Merry Christmas, Darling

My Christmas Love Songs weekend series ends with one of my favorites. The lyrics were written in 1944 by Frank Pooler who was the choir director of Karen and Richard Carpenter at California State University. Richard Carpenter composed the music for this beloved Christmas ballad recorded by another American Treasure. Silver Bells Songs of Christmas JOY! by Julie-Ann Aguhob

As a young girl, I listened to The Carpenters and loved Karen Carpenter’s voice. When I received the Artist Support Grant from the Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis to record my first Christmas album, I had to include one of Karen’s classic Christmas songs. This was one of the first songs on my list to record in my 1st Christmas album.

Though I’m not attempting to sound like Karen Carpenter, I am performing this song the same way as the original recording. Sit back, relax, enjoy! This song is also featured on Julie-Ann Joy’s 2020 Christmas Playlist.

GIFT IDEA: Enjoy stress-free holiday shopping this season by giving my “Silver Bells” album as a musical gift to family and friends in-town and out-of-town. When you make a purchase on this website by Dec. 10 2021, I’ll ship your gift CDs anywhere in the USA for free! (Additional cost for international shipping). Click and Order Now.

Click the links below. Enjoy and Happy listening!

Silver Bells O Holy Night
Loving You Jesus, Oh What a Wonderful Child
Happy Holiday Medley Gesu Bambino
Merry Christmas, Darling Here With Us
The Christmas Waltz Sing Joy!

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