RAY PRICE | THE RAY PRICE CHRISTMAS ALBUM CD (ORIGINAL RECORDING REMASTERED/LIMITED EDITION)

RAY PRICE | THE RAY PRICE CHRISTMAS ALBUM CD (ORIGINAL RECORDING REMASTERED/LIMITED EDITION)

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Ray Price was a rare one indeed. With his legendary musical career spanning over six decades and with hit recordings, both country and pop, he toured the concert circuit well into his mid-eighties delivering the goods Texan style night after night for his millions of fans across the globe. His fortunes carried further into the sixties as he broke even more ground, creating country crossover manna featuring stellar interpretations from outlaw songwriters like Kris Kristofferson with his #1 smash "For The Good Times". During this phenomenal run of top charting country and pop music hits, Ray Price would go on to record one of the more memorable holiday albums of the classic country music era with The Ray Price Christmas Album. The 1969 holiday masterpiece finds the artist at the top of his game. Produced by longtime associate and friend Don Law, The Ray Price Christmas Album is filled with beautifully arranged renditions of holiday classics like his hit version of "Jingle Bells", Harry Simeone's standard "The Little Drummer Boy", and a wonderful reading of Johnny Marks' "I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day". As a pioneer in gospel and spiritual music, the late artist reaches back to some of the finest carols ever recorded with his stunning versions of "O Little Town Of Bethlehem", "O Come, All Ye Faithful" and "It Came Upon The Midnight Clear". This fine album has been out of print for several years, and it is our honor to announce the re-release of The Ray Price Christmas Album on Friday Music. This limited edition compact disc is now impeccably remastered by Joe Reagoso (Elvis Presley/Johnny Cash) and features the original LP artwork not seen in years. Ray Price passed away a week shy of Christmas on December 16, 2013. He left behind years of incredible recordings and memories that his millions of fans will enjoy for decades to come. His legacy continues further now with a revisit to one of the finest holiday albums of all time, The Ray Price Christmas Album. I Heard the Bells On Christmas Day