“The Christmas Song” Performed By The Temptations (1970)

December 7, 2009


Christmas Card 1970

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It is so good to be back at OSML. This will make my recuperation complete!

Of course December means Holiday oldies and since this has been the year of Motown 50 I am,  naturally, closing out the year with holiday tunes sung my Motown artists.

I decided to start out with the Mel  Torme & Robert Wells penned perennial favorite “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting).  What better way to invoke the holiday spirit that this timeless tune.

This version is from the Tempting Temptations’ first holiday collection from 1970 entitled “Christmas Card.”

I selected this song since it is one of the few leads Otis William has had during his tenure as a Temptation and thought you might enjoy hearing it.

Musically Yours,

SonDan Holiday Green #02A805

Updated 12.13.09 Initially I uploaded wrong song version so I changed text to match song. All is well now ;-)

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Filed under:Eighties,Guy Groups,Holiday Music,Mel Torme & Robert Wells,Motown/Gordy,Pop/Holiday,The Christmas Song,The Temptations

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1 Hip Hop Songs February 27, 2011 at 1:07 am

I bookmarked this site. It is what I am looking for, thanks for sharing. :)

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2 SonDan February 27, 2011 at 7:53 pm

Thanks for the positivity fellow music lover. Do tell a friend ;-)

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