Elmo & Patsy – Grandma Got Run over by a Reindeer

A lot of people are familiar with Grandma got Rune over by a Reindeer. If you lived through the Xmas of 1984, you might actually be TOO familiar with this song. It was on nearly every radio station several times a day. The fun thing to do with this song is ask people who know the song who was the artist behind it. I find that almost everyone has no idea who wrote or performed this classic.


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3 thoughts on “Elmo & Patsy – Grandma Got Run over by a Reindeer

  1. I have this on an 8-Track tape. Was made in 1984 for Columbia House – kinda rare because it was towards the end of when Columbia House offered music on that format. Seems extra retro listening to it on an 8-Track…

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