The song of the day for Monday, December 24, 2018, is “O Christmas Tree.”
Today is the eleventh day of The Twelve Days of a Tony Bennett Christmas.
About This Song
Also known as “O Tannenbaum,” this song is based on a 16th-century German folk song. Originally, the lyric was not specifically about Christmas, but about the “evergreen” qualities of the fir tree and dealt with faithless love.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “O Christmas Tree” for the 2008 album A Swingin’ Christmas. The song was arranged by Lee Musiker, who played the piano for this recording.
O Christmas Tree, a song by Tony Bennett on Spotify
“O Christmas Tree,” as well as A Swingin’ Christmas, is available from iTunes.