalog #: sleeve; 2nd: labels


  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Label): SPRS-5258
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Label): SPRS-5259
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Stamped): SPRS-5258-2S H B1
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Stamped): SPRS-5259-2S H A1
  • Rights Society (A1, A3-7): ASCAP
  • Rights Society (All other selections): BMI
  • Other (Jacket Mfg. Plant #): 3


  • Recorded At – RCA Studio A
  • Mastered At – RCA Studios
  • Pressed By – RCA Records Pressing Plant, Hollywood
  • Copyright (c) – Radio Corporation Of America