This version of the song appears in the album “A Jolly Christmas from Frank Sinatra” originally released by Capitol Records in 1957. “The First Noel” (also written “The First Noël” and “The First Nowell”) is a traditional classical English Christmas carol, most likely from the early modern period, although possibly earlier. What did you think of Frank Sinatra’s version of this classic Christmas carol? Please tell us in the comment section below and remember to sign up for our free newsletter.