The No. 9 Christmas song: ‘Jingle Bell Rock’

| December 12, 2013

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Counting down to No. 1 in Overdrive‘s Top Christmas Songs polling, today’s entry is a classic of early rock ‘n’ roll, the 1957-recorded “Jingle Bell Rock,” made popular that year by singer Bobby Helms. The tune was penned in a collaboration of Texas ad writer James Ross Boothe and Massachusetts-born P.R. man Joseph Carleton Beal. 

Rock on through the tune via the vid below. 



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