Every Year, Every Christmas

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"Every Year, Every Christmas"
Single by Luther Vandross
from the album This Is Christmas
B-side "This Is Christmas"
Released 1995
(U.S., Europe)
Format Vinyl 7" 12", Single
cassette, CD Single
Genre R&B, Soul
Length 5:06 (Single Edit)
Label Epic Records
Songwriter(s) L. Vandross, Richard Marx
Producer(s) Luther Vandross, Skip Anderson
Luther Vandross singles chronology
"Love the One You're With" / "Going in Circles"
"Every Year, Every Christmas"
"Your Secret Love"
"Love the One You're With"/"Going in Circles"
"Every Year, Every Christmas"
"Your Secret Love"

"Every Year, Every Christmas" is a 1995 Christmas song by American recording artist Luther Vandross. The single was released to promote Vandross' first holiday album This Is Christmas. The song was co-written by Vandross and singer-songwriter Richard Marx. Marx also contributed in arrangement of the single along with Vandross, Skip Anderson and Nat Adderley, Jr. "Every Year, Every Christmas" received moderate rotation on radio and peaked to No. 32 on Billboard's R&B Airplay chart. Patti LaBelle also covered the song, which appeared on her 2007 Christmas album Miss Patti's Christmas. The Patti LaBelle version was spoken at the very end the song dedicated to Vandross. [1] The single was a minor hit in the United Kingdom and peaked at No. 43 on the UK Singles Chart.

Track listing[edit]

US CD Single, US Promo[2]

  1. "Every Year, Every Christmas"
  2. "This Is Christmas"


Chart (1996) Peak
UK Singles Chart 43
US Billboard Hot R&B Airplay 32


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 597. 
  2. ^ "Every Year, Every Christmas" - CD Single (Promo).discogs.com
  3. ^ Vandross - UK Singles Chart history. Chart Archive

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