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Mary's Little Boy Child (ver. 1) by Hairston Jester - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

  
About the Song
"Mary's Boy Child" is a 1956 Christmas song, written by Jester Hairston. It was first recorded by Harry Belafonte in 1956, for his album An Evening with Belafonte. An edited version was subsequently released as a single on RCA Victor 20-6735 (78rpm) / 47-6735 (45rpm), reaching #1 on the UK charts in 1957. In 1962 the full-length version was added to a reissue of Belafonte's previously-released album To Wish You a Merry Christmas. The song was also recorded by Mahalia Jackson in 1956 but titled as "Mary's Little Boy Child" on Columbia 40777 (78rpm) / 4-40777 (45rpm). Jester Hairston (July 9, 1901 January 18, 2000) was an American composer, songwriter, arranger, choral conductor, and actor. He wrote the Christmas song "Mary's Boy Child". "Mary's Boy Child" is a 1956 Christmas song, written by Jester Hairston. It was first recorded by Harry Belafonte in 1956, for his album An Evening with.    Download this sheet!
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Jester Hairston (July 9, 1901 January 18, 2000) was an American composer, songwriter, arranger, choral conductor, and actor. He wrote the Christmas song "Mary's Boy Child". "Mary's Boy Child" is a 1956 Christmas song, written by Jester Hairston. It was first recorded by Harry Belafonte in 1956, for his album An Evening with Belafonte. An edited version was subsequently released as a single on RCA Victor 20-6735 (78rpm) / 47-6735 (45rpm), reaching #1 on the UK charts in 1957. In 1962 the full-length version was added to a reissue of Belafonte's previously-released album To Wish You a Merry Christmas. The song was also recorded by Mahalia Jackson in 1956 but titled as "Mary's Little Boy Child" on Columbia 40777 (78rpm) / 4-40777 (45rpm).Jester Hairston (July 9, 1901 January 18, 2000) was an American composer, songwriter, arranger, choral conductor, and actor. He wrote the Christmas song "Mary's Boy Child"."Mary's Boy Child" is a 1956 Christmas song, written by Jester Hairston. It was first recorded by Harry Belafonte in 1956, for his album An Evening with Belafonte. An edited version was subsequently released as a single on RCA Victor 20-6735.
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