Sunday, December 22, 2013

Blog Caroling, Little Drummer Boy, Sung By John Denver

Copyright 2013, CABS for Reflections From the Fence


Thanks to footnoteMaven's sponsorship and challenge, it is time for the Christmas Carol - Blog Caroling. 

Just call me a child at heart, one of my favorite holiday songs has always been "The Little Drummer Boy", it really tugs at my heart.   In 1968 Rankin/Bass Productions released the animated television version of the story of the song.  I don't remember watching it back in 1968, but, by the 70's I had young children and this was one of the several holiday stories we found ourselves watching just about every single year.  Ya, I almost always teared up, sappy Carol.  I loved the story, I loved the animation, I loved the song.

When I went searching for a version on YouTube, I was delighted to find snippets of the original animated version and the song sung by the late John Denver, another one of my favorites.  WIN!!  And, here it is, I hope you enjoy!  The reason for the season.


May the blessings of the season be with you. 

 

* This video was posted by  YouTube user mistikay.

** This is the 3rd year I have chosen this song to highlight, it is still one of my favorites.  fM and I have agreed, it is a threepeat.
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