December – a popular holiday song this time of year – Wonderful Christmastime by Paul McCartney
This was recorded during the sessions for the McCartney II album, where Paul once again retreated to his farm and laid down all the tracks himself.
Interesting facts about Wonderful Christmastime & Paul McCartney
This continues to receive substantial airplay every year. “The song is what we in the industry call an evergreen, because it gets played all the time,” explained entertainment attorney Bernie Resnick.
Although the members of Wings do not feature on the song, they do appear in the song’s music video, which was filmed at the Fountain Inn in Ashurst, West Sussex.
McCartney is the wealthiest rock star ever. His estimated worth over $1.5 Billion, and He is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the most successful musician and contemporary songwriter in history.
Martin Sheen, John Spencer, and Stockard Channing of The West Wing covered this for the NBC Celebrity Christmas album in 2000. Also Eli Young Band recorded a version on the 2011 compilation The Country Christmas Collection. Their cover peaked at #33 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart in January 2012.
McCartney performed the song on the December 15, 2012 episode of Saturday Night Live.
This information was provided by Songfacts.com