Christmas Countdown #4

“The Christmas Song” by NAT KING COLE

“The Christmas Song” (commonly subtitled “Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire”) is a classic Christmas song written by Mel Tormé and Bob Wells. The most famous version (of this festive classic) was recorded by Nat King Cole (in 1946).

His smooth and velvety voice, combined with rich orchestration, paint a cozy picture of Christmas traditions and invoke a sense of holiday magic.

The song has been covered by numerous artists over the years, but Nat King Cole’s version remains a timeless classic that continues to be a staple in holiday playlists all around the world.

Coming in at #4 on DJ Ray’s “12 Days Of Xmas” countdown, here’s the late, great NAT KING COLE with “THE CHRISTMAS SONG”…