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"Sleigh Ride" & "White Christmas"


This single release, on 5th December 2011, was to promote the group's latest album The Wurzels Christmas Album. It was released as an internet download.

The Band Line-Up:

At the time of the recording of this single The Wurzels consisted of Pete Budd, Tommy Banner, John Morgan and Sedge Moor.

The Tracks:

Two tracks were released on this download single - Sleigh Ride and White Christmas issued to give a taste of The Wurzels latest album, 'The Wurzels Christmas Album'. As with the group's previous two singles it was only made generally available via internet download. Both tracks were produced by part-time Wurzel Louie Nicastro.

A music video was produced to accompany the release and can be viewed here.

Collectors' Extras:

A promotional copy of this single was made available for radio stations and the like. The disc was a basic black on white as shown.

The sleeve was a clear plastic design with a paper insert. The main image was as shown top of page, the back image, shown below, giving basic promotional information. More information was printed on two stickers on the plastic sleeve.

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"Sleigh Ride" & "White Christmas" - Song Lyrics

  • Sleigh Ride
  • Let's go!
  • (Verse one)
    Just hear those sleigh bells jingling, ring ting tingling too
    Dingaling a-ling a-dingdongding
    Come on it's lovely weather for a sleigh ride together with you
    Dingaling a-ling a-dingdongding
    Outside the snow is falling and friends are calling yoo-hoo
    Dingaling a-ling a-dingdongding
    Come on it's lovely weather for a sleigh ride together with you
    Giddy up, giddy up, giddy up let's go
    Let's look at the show (let's look at the show)
    We're riding in a wonderland of snow, wheee!
    Giddy up, giddy up, giddy up it's grand
    Just holding your hand
    We're gliding along with the song of a wintry fairyland
  • (Verse two)
    Our cheeks are nice and rosy and comfy 'n cosy are we
    Dingaling a-ling a-dingdongding
    We're snuggled up together like two birds of a feather would be
    Dingaling a-ling a-dingdongding
    Let's take that road before us and sing a chorus or two
    Dingaling a-ling a-dingdongding
    Come on it's lovely weather for a sleigh ride together with you
    Dingaling a-ling a-dingdongding
    Dingaling a-ling a-dingdongding
    Dingaling a-ling a-dingdongding
    Dingaling a-ling a-dingdongding
  • Ooh arr, ooh arr, ooh arr, ooh arr, ooh arr, ooh arr
  • Dingaling a-ling a-dingdongding
    Dingaling a-ling a-dingdongding
    Dingaling a-ling a-dingdongding
    Dingaling a-ling a-dingdongding
  • (Repeat verse one)
  • Giddy up, giddy up, giddy up let's go! Let's go!
    Let's look at the show (let's look at the show)
    We're riding in a wonderland of snow, yo ho ho
    Giddy up, giddy up, giddy up it's grand
    Just holding your hand
    We're gliding along with the song of a wintry fairyland
  • (Repeat verse two)
  • With you
    Dingaling a-ling a-dingdongding
    I just love being with you ha ha
    Dingaling a-ling a-dingdongding
    Sleigh ride with you
    Dingaling a-ling a-dingdongding
    Ding, a-ling, along!
    With you!


  • White Christmas
  • Ooh arr ooh
    Merry Christmas everybody!
    Ooh arr, ooh arr ooh
  • I'm dreaming of a white Christmas (ooh arr ooh)
    Just like the ones I used to know
    Where the treetops glisten, and children listen
    To hear sleigh bells in the snow
    I'm dreaming of a white Christmas (ooh arr ooh)
    With every Christmas card I write
    May your days be merry and bright (ooh arr ooh arr)
    And may all your Christmas's be white (ooh arr ooh)
  • Come on everybody!
  • (Repeat first verse)
  • Jingle jingle all the way
  • (Repeat second verse)
  • I'm dreaming of a white Christmas
    Just like the ones I used to know
    Where the treetops glisten and children listen (ooh arr ooh arr)
    To hear the sleigh bells in the snow (ooh arr ooh)

  • Sing it loud and proud

  • I'm dreaming of a white Christmas (ooh arr ooh)
    With every Christmas card I write
    May your days be merry and bright (ooh arr ooh arr)
    And may all your Christmas's, be white
    Merry Christmas everybody, and a yo ho ho




  • Lyrics Kindly transcribed by E.Bryant,
    Verified by Professor Wurzel

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