10 December: The Golddiggers: Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

Published December 10, 2014

You can almost imagine how satisfied with him- or herself whoever did the vocal arrangements for this version of Santa Claus Is Coming To Town must have been. "Look how clever I am!", the recording seems to be shouting. It has to be said, though, that the arrangement is somehow overdoing it - the "clever" interjection of "good morning" at 00:44 is a case in point, but, really, the entire vocal performance is slightly deranged.

However, this particular advent calendar has never shied away from "overdoing it" or "deranged", and with a  sleeve like that it would have been a crime not to feature a track from this particular album. 

By the way, The Golddiggers were brought to national fame when they began featuring regularly on The Dean Martin Show on TV in 1968; their Christmas album was released the following year.

Listen to Santa Claus Is Coming To Town here.

The Golddiggers: We Need A Little Christmas.