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Christmas Music, Part 27-31 ~ Johnny Marks

Who? You might say.

Johnny Marks  (November 10, 1909 РSeptember 3, 1985) was an American songwriter. Although he was Jewish, he specialized in Christmas songs and wrote many holiday standards, including

“Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer” (a hit for Gene Autry and others)

“Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” (a hit for Brenda Lee)

“A Holly Jolly Christmas” (recorded by the Quinto Sisters and later by Burl Ives)

“Silver and Gold” (for Burl Ives)

“Run Rudolph Run” (recorded by Chuck Berry)

On December 31, 2012 there will be a full listing of all the Christmas music in this year’s series.



Posted by on December 29, 2012 in Christmas Music, Posts of Interest


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