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Rockin Around The Christmas Tree
Song

Rockin Around The Christmas Tree

Brenda Lee
Album:
Merry Christmas from Brenda Lee

Song Meaning and Background of Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree by Brenda Lee


Lee's original version of the song had sold over 15 million copies worldwide by the time of its 50th anniversary in 2008, ranking fourth in terms of digital downloads of any Christmas single. The song's recording by Lee was admitted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2019.


Johnny Marks, the author of "A Holly Jolly Christmas" and "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," wrote "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree." Lee recorded the song at the age of thirteen, despite having an adult voice.


Lyrics of Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree by Brenda Lee


Rockin' around the Christmas tree

At the Christmas party hop

Mistletoe hung where you can see

Every couple tries to stop

 

Rockin' around the Christmas tree

Let the Christmas spirit ring

Later we'll have some pumpkin pie

And we'll do some caroling

 

You will get a sentimental feeling

When you hear

Voices singing let's be jolly

Deck the halls with boughs of holly

 

Rockin' around the Christmas tree

Have a happy holiday

Everyone dancing merrily

In the new old-fashioned way

 

You will get a sentimental feeling

When you hear

Voices singing let's be jolly

Deck the halls with boughs of holly

 

Rockin' around the Christmas tree

Have a happy holiday

Everyone dancing merrily

In the new old fashioned way

Release Date

1958

Songwriter/s

Johnny Marks

Producer/s

Owen Bradley

Label/s

Decca 9-30776

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