Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, The Musical
Mariah Carey, decked out in crimson, sings with Santa Claus at NBC’s Christmas tree lighting at Rockefeller Center on November 27, 2012 in New York City. Yes, the band are scraping the barrel a bit placing on a complete annual Christmas present, mainly for the purpose of playing this song live.
English church musician W.H. Cummings tailored a theme from Mendelssohn’s choral work Festgesang for the Christmas carol Hark!
You might have heard some Christmas songs enough times to make you need to perforate your eardrums with a candy cane, but many festive pop songs are nice artworks.
This loungey number about being caught in Christmas visitors from husky-voiced housewives’ favourite Chris Rea has had surprisingly lasting enchantment.
Crosby died a couple of weeks after the scene was recorded, but his catalog of Christmas classics lives on.