CASH*JOHNNY CHRISTMAS DVD 1977

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Half a decade after his variety show on ABC ended, Johnny Cash began hosting an annual Christmas special for CBS, bringing a down-home (and frequently more reverent) element to the body of holiday specials made popular by the likes of Andy Williams and Bing Crosby. For his second such special, in 1977, Johnny brought in some of his former Sun Records labelmates to help pay tribute to Elvis Presley, who had died just two months before the shows taping. The program is hardly somber, though, as the set list will attest. Johnny and Junes guests include Roy Clark, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins, and the Statler Brothers. Songs include 1.Christmas Times A Comin-Johnny Cash 2. Darlin Companion-Johnny Cash &amp June Carter Cash 3. This Old House-Johnny Cash &amp the Statler Brothers 4. Blue Christmas- Johnny Cash &amp the Statler Brothers 5. Here Comes Santa Clause-Johnny Cash &amp Roy Clark 6. Frosty The Snow Man- Johnny Cash &amp Roy Clark 7. Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer- Johnny Cash &amp Roy Clark 8. Big River-Johnny Cash 9. Blue Suede Shoes-Carl Perkins 10. Oh, Pretty Woman-Roy Orbison 11. Whole Lotta Shakin Going On-Jerry Lee Lewis 12. White Christmas-Jerry Lee Lewis 13. This Train Is Bound For Glory-Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison 14. Silent Night-Johnny Cash, Family &amp Friends 15. O Little Town Of Bethlehem-June Carter Cash 16. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing- Johnny Cash, Family &amp Friends 17. Children Go Where I Send Thee- Johnny Cash, Family &amp Friends