November 27th, 2010
A Visit from Saint Nicholas is a classic poem that has been read for nearly two centuries at Christmastime. You may know it as It Was the Night Before Christmas or Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore. It’s believed to have been first published in 1823. Below you can hear 3 different […]
November 12th, 2007
Aurora wrote: I am looking for the music/words to a song called Pancho Claus. I first heard it around 1957. Can anyone help? Aurora I’ve read on Mark Guerrero’s site that his father, Lalo Guerrero, wrote Pancho Claus in the 1940’s as a parody of the poem “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.” Perhaps emailing Mark […]
December 12th, 2005
A Visit from St. Nicholas, or The Night Before Christmas, is probably the best known and best loved poem in English about Christmas. It was written by a New Yorker, Clement Clark Moore, in 1822. It’s said that it was written as a Christmas gift for his numerous children. A Visit from St. Nicholas ‘Twas […]
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