51 Weeks: 51 Songs From The Past: Week 49: Gayla Peevey – I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas

A fun song for everyone for Christmas! Enjoy this delightful little girl and watch the video after the end of the song for a surprise! Thank you, Hugh Roberts, for sharing this adorable song! Merry Christmas everyone!!

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It’s that time of year when many of us tune in our ears to festive songs; many of which only make it out once a year (just like Father Christmas). I don’t know about you, but I’m sure I can hear the distant sound of sleigh bells. Then again, maybe I shouldn’t have had that final glass of sherry last night?

Hold on to your seats, and most of all your hats, because we’re about to take my music time machine as far back as it has been during our trip.

51 weeks 51 songs from the past poster

Here we are in the year 1953, where we’re about to meet a ten-year-old girl who was about to get an unusual Christmas present that I’m happy I didn’t have to gift wrap.

How cute is that song? And did you check out what happened at the end of the video? How cool was that?

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About jjspina

Janice is an award-winning author with eleven children's books for PS-Gr 4, six middle-grade/preteen/young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and three novels, and a short story collection written under J.E. Spina. She is also a writer of poetry, blogger, avid reader, reviewer and a copy editor. Janice has always loved writing and started very young writing poetry, then stories. Her children's book, Lamby the Lonely Lamby, won a Silver Medal in the Mom's Choice Awards. Book 1, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Missing Cell Phone, won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award and Honorable Mention from Readers' Favorite Book Awards. Book 2, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, The Case of the Mysterious Black Cat, won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award and so did Book 3, The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series. Jerry the Crabby Crayfish, Broose the Moose on the loose, Colby the Courageous Cat, Book 5, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Sad Mischievous Ghost, and Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe, all won Pinnacle Book Achievement Awards. Book 5 of Davey & Derek also won a Silver Medal from Authorsdb Cover Contest. Hunting Mariah was a Finalist in Authorsdb First Lines Contest. All Janice's books are available on Amazon.com, Kindle, B&N and other online book sites. One of her sports' poems was published in The Lawrence Eagle Tribune in October of 2008. She is currently working on Book 2 of Abby & Holly series for girls, a fairy tale and Book 6 of Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series. A YA fantasy series will be coming in 2019 along with more children's books. Her hobbies are crocheting, walking to keep fit, hula hooping, going to the movies with her husband, and spending time with her five grandchildren. Janice loves to hear from readers and appreciates reviews. Sign up on her blog https://jemsbooks.wordpress.com for a copy of her newsletters under Contact Me. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband who is her illustrator and cover creator.
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10 Responses to 51 Weeks: 51 Songs From The Past: Week 49: Gayla Peevey – I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas

  1. Thanks so much for the reblog, Janice. I hope Santa does not bring me a hippopotamus this Christmas. My house is filling up fast. 😀
    Hugs to you. 🎅
    xx

  2. exoticnita54 says:

    😍 love it..

    Believe this.. I have never heard that song before ..
    it was such a delightful Christmas 🎄 song

  3. That song is so funny! Thanks for sharing, Janice. Merry Christmas hugs!

  4. macjam47 says:

    Thanks for sharing, Janice. I’m hoping over to Hugh’s blog now. Merry Christmas to you and yours, Janice. Love and hugs.

  5. dgkaye says:

    Wonderful reblog Janice. Hugh is always full of good cheer. ❤ xx

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