From the Wayback Machine

Here are The Andrews Sisters singing “Sleigh Ride.”


It’s not clear when this was first recorded, but it appeared on the 2004 compilation “Songs for Christmas”.

The sisters had an incredible career. It began in the 1930s in the Midwest, first in vaudeville and then touring with big bands. They recorded hundreds of songs as a trio and with other singers, most notably Bing Crosby. During World War Two they toured military bases both domestic and overseas; they also found time to make 17 mostly-B movies between 1940-1948. They cut back on recording and touring in the 1950s, preferring to perform in nightclubs. Their last album appeared in the early 1960s. Patti, the last of the sisters, died in Los Angeles in 2013 at 94.

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