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I wish it could be Christmas everyday


Roy Wood & Wizzard

Best UK Chart Pos.

Best US Chart Pos.

4th 1973


Best SPA Chart Pos.



  • Was beaten to the Number One spot by Slade Merry Xmas Everybody in 1973 and the resultant battle launched the Christmas pop song single craze in the UK

  • Backing vocals sung by the Suedettes and children from Stockland Green School

  • The band planned to release the song in 1981 again but discovered the original recording had been lost. The track was re recorded with a choir from Kempsey Primary School Worcester

2020 Christmas Song World Cup

First Place Seed for Group Stage draw

B1: 257pts   Merry Christmas Everyone - Shakin Stevens

B2: 237pts I Wish it Could be Christmas Everyday - Roy Wood & Wizzard

B3: 213pts   Stop the Cavalry - Jona Lewie

B4: 174pts   Thank God it's Christmas - Queen

Last 16 v Driving Home for Christmas- Chris Rea (70%-30% Defeat)

2016 Christmas Song World Cup


2012 Christmas Song World Cup

Quarter Finalist defeated by Mariah Carey All I want for Christmas

2008 Christmas Song World Cup

Quarter Final eliminated by The Pogues Fairytale of New York

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