December 13, 2016
It's A Doo Wop Christmas!
Just in case you couldn't figure it out from the headline, my 2016 Christmas compilation consists entirely of some famous, some not so famous, and some obscure doo wop Christmas songs performed by some famous, some not so famous, and some obscure doo wop groups.
A Christmas Long Ago 'Jingle Jingle' - Echelons
A Christmas Prayer - Penguins
All I Want For Christmas - Larks
All I Want For Christmas Is You - Santa's Doo Wop Helpers - Larry Chance, Johnny Maestro, Bobby Jay And Joel Katz
Christmas Of Love - Little Isidore And The Inquisitors
Christmas Plea - Dynamics
Christmas Serenade - Johnny Maestro And The Brooklyn Bridge
Christmas Tears Will Fall - Rocky Sharpe And The Replays
Gone On Christmas Eve - Frankie And The Fashions
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas - Johnny Maestro And The Brooklyn Bridge
I Remember Christmas - Drifters Featuring Johnny Moore 1964
I'll Be Home For Christmas - Larry Chance And The Earls
It's Christmas Once Again - Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers With Hugo Peretti And His Orchestra
It's Christmas Time - Five Keys
'It's Gonna Be A' Lonely Christmas - Sonny Till And The Orioles
Just A Lonely Christmas - Moonglows With The Red Holloway Orchestra
Little Bitty Snow Flake - Denise And The Double Dates
Merry Christmas Baby - Poets
Merry Christmas Baby Blue - Echoes
Merry Christmas Darling 'And A Happy New Year' - Uniques, Vocal By Stuffy
My First Christmas With You - Eligibles
Old Fashioned Christmas - Kenny Williams
Please Come Home For Christmas - Uniques
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer - Cadillacs With The Jesse Powell Orchestra
Silent Night - Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers
The Christmas Tree - Episodes
White Christmas - Statues
Winter Wonderland - Regals
O Holy Night!
Be sure to check out Kenny Baker, a long forgotten tenor who appeared regularly on the Jack Benny Program in the 1930's, singing O Holy Night in The red meat Jukebox.
He is great!!
The Carpenters follow Mr. Baker with Merry Christmas, Darling. Karen Carpenter had the voice of an angel.
Merry Christmas everyone!