"Who are their People? My grandmother used to ask me this whenever we discussed anyone. She wanted to know family connections. Like her I want to know "My People". This blog is about that discovery.

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Blog Caroling-Jolly Old St. Nicholas



  Recently my Mom told me that my Dad had a request for my children to learn the song Jolly Old St. Nicholas for our family's annual Christmas Eve program. The reason why? Because he remembered his Mother,Mary Baker Hudson (1920-2010), singing it. 
 Now, I don't know what version she would sing but I found this 1949 version on youtube. My father was born in 1941 so perhaps she was familiar with it and sang it to her children.






Merry Christmas!

© Cheri Hudson Passey


2 comments:

  1. Cheri, I have never heard this fun Christmas song before. Thanks for including it in the Blog Caroling line-up! WOW! When was the last time I saw an LP (Long Play) or 33⅓ rpm vinyl record? Lawd, it has been awhile I tell you . . . LOL! Before I retired out of the classroom, I took an old LP to school and the kids all chimed in saying, --"Ms. Harris, I didn't know laser disc came in black!" ROFLMBO!!! Again, thanks for the Christmas memories!

    Here's wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas!

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    1. Thanks Liv! It's so funny how kids have such a different view of the world!! Have a wonderful Christmas!

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