The Persistent Wife and The Christmas Song

In November 1934 just before Thanksgiving, Eddie Cantor decided to take a chance with two songwriters and their new Christmas song. In actuality it was Eddie’s wife, Ida, who pushed Eddie to perform this song on his radio show. John Frederick Coots and James Lamont Gillespie had written a song in 1932 which many viewed … Continue reading The Persistent Wife and The Christmas Song