Someday At Christmas

Album: Someday At Christmas (1967)
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  • This was written by Motown songwriters Ron Miller and Bryan Wells, the team that also wrote Wonder's songs "A Place in the Sun" and "Yester-me, Yester-you, Yesterday." They wrote it for Wonder's Christmas album, which contained several Christmas standards mixed with some new songs.
  • This is one of the first Christmas songs with a social and political message. Released during the Vietnam War, it takes a stand for peace and for equality and compassion. John Lennon sent a similar message in his 1971 song "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)." >>
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    Bertrand - Paris, France
  • In 2015, Wonder appeared in a commercial for Apple where he sings this at home with Andra Day, recording it on his Mac.

Comments: 8

  • Althea Spikes from Little Rock, ArkansasThis song makes me is more than a Christmas song... this song breathes Hope...
  • Michael Robinson from New YorkA great song and message
  • Sandra from Massachusetts Ever since I was a little girl when this song first came out by Stevie Wonder, it always brought tears to my eyes. At that time we had the Vietnam War going on and everyone just wanted peace. Now it's 2020 I'm 61 years old and we still have a war going on. A war with Covid-19, a war with racism and a war in the white house. I still have tears in my eyes.
  • J9 from PaThis song is beautiful. To me, not only is it beautiful, but it is inspiring. This is what should go viral, this is about humanity and hope for everyone. This is about the meaning of Christmas: PEACE! We all need to have a dream, and to be able to achieve that dream. I have a lot more to say, but mostly, MERRY CHRISTMAS, HAPPY HOLIDAYS to all. And stay safe!
  • Brenda from Lawrenceville GaThe lyrics express the same thing people are marching and protesting for in 2020. Still waiting for that shinning moment that will change the world.
  • Jennifer Harris from Grand Blanc, MiThis is an ok song!
  • Alistair from Geelong, Australiawas covered by Jack Johnson for Christmas in 2007
  • Debbie from Brevard, FlI found this song to really hit a spot in this day in time!
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