Blue Christmas Lyrics by Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley Lyrics

Blue Christmas Lyrics

Blue Christmas Info:

• "Blue Christmas" is a Christmas song written by Billy Hayes and Jay W. Johnson and most famously performed by Elvis Presley; it was first recorded by Doye O'Dell in 1948.

• It is a tale of unrequited love during the holidays and is a longstanding staple of Christmas music, especially in the country genre.

• Elvis Presley cemented the status of "Blue Christmas" as a rock-and-roll holiday classic by recording it for his 1957 LP Elvis' Christmas Album.

• Presley's original 1957 version was released as a commercially available single for the first time in 1964. This single was also a hit in the United Kingdom, reaching No. 11 on the British singles chart during the week of December 26, 1964.

From the Album:
Elvis' Christmas Album

November 9, 1964
November 26, 1965

Christmas, rhythm and blues


Billy Hayes and Jay W. Johnson

Brian Wilson

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