Friday, December 19, 2008



To all hard working elves in Bloggyland, here's some music to help while hard at work!

A few facts about our favorites:

OLDEST SONGS are "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" and "Winter Wonderland"
(both 1934).

SONGS INTRODUCED IN MOTION PICTURES are "White Christmas" in Holiday Inn (1942); "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" in Meet Me In St. Louis (1944); and "Silver Bells" in The Lemon Drop Kid (1950).

WRITER WITH MOST TOP SONGS is Johnny Marks with three: "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer," "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree," and "A Holly Jolly Christmas."

MOST RECORDED SONG is "White Christmas" with well over 500 versions in dozens of languages.


1. White Christmas - Bing Crosby

2. The Christmas Song-Nat King Cole

3. Silent Night-Stevie Nicks

4. Here Comes Santa Claus-Elvis Presley

5. Winter Wonderland-Kenny & Dolly

6. Jingle Bell Rock-Bobby Helms

7. Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree-Brenda Lee

8. All I Want For Christmas Is You-Mariah Carey

9. Oh Holy Night-Celine Dion

10. We Wish You A Merry Christmas-Enya

11. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas-Judy Garland

12. Jingle Bells-Diana Krall

13. Little Drummer Boy-Frank Sinatra

14. The First Noel-Celtic Woman

15. Carol of Bells


Tammy said...

Merry Christmas my friend!

i beati said...

nice round there . You Christmas cheer spreader.. Loved it all !!!I am feeling lousy and Blogland is literallly saving me - having a contest after Christmas

Mama Zen said...

Very cool! I never realized that Gene Autry didn't actually write Rudoloph!

A. said...

I hope you have had a wonderful Christmas! I have an award for you!

Happy New Year!

Enzie at World Market Portraits said...

What a neat post!