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Since it is the season

Since it is the season I thought I would drag this one out again. David Bowie appeared on Bing Crosby's Christmas special.  Crosby wanted to sing the "Littler Drummer Boy" and Bowie hated the song; which I don't blame him and where in the blazes does the Christmas story include a drummer boy?  As the story goes, according to co-writer Ian Fraser, Bowie balked at singing "Little Drummer Boy": "I hate this song. Is there something else I could sing?", Fraser recalls Bowie telling him. Fraser, along with songwriter Larry Grossman and the special's scriptwriter, Buz Kohan, then wrote "Peace on Earth" as a counterpoint to "Little Drummer Boy". Crosby performed "Little Drummer Boy", while Bowie sang the new tune "Peace on Earth", which they reportedly performed after less than an hour of rehearsal

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Posted: 01.12.2017
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