Posts Tagged ‘Bing Crosby’

Let’s Start The New Year Right

January 1, 2021

“Let’s Start The New Year Right,” written by Irving Berlin, recorded by Bing Crosby, 1942. The track was issued as the flip side of “White Christmas.”

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Mele Kalikimaka

December 27, 2016

“Mele Kalikimaka,” written by Robert Alex Anderson in 1949, recorded by Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters the following year. Honolulu-born Bette Midler has a good version.

Related:

“How to Say ‘Merry Christmas’ in Hawaiian,”TravelToParadise.com

“Santa arrives in Waikiki on canoe,” KHON-TV News

“A very merry, sun-soaked Christmas,” Nikkitha Bakshani, The Week

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Snowbird

January 23, 2016

“Snowbird,” written by Gene MacLellan, performed by Bing Crosby with the Count Basie Orchestra. The version by Anne Murray is a bit better known. The Elvis Presley studio version, arranged by Don Tweedy, features Harold Bradley on “electric sitar.”

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Mele Kalikimaka

December 28, 2015

“Mele Kalikimaka,” written by Robert Alex Anderson in 1949, recorded by Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters the following year. Honolulu-born Bette Midler has a good version:

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A Marshmallow World

December 26, 2015

“A Marshmallow World,” written by Peter DeRose with lyrics by  Carl Sigman, was a big hit for Bing Crosby in 1950. It’s not exactly a Christmas song, but it has been a seasonal winter favorite for 65 years.

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Mele Kalikimaka

December 26, 2014

“Mele Kalikimaka,” written by Robert Alex Anderson in 1949, recorded by Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters the following year. Honolulu-born Bette Midler has a good version:

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Mele Kalikimaka

December 26, 2013

“Mele Kalikimaka,” written by Robert Alex Anderson in 1949, recorded by Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters the following year.

Related:

“How to Say ‘Merry Christmas’ in Hawaiian,” TravelToParadise.com

“Santa arrives in Waikiki on canoe,” KHON-TV News

“A very merry, sun-soaked Christmas,” Nikkitha Bakshani, The Week

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