Tagged: fifties

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Jingle Bell Rock

by Joe Beal & Jim Boothe

Jingle Bell Rock is an American popular Christmas song first released by Bobby Helms in 1957. It has received frequent airplay in the United States during every Christmas season since then. “Jingle Bell Rock”...

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If I Had a Hammer

by Pete Seeger

If I Had a Hammer (The Hammer Song)” is a song written by Pete Seeger and Lee Hays. It was written in 1949 in support of the progressive movement, and was first recorded by...

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Mr Sandman

by Pat Ballard / The Chordettes

Mr. Sandman” (or “Mister Sandman”) is a popular song written by Pat Ballard which was published in 1954 and first recorded in that year by The Chordettes. The song’s lyrics convey a request to...

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Sea of Love

by Phil Phillips

Sea of Love” is a song written by John Phillip Baptiste (aka Phil Phillips) and George Khoury. Phillips’ 1959 recording of the song peaked at No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard R&B chart and...

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