Posts Tagged ‘seasonal music’

Sleigh Ride

December 30, 2013

“Sleigh Ride” was an orchestral piece by Leroy Anderson until Mitchell Parish wrote the lyrics that turned it into a pop hit. It’s not specifically a Christmas piece, but it dashes through holiday music mixes each winter. This 1963 recording is by The Ronettes, produced by Phil Spector.

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Driving Home For Christmas

December 19, 2013

“Driving Home For Christmas,” written and performed by Chris Rea.  Another version is here. Despite 24 albums and 72 hit singles in the UK, the British artist is not well-known in the USA.

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