Christmas Is the Time to Say 'I Love You'
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|"Christmas is the Time to Say 'I Love You'"|
|Single by Billy Squier|
|A-side||"Christmas Is the Time to Say 'I Love You'"|
|B-side||"My Kinda Lover"|
|Billy Squier singles chronology|
"Christmas Is the Time to Say 'I Love You'" is a holiday rock song by Billy Squier, released in 1981 as the B-side of his hit "My Kinda Lover" (Capitol 5037). In 1981, a video of the song was recorded with MTV VJs and staff members singing along with a live performance by Squier. VJ Martha Quinn remembers it as her number one moment when working for MTV.
The song has been covered by Darlene Love, Alexa Vega, and by SR-71. Katharine McPhee recorded a cover of the song on her Christmas album, Christmas is the Time to Say I Love You, which was released on October 12, 2010.
- Parker, Lyndsey (July 31, 2016). "Martha, Martha, Martha! 35 Years Later, Original VJ Quinn Remembers MTV's Early Days". Yahoo! Music.