Wednesday, October 24, 2018

She Was Only 13!

This rocking Christmas song celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2008 with lifetime record sales topping 25 million copies and by becoming  number 4 in downloads of any Christmas song.

You might be surprised to find out that the original artist was only 13 when she recorded this Christmas classic. It was a great crossover song, so it enjoyed time on a number of charts.

The original recording featured Boots Randolph on saxophone and is an instrumental in the background of the 1964 TV hit, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer in the scene where Rudolph meets Fireball at the Reindeer Games. Fireball is a jerk.

The song was released in 1958 and again in 1959, but never achieved any status until 1960 when it peaked at 14 on the Billboard Charts.

While this song has been re-recorded by a number of others, we’re going to enjoy the musical ability of its 13-year-old original artist.

For those who are interested, Brenda Lee, AKA Little Miss Dynamite, had a tremendous early career. 

Now that toes are tapping and dogs are dancing (we discovered that Harry ADORES music, but really loves it when he is being sung to by the guy around here), we will move onto toe tapping  great gift ideas.

Pink Flower Earrings For Her

Solanakai Designs 

Pink Filet Crochet Rose Doily

RSS Designs in Fiber 

Survivor Heart Shape Ribbon

Kevs Krafts 

Handmade Beads Etched Light Pastel Pink Lampwork Glass Silver 260efs

Covergirl Beads 

Satiny Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Scarf

Crafting Memories 1 

I Believe in Unicorns Spun Polyester Square Pillow

Blue Morning Expressions 

Breast Cancer Hope Bracelet


Vintage Thermoset Pink Lucite and Silver Tone Leaf Necklace - Moonglow – 1950's

Butterfly in the Attic 

Pink Agate with Rind Necklace

Shadow Dog Designs 

Circle 1.5 inch Norfolk Island Pine Exotic Wood Earrings


Light Pink Pearl Fuchsia Crystal Earrings

The Singing Beader 

Crocheted Baby Afghan, Crib Size Almond White

Magdalene Knits 

Rose Quartz Necklace

Blonde Peach Jewelry 

Pink Crystal Awareness Earrings

Pretty Gonzo 

Rhodonite and Lepidolite Round Gemstone Beaded Necklace

Diane’s Dangles 

Don’t see what you are looking for? Maybe you will find it in some of the following showcases or ask one of our talented artists to design something special for you.

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