Saturday, December 10, 2011


We're still celebrating the Christmas season with another seasonal quiz. Ready?

Do you know who was the FIRST to record these famous Christmas Carols?
They are listed alphabetically by title.

01. Frosty The Snowman
02. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
03. Here Comes Santa Claus
04. Jingle Bell Rock
05. Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow
06. Rudolph, The Red Nosed Reindeer
07. Santa Baby
08. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
09. Silver Bells
10. Sleigh Ride

We'll reveal all next weekend. Meanwhile, let's unwrap THE ANSWERS BOX, and find out who hosted what Rankin-Bass Christmas special from the December 3 Puzzle Corner.

Jimmy Durante was the unnamed host of Frosty The Snowman.
Jonathan Winters was the unnamed narrator Frosty Returns.
An otherwise unidentified Andy Griffith escorted us through Frosty's Winter Wonderland.
Greer Garson narrated The Little Drummer Boy off screen.
Buddy Hackett as Pardon-Me-Pete the Groundhog told the story of Jack Frost.
Roger Miller as Spieltoe, a donkey belonging to Santa Claus, told the story of Nestor, the Long Earred Christmas Donkey.
Burl Ives as Sam the Snowman related the story of Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer.
Red Skelton as Father Time told us of Rudolph's Shiny New Year.
Fred Astaire portrayed S(pecial) D(elivery) Kluger, a postman, because Santa Claus Is Coming To Town.
And Shirley Booth as Mrs. Claus told the story of The Year Without A Santa Claus.

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