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Encyclopedia > Another Rock N' Roll Christmas

"Another Rock N' Roll Christmas" is a popular 1984 Christmas song by Gary Glitter. 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The 1995 re-release album cover of White Christmas A Christmas song is a song which is normally sung during the Christmas period, and usually has lyrical content addressing the holiday, the winter season, or both. ... This is an article about the singer who performs as Gary Glitter. ...


The song is about the fun of Christmas and refers to Rock and Roll music throughout, examples being the lyrics "You'll be rocking in your stocking" and "Come on, Rock and Roll for old St. Nick". The song sold very well, hitting the Top 10 in the UK Singles Chart, becoming Glitter's most successful song since 1975. Though he was still touring regularly when the song came out, Glitter has often credited "Another Rock N' Roll Christmas" as a song that gave him a huge resurgence in popularity. A song is a relatively short musical composition for the human voice (possibly accompanied by other musical instruments), which features words (lyrics). ... Christmas is a Christian holiday held on December 25 which celebrates the birth of Jesus. ... Rock and Roll Music is a song written and originally recorded by Chuck Berry which became a hit single in 1957, and was later covered by many artists, notably The Beatles. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ...


The song was included on the album Boys Will Be Boys, issued in 1985 and was reissued many times, both as a single (including a collectors picture disc) and on other albums. An album (from Latin albus white, blank, relating to a blank book in which something can be inserted) is a packaged collection of related things. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... Usual types of gramophone record (phonograph record in U.S. English) are discussed in the main article. ...


The track was one of the most played Christmas songs in the UK for many years and is still played today, though not as heavily, following Glitter's conviction for possessing child pornography. Generally, child pornography is an illegal form of pornography, featuring minors. ...


 
 

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