Radio Mans fav Christmas tunes – White Christmas

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White Christmas” is an Irving Berlin song reminiscing about an old-fashioned Christmas setting. The song was written by Berlin for the 1942 musical film Holiday Inn. The composition won the Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 15th Academy Awards.

Since its release, “White Christmas” has been covered by many artists, 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.[2] When the figures for other versions of the song are added to Crosby’s, sales of the song exceed 100 million.[3][4][5]May be an image of 3 people and text that says '和派 Did you know that Irving Berlin is the only Oscar presenter to ever open an envelope and read his own name as the winner? Berlin won an Oscar for best original song, for 'White Christmas', at the 15th Oscar ceremony on March 4, 1943.'

 

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