Do You Hear What I Hear?

As I continue my countdown of my Favorite Christmas songs, this one I can remember listening to on my aunt’s record player. I haven’t been able to find out who sang it or where it came from, but it’s dramatic musicality resonates with me to this day. It’s one of the best Christmas songs. 

“Do You Hear What I Hear?” is a Christmas song written in October 1962 with lyrics by Noël Regney and music by Gloria Shayne Baker. The pair were married at the time, and wrote it as a plea for peace during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Bing. Ugh. So Good. 

 

Miss Carrie Underwood did a splendid version, too.

 

And the one. The only. The amazing. The missed. THE Whitney.

About The Author

Tim Green

Tim Green is the co-host of the #QWakeUpCrew and can be heard on QMIX from 9 am to Noon. “I get to listen to music every day at work! How could I NOT love my job?!” His favorite part of the job is visiting various offices for the QMIX Office Party. Register for it now! Wait… read the rest of his bio, first. Then go and register! Tim is a pop culture fanatic, useless knowledge retainer, people-watcher, life-failer in remission that just happens to be borderline obsessed with Hollywood and is also long winded. He is still trying to find a film that lives up to his all-time favorite – “The Wizard of Oz.” You can follow the yellow brick road to him on Twitter : @Timmiejoe27! If Tim wasn't working on QMIX 107.3, his dream job would be a performer on Broadway – “I don’t need a leading role; just the funny side kick will do!”

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