"The Christmas Song" (commonly subtitled "Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire" or, as it was originally subtitled, "Merry Christmas to You") is a classic Christmas song written in 1945 by Robert Wells and Mel Tormé. According to Tormé, the song was written in July during a blistering hot summer.
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) This arrangement is not difficult although both the melody and the left hand notes do contain numerous incidentals. The chords are no more than two notes, yet the music is beautifully harmonized. The voice range is only one octave and the key of C suites most people.
19/09/2018 · “The Christmas Song” (“Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire”) is a classic Christmas song written in 1945 by Robert Wells and Mel Tormé. The Nat King Cole Trio first recorded the song in 1946. On this page you can find Lyrics, a Sing-along Video and a PDF file with lyrics for Free Download.
Nat King Cole is one of my favorite crooners from the Golden Age of Song. This was a gift to my husband for his Christmas birthday. I also purchased a 33 1/3 rmp record player from amazon.com --- the Nat King Cole record was much better than the record player....fortunately I own an old much used record player which still works.
25/12/2017 · The Story Behind 'The Christmas Song' Mel Tormé famously co-wrote one of the most well-known carols of all time in 1945. His son, James, tells the story of how the song came to be.
An album of timeless holiday classics featuring Nat King Cole’s iconic signature Christmas hit “The Christmas Song.” Also included are “Frosty The Snowman,” “O Little Town Of Bethlehem,” “Joy To The World,” “Silent Night,” and more! Tracklisting: 1. The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire) 2. Deck The Halls 3.