Being the wife of the big guy is NOT a thankless job after all. Let’s sing our cheers to the deserving doyenne of polar domesticity.
Swinging kids add a churchy urgency to R+B in “Let’s Hear It for Mrs. Claus.” Beauregard Youth Choir seems to color inside the lines, however, and i’m not hearing sincerity only harmony–great harmony.
Other children’s music includes “Mrs. Santa Claus (When It’s Christmas Time)” by Lucas Ciliberti. Lively listing, but middle of the road musically.
Sherry Hursey kicks off the chant in “Thank You, Mrs. Santa Claus.” The best she seems to do in this kidsong, however, is support the Mr.
Acknowledging the underappreciated qualities Jessie Farrell swings some country for her “Mrs. Claus.” When this chanteuse asks ‘give her a round of applause’ she sells it, kids.
Let’s have a hand for “Mrs. Santa Claus” girl group The Quinto Sisters. These pixies made the TV variety circuit in the sixties and might still be ca-rooning through the Catskills today. Jumpy, catchy, pop rock hyper. [Alma Cogan debuted this number–1954–with gushy perk.]
Richard Knechtel’s “Thank You Mrs. Claus” is unassuming praise couched in jazzy folk fun. Matter-of-fact suits her wonderfulness.