It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year Lyrics by Andy Williams
• "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year" is a popular Christmas song written in triple time in 1963 by Edward Pola and George Wyle.
From the Album
• The song is a celebration and description of activities associated with the Christmas season, focusing primarily on get-togethers between friends and families.
• In a 2005 interview, Williams discusses how The Andy Williams Show figured into his recording of the song, first introduced in the 1962 Christmas episode: So I did that, you know, every Christmas, and then other people started doing it. And then suddenly it's become – not suddenly but over 30 years – it's become a big standard. I think it's one of the top 10 Christmas songs of all time now.
• In the issue of Billboard magazine dated November 28, 2009, the list of the "Top 10 Holiday Songs (Since 2001)" places the Williams recording of "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year" at number five. On the Hot 100 chart from the 2020 holiday season dated December 19, 2020, it reached a new all-time peak of No. 6.
The Andy Williams Christmas Album
October 14, 1963
Edward Pola, George Wyle
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