Today we look at a song that was performed by Alvin, Simon and Theodore the Chipumnks. It was a novelty christmas song written by Ross Bagdasarian Snr in 1958. The song was very successful and went straight to number 1 on the Billboard 100 becoming The Chipmunks first number one. The song sold 4.5 million copies in 7 weeks.
The song re-entered the charts many time over the 50’s and the 60’s and even re-entered in 2007 with the release of the Chipmunk films. The song won three Grammy Awards in 1958 for Best comedy Performance, Best Children’s Recording and Best Engineered Record. So lets take time to listen tot he high pitched critters.