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Little Saint Nick

"Little Saint Nick"

(Brian Wilson / Mike Love)
Album: The Beach Boys' Christmas Album (1964)
Listen to the The Beach Boys version: Youtube, Spotify

Christmas classic.

The database contains 57 covers of "Little Saint Nick".


Artist Album Year Listen Notes
1910 Fruitgum CompanyBubblegum Christmas2007Youtube, SpotifyBubblegum pop cover.
98 DegreesLet It Snow2017Youtube, SpotifyPop cover.
Davie Allan And The ArrowsFuzz For The Holidays2004Youtube, SpotifySurf instrumental.
Annie The ClumsyMerry Little Christmas2012OtherUkulele cover.
Joanie BartelsChristmas Magic1994
Best CoastLittle Saint Nick single2017OtherIndie cover.
The Bobs
(covered as "Rasta Reindeer")
Too Many Santas!1996Youtube, SpotifySome lyrical changes, but mostly just the same but sung "rasta".
David CampbellBaby It's Christmas2018Youtube, SpotifyPop vocal cover
Captain & TennilleThe Secret Of Christmas2006Youtube, SpotifyRecorded by Toni Tennille and her three sisters during a Christmas special.
Captain Rat And The Blind RivetsCaptain Rat And The Blind Rivets EP1982
Andrew ConnorJolly Time!2015OtherLo-fi cover.
Crimson Ensemble
(covered as "Little St. Nick")
Christmas Moods1997
John Denver & The MuppetsA Christmas Together1979Youtube, SpotifyBased on the Muppet wiki, Denver isn't on this, but it instead is just Dr Teeth And His Electric Mayhem.
Ellen & The EscapadesThis Christmas2012YoutubeAcoustic cover.
Rosie FloresChristmasville2005Youtube, SpotifyRockabilly cover
Jeffrey FoskettTributes & Rarities2003YoutubeOriginally recorded for a toy called Surfin' Santa.
The FostersComfort & Joy2006
Brian GariThe Man With All The Toys2002Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover.
Mindy GledhillWinter Moon (Songs For Christmas)2011Youtube, SpotifyPop cover.
Andrew GoldThe Beach Boys EP2008Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover. Also appeared on 2008's Copy Cat. The EP was re-released in 2010 as Beach Boys Gold by The Ultimate Beach Boys Cover Band.
The Great British Barbershop BoysChristmas Time2010Youtube, SpotifyA capella cover.
Green ManChristmas Rock1971
Jeff Gunn, David Joyce, Robert Joyce & Henry MitchellSanta Sing-Along2004YoutubeStraightforward cover.
HansonSnowed In1997Youtube, SpotifyPop rock cover.
The Heebee-jeebeesWaiting Under The Mistletoe1997SpotifyA cappella cover.
The Hollyridge StringsThe Beach Boys Song Book: Romantic Instrumentals By The Hollyridge Strings1964Youtube, SpotifyOrchestral version, arranged by Stu Philips.
Husky TeamChristmas In Memphis2004Youtube, SpotifyInstrumental.
Ramon JacintoSuper Vintage Christmas Guitar Instrumentals2015YoutubeGuitar instrumental.
Jive Bunny And The MastermixersSpectacular Christmas Party1998Youtube, SpotifyPop cover.
Jive Bunny And The MastermixersChristmas Party - 40 Non-Stop Christmas Favourites1996Youtube, SpotifyPop cover.
Jive Bunny And The MastermixersUltimate Christmas Party2002Youtube, SpotifyPop cover.
Kidz Bop KidsKidz Bop Christmas2016YoutubePop cover.
Kidz Bop KidsKidz Bop Christmas2002YoutubePop cover.
The Kustard KingsA Kustard Kristmas2002Youtube, SpotifyRock instrumental.
L.A. GunsCovered In Guns2010Youtube, SpotifyHard rock cover.
Leningrad Cowboys and The Russian Air Force ChoirMerry Christmas2013
Mike Love
(covered as "Little St. Nick")
Reason For The Season2018Youtube, SpotifyStraight re-recording.
Duncan MaitlandIt's All Bells - Jingle All The Way2002
The MoonlightsIt's Christmas Time Again2015Youtube, SpotifyPop cover.
Mulberry LaneA Very Very Merry Mulberry Christmas2004Youtube, SpotifyPop cover.
Nashville Children's ChoirA Kid's Christmas1990
The New SurfsidersLittle Saint Nick single2013YoutubeHilariously awful cover.
Ol' 55Rockin' Christmas single1976YoutubeWith added sax solo.
The Olate Dogs
(covered as "Little St. Nick")
The Olate Dogs' Christmas2013YoutubeFaithfully translated into barks.
Bill Plikney & The Original DriftersRhythm & Blues Christmas1996Youtube, SpotifyR&B vocal cover.
The Princeton Tigertones
(covered as "Little St. Nick")
Thrity-Five Years On Tap1981
The QuietschboysLittle Saint Nick / In My Room single
Cassie RamoneChristmas In Reno2015Youtube, SpotifyIndie cover.
The Re-BopsOldies For A Cool Christmas1995Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward cover.
The Rock-afire ExplosionHomely For Christmas1987YoutubeStraightforward cover.
St. Nick's Lonely Christmas BandClassic Christmas Songs With A Dash Of Pepper2004Youtube, SpotifyInstrumental combining "Little Saint Nick" and "Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite".
She & HimA Very She & Him Christmas2011Youtube, SpotifyUkulele cover
Chad Shivers & The Silent KnightsPerform Selections From The Ventures And The Beach Boys' Christmas Albums2014
Ryan Simpson5 Cold Swings: The Fifth Kilau Kristmas Kompilation2010
Straight No ChaserHoliday Spirits2008Youtube, SpotifyVocal cover.
The StrangersBest Of The Strangers1999
The Suburban Pop ProjectChristmas EP2004
Sugar Ray feat. The WilsonsBest Of Kevin & Bean: A Family Christmas In Your Ass1997Youtube, SpotifyStraightforward covoer.
The Surf RaidersLittle Saint Nick1982YoutubeStraightforward cover, released on green Christmas tree shaped vinyl.
UW MadHattersCheer On Tap2010Youtube, SpotifyA cappella cover.
The Very MostSnow Covered2011Youtube, SpotifyIndie pop cover.
The Villas
(covered as "Little St. Nick")
A Lehigh Valley Christmas 20012001
Brian WilsonWhat I Really Want For Christmas2005Youtube, SpotifyAlmost note-for-note cover.

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