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Elvis Presley

Blue Christmas

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1957
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  • 1968
  • 1956
  • 1964

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“Blue Christmas” is a Christmas song written by Billy Hayes and Jay W. Johnson. The heart-broken tale of unrequited love during the holidays had long been considered a Christmas staple of country music, having been recorded first by Doye O’Dell in 1948 and popularised by Ernest Tubb the next year. Elvis Presley effectively made “Blue Christmas” a steadfast rock-and-roll holiday classic by recording it in his signature style in 1957. The song has since been recorded by a host of rock and country artists, as well as those of other genres. “Blue Christmas” was a 1960 Hot 100 entry by the Browns (Jim Ed, Bonnie, and Maxine). The song was also featured in the children’s Christmas special, The Year Without a Santa Claus. The song has been covered by artists such as Céline Dion,... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Youll be doin all right, with your christmas of white

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