Christmas Eve

Happy Christmas Eve! Here’s a song from Songs of Childhood, 1923. This one’s pretty weird. Why are they encouraging their children to wait up for Santa? CHRISTMAS EVE Do you hear the merry jingle Of the bells of old Kriss Kringle on his way? Fast he’s speeding in the night, Through a silv’ry sheen of … Continue reading Christmas Eve

Toyland

Another from Songs of Childhood, 1923. One of my very favorite poets ever ever ever is Eugene Field, and he wrote the words to this one. TOYLAND Oh, how do you get to Toyland, Of all little ones the joyland? Just follow your nose, And go on tip-toes; It’s only a minute to Toyland. And oh, … Continue reading Toyland

Making the Snowman

Here is a neat song called Making the Snow Man from Songs of Childhood, 1923. MAKING THE SNOW MAN We’ve rolled up a beautiful snowball, Great white snow ball; We’ve rolled up a beautiful snowball, To make a snow man. His nose shall be made of a carrot, Yellow carrot; His nose shall be made … Continue reading Making the Snowman