John Denver and the Muppets sing “Christmas is Coming,” an English nursery rhyme from the 19th century. Research indicates it probably originated in Georgian or Victorian England.
Here’s a treat: John Denver and Mama Cass Elliott singing John’s composition. Peter, Paul and Mary had the bigger hit with it, but this is a heckuva version.
This comes from a 1999 compilation album entitled Sing America. It’s very good, but I can’t help thinking it was clearly released before the last 17 years of argument about what America is and what it should be, which has now brought us to Trump. Here’s the track listing: 1. Fanfare For The Common Man …
Way back when John Denver and Jim Henson were both alive, they did a TV show together. Here are Kermit and The Muppets performing “A Christmas Wish,” from the soundtrack of that 1979 Christmas special featuring John Denver and The Muppets.