Johnny Mathis is a musical phenomenon with a legendary musical career breaking wide open in the mid-fifties. Recording a plethora of hit recordings in pop, soul, adult, jazz and even country genres, he shared his vocal talents for millions of fans with his records, concerts and top rated television shows for over five decades.
With 1959’s Merry Christmas LP, Johnny created one of the most successful holiday top charting hit albums of all time, with this stunning masterpiece. The LP features his stellar interpretations of both popular and inspirational favorites like definitive hit versions of Winter Wonderland and Sleigh Ride, plus impressive readings of The First Noel, Silver Bells and O Holy Night.
The 1959 holiday masterpiece finds the artist at the top of his game. Arrangedand orchestrated by easy listening giant Percy Faith, Merry Christmas is filled with beautifully arranged classics like Johnny’s hit versions of I’ll Be Home for Christmas, Blue Christmas and the wonderful Silent Night, Holy Night.
This fine album has been out of print for decades on vinyl, and it is our honor to announce the first time 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl presentation of Merry Christmas by the legendary Johnny Mathis on Friday Music. This limited edition audiophile masterpiece is now impeccably mastered by Joe Reagoso and also for a very limited time is pressed by R.T.I. on translucent Red Vinyl for the holidays and features the original LP artwork not seen in years, in a first time gatefold presentation.
Walking In A Winter Wonderland…