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Bobby Helms - Jingle Bell Rock HD Parodies 59

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Bobby Helms - Jingle Bell Rock A Parody To This Awesome Song, Created By Super Mario And Coffee Nut Sue Mariani You Tube - http://youtube.com/supermariosue6177 Face Book - http://facebook.com/Mario.Suzanne Born in Bloomington, Indiana[1] into a musical family, Helms began performing as a duo with his brother, Freddie, before going on to a successful solo career in country music. In 1956, Helms made his way to Nashville, Tennessee, where he signed a recording contract with Decca Records. The following year was filled with astonishing successes. Helms' first single in 1957 titled "Fraulein" went to No. 1 on the country music chart and made it into the Top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Later that same year he released "My Special Angel", which also hit No. 1 on the country charts and entered the Top 10 on Billboard's pop music chart, peaking at No. 7. Released just a few days before Christmas 1957, his song "Jingle Bell Rock" was a big hit. Uniquely, it also re-emerged four out of the next five years, and sold so well that it repeated each time as a top hit, and became a Christmas classic still played to this day. It took five years for this song to become a second million seller for Helms.[2] It reached No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 and spent 21 weeks in the chart.[2] The record gained gold disc status.[2] Accounts that Helms wrote and recorded the song with Hank Garland seem to be apocryphal — ASCAP and Allmusic list the writers of the song as Joseph Beal, Joseph Carlton, James Ross and James Boothe.[3] Helms continued touring and recording for the next three decades. His pioneering contribution to the genre has been recognized by the Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Helms spent most of his later years living just outside of Martinsville, Indiana until his death from emphysema and asthma at the age of 63 in 1997.[4] He was portrayed by actor Brad Hawkins in the 2007 film, Crazy. Another record of Helms was 'Schoolboy Crush' which was a hit in the UK. It weas released in the USA on June 23, 1958 on Decca. The same song was then covered by UK Teen star Cliff Richard about the same time as the UK release.