4 Days Until Christmas

A Christmas song every day until Christmas —

I guess Bing Crosby was the first to hit with “A Marshmallow World,” but to me, it’ll always be Dean Martin’s song. His relaxed croon obviously borrows from Bing, but Dean’s tossed-off phrasing and casual enunciation make it his own. You can find at least a dozen “live” versions out there from various variety shows of the ‘60s and ‘70s, but here’s a goodie with Frank Sinatra. They seems to have almost rehearsed.