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George Harrison - Ding Dong (Excellent Audio)03:32

George Harrison - Ding Dong (Excellent Audio)

George Harrison - Ding Dong (Excellent Audio) 1974

220px-George Harrison Ding Dong Vinyl

George Harrison Ding Dong.


"Ding Dong" is a 1974 Christmas song recorded by George Harrison for his 1974 album, Dark Horse.

BackgroundEdit

Harrison took the song's lyrics from inscriptions he found around his nineteenth-century home, Friar Park, in Oxfordshire. These lyrics appeared on "Ding Dong"'s picture sleeve, one of numerous sleeve designs created for the single internationally. For the first time, Harrison made a promotional video for the single, which features scenes of him miming to the song at Friar Park while dressed in a variety of Beatle-themed costumes. Other musicians on the recording include Tom Scott, Ringo Starr, Alvin Lee, Ron Wood and Jim Keltner, while the production incorporates influences from Phil Spector's Wall of Sound 1963 Christmas recordings. As on much of the Dark Horse album, Harrison's vocals on "Ding Dong, Ding Dong" were hampered by a worsening throat condition, due partly to his having overextended himself on business projects such as establishing his record label, Dark Horse Records.

"Ding Dong" still receives occasional airplay over the holiday season. The song has yet to be remastered since the Dark Horse album's release on CD in 1992.


LyricsEdit

Ding dong, ding dong

Ding dong, ding dong
Ding dong, ding dong
Ding dong, ding dong

Ring out the old, ring in the new

Ring out the old, ring in the new
Ring out the false, ring in the true
Ring out the old, ring in the new

Ring out the old, ring in the new

Ring out the old, ring in the new
Ring out the false, ring in the true
Ring out the old, ring in the new

Ding dong, ding dong

Ding dong, ding dong
Ding dong, ding dong
Ding dong, ding dong

Yesterday, today was tomorrow

And tomorrow, today will be yesterday, oh

So ring out the old, ring in the new

Ring out the old, ring in the new
Ring out the false, ring in the true
Ring out the old, ring in the new

Ring out the old, ring in the new

Ring out the old, ring in the new
Ring out the false, ring in the true
Ring out the old, ring in the new, and again

Ring out the old, ring in the new

Ring out the old, ring in the new
Ring out the false, ring in the true
Ring out the old, ring in the new, 

Ding dong, ding dong

Ding dong, ding dong
Ding dong, ding dong
Ding dong, ding dong

Ding dong, ding dong

Ding dong, ding dong
[Incomprehensible]
Ding dong, ding dong

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