Australian singles chart:
I Believe In Father Christmas entered the Kent Music Report on 22 December 1975 and peaked at #98.
Greg Lake, Peter Sinfield
The video clip:
The video for the record was shot on the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt, and in the Dead Sea Scrolls caves in the West Bank, and includes footage from the Vietnam War.
I Believe in Father Christmas, recorded by English musician Greg Lake, was written by Lake and Peter Sinfield. Although it is often categorised as a Christmas song, this was not Lake’s intention. He said that he wrote the song in protest at the commercialisation of Christmas. Sinfield, however, said that the words are about a loss of innocence and childhood belief. The single charted in the UK and Australia.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Believe_in_Father_Christmas
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