SLEIGH RIDE

Latest update on 08/12/2014

Artist: Boston Pops Orch.
Author: Leroy Anderson
Label: RCA Victor
Year: 1949

Composer Leroy Anderson was Boston Pops' arranger and also wrote the famous The Typewriter, another instrumental (for typewriter and orchestra). Sleigh Ride's lyrics were added by Mitchell Parish, who also wrote Moonlight Serenade, Stardust and Stars Fell On Alabama and who translated Volare.

Covers:

1950:

Andrews Sisters

1950:

Percy Faith

1950:

Johnny Desmond

1952:

Bing Crosby

1958:

Johnny Mathis

1960:

André Kostelanetz

1963:

Ronettes [severe winter indeed]

1965:

Ventures

1965:

Andy Williams

1966:

New Christy Minstrels

1974:

Boots Randolph

1978:

Carpenters

1981:

Chipmunks

1984:

Dolly Parton

1989:

Wynton Marsalis

1990:

Roches

1993:

Harry Connick Jr.

1993:

Lou Rawls

2002:

Brian Setzer

2005:

Diana Krall

2008:

Bela Fleck

2011:

Carole King

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