‘80s Covers of “Silent Night”

What’s up, dudes? Season 3 is almost at an end, but since we’re still in the Christmas Cycle, we’re diving into ‘80s adaptations of “Silent Night!” From Kenny Rogers to Al Green, Boney M to Rainbow Brite, these ‘80s artists made the carol their own with their signature sounds! Julie Andrews? Check. Air Supply? Yep. The Smurfs?! It was the ‘80s after all! So grab your promotional albums, sculpt some clay raisins, and jump into the soothing country and synth sonorities of this episode!

1980 – Silent Night – Johnny Cash
1980 – Silent Night – Starland Vocal Band
1980 – Silent Night – The Yobs
1981 – Silent Night, Holy Night – John Schneider
1981 – Silent Night – Anne Murray
1981 – Stille Nacht/Snow Falls Over the Ground/Hear Ye the Message – Boney M
1982 – Silent Night, Holy Night – Julie Andrews
1982 – Silent Night – Oak Ridge Boys
1983 – Silent Night – Al Green
1983 – Silent Night/Away in a Manger – Raffi
1983 – Silent Night, Holy Night – The Smurfs
1983 – Silent Night – Chet Atkins
1984 – Stille Nacht – Mannheim Steamroller
1984 – Silent Night – John Denver, Aspen Children’s Christmas Choir, Snowmass Dickens Carolers
1984 – Silent Night – Roger Whittaker
1985 – Silent Night – Rainbow Brite & the Color Kids
1987 – Silent Night – Erasure
1987 – Silent Night – Stevie Nicks
1987 – Silent Night – Reba McEntire
1987 – Silent Night – the Judds
1987 – Silent Night – Air Supply
1988 – Silent Night, Jazzy Night – Linda Hornbuckle, Patric Miller
1988 – Silent Night – California Raisins
1988 – Silent Night – Peter Cetera
1988 – Silent Night – Bros
1989 – Silent Night – Michael W Smith
1989 – Silent Night – Ricky van Shelton
1989 – Silent Night – Debby Boone
1989 – Stille Nacht, heilige nacht – The King’s Singers
1989 – Silent Night – Kenny Rogers

 

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Author: Gerry D
Title: ‘80s Covers of “Silent Night”

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