Your HOLIDAY SOR-BAY: Bing Crosby’s White Christmas
1. December 25, 1941 Bing Crosby introduces White Christmas to the world.
White Christmas, written by the formidable composer and lyricist Irving Berlin receives its world premiere on this day in 1941 on Bing Crosby’s weekly NBC radio program, The Kraft Music Hall. It went on to become one of the most commercially successful singles of all time, and the top-selling single ever until being surpassed by Elton John’s Candle in the Wind 1997.