Jingle Bells
Words:James S. Pierpont
Music:James S. Pierpont
Performed By:  Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr, Ella Fitzgerald, Diana Krall, Alan Jackson
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Arranged By:  Axel Stordahl - Gordon Jenkins
From the Album:  Sinatra/Crosby/Cole: It's Christmas Time
Label:  Columbia - Capitol
Recorded:  8/8/46 - 7/16/57

 
Dashing through the snow
In a one-horse open sleigh
Through the fields we go
Laughing all the way.
Bells on bob-tail ring
Making spirits bright
What fun it is to ride and sing
A sleighing song tonight.
 
(chorus:)
Jingle bells, jingle bells
Jingle all the way,
Oh what fun it is to ride
In a one-horse open sleigh, O
Jingle bells, jingle bells
Jingle all the way,
Oh what fun it is to ride
In a one-horse open sleigh.
 
A day or two ago
I thought I'd take a ride
And soon Miss Fanny Bright
Was seated by my side;
The horse was lean and lank
Misfortune seemed his lot,
We ran into a drifted bank
And there we got upsot.

(Chorus)
 
A day or two ago
The story I must tell
I went out on the snow
And on my back I fell;
A gent was riding by
In a one-horse open sleigh
He laughed at me as
I there sprawling laid
But quickly drove away.

(Chorus)

Now the ground is white,
Go it while you're young,
Take the girls along
And sing this sleighing song.
Just bet a bob-tailed bay,
Two-forty as his speed,
Hitch him to an open sleigh
and crack! You'll take the lead.

(Chorus)
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