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Petit Papa Noël

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B-side  Minuit, Chrétiens
Recorded  1946
Length  3:07
Format  CD single
Genre  Christmas song
Label  Disques Pathé, Fifty Five, M6 Interactions

"Petit Papa Noël" (literally little Christmas Father) is a 1946 song recorded by French singer Tino Rossi. Written by Raymond Vincy and Henri Martinet, this Christmas song was originally performed by Rossi in Richard Pottier's film Destins. It is currently the best-selling single of all time in France, with over 5,711,000 units sold. The song peaked at #6 on December 28, 1991 (the French SNEP Singles Chart was created on November 4, 1984), and was ranked every year under several labels, including Disques Pathé, Fifty Five and M6 Interactions (every label is charted separately). The song has been covered by many artists over the years.


Track listings

Tino Rossi
  1. "Petit Papa Noël" – 3:07
  2. "Minuit, chrétiens" – 3:11
  1. "Petit Papa Noel" – 3:07
  2. "Vive le vent" – 2:30
  3. "Douce nuit" – 2:05
  4. "Noël des enfants oubliés" – 2:45
  1. "Petit Papa Noël"
  2. "Ave Maria"
  3. "Mon étoile"
  4. "Minuit Chrétien"
Bébé Lilly
  1. "Petit Papa Noël" – 3:26
  2. "Vive le vent d'hiver" – 2:00
  3. "Mon beau sapin, roi des forêts" – 2:09
  4. "Bonne année" – 3:28
Pinocchio & Marilou
  1. "Petit Papa Noël" – 3:59
  2. "Sous la neige étoilée" by Pinocchio – 4:16


1 Original version
2 "Petit Papa Noël / Minuit, chrétiens"
3 Disques Pathé label
4 Fifty Five label
5 M6 Interactions label


Petit Papa Noël Wikipedia

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