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"Do You Hear What I Hear?" is a Christmas song, with words and music written by Noel Regney and Gloria Shayne in 1962. It was originally recorded by Bing Crosby on Capitol Records on November 22, 1963 (the same day John Kennedy was assassinated) and released a week and a half later on a then-new Christmas album. Over the years, the song has been widely played on the radio. The original version has been available on numerous compilation Christmas albums and compact discs put out by Capitol Records. 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. ... Noel Regney (d. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... Harry Lillis Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor whose career lasted from 1926 until his death in 1977. ... Capitol Records is a major United States-based record label, owned by EMI. // The Capitol Records company was founded by the songwriter Johnny Mercer in 1942, with the financial help of movie producer Buddy DeSylva and the business acumen of Glenn Wallichs, (1910-1971) (owner of Music City, at the... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... There have been several John Kennedys: John F. Kennedy, American president John F. Kennedy, Jr. ...


The song was later covered by many different artists, including Andy Williams, The Carpenters, Gladys Knight, Perry Como, Copeland, Martina McBride, Delta Goodrem, Whitney Houston, Linda Eder, Destiny's Child, and Rosie O' Donnell (with special guest Elmo). There's an instrumental cover by Michael Angelo Batio. In recent years, the original version has become less popular than later covers. Also there are many different versions of the sheet music, including sheet music for piano, guitar, trumpet, and tuba. Andy Williams For other persons named Andrew Williams, see Andrew Williams (disambiguation). ... The Carpenters were a vocal and instrumental duo, consisting of siblings Karen and Richard Carpenter. ... Gladys Maria Knight (born May 28, 1944 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American R&B/soul singer and actress. ... Pierino Ronaldo Perry Como (May 18, 1912 – May 12, 2001) was an Italian American crooner during the latter half of the 20th century. ... Copeland is the name of some places in the world, a family name, etc: Copeland, County Down Copeland (UK Parliament constituency) Copeland, England Copeland, Kansas, United States of America Copeland, Indie rock band Stewart Copeland, drummer for the band The Police Edwin and Herbert Copeland, biologists David Copeland, neo-nazi... Martina McBride (born Martina Mariea Schiff, July 29, 1966 in Sharon, Kansas) is an American Grammy nominated country music singer. ... Delta Lea Goodrem (born November 9, 1984) is a multi-ARIA Award winning Australian singer-songwriter, pianist and Logie Award winning actress. ... Whitney Houston (born on August 9, 1963) is a Grammy and Emmy Award winning American R&B/pop singer, actress, former fashion model, record and movie producer. ... Linda Eder Linda Eder (born February 3, 1961) is a singer and Broadway star who has released several successful albums and has starred in the Broadway show Jekyll & Hyde. ... Destinys Child is a Grammy Award-winning American R&B girl group. ... Rosie ODonnell and wife Kelli Carpenter speaking after their wedding on February 26, 2004 in San Francisco. ... Elmo Elmo is a Muppet on the childrens television show Sesame Street. ... Michael Angelo Batio (IPA: ) is an American heavy metal guitarist from Chicago, Illinois. ...


 
 

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