Okay..album identified, and a copy found via GEMM and purchased by the
requester. Thanks to all who helped!
David Lennick wrote:
> This appeared on 78-C. Anyone know the album? dl
> I'm looking for a 33 rpm LP I bought about 25 years ago, while living in
> Los Angeles. It was a Christmas album called something like Christmas
> With the Stars. There are several other LP's (and now CD's) out there
> with the same title, though they're not the one I'm looking for.
> The LP I'm looking for has several recordings on it that are,
> apparently, nowhere to be found in print and I've tried. Among them are
> Il Est Ne, Le Divin Enfant by the French singer Edith Piaf; O Holy Night
> by Robert Merrill (made before a live audience during WW II, I think); O
> Come All Ye Faithful by Judy Garland: and a song called Isn't It a Shame
> that Christmas Comes But Once a Year by Jimmy Durante.
> I'd have thought that everything Edith Piaf, Robert Merrill and Judy
> Garland (three of the most famous singers of the last 100 years) had
> ever recorded would be available in print somewhere, but apparently not
> so. (The recording of O Holy Night by Merrill with the Royal
> Philharmonic Orchestra, which I have on CD, isn't the same recording and
> isn't as good, imho).
> Does anyone have any ideas as to where I might be able to buy a copy
> of this LP in good or better condition?
> I've been looking for this particular LP off and on for several years
> now, without success.
> Any and all ideas are greatly apprecited.
> Thanks a bunch.