TIL that Jingle Bells was originally written to be a Thanksgiving song, and the original lyrics describe picking up girls, drag-racing on snow and a high-speed crash. by whatilearned November 29, 2021, 4:49 pm Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jingle_Bells What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote bellscrashdescribedragracinggirls.highspeedjingleLyricsoriginalOriginallypickingsnowsongThanksgivingTILToday I learnedwritten See more Previous article Provide feedback for a new non-commercial open-source license! Next article What is your opinion on cheating on single player games? 4 Comments Leave a Reply Back when it used to snow in November Log in to Reply Wait, it wasn’t about Batman and Robin and the Batmobile losing a wheel on the motorway?! Log in to Reply Yup, the organ it was composed on is currently in an Episcopalian church in Talahassee. Log in to Reply >It has been claimed that it was originally written to be sung by a Sunday school choir, or as a drinking song It was written to make money. There are some reports that it was first performed for a Thanksgiving church service > Some historical [accounts](https://greensboro.com/life/this-day-in-history/article_f89ff63f-aa47-586c-94b8-e26127e65ff0.html) report that the tune was first performed for a Thanksgiving service at the church of either Pierpont’s father or brother, but the lyrics might have been too risqué for an [church] audience. . It also turned out to be the first song broadcast from space . As the [crew of Gemini 6](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jingle_Bells#First_song_in_space) played it as part of a prank/joke report. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.