Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Kitty Wells

Artist: Kitty Wells
LP: Christmas Day with Kitty Wells
Song: "Blue Christmas"
[ listen ]
Song: "Santa's On His Way"
[ listen ]

Though she passed away in the summer of 2012, I'll be spending Christmas day with the "Queen of Country Music" via her 1962 Christmas LP. You can see a list of all the albums Kitty Wells released on the Decca label by clicking here.

[ Kitty Wells: August 30, 1919 — July 16, 2012 ]


Graham Russell said...

Wonderful. Kitty's simple homespun hillbilly rendition of Blue Christmas is sublime.

Ryan said...

Yay! If only my parents listed to THESE carols, instead of the late 90s pop covers. Then maybe I wouldn't mind all the holiday music all the time =)

Ryan said...

Also, I believe the Jordonaiires were often backup for Elvis, right? Hang, on lemme Google it...

Yes! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Jordanaires