If Every Day Was Like Christmas

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"If Every Day Was Like Christmas"
If Every Day Was Like Christmas 45 1966.jpg
Single by Elvis Presley
from the album Elvis' Christmas Album (1970)
Released November 15, 1966
Recorded June 10, 1966
Genre Christmas
Length 2:51
Label RCA Records
Writer(s) Red West
Elvis Presley singles chronology
"Spinout" /
"All That I Am"
" If Every Day Was Like Christmas"
"Indescribably Blue"

"If Every Day Was Like Christmas" is a song by Elvis Presley which was released in 1966 as an RCA Victor 45 single, 47-8950, backed with "How Would You Like To Be" from the movie It Happened at the World's Fair. The song was recorded on June 10, 1966 at RCA Studio B in Nashville and featured The Jordanaires and The Imperials Quartet on backing vocals. The song was written by Red West. The single reached No. 2 on Billboard's "Best Bets For Christmas" survey in 1966, and returned to the chart in 1967, spending a total of eight weeks in the chart. In the United Kingdom, the song reached Number 13 in the UK Singles Chart in December 1966.

The song was included on the 1970 RCA Camden reissue of Elvis' Christmas Album collection, which was re-released by Pickwick Records in 1975 and by RCA in 1985. The album was certified Diamond by the RIAA in 2011 with sales of over 10 million copies.

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