• "White Christmas" is an Irving Berlin song reminiscing about an old-fashioned Christmas setting.
From the Album
• The song was written by Berlin for the musical film Holiday Inn, released in 1942. The composition won the Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 15th Academy Awards.
• Since its release, "White Christmas" has been covered by multiple artists, with the version sung by Bing Crosby being the world's best-selling single (in terms of sales of physical media) with estimated sales in excess of 50 million copies worldwide.
• When the figures for other versions of the song are added to Crosby's, sales of the song exceed 100 million.
Single by Bing Crosby with Ken Darby Singers and John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra
also from the album Song Hits from Holiday Inn
1942, 1947, 1950, 1955, 1970, 1983, 1988, 1989, 1998
Recorded : May 29, 1942
March 19, 1947
Christmas, traditional pop
3:02 (1942 recording)
3:04 (1947 recording)
Decca (1942–1973 issues)
MCA (1983–1985 issues)
Bing Crosby Tour Dates: