The Christmas Song

 

Written By:  Mel Torme

Written By:  Bob Wells

Arranged By:  Gordon Jenkins

Album Title:  The Sinatra Christmas Album (Capitol)

Label:  Capitol Records

Recorded:  July 17, 1957

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Chestnuts roasting on an open fire

Jack Frost nipping at your nose

Yuletide carols being sung by a choir

And folks dressed up like eskimos

 

Everybody knows some turkey and some mistletoe

Help to make the season bright

Tiny tots with their eyes all aglow

Will find it hard to sleep tonight

 

They know that Santa's on his way

He's loaded lots of toys

And goodies on his sleigh

And every mother's child is gonna spy

To see if reindeer really know how to fly

 

And so, I'm offering this simple phrase

To kids from one to ninety-two

Although its been said

Many times, many ways

Merry Christmas! Merry Christmas! Merry Christmas to.. You!