US Rapper-Actor Ludacris remixes Doris Day’s seasonal classic “Here Comes Santa
US Rapper-Actor Chris “Ludacris” Bridges plays a record-spinning elf with a
Doris Day fixation in the holiday movie ‘Fred Claus’.
With Thanksgiving now over, shopping malls and radio stations across the USA
have started to play their holiday music selection. Hip-Hop favourite Ludacris
is here to help kick off the Christmas season with his new seasonal jam inspired
by his zany record-spinning elf character, DJ Donnie in the Christmas comedy
“Fred Claus”. For those who haven’t seen the fun chrildren’s movie this was an
elf who just so happens to have a Doris Day fixation.
Ludacris has sampled Doris Day’s 1940s ditty “Here Comes Santa Claus” for his
new record which has a limited release across American clubs and featured in
part during the feature film. The powers that be decided however to include
Doris’s original version on the film’s soundtrack album which is actually quite
a lovely holiday album!
Ludacris: It’s funny because at the end of the film you’ll hear a remix of
“Here Comes Santa Claus” and that is the tune I would rock out to. It’s me
and Doris Day together.
Fred Claus: Soundtrack
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Jingle Bells – Johnny Mercer
Santa Claus Is Back In Town – Elvis Presley
Sleigh Ride – The Ronnettes
Here Comes Santa Claus [Right Down Santa Claus Lane] – Doris Day
I Want You For Christmas – Russ Morgan And His Orchestra
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town – Jackson 5
Christmas Wrapping – The Waitresses
Silent Night – Sinead O’Connor
Auld Lang Syne – Guy Lombardo
Somewhere Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World – Israel “IZ”
The First Noel – Leigh Nash
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen – Matt Turk With Matter & Gaby Moreno
Suite From Fred Claus – Christophe Beck