Monthly Archives: December 2009

Bobby Helms – Jingle Bell Rock (Misteltoe Records, 1974?)

Bobby Helms is well known for his classic 1957 Christmas hit “Jingle Bell Rock,” but why not check out a lesser known Christmas tune that didn’t top the charts, a gripe filled rock-a-billy ode to getting stiffed on gifts?

“I wrote a letter but I wasn’t treated right / Christmas day should be blue / I don’t know just what to do / I want to go to Santa Claus Land tonight”

I Want to Go to Santa Claus Land Tonight – Bobby Helms (download&stream)