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Rockin Around the Christmas Tree

Brenda Lee

Best UK Chart Pos.

Best US Chart Pos.

6th 1963

2nd 2019

Best SPA Chart Pos.



  • Originally released in both 1958 and then 1959 but did not become a chart success until the 1960s

  • Brenda Lee was only 13 years old when she first recorded it

2020 Christmas Song World Cup

Third place seed for Group Stages

E1: 279pts All I want for Christmas is you - Mariah Carey

E2: 222pts Step into Christmas- Elton John

E3: 209pts Rocking around the Xmas Tree- Brenda Lee

E4: 141pts Wonderful Christmas time - Paul McCartney

Group Stage: Pipped at the post by a late surge from Elton John after looking comfortable in second place destined for qualification

2016 Christmas Song World Cup

Group Stage

2012 Christmas Song World Cup

Group Stage

2008 Christmas Song World Cup

Last 16 defeated by Slade Merry Xmas Everybody

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