O Little Town of Bethlehem (traditional carol sung in the US to the tune of "St. Louis", cf. the version commonly sung to the hymn tune "Forest Green" in the UK)

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Annotation

This version was composed by Lewis Redner and is most commonly known in the US. The name of the tune is called "St Louis". This differs from the version which follows the tune called "Forest Green".

Annotation last modified on 2013-07-19 15:20 UTC.

Relationships

lyricist:Phillips Brooks (in 1868)
composer:Lewis Henry Redner (in 1868)
Wikipedia:en: O Little Town of Bethlehem [info]
Wikidata:Q96278390 [info]
referred to in medleys:Christmas Medley (Bing Crosby version) (order: 3)
Medley: Deck the Halls With Boughs of Holly / Away in a Manger / O Little Town of Bethlehem / The First Noel (order: 3)
Noëls pour cordes (order: 8)
later translated versions:Oi Betlehem, sä pienoinen
Tu mazā, klusā Betlēme (Latvian version of "O Little Town of Bethlehem")
later versions:Forest Green (lyrics of "O Little Town of Bethlehem" set to a different tune, the traditional carol as sung in the UK and in the Episcopal church in the US)
Little Town (Cliff Richard carol -- the traditional words set to new music)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Kenneth Jennings arrangement)
O' Little Town of Bethlehem (Bob Dylan arrangement)
is based on:St. Louis (hymn tune)
is the basis for:Grandma's Christmas Card
Paraphrase on ‘O Little Town of Bethlehem’
Suite on Famous Christmas Carols: V. O Little Town of Bethlehem
arrangements:O Little Town of Bethlehem (Culloton arrangement)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Gordon Jenkins arr.)

Recordings

DateTitleAttributesArtistLength
recordings
1947-12-28O Little Town of BethlehemFrank Sinatra3:06
1947-12-28O Little Town of BethlehemFrank Sinatra with Axel Stordahl & His Orchestra3:04
1947-12-28O Little Town of Bethlehem (1947 original studio master)coverFrank Sinatra3:06
1957-09-05 – 1957-09-07O Little Town of BethlehemcoverElvis Presley2:36
1957-09-07Oh Little Town of BethlehemcoverElvis Presley2:36
1957Adeste Fideles / Joy to the World / O Little Town of BethlehemmedleyThe Jack Halloran Singers4:12
1957O Little Town of BethlehemThe Jack Halloran Singers?:??
1972-12-28Oh Little Town Of BethlehemliveOld St. Mary's Choir?:??
1991-06 – 1991-08O Little Town of BethlehemJohnny Cash3:42
1992-09O Little Town of BethleheminstrumentalAndré Gagnon3:58
2001-01O Little Town of BethleheminstrumentalEddie Higgins Trio4:44
2002-01O Little Town of BethlehemDale Warland Singers4:12
2002-03 – 2002-04O Little Town of BethlehemCrash Test Dummies4:13
2003O Little Town of BethlehemAntti Sarpila3:15
Joy to the World / Angels We Have Heard on High / O Come, O Come Emmanuel / God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen / We Three Kings / O Little Town of Bethlehem / Carol of the Bells / Wassail SongmedleyRobert Shaw Chorale10:02
Little Town of Bethlehemcover and instrumentalThe Moog Machine1:57
Little Town of BethlehemSawyer Brown3:14
Little Town of BethlehemDoug Munro and La Pompe Attack with Ken Peplowski, Cyrille-Aimée Daudel, Howie Bujese, Ernie Pugliese & Michael Goetz4:11
Medley: O Little Town of Bethlehem / Away in a MangermedleyKatharine McPhee3:20
Medley: O, Little Town of Bethlehem / Joy to the World / White ChristmasmedleyFrank Sinatra5:16
Medley: The Joys of Christmas / O Little Town of Bethlehem / Deck the Halls / The First NoelmedleyHarry Belafonte5:25
Medley: We Three Kings of Orient Are / O Little Town of BethlehemmedleyElla Fitzgerald3:37
Medley: We Three Kings of Orient Are / O Little Town of BethlehemmedleyElla Fitzgerald3:38
Midnight Clear / Away in a Manger / Bethlehem / RudolphmedleyBing Crosby & Frank Sinatra6:59
O Little Towhn of BethlehemAllen Vizzutti4:31
O Little Town of BethlahemcoverPoint of Grace with The London Symphony Orchestra4:26
O Little Town of BethlehemcoverElvis Presley2:40
O Little Town of BethlehemElvis Presley2:37
O Little Town of BethlehemcoverElvis Presley with Karen Fairchild & Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town2:39
O Little Town of BethlehemElvis Presley2:36
O Little Town of BethlehemElvis Presley2:37
O Little Town of BethlehemElvis Presley2:38
O Little Town of BethlehemcoverElvis Presley2:36
O Little Town of BethlehemcoverElvis Presley with Karen Fairchild & Kimberly Schlapman2:39
O Little Town of BethlehemcoverElvis Presley2:37
O Little Town of BethlehemElvis Presley2:39
O Little Town of BethlehemElvis Presley2:38
O Little Town of BethlehemElvis Presley2:40
O Little Town of BethlehemThe Morriston Orpheus Choir3:04
O Little Town of BethlehemRichard Crooks, Clarence Dickinson3:07
O Little Town of BethlehemJohn McDermott4:05
O Little Town of BethleheminstrumentalChris Botti3:10
O Little Town of BethleheminstrumentalRick Wakeman4:13
O Little Town of BethlehemSt. Kilian Boy Choir, Phyllis Curtin, André Kostelanetz & His Orchestra2:08
O Little Town of BethlehemHarlow Chorus?:??
O Little Town of BethlehemSarah McLachlan3:51
O Little Town of BethlehemRoyal Philharmonic Orchestra4:22
O Little Town of BethlehemCedarmont Kids2:35
O Little Town of BethleheminstrumentalBugge Wesseltoft4:54
O Little Town of BethlehemcoverJennifer Warnes3:45
O Little Town of BethlehemFrank Sinatra3:10
O Little Town of BethlehemFrank Sinatra3:11
O Little Town of BethlehemDick Haymes2:19
O Little Town of BethlehemKate Smith?:??
O Little Town of BethlehemElvis Presley2:37
O Little Town of BethlehemSister Rosetta Tharpe2:24
O Little Town of BethlehemTony Bennett and the London Symphony Orchestra3:18
O Little Town of BethlehemFrank Sinatra1:38
O Little Town of BethlehemliveBelle and Sebastian3:51
O Little Town of BethlehemMahalia Jackson2:33
O Little Town of BethlehemMahalia Jackson3:56
O Little Town of BethlehemVal Doonican2:55
O Little Town of BethleheminstrumentalButch Baldassari2:48
O Little Town of BethlehemFrank Sinatra3:05
O Little Town of BethlehemcoverElvis Presley2:37
O Little Town of BethlehemFrank Sinatra2:04
O Little Town of BethlehemFrank Sinatra2:07
O Little Town of BethlehemFrank Sinatra3:07
O Little Town of BethlehemFrank Sinatra2:33
O Little Town of BethlehemcoverRick Wakeman6:06
O Little Town of BethlehemOslo Domkor4:16
O Little Town of BethlehemBournemouth Symphony Chorus5:48
O Little Town of BethlehemConnie Francis3:01
O Little Town of BethleheminstrumentalEllis Marsalis2:11
O Little Town of BethlehemFrank Sinatra3:06
O Little Town of BethleheminstrumentalTaylor Davis1:59
O Little Town of BethlehemcoverAnne Murray3:11
O Little Town of BethlehemJohnny Adams4:25
O Little Town of BethleheminstrumentalLondon Festival Orchestra, Gordon Langford4:05
O Little Town of BethlehemFrank Sinatra?:??
O Little Town of BethlehemFrank Sinatra3:06
O Little Town of BethleheminstrumentalVirgil Fox2:48
O Little Town of BethlehemJean Allister, John McCarthy Chorus, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Peter Knight4:21
O Little Town of BethlehemMario Lanza3:09
O Little Town of BethlehemSergio Franchi2:46
O Little Town of BethlehemAntti Sarpila Swing Band3:19
O Little Town of BethleheminstrumentalCaribbean Steel Drum Ensemble1:13
O Little Town of BethlehemJohnny Cash3:41
O Little Town of BethlehemJohnny Cash3:41
O Little Town of BethlehemJohnny Cash3:29
O Little Town of BethlehemAlabama3:12
O Little Town of BethlehemDick Haymes2:20
O Little Town of BethlehemCSU Stanislaus Chamber Singers 20112:31
O Little Town of BethlehemGöteborgsMusiken, Jerker Johansson3:18
O Little Town of BethlehemJoni James2:47
O Little Town of BethlehemliveAntti Sarpila Swing Band3:37
O Little Town of BethlehemJackie Evancho4:01
O Little Town of Bethlehem[unknown]3:36
O Little Town of BethlehemKeely Smith2:11
O Little Town of BethlehemLewis Henry Redner2:37
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