SWEETEST GIFT, The

Latest update on 20/01/2004

Artist: Barn Dance Sweethearts
Author: J.B. Coats
Year: 1942

Martha & James Carson. Author J.B. Coats was a Mississippi school teacher conducting his own quartet in the 1920s. The song first came out in '42 in a songbook for radio entertainers.

Covers:

1947:

Bailey Brothers [early bluegrass version on The Early Days Of Bluegrass Vol. 6 (Rounder)]

1948:

James And Martha [the same as the original]

1949:

Blue Sky Boys

1973:

Hazel & Alice

1975:

Linda Ronstadt [with Emmylou Harris, second voice]

1976:

Charlie Moore

1986:

Seldom Scene [bluegrass live version with Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt]

1987:

Judds [knew it from Hazel & Alice]

1988:

Johnson Mountain Boys

1992:

Erik & Sanne [as Een Stukje Hemel]

1994:

Trisha Yearwood [on Christmas album The Sweetest Gift]

2002:

Dead Ringer Band

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