History/ Origin: Jingle Bells was written and composed by James Pierpoint a minister, in 1857. He wrote it for children celebrating Thanksgiving at his Boston Sunday School. While it was originally written for Thanksgiving, the sleigh bells in the Jingle Bells music made it a popular Christmas song.What was the song Jingle Bells originally called?
"Jingle Bells" was originally copyrighted with the name "One Horse Open Sleigh" on September 16, 1857. Mrs. Otis Waterman, one of Pierpoint's friends, described the song as a "merry little jingle", which became part of its new name when published in 1859 under the revised title of "Jingle Bells, or the One Horse Open Sleigh.".What is the meaning of the song Jingle Bells?
jingle bell. a hollow, round, metal bell with a metal ball inside, which makes a jingling sound when it moves: jingle bells on a horse and sleigh.What is the Jingle Bell Song?
“Jingle Bells” is one of the most famous traditional Christmas songs all around the world. Originally, the lyrics were written by James S. Pierpont in 1857—with the title of “One Horse Open Sleigh”—for a local school choir.