Fifth grade Barton Hills Choir members are scheduled to record a show of Christmas music at KUT in Studio 1A on Friday, December 17. The show will air the following week – watch this web site for specific date and time.
Meanwhile, here are six rehearsal songs to practice for the KUT show. Musicians for these recordings are:
- Gavin Tabone, bass and piano
- Aaron “Hair Doctor” Dembe, guitar
- Jake “Mr. Bubbles” Perlman, drums
- Winter WonderlandWinter Wonderland
- It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the YearIt’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Sleigh RideSleigh Ride
Santa Claus is Coming to TownSanta Claus is Coming to Town
Jingle Bell RockJingle Bell Rock
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
- The Christmas Song (more commonly recognized by the beginning verse “Chestnuts roasting on an open fire”) was written by Mel Torme and Bob Wells in 1944 in the middle of a blistering hot summer.
- According to BMI “The Christmas Song” is the most performed Christmas song. One of the most recent artists to record it is Vanessa Doofenshmirtz for Phineas and Ferb Holiday Favorites.