Monday, December 11, 2017

The Advent Jukebox, Day 11.... Carol Writing By The Pool.


It's the  'Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire' tune penned by a then barely 20 year-old Mel Torme and his writing partner Bob Wells during a sweltering mid-summer day in Los Angeles, circa 1945.

And then, of course, there was that first interpretation, released the following year and never to be bested, by Nat King Cole.

I reckon the following version comes in #3,452,847th...

You can catch up on all this year's Advent Juke tunes....Here


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