2022-12-IHTSB-December-25 Buddy Clark, Jo Stafford, Bing Crosby…

2022-12-IHTSB-December-25 Buddy Clark, Jo Stafford, Bing Crosby...

Merry Christmas! Today we celebrate the holiday season with favourite songs from recordings made back in the 1940s and 1950s. We are joined by Bing Crosby, the performer perhaps most associated with this time of year, who brings us some lovely Christmas carols and the Irving Berlin classic, “White Christmas”. Buddy Clark takes us to a “Winter Wonderland”, and we visit Christmas in Harlem with Louis Armstrong. We hear Mel Tormé with his own composition, the Christmas song, another seasonal classic. And we listen to Doris Day with her beautiful rendition of “Christmas Story” and Frank Sinatra with another lovely version of “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”.

Happy Holidays, and enjoy some lovely Christmas music!

  1. Buddy Clark 1949 Winter Wonderland 2:37
  2. Bing Crosby 1943 I’ll Be Home for Christmas 2:57
  3. Jo Stafford 1955 ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas 4:14
  4. Louis Armstrong 1953 Christmas Night In Harlem 2:40
  5. Frank Sinatra 1947 Santa Claus Is Coming to Town 2:32
  6. Mel Tormé 1960 The Christmas Song 2:44
  7. Jimmy Dorsey 1950 Dixieland Band from Santa Claus Land 2:46
  8. Bing Crosby 1942 Christmas Carol Medley 6:46
  9. Bing Crosby 1942 O Come All Ye Faithful 3:10
  10. Doris Day 1951 Christmas Story 3:08
  11. Eddie Fisher 1952 You’re All I Want For Christmas 2:43
  12. Dinah Shore 1949 The Merry Christmas Polka 2:37
  13. Frank Sinatra 1957 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas 2:32
  14. Bing Crosby 1942 White Christmas 3:03
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