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Otis Redding

Merry Christmas Baby

  • Soul
  • Oldies
  • Blues
  • Rock
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  • 1968
  • 2014
  • 1967
  • 2000
  • 1987

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“Merry Christmas Baby” is an R&B Christmas standard written by Lou Baxter and Johnny Moore and originally recorded in 1947 by Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers, featuring singer/pianist Charles Brown. It has been covered by many artists including Chuck Berry, Otis Redding, B.B. King, Elvis Presley, Bruce Springsteen, Christina Aguilera, Melissa Etheridge, and Hanson. A version of this song, recorded by Bonnie Raitt and Charles Brown, is included on the Christmas album A Very Special Christmas 2, released in 1992. Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers was one of the hottest blues attractions on the West Coast when their recording of “Merry Christmas Baby” reached position #3 on Billboards R&B Juke Box chart during the Christmas of 1947. Accompanying guitarist Moore for the recording... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Merry Christmas baby, sure do treat me nice

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