Jingle Bell Rock

1957 song performed by Bobby Helms

"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]

"Jingle Bell Rock"
Single by Bobby Helms
B-side"Captain Santa Claus
(and His Reindeer Space Patrol)"
Released1957 (1957)
Format7-inch
RecordedOctober 1957
GenreChristmas, rockabilly, country
Length2:12
LabelDecca 9-30513
Songwriter(s)Joe Beal
Jim Boothe
Bobby Helms singles chronology
"My Special Angel"
(1957)
"Jingle Bell Rock"
(1957)
"Just a Little Lonesome"
(1958)
"My Special Angel"
(1957)
"Jingle Bell Rock"
(1957)
"Just a Little Lonesome"
(1958)

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 cultureEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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.