Child of Winter
|"Child of Winter (Christmas Song)"|
|Single by The Beach Boys|
|Released||December 23, 1974|
|Recorded||November 18, 1974|
|The Beach Boys singles chronology|
"Child of Winter (Christmas Song)" is a Christmas song written by Brian Wilson and Stephen Kalinich (and incorporating in its structure the opening verse from "Here Comes Santa Claus" by Gene Autry and Oakley Haldeman). It was recorded by the American rock band the Beach Boys and was released as a single in 1974 backed with "Susie Cincinnati". It was the only Beach Boys single between the albums Holland and 15 Big Ones.
"Child of Winter (Christmas Song)" was included on the band's 1998 compilation Ultimate Christmas.
- The Beach Boys
- Mike Love – lead vocal
- Brian Wilson – "Grinch voice", "everything else"
- Carl Wilson – guitar
- Dennis Wilson – drums
- Additional personnel
- Chidester, Brian (March 7, 2014). "Busy Doin' Somethin': Uncovering Brian Wilson's Lost Bedroom Tapes". Paste. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
- Elliot, Brad (1998). Ultimate Christmas (Digital Liner). The Beach Boys. Capitol Records.
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