Jingle Bells is the world’s famous song which is known as a Christmas songs. But when you look toward its history, it tells us that is not exclusively a Christmas song. Its writer is James Lord Pierpont, who wrote this song in 1857. Therefore its melody has been utilized in German as well as French songs to celebrate winter fun. In 1898 the Edison Male Quartette recorded the song ‘Jingle Bells’ in the USA. Many artists have been singing this song including the Bing Crosby and Andrew Sisters. In 2006, it becomes the number one hit song when Kimberley Locke sang.
This is a very interesting point so as to in December 16th1965, Jingle Bells was the very first song which was broadcast from the outer space. Wally Schirra and Tom Stafford with the astronauts aboard Gemini 6 played a joke. They relayed from the mission control centre that they noticed a UFO with the eight smaller UFO who was wearing red suit. The prank completed with the astronaut couple playing ‘Jingle Bells’ on a mouth harp accompanied by toboggan bells which they had smuggled on the space. In the present day, the Smithsonian National Air as well as Space Museum are displaying to these instruments. Entertainingly, they are considered that these are the first musical instruments which be played in the space.