Cool And Crazy Facts About Popular Holiday Songs

Dec 27, 2014
Listening to seasonal carols during the holidays is a worldwide past-time, but little attention is paid to their humble beginnings. Music videos are plentiful, but what song has three - yes, three - music videos? Inspiration for writing music comes from the most unlikely places, as the song "Let It Snow" was written in 1945 during a heat wave in California and "Deck the Halls" was originally written as a dance song.

The iconic Beatle, Paul McCartney, not only wrote the music and lyrics for "Wonderful Christmastime", but also played every instrument in the recording. Check out more fun facts in this Mental Floss video.
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