A Holly Rockin’ Christmas #Musical Monday

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Today, I’m singing a medley of two holiday songs that seem to go together. According to Wikipedia, “A Holly Jolly Christmas,” popularized by Burl Ives, was released in November of 1964 and written by Johnny Marks. It was part of the 1964 Rankin/Bass Christmas special, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. It was then featured in Ives’ 1965 album, Have a Holly Jolly Christmas. For the first five years of the 21st century, it was one of the top 25 most-performed songs.

Wikipedia tells us that “Rockin” Around the Christmas Tree” was also written by Johnny Marks. Brenda Lee performed the song when she was only thirteen years old, and it’s featured on her album, Merry Christmas from Brenda Lee. An instrumental version was used in the same Rankin/Bass Christmas special. A fully sung version appeared in the 1999 sequel, Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas…

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Patty L. Fletcher lives in Kingsport Tennessee where she works full time as a Writer with the goal of bridging the great chasm which separates the disAbled from the non-disAbled. And as a Social Media Promotional Assistant. She is the owner and creator of Tell-It-To-The-World Marketing (Author, Blogger Business Assist), and is the published author of two books, Campbell’s Rambles: How a Seeing Eye Dog Retrieved My Life and Bubba Tails From the Puppy Nursery At The Seeing Eye: Volume One. She can also be found in two anthologies which are, December Awethology Light And A Treasure Chest of Children’s Tales. See her latest book, Pathway to Freedom Broken and Healed: How a Seeing Eye Dog Retrieved My Life Second Edition in eBook and Paperback at: https://www.amazon.com/Patty-L.-Fletcher/e/B00Q9I7RWG Find it in various accessible formats: https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/PattyFletcher See her Facebook business page: https://www.facebook.com/tellittotheworld/ Patty loves receiving feedback about her work. So, drop her a line any time at: patty.volunteer1@gmail.com
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2 Responses to A Holly Rockin’ Christmas #Musical Monday

  1. Thank you, Patty, for the reblog. I hope you’re having a great day!

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    • Patty L. Fletcher says:

      Good morning Abbie.

      Yes, so far a great day.

      Working away.

      Patty L. Fletcher

      Self-Published Author and Social Media Promotional Assistant

      Email: patty.volunteer1@gmail.com

      Website: http://www.campbellsworld.wordpress.com/ .

      Food For Thought

      We all are the Light, automatically. So we really don’t have to go too much further than that. We all have a Light within us – it is the Soul; it is that spark of God, of the Divine, that activates our consciousness.

      -John-Roger, DSS

      Source: New Day Herald website

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