MARY'S BOY CHILD

Latest update on 11/12/2013

Artist: Harry Belafonte
Author: Jester Hairston
Label: RCA
Year: 1956

Traditional Caribbean Christmas carol arranged by Jester Hairston. First single to sell over a million copies in UK.

Covers:

1956:

Mahalia Jackson [as Mary's Little Boy Chile]

1956:

Four Lads

1962:

Springfields

1963:

Jim Reeves

1964:

Jim Reeves

1965:

Andy Williams

1965:

Jester Hairston

1970:

Rolf Harris

1977:

André Hazes [as Maria's Kind]

1978:

Boney M [n°1 UK]

1990:

Kiri Te Kanawa

1994:

Koen Crucke

2005:

Harry Connick Jr.

2008:

Roger Whittaker [like Boney M in medley with Oh My Lord]

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