The last in our series about Christmas songs by Jewish writers THIS is the daddy of them all, Bing Crosby’s version being the biggest- selling record with all-time sales in … Continue readingWhite Christmas
This is the fifth in our series of Christmas songs written or co-written by Jewish lyricists and composers. THERE is a tragic story behind this one. Both the lyricist Richard … Continue readingWinter Wonderland
This is the fourth in our series of Christmas songs by Jewish writers. MOST of the songs featured in this series were written by lyricists and composers working together. (I … Continue readingSleigh Ride
This is the third in our series of Christmas songs by Jewish writers. THIS quintessential winter song was written by two greats, Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne, in Hollywood on … Continue readingLet It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
This is the second in our series of Christmas songs by Jewish writers. THE writers of Silver Bells, Jay Livingston and Ray Evans, were responsible for a number of songs now considered to … Continue readingSilver Bells
A WHILE ago I wrote a series called The Melody Makers about the extraordinary and wonderful flowering of musical creativity among the Jewish population of New York, mainly immigrants from Europe, in … Continue readingI’ll Be Home For Christmas