released 2015 We Still Call em Records
The Three Kings of Memphis is a holiday tale that is both poignant and perceptive.
A modern retelling of the Magi set in present day Americana.
John Elliott provides a familiar musical setting performing timeless classics on piano and singing them with the passion they deserve.
Chandler’s tale rekindles the fire beneath these tried and true classics and helps them to burn with fresh flames that warm the solstice night.
This is one Compact Disc of music and tale. Runs over fifteen minutes - it is divided into two parts. Each Physical CD will come with a print out of the story as first published by The Oakland Literary Review.
In addition to the featured story "The Three Kings of Memphis" The Cd includes a medley of
"I Can't Help Falling in Love with You,"
"We Three Kings'"
"Oh, Holy Night,"
and "We Shall Over Come."
Arranged, and performed by John Elliott - Piano and Vocals
Written and performed by Chris Chandler Spoken word
I Can't Help Falling in Love with You by Hugo Perretti
Luigi Creatore and George David Weiss
Published by Gladys Music
Licensed through Harry Fox
Oh, Holy Night By Adolphe Adam and Placide Cappeau (Public Domain)
We Three Kings by John Henry Hopkins JR (Public Domain)
We Shall Over Come Traditional (Public Domain)
Amazing Grace by John Newton (Public Domain)