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Michael Buble' Teams up with Bing Crosby on Holiday Classic
November 30 2012



November 30, 2012â¦. For Immediate Release⦠New York Cityâ¦â¦ Michael Bubleâ will be releasing a new holiday single,âWhite Christmasâ which includes a special guest performance by Bing Crosby and will be available worldwide December l0th and llth on iTunes, it was announced today by his label, âReprise Recordsâ. The Canadian star who has long idolized Crosby joined up with the late crooner for a very special performance courtesy of computer magic on his upcoming NBC TV Special âMichael Bubleâ â Home for the Holidaysâ which is scheduled to air on December 10 at 10:00 PM ET/PT; 8:00pm MT; 9:00pm CT on Citytv affiliates in Toronto, Winnipeg, Saskatchewan, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver and NBC following âThe Voiceâ.

Crosbyâs performance took place December l4, l97l as part of the âBing Crosby & Sounds of Christmas TV Special. A brief snippet of the performance is attached:

âI have worshipped Bing Crosby since I was 6 years old. My family plays Bingâs âWhite Christmasâ all year around. Itâs really an honor to sing this beautiful song with him,â commented Bubleâ.

The Irving Berlin classic âWhite Christmasâ was originally performed by Bing Crosbyon his Kraft Music Hall radio program on Christmas Day, l941. It was officially recorded for Decca Records in May l942 and re-recorded In l947. Soon the recording reached iconic status and went on to become the best selling record of all time. Michael Bubleâ recorded the song last year as part of his extraordinarily successful Christmas album which was the second best selling album of 2012 (following Adele). Four different Bubleâ holiday songs from that record were played simultaneously on the radio last year. This year, the album Is already Top Ten on iTunes in several countries including the US.

Other guests on Bubleâs upcoming NBC Special include Rod Stewart, Blake Shelton, Carly Rae Jepsen and Elmo.

Bubleâ is scheduled to appear on The Today Show and Jimmy Fallon on Dercember 3rd and will. Have a new studio album later next year.

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