Nat King Cole – The Christmas Song (By The Fireside)

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping at your nose, Yuletide carols being sung by a choir, And folks dressed up like Eskimos. Everybody knows a turkey and some mistletoe, Help to make the season bright, Tiny tots with their eyes all a-glow, Will find it hard to sleep tonight. They know that […] Read more »

Christmas Songs Playlist (45 min.)

Song list: Andy Williams – It’s the most wonderful Time of the Year Train – Shake Up Christmas Frank Sinatra – Santa Claus Is Coming to Town Jingle bells , Jingle bells I’m dreaming of a white Christmas Eartha Kitt – Santa Baby Sleigh ride – The voice of Andy Williams We Wish You A […] Read more »

The Little Drummer Boy

“The Little Drummer Boy” (originally known as “Carol of the Drum”) is a popular Christmas song written by the American classical music composer and teacher Katherine Kennicott Davis in 1941. It was recorded in 1955 by the Trapp Family Singers and further popularized by a 1958 recording by the Harry Simeone Chorale. This version was […] Read more »

Bing Crosby – Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire

“The Christmas Song” (commonly subtitled “Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire” or, as it was originally subtitled, “Merry Christmas to You”) is a classic Christmas song written in 1944 by musician, composer, and vocalist Mel Tormé (aka The Velvet Fog), and Bob Wells. According to Tormé, the song was written during a blistering hot summer. […] Read more »

Ella Fitzgerald – Sleigh Ride

Just hear those sleigh bells jingling, ring, ting, tingling, too Come on, it’s lovely weather for a sleigh ride together with you Outside the snow is falling and friends are calling, “Yoo hoo” Come on, it’s lovely weather for a sleigh ride together with you Giddy yap, giddy yap, giddy yap, let’s go, let’s look […] Read more »

Frank Sinatra – Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

“Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” is a song introduced by Judy Garland in the 1944 MGM musical Meet Me in St. Louis. Frank Sinatra later recorded a version with modified lyrics, which has become more common than the original. The song was written by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane. In 2007, ASCAP ranked “Have […] Read more »

Bing Crosby – White Christmas

“White Christmas” is an Irving Berlin song reminiscing about an old-fashioned Christmas setting. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the version sung by Bing Crosby is the best-selling single of all time, with estimated sales in excess of 50 million copies worldwide. Accounts vary as to when and where Berlin wrote the song. […] Read more »