With the uncommon events of last week where parts of the Deep South (sans Mobile, AL and MM Central) were turned into a Winter Wonderland, I thought it appropriate to explore the wonderful Christmas tuneage of Let it Snow.
But first, check out these photos of Louisiana’s “Blizzard of ’08″.
The holiday staple, Let it Snow was written in 1945 by the dynamic songwriting duo of Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne. Cahn had a direct pipeline to the Chairman of the Board, one Mr. Frank Sinatra. However, Sinatra was not the first to record Let it Snow. The first time Let it Snow registered as a hit was 1946 by Vaughn Monroe:
However, most associate that the cozy carol was first made popular by Ole Blue Eyes:
Francis’ old buddy, Dean Martin is frequently a part of the traditional Christmas playlist:
As for Music Maven favorites of Let it Snow:
Harry Connick, Jr.
Weather Forecast for Mobile, AL today:
High – 74 Low – 55 Heavy Fog