Merry Xmas Everybody
Best UK Chart Pos.
Best US Chart Pos.
Best SPA Chart Pos.
1st on Top Ten Christmas Song Money Earners chart
Noddy Holder wrote the chorus in 1967 before being combined with a verse melody written by bassit Jim Lea in 1973
Track was recorded after Don Powell the band drummer had recovered from a coma caused by a car accident in which his girflriend Angela Morris died
The chrous vocals were recorded in a corridor to achieve desired echo
Has been eliminated from the Christmas Song World Cup by The Pogues Fairytale of New York three times in a row
2020 Christmas Song World Cup
First Place Seed for Group Stage draw
H1: 313pts Merry Xmas Everybody - Slade
H2: 234pts Little Drummer Boy (Peace on Earth)- Bowie & Bing
H3: 170pts Christmas Wrapping- The Waitresses
H4: 134pts 25th December - Everything but the Girl
Last 16 v Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow - Dean Martin (55% - 45% Defeat)
2016 Christmas Song World Cup
2012 Christmas Song World Cup
Quarter Final defeat to The Pogues Fairytale of New York
2008 Christmas Song World Cup