The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting)

by Jesse Fischer

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Chestnuts roasting on an open fire
Jack Frost nipping at your nose
Yuletide carols being sung by a choir
And folks dressed up like Eskimos

Everybody knows a turkey and some mistletoe
Help to make the season bright
Tiny tots with their eyes all aglow
Will find it hard to sleep tonight

They know that Santa’s on his way
He's loaded lots of toys and goodies on his sleigh
And every mother's child is gonna spy
To see if reindeer really know how to fly

And so, I'm offering this simple phrase
To kids from one to ninety-two
Although it's been said many times, many ways
“Merry Christmas to you”

credits

released December 23, 2016
"The Christmas Song" (1945)
Words and music by Mel Tormé and Bob Wells.

Produced, arranged, performed, engineered, mixed and mastered by Jesse Fischer at Electrik Indigo Sound, Brooklyn, NY.
Assistant engineer: Misha Savage
Video editing: Jesse Fischer
Cover photographer: Ilene Levine

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