ADESTE FIDELES

Latest update on 27/11/2017

Artist: unknown chimes player
Author: John Wade/Frederick Oakeley
Label: Berliner
Year: 1899

Englishman John Francis Wade wrote the Latin lyrics and the music (published in 1782). Frederick Oakeley wrote the English lyrics (O Come All Ye Faithful) in 1841. Yuletide classic.

Covers:

1899:

William Hooley [also for Berliner]

1901:

Charles D'Almaine [on Edison]

1904:

Haydn Quartet [also on Edison]

1905:

Peerless Quartet [as O Come, All Ye Faithful]

1905:

Columbia Quartette [same recording as the Peerless Quartet]

1915:

John McCormack & William Reitz [also as Oh, Come All Ye Faithful]

1925:

Associated Glee Clubs of America

1935:

Bing Crosby

1946:

Frank Sinatra

1947:

Beniamino Gigli

1949:

Josef Locke

1960:

Bobby Darin

1962:

Mahalia Jackson

1962:

Everly Brothers

1963:

Nat King Cole

1964:

Al Martino

1966:

Joan Baez

1971:

Elvis Presley

1972:

Sandra & Andres [as Let Us Pray Together]

1980:

Engelbert Humperdinck

1980:

Johnny Cash

1984:

Boney M

1996:

Andrea Bocelli

1997:

André Rieu

2008:

Olivia Newton-John [in fake duet with Elvis]

2009:

Bob Dylan

2009:

Rob Halford [most as O Come All Ye Faithful]

2009:

Gerry Rafferty [in Latin]

2014:

Earth, Wind & Fire

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