Jingle Bells (Autumn 1857)
by James Lord Pierpont

Jingle Bells

Medium: song

Publication date: Autumn 1857

Publisher: Oliver Ditson & Company
Written by: James Lord Pierpont

Number of Pages: 3

3 characters in this story:

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the horse the horse supporting character
CBR Scale: D N.A.
[pulls a one-horse open sleigh]
Oliver Ditson & Company 1
Miss Fanny Bright Miss Fanny Bright supporting character
  [went on sleigh ride with song narrator] Oliver Ditson & Company 1
a gent supporting character
  [laughed at song narrator when he fell into the snow] Oliver Ditson & Company 1

This song is also known as: One Horse Open Sleigh.

"Jingle Bells," one of the most commonly sung Christmas songs in the world, was originally published under the title "One Horse Open Sleigh." James Lord Pierpont was both composer and lyricist.

The song was first performed publicly on Washington Street in Boston in 1857.