Sunday, December 25, 2011

Christmas Rock: David Bowie & Bing Crosby

hennemusic is rockin’ some Christmas favorites to celebrate the spirit of the holiday season.

David Bowie teamed up with Bing Crosby on the latter’s 1977 TV special, “Bing Crosby's Merrie Olde Christmas.”

Bing sang “Little Drummer Boy” while Bowie added “Peace On Earth” to the mix for the September 11, 1977 recording.

Bowie also sang "Heroes" on the program.

David Bowie & Bing Crosby – The Little Drummer Boy / Peace On Earth

See also:

VIDEO: Watch lost 1973 David Bowie BBC performance
David Bowie: Lost 1973 BBC footage discovered
David Bowie denies licensing songs for UK musical
David Bowie: live album from 50th birthday concert due in April
Will Ferrell as David Bowie in Christmas video spoof
1996: David Bowie rocks The Bridge School