Jingle Bell Rock

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"Jingle Bell Rock"
Single by Bobby Helms
B-side "Captain Santa Claus
(and His Reindeer Space Patrol)"
Released 1957 (1957)
Format 7-inch
Recorded October 1957
Genre Christmas, rockabilly, country
Length 2:12
Label Decca 9-30513
Writer(s) Joe Beal
Jim Boothe
Bobby Helms singles chronology
"My Special Angel"
"Jingle Bell Rock"
"Just a Little Lonesome"

"Jingle Bell Rock" is a popular Christmas song. It was first sung by Bobby Helms in 1957. It is often played on the radio during the Christmas season. "Jingle Bell Rock" was composed (written) by Joseph Carleton Beal (1900–1967) and James Ross Boothe (1917–1976).[1]

Since 1957, other singers have recorded their own versions of this song including, Jessica Simpson, Hilary Duff, Johnny Mathis, Hall & Oates and Brenda Lee. Many others have done so as well.

In popular culture[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Dale V. Nobbman, Christmas Music Companion Fact Book, Hal Leonard Corporation, 2000, p. 101. ISBN 978-1-57424-067-2.
  2. Dennis MacDonald (1992-11-20). "Home Alone 2: Lost in New York [Original Soundtrack] - Original Soundtrack | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-04-09.