106.1 The Sound/Song Stories (Page 2)

It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year on 106.1 The Sound

[caption id="attachment_8818" align="alignright" width="300"] It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year on 106.1 The Sound[/caption] This Andy Williams Sound Christmas Classic finally hit The Billboard Hot 100 in 2018 thanks to digital streaming. The composer, George Wyle also wrote the theme song to Gilligan’s Island....

Silent Night is Part of The Christmas Sound at 106.1 The Sound

This Sound Christmas Classic has been translated into over 300 languages and written by German composer Franz Gruber.  It carries the German title of Stille Nacht, Gruber performed it acoustically on Christmas Eve in the early 1800's after the church organ broke.  Franz Gruber gave...

Feliz Navidad from 106.1 The Sound to You This Holiday Season

This Bi-lingual Sound Christmas Classic title translates to Merry Christmas in English. The songs composer, Puerto Rican Jose Feliciano said in an interview that if he made it totally Spanish then America radio stations might not play it. There are versions available from Boney M,...

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus Sound Christmas Classic Song History

[caption id="attachment_8734" align="alignright" width="300"] Listen to I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus on 106.1 The Sound[/caption] The original version of this Sound Christmas Classic was performed by Jimmy Boyd, who was just 13 years old when he recorded it. He went on to marry Yvonne Craig,...

How The Grinch Stole Christmas is Part of the Christmas Sound on 106.1 The Sound

[caption id="attachment_8682" align="alignright" width="300"] Listen to How the Grinch Stole Christmas on 106.1 The Sound![/caption] This Christmas Classic was written and recorded for the 1966 holiday TV show - How The Grinch Stole Christmas with Thurl Ravenscroft on vocals,  It was a Dr. Seuss book initially...

The Little Drummer Boy is Part of the Christmas Sound on 106.1 The Sound

[caption id="attachment_8680" align="alignright" width="300"] Hear The Little Drummer Boy this holiday season on 106.1 The Sound![/caption] Originally a Czechoslovakian holiday song called The Christmas Drum, this Sound Christmas Classic came to America via The Harry Simeone Chorale. The song spawned a 1968 animated TV special, is covered...