This classic blues tune was really popular when it was released back in 1968, peaking at No. 18 on the Billboard Christmas Singles chart.
The classic big-band sounds and Armstrong’s signature vocals and trumpeting are just as fresh today as when he recorded it back in 1955.
Santa had to give away his boots in this 1968 novelty Christmas song featuring a chorus of sing-shouting children.
Prince and the Revolution released this song as the B-side of their 1984 single “I Would Die 4 U.”