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Harry Simeone Chorale

The Little Drummer Boy (3:19)

"The Little Drummer Boy" (originally known as "Carol of the Drum") is a popular Christmas song written by the American classical music composer and teacher Katherine K. Davis in 1941.

It was recorded in 1955 by The Trapp Family Singers and further popularized by a 1958 recording by the Harry Simeone Chorale.

This version was re-released successfully for several years and the song has been recorded many times since.

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  • happy holidays..........
  • Awesome.
  • My mom love this song.. rest in peace mom I love u ...
  • will always be the definitive version of this tune... the only version to wholly capture the delicate atmosphere and rhythm of the composition
  • one of my favorites =) God bless you all this Christmas season!
  • almagal i agree
  • I'm quite confident that the picture is Burl Ives rather than Harry Simeone.
  • Very good!!!!! It reflects the real spirit of Christmas!!! :-)
  • I find this hilarious and amazing.
  • Merr Christmas and God bless each who hear this beautiful reminderof His gift to us all.

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