On the first day of the Twelve Days Tony Bennett Christmas, Thursday, December 14, 2017, the song of day is “Christmasland.”
About This Song
“Christmasland” was written by Robert Farnon and his brother Brian Farnan. Robert Farnon, born in Canada, lived in England following the conclusion of World War II. He was a gifted composer and orchestra conductor and worked closely with Tony Bennett on several projects, including Bennett’s 1968 album Snowfall, which he orchestrated.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Christmasland” in 1968 for the album Snowfall.
“Christmasland,” as well as Snowfall, is available from iTunes.
Since its inception in 2010, The Year of Tony Bennett has celebrated the Christmas season with The Twelve Days of a Tony Bennett Christmas. Welcome to our 2017 version. I wish you all the happiest holiday season.