Irving Berlin (1888-1989)|
First Line: The sun is shining, the grass is green,
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This Christmas song, composed by the son of a Jewish cantor, became one of the most popular records of all time. The version by Bing Crosby (lacking the first stanza) was number one for eleven weeks in 1942 and 1943 and has sold over 30 million copies... not including various Christmas anthologies. It won the Academy Award for best song in 1942.