Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree

1964 Released

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This was written by Johnny Marks, who was a very prolific Christmas songwriter. His other songs include "Holly Jolly Christmas" and "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer."

First released in 1958, it didn't dent the charts that year or the next year when it was released, but in 1960 after Brenda Lee scored a few hits, this song caught on and became a Christmas classic.

Lee was just 13 years old when she recorded this song in 1958. Known as "Little Miss Dynamite," she stood 4'9".

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Song Analysis

Key, BPM (tempo) and time signature of Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree.
G♯ Key
Major Mode
4/4 Time Signature
67 BPM

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