On the tenth day of a Tony Bennett Christmas, Monday, December 23, 2013, the song of the day is “O Christmas Tree.”
About This Song
The melody for “O Christmas Tree” is based on a traditional 16th century German folk song. The lyrics for the song were written in 1824 by an organist named Ernst Anchutz; in the original German, the song is known as “O Tannenbaum.”
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded this song for his 2008 album A Swingin’ Christmas, produced by Phil Ramone.
“O Christmas Tree,” as well as the album A Swingin’ Christmas, is available from iTunes.