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Santa Claus Is Back In Town

Music by Mike Stoller, Lyrics by Jerry Leiber

Originally Performed by Elvis Presley

"Santa Claus Is Back in Town" is a Christmas song written in 1957 by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, and first recorded that year by Elvis Presley as the opening track on Elvis' Christmas Album, the best-selling Christmas/holiday album of all time in the United States. The song has become a rock and roll Christmas standard. "Santa Claus Is Back in Town" was paired with "Santa, Bring My Baby Back to Me" and was issued as a UK single concurrently with the album's release in 1957. The single reached #7 on the UK Singles Chart in November 1957. RCA rereleased the song as a 45 vinyl 7" single in 1985, PB-14237B, paired with "Merry Christmas, Baby". In 1980, the song reached no. 41 on the UK singles chart in December in a six-week chart run.

    Release Date: 1957


Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media

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Deke Sharon : Men's Pop Christmas : TTBB : Sheet Music

Deke Sharon : Men's Pop Christmas bestseller

With elegant simplicity, Deke Sharon's arrangement of the Irving Berlin classic "White Christmas" gives each voice its moment to shine. The minimal homophony keeps the pleasurable chord changes coming, culminating with a satisfying cadenza progression that will close your holiday concert with class. Looking for something to spice up your Christmas program? How about the Elvis classic "Santa Claus Is Back In Town"? With plenty of swagger and swing, the tenor solo sits over a bed of playful doo-woppy harmonies. "got no sliegh with reindeer, got no sack on my back, you're gonna see me comin' in a big black Cadillac! Finally a setting of the Charlie Brown Christmas classic "Christmas Time Is Here" that doesn't require a children's choir! The sweetly sentimental Tenor 1 melody floats over and dips into a woven texture of rich jazz harmonies. Originally made famous by Kay Starr, this arrangement transforms "(Everybody's Waitin' for) The Man With The Bag" into a playful barbershop swing, with the melody in the tenor 2 line, and lots of right homophony.

Songlist: White Christmas, Christmas Time Is Here, (Everybody's Waitin' for) The Man with the Bag, Santa Claus Is Back In Town

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Voicing: TTBB | 7064b | Sheet Music | $7.95 | A Cappella


Various Arrangers : An Elvis Christmas : TTBB : Sheet Music

Various Arrangers : An Elvis Christmas

Looking for something to spice up your Christmas program? How about some Elvis classics? "Santa Claus Is Back In Town" - With plenty of swagger and swing, the tenor solo sits over a bed of playful doo-woppy harmonies. "got no sliegh with reindeer, got no sack on my back, you're gonna see me comin' in a big black Caddilac! "Santa, Bring My Baby Back (To Me)" - Put some Elvis into your concert with this hit from 1957. Complete with combo parts (alto sax, bass, drums, guitar, trombone, trumpet) and voiced for mixed, women and male choirs, this arrangement rocks the stage and makes a great novelty number with movement, costumes and staging, too. "Blue Christmas" - Elvis, Ringo, Celine, The Beach Boys, Smash Mouth and dozens of other artists have recorded this Christmas classic. Enjoy this new doo-wop setting with your men's choir this season.

Songlist: An Elvis Christmas, Blue Christmas, Santa, Bring My Baby Back (To Me), Santa Claus Is Back In Town

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Voicing: TTBB | Performed by Elvis Presley | 2928b | Sheet Music | $8.50 | With Piano


Elvis Presley : Christmas : Solo : Songbook : 884088255244 : 1423456505 : 00306991

Elvis Presley : Christmas

This songbook features all 23 songs from the 2006 CD that combined all of the songs from Elvis' 1957 Christmas album as well as his 1971 The Wonderful World of Christmas record. Titles include: Blue Christmas - Here Comes Santa Claus (Right down Santa Claus Lane) - Holly Leaves and Christmas Trees - I'll Be Home for Christmas - If I Get Home on Christmas Day - It Won't Seem like Christmas (Without You) - Merry Christmas, Baby - On a Snowy Christmas Night - Santa, Bring My Baby Back (To Me) - Silent Night - Silver Bells - White Christmas - The Wonderful World of Christmas - and more.

Songlist: I Believe, Silent Night, If I Get Home On Christmas Day, O Come All Ye Faithful, The First Noel, Oh, Little Town Of Bethlehem, Merry Christmas, Baby, Silver Bells, Blue Christmas, It Is No Secret (What God Can Do), Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane), Holly Leaves And Christmas Trees, I'll Be Home For Christmas, I'll Be Home On Christmas Day, It Won't Seem Like Christmas (Without You), On A Snowy Christmas Night, There Will Be Peace In The Valley For Me, Precious Lord, Take My Hand (Take My Hand, Precious Lord), Santa, Bring My Baby Back (To Me), Santa Claus Is Back In Town, White Christmas, Winter Wonderland, The Wonderful World Of Christmas

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by Elvis Presley | 8409b | Songbook | $17.95 | PVG


Individual Folios

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Santa Claus Is Back In Town : TTBB : Deke Sharon : Elvis Presley : Songbook : 08749912 : 884088350949

Deke Sharon : Santa Claus Is Back In Town

Looking for something to spice up your Christmas program? How about and Elvis classic? With plenty of swagger and swing, the tenor solo sits over a bed of playful doo-woppy harmonies. "got no sliegh with reindeer, got no sack on my back, you're gonna see me comin' in a big black Caddilac!

Arranger: Deke Sharon Performed By: Elvis Presley

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Voicing: TTBB | Sheet Music | $1.80 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08749912

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