Purchased this Christmas CD for my grandchildren, who like to sing along, while in the car. All three LOVE the" Hippopotamus for Christmas" song and this song. Listen to your favorite songs from I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas: Festive Songs for All the Family by Various artists Now.
Stream ad-free with Amazon Music Unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas lyrics: I want a hippopotamus for Christmas Only a hippopotamus will do Don't want a doll, no dinky Tinker Toy I want a hippopotamus to play with and enjoy I want a hippopotamus for C 1-16 of 615 results for" i want a hippopotamus for christmas song" Amazon Music Unlimited. Listen to any song, anywhere. Learn More about Amazon Music Unlimited.
I want a hippopotamus for Christmas Only a hippopotamus will do. I don't want a dog, no dinky Tinker Toy I want a hippopotamus to play with and enjoy. I want a. Lyrics to I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas by Christmas Songs: I want a hippopotamus for Christmas / Only a hippopotamus will do / Don't The song was not initially meant as a fundraiser for the Oklahoma City zoo, but a local promoted capitalized on the popularity of the song and did launch a successful fundraising campaign and did give Peevey a baby hippopotamus for Christmas.
I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas Gayla Peevey, recorded in 1953; lyrics and music by John Rox G D I want a hippopotamus for Christmas; Only a hippopotamus will do D7 A D7 D Don't want a d Lyrics to I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas [*] by Gayla Peevey from the Home for the Holidays: 2009 Holiday Lite Christmas, Vol. 8 album - including song video, artist biography, translations and more! One of my very favorite Christmas songs.
I couldn't find this song in a video so created one myself. Nov 26, 2011В В· The first selection, a cutesy song about a hippo, delighted Gayla as much as it did audiences.
During rehearsal, Gayla made some improvements to the lyrics, which originally read вЂњI want a hippopotamus for Christmas. Watch videoВ В· 'I want a Hippopotamus for Christmas' is a classic holiday song that has endured the test of time for more than 60 years. " I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas" is a Christmas novelty song written by John Rox (1902вЂ“1957) and performed by Gayla Peevey (10 years old at the time) in 1953.
The song peaked at number 24 on Billboard magazine's pop chart in December 1953. History. Peevey was a child star (born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.