Andrea Bocelli & Natalie Cole – “The Christmas Song”

Andrea Bocelli & Natalie Cole

“The Christmas Song”

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The Christmas Song”  was written in 1945 by Bob Wells and Mel Tormé.

Nat King Cole’s 1961 version is generally regarded as definitive, and in 2004 was the most-loved seasonal song of all time with women aged 30–49, while the original recorded by The Nat King Cole trio and recorded in 1946 was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1974.

We hope you Enjoy this Wonderful rendition of The Christmas Song sung by Nat’s daughter Natalie Cole in duet with the

Wonderful Andrea Bocelli.

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The Christmas Song

Natalie Cole & Andrea Bocelli

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When I was growing up I just couldn’t get enough of this song when my favorite time of the year… Christmas Time came along. It wasn’t until later in life that I realized that one of my favorite singers, Mel Torme as actually the one that had written this song.

And interestingly enough it was Natalie’s dad that was the one that really put his name on this song. Nat King Cole another of my favorites has yet to be out done with regard to his rendition of this song. I can never get enough and now with Andrea and Natalie on this recording I just have more to enjoy.

According to Mel Tormé, the song was written during a blistering hot summer. In an effort to “stay cool by thinking cool”, the most-performed Christmas song was born. 

“I saw a spiral pad on his (Wells’) piano with four lines written in pencil”, Tormé recalled. “They started, ‘Chestnuts roasting…, Jack Frost nipping…, Yuletide carols…, Folks dressed up like Eskimos.’

Bob didn’t think he was writing a song lyric. He said he thought if he could immerse himself in winter he could cool off. Forty minutes later that song was written.

 

We hope you Enjoy this Wonderful rendition of The Christmas Song sung by Nat’s daughter Natalie Cole in duet with the

Wonderful Andrea Bocelli.

 

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