Dialtone Records Release
Blue Christmas

Various Artists

Blue Christmas

A treasure chest of Christmas classics by legendary and soon-to-be legendary Texas blues and gospel artists. Lucky boys or girls who get this collection under the Christmas tree won't be having a "Blue Christmas" this year. Dialtone's "Blue Christmas" features all new recordings of Christmas classics by both legendary Texas artists like The Bells of Joy as well as cuts by soon-to-be legendary artists like Ernestine Fuller who appears here on her first recording.

Track Listing

  1. I Hear Jingle Bells (Richard Earl)
Play clip for How I Hate To See Christmas (Earnestine Fuller) 2. How I Hate To See Christmas (Earnestine Fuller)
Play clip for Merry Christmas To Everyone (Bells Of Joy) 3. Merry Christmas To Everyone (Bells Of Joy)
  4. Merry Christmas Baby (James Kuykendall)
  5. Silent Night (Clarence Pierce)
  6. Santa Needs Some Lovin’ (Matthew Robinson)
  7. Boogie Woogie Santa (Earnestine Fuller)
  8. Christmas Comes But Once A Year (Richard Earl)
Play clip for Christmas Tears (James Kuykendall) 9. Christmas Tears (James Kuykendall)
  10. Jingle Bells (Clarence Pierce)


Recorded at: Music Lane, Austin, TX, except for * The Musik Faktory, Port Arthur, TX (tracks 1, 8); Engineered by: Lars Goransson, except for * Paul Orta (tracks 1, 8); Mixed at: Top Hat Studio, Austin, TX; Mastered at: Sounds Outrageous, Austin, TX; Graphic Design: Noel Waggener; Photography: Eddie Stout; Produced by: Eddie Stout, Dennis Wall