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Dapper Men Sing Hilarious Christmas Carol — Crowd Loses It When They Start Kick Line.

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‘Tis the season for holiday music of all types, but this particular song is going to get you up and dancing… and laughing!

Straight No Chaser is one of the top-selling a cappella groups in the world. They’ve been around since 1999, formed by a group of college students at Indiana University, and they’re famous for their Christmas albums. In a performance that has since gone viral, the group performed a hilarious original song called “The Christmas Can-Can.” The song was written and arranged by Walter Chase, the musical director and a founding member of Straight No Chaser.


The tune is a hodgepodge of classic Christmas songs combined with the fun, kicky chorus of the can-can dance. The men, all dressed impeccably in black suits, perform a perfectly choreographed dance routine to go along with the song’s lyrics.

“Christmas season
Starting sooner every year
It’s October,
Stores with plastic Christmas trees

Ransack the mall,
Shop ’til you lose your mind
Spike the eggnog,
Sit back and watch Rudolph, Frosty, Tiny Tim, and Scrooge, the Grinch, or Charlie Brown

It’s time…

It’s time to do the Christmas can-can
If you can’t, can’t dance, well, that’s OK (not going to do the kick line)
All you need is a tree, some lights about a thousand presents
Wrap them up and pray for snow”


You can’t help but smile when you watch their energetic and fun-loving performance! At the end, the group makes sure to mention all of the other religions that celebrate holidays this time of year, too. It’s not all about Christmas.

“We should share this holiday
Hava Nagila happy Hanukkah to you,
A happy Hanukkah to you, a happy Hanukkah to you
A merry Christmas, Hanukkah and also Kwanzaa.
Merry Christmas, happy Hanukkah, and merry Kwanzaa, too”


Watch “The Christmas Can-Can” below, and be sure to share it with a music lover in your life!

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