John Legend performs before Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks at University of Phoenix Stadium.

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John Legend Delivers Early Christmas Present

By Bob Diehl

October 26, 2018

(RADIO.COM) - Halloween is still a few days away, but it’s never too early to start thinking about Christmas. John Legend is giving us an early gift with his new album, A Legendary Christmas. The artwork is reminiscent of Bing Crosby’s classic, White Christmas.

The album includes traditional renditions of Christmas classics:
New interpretations of old favorites:

And original songs:


Here’s the complete track listing:

  • What Christmas Means to Me (feat. Stevie Wonder)
  • Silver Bells
  • Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (feat. Esperanza Spalding)
  • No Place Like Home
  • Bring Me Love
  • Merry Christmas Baby / Give Love on Christmas Day
  • Christmas Time Is Here
  • Waiting for Christmas
  • Purple Snowflakes
  • The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)
  • Please Come Home for Christmas
  • Wrap Me Up in Your Love
  • By Christmas Eve
  • Merry Merry Christmas

And here’s where you can hear it live this holiday season:
11/15/2018: Clearwater, FL @ Ruth Eckerd Hall
11/17/2018: Miami Beach, FL @ The Fillmore at The Jackie Gleason Theater
11/20/2018: Atlanta, GA @ Fox Theatre​​
11/23/2018: Atlantic City, NJ @ Borgata Resort Spa and Casino
11/24/2018: Mashantucket, CT @ Grand Theater at Foxwoods​​
11/25/2018: Boston, MA @ Boch Center
11/27/2018: Toronto, ON @ Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
11/28/2018: Oxon Hill, MD @ MGM National Harbor
12/03/2018: New York, NY@ Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden
12/04/2018: Philadelphia, PA @ Metropolitan Opera House
12/06/2018: Detroit, MI @ Fox Theatre​​
12/07/2018: Verona, NY @ Event Center at Turning Stone Resort Casino
12/09/2018: Columbus, OH @ Palace Theatre​​
12/10/2018: Indianapolis, IN @ Murat Theatre at Old National Centre
12/12/2018: Milwaukee, WI @ Riverside Theater
12/13/2018: Chicago, IL @ Civic Opera House
12/15/2018: Denver, CO @ Bellco Theatre​​
12/16/2018: Salt Lake City, UT @ Abravanel Hall
12/18/2018: Seattle, WA @ WaMu Theater
12/19/2018: Portland, OR @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
12/21/2018: Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater
12/23/2018: Los Angeles, CA @ Microsoft Theater
12/29/2018: Costa Mesa, CA @ Segerstrom Center for the Arts
12/30/2018: San Diego, CA @ San Diego Civic Theatre