The Christmas Song Lyrics

John Denver


publisher: ©OBO APRA/AMCOS
album: Track 12 in album Christmas Like a Lullaby
release date: 1990-12
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length: 4:05
lyricist: Mel Tormé, Robert Wells
composer: Mel Tormé

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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

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, Merry Christmas to you

Track Listing

  • 1 Christmas Like a Lullaby
  • 2 The First Noël
  • 3 Away in a Manger
  • 4 The Children of Bethlehem
  • 5 Jingle Bells
  • 6 White Christmas
  • 7 Marvelous Toy
  • 8 Blue Christmas
  • 9 Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
  • 10 Little Drummer Boy
  • 11 Mary's Little Boy Child
  • 12 The Christmas Song
  • 13 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas