Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town
The Ames Brothers Lyrics


I just came back from a lovely trip along the Milky Way
Stopped off at the North Pole to spend a holiday
I called on dear old Santa Claus
To see what I could see
He took me to his workshop
And told his plans to me, so

[Chorus]
You better watch out, you better not cry
Better not pout, I'm telling you why
Santa Claus is comin' to town
He's making a list and checking it twice
Gonna find out who's naughty and nice
Santa Claus is comin' to town
He sees you when you're sleepin'
He knows when you're a wake
He knows if you've been bad or good
So be good for goodness sake
Oh! You better watch out, you better not cry
Better not pout, I'm telling you why
Santa Claus is comin' to town

With little tin horns and little toy drums
Rooty toot toots and rummy tum tums
Santa Claus is comin' to town
And curly head dolls that toddle and coo
Elephants, boats, and kiddie cars too
Santa Claus is comin' to town
Then kids in Girl and Boy land will have a jubilee
They're gonna build a Toyland all around the Christmas tree
So! You better watch out, you better not cry
Better not pout, I'm telling you why
Santa Claus is comin' to town

Now Santa is a busy man, He has no time to play
He's got millions of stockings to fill on Christmas day
You'd better write your letter now
And mail it right away
Because he's getting ready
His reindeer's and his sleigh. So

[Chorus]

With little tin horns and little toy drums
Rooty toot toots and rummy tum tums
Santa Claus is comin' to town
And curly head dolls that toddle and coo
Elephants, boats, and kiddie cars too
Santa Claus is comin' to town
Then kids in Girl and Boy land will have a jubilee
They're gonna build a Toyland all around the Christmas tree
So! You better watch out, you better not cry
Better not pout, I'm telling you why
Santa Claus is comin' to town

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: John Coots, Haven Gillespie

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Comments from YouTube:

scootron2000

@teddibearsworld I'm glad you liked it. This is no doubt my favorite version of this song. I been listening to it every year since I was a tot!

electronmusicjunkie

This has to be one of the obscure best arrangements and recording of this tune. Crank it up.

teddibearsworld

I have been looking for this for years! This was on an old RCA compilation that I grew up with, and I haven't heard this version for at least 25 years. I'm 5 years old all over again. Merry Christmas, and thank you sooo much for posting this!

David Steinbring.

teddibearsworld We also had this Christmas Album and I found a copy last year and brought back great memories.

Michael Johnson

I OVER PLAYED THIS RECORD, SIDE 2 ,...IT SKIPS AND SOUNDS SCRATCHY.SIDE 1 IS FLAWLESS.SIDE TWO IS AN OBSCURE GEM THAT HAS REALLY UNIQUE VERSIONS OF CHRISTMAS SONGS .I WISH YOU HAD THE OTHER ONES POSTED.SPIKE JONES AND THE I SAW MOMMY KISSING SANTA CLAUS ,..ETC ARE PRICELESS.....WHO SINGS THE I SAW MOMMY ONE.DO YOU KNOW SCOOTRON2000,.....SO OFF KEY BUT FUNNY.IF I COULD FIND A MINT COPY I WOULD BUY IT IN A HEARTBEAT.STARTED LISTENING TO THIS WHEN I WAS 6 OR 7,....AND IT IS STILL GREAT,...THANKS FOR POSTING THIS CLEAN VERSION OF THE AMES BROTHERS,...THEY WERE THE BEST.IF YOU CAN POST ANY MORE FROM THIS ALBUM SIDE 2,....I WOULD BE SO GRATEFUL TO HEAR THEM.CHEERS

scootron2000

Michael Johnson ,thanks for your comment. This is the first Christmas album I remember as a kid. My original one is in bad shape. I was lucky enough to find a good on at a Goodwill store. I have Rudolph posted. Some of the other songs are easier to find on YouTube. I may put up some others, however YouTube seems to get cranky with copyrights so I hesitate to load anymore.

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