Advent Calendar Day 17- Andy Williams ‘It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year’

Andy Williams’ deep silky vocals set this 1963 track apart in what can be viewed as the golden era of Christmas songs. The combination of Andy’s bassy vocals and the falsetto of the backing singer s gives the song a theatrical edge as well as the swinging rhythms make you forget how commercial everything it is  and for one second, one minute second, you feel genuine Christmas cheer. Then Shakin’ Stevens comes on.

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