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The Kinks

Father Christmas (3:42)

"Father Christmas" is a 1977 single by English group The Kinks. While it failed to chart upon release, it has grown in popularity and is a Christmas staple on some radio stations. It tells the story of a department store Santa Claus who is beaten up by a gang of poor kids who tell him to give them money instead of toys.

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When I was small I believed in Santa Clause
Though I knew it was my dad
And I would hang up my stocking at Christmas
Open my presents and I'd be glad

The Kinks - Father Christmas Lyrics


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  • It's great to see it on the top :)
  • best Christmas song ever!
  • classic track
  • Now it feels like Christmas.
  • My favorite Christmas song!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • I can't believe I've never heard this before!
  • Much better to hear this on the radio with Christmas than Mariah Carey
  • Give us some money!
  • fun!

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