"Santa Claus Is Back in Town" is a Christmas song by Elvis Presley from Elvis' Christmas Album, the best-selling Christmas/holiday album of all time in the United States. The song was written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller and was the opening track of the 1957 Elvis' Christmas Album. The song has become a rock and roll Christmas standard.
"Santa Claus Is Back in Town" was paired with "Santa, Bring My Baby Back to Me" and was issued as a UK single concurrently with the album's release in 1957. The single reached #7 on the UK Singles Chart in November, 1957. RCA rereleased the song as a 45 vinyl 7" single in 1985, PB-14237B, paired with "Merry Christmas, Baby". In 1980, the song reached no. 41 on the UK singles chart in December in a six week chart run.
"Santa Claus Is Back in Town" backed with "Blue Christmas" was released by RCA Victor as a 45 single in 1965 in the US, reaching No. 4 on the Billboard Christmas Singles chart. The "Blue Christmas"/"Santa Claus is Back in Town" single was certified Platinum by the RIAA in 1999. ~Source Wikipedia
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