"Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!", also known as "Let It Snow", is a song written by lyricist Sammy Cahn and composer Jule Styne in 1945. It was written in July 1945 in Hollywood, California during one of the hottest days on record.
First recorded by Vaughn Monroe, it became a popular hit, reaching number one on the Billboard music chart the following year. One of the best-selling songs of all time, "Let It Snow!" has been covered countless times. Due to its seasonal lyrics, it is commonly regarded as a Christmas song. Yet despite its cheery, holiday feel, it is a love song that never mentions Christmas.
In 1963, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles recorded the song for Christmas with The Miracles (1963)
In 1964, Doris Day recorded it for The Doris Day Christmas Album
Andy Williams cut the song for his 1965 album Merry Christmas.
In 1966, Dean Martin recorded the song for "The Dean Martin Christmas Album".
This song was meant to be a love song or a song with a playful romance.
Frank Sinatra's performance of the song was the 25,000,000th download from Apple's online music service iTunes.
Vaughn Monroe's version played as the credits song during the first two Die Hard films, both...