CHRISTMAS DAY

Live 06 Dec 2001 version


Jimmy VivinoMerry Christmas everybody!
You guys ready back there? (Oh yeah!)
You know I feel so good (yeah, yeah)
You know I feel so good (yeah, yeah)
Well I feel so good (yeah, yeah)
You know I feel so good (yeah, yeah)
Well I feel ok (yeah, yeah)
Cause it's Christmas Day (yeah, yeah)

Jimmy VivinoI got a pocketful of money
And my baby by my side
I'm so glad
So glad to be alive
That's why I feel ok
On this Christmas Day

Jimmy VivinoI want ya turn up your hi-fi
I want ya turn it up loud
I want everyone to know
That we're jumpin' in this house
You know I feel ok
'Cause it's Christmas Day

Bruce SpringsteenI got a pocketful of money
My baby by my side
You know that I'm so glad
A-just to be alive
You know I feel ok
On this Christmas Day

Bruce SpringsteenYou know I feel so good
You know I feel so good
You know I feel so
You know I feel so good
Well I feel ok
Because it's Christmas Day
Play that thing!

Bruce SpringsteenCome on Jimmy!

Jimmy VivinoI got a pocketful of money (yeah, yeah)
Bruce SpringsteenI got my my baby by my side (yeah, yeah)
Jimmy VivinoYou know I'm so glad (yeah, yeah)
Bruce SpringsteenA-just to be alive (yeah, yeah)
Jimmy VivinoThat's why I feel ok (yeah, yeah)
Bruce SpringsteenA-come Christmas Day (yeah, yeah)

Jimmy VivinoYou know I feel so good (yeah, yeah)
Bruce SpringsteenI said I feel alright (yeah, yeah)
Jimmy VivinoWell I feel so good, now (yeah, yeah)
Bruce SpringsteenAnd I feel alright now (yeah, yeah)
Jimmy VivinoWell I feel ok (yeah, yeah)
Vivino and SpringsteenOn this Christmas Day (yeah, yeah)

Intro

CHRISTMAS DAY is a song written by Detroit Junior who released it in 1961. See the original Detroit Junior version for more details.

Live 06 Dec 2001 version

The above lyrics are for the live 06 Dec 2001 performance of CHRISTMAS DAY at the Convention Hall in Asbury Park, NJ, during the third of the five 2001 Asbury Park holiday shows. The song was played in a full-band arrangement with the Max Weinberg 7 as the backing band and with the band's guitarist Jimmy Vivino stepping up on lead vocals.

Ticket stub for the 06 Dec 2001 show at Asbury Park Convention Hall, Asbury Park, NJ
Ticket stub for the 06 Dec 2001 show at Asbury Park Convention Hall, Asbury Park, NJ

Bruce Springsteen performed five Asbury Park holiday shows in 2001 (01, 04, 06, 07, and 08 December). These concerts were billed as "Bruce Springsteen with The Max Weinberg 7 and Friends", with The Max Weinberg 7 serving as the house band, and Springsteen bringing guests on and off the stage throughout the shows.

Live History

CHRISTMAS DAY was performed during four of the five 2001 Asbury Park holiday shows and all three 2003 Asbury Park holiday shows. On these shows the song was played in a full-band arrangement with the Max Weinberg 7 as the backing band and with the band's guitarist Jimmy Vivino stepping up on lead vocals.

  1. 04 Dec 2001 at Convention Hall, Asbury Park, NJ
  2. 06 Dec 2001 at Convention Hall, Asbury Park, NJ
  3. 07 Dec 2001 at Convention Hall, Asbury Park, NJ
  4. 08 Dec 2001 at Convention Hall, Asbury Park, NJ
  5. 05 Dec 2003 at Convention Hall, Asbury Park, NJ
  6. 07 Dec 2003 at Convention Hall, Asbury Park, NJ
  7. 08 Dec 2003 at Convention Hall, Asbury Park, NJ

Credits

Thanks Jake (ol'catfishinthelake at BTX and Greasy Lake) for the lyrics.

Available Versions

List of available versions of CHRISTMAS DAY on this website:

CHRISTMAS DAY [Live 06 Dec 2001 version]
CHRISTMAS DAY [Original Detroit Junior version]

Page last updated: 14 May 2015