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KFC's Christmas Tree Ornaments Look Finger Lickin' Good

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KFC will soon be releasing a set of Christmas ornaments in their New Zealand restaurants and they are super cute.

New Zealand KFC stores will be releasing KFC themed Christmas ornaments starting in early December. The five ornaments that come as a set, will feature different facets of the brand.

Customers who purchase the ornament selection can hang a drumstick, a carton of fries, a wing, a bucket of fried chicken, and Colonel Sanders’ face.

"Forget the mistletoe this year — these naughty and nice decorations are sure to make the magic happen when you grab a drumstick off the tree and hold it overhead," said Clark Wilson, KFC’s Marketing Director, in a statement. The brand has even put out a #KFChristmas promotional video that takes their menu items from edible to ornamental.

These Christmas ornaments are not the only kitschy things KFC has been selling. The brand previously sold a fried chicken scented candle in NZ as well as a chicken scented bath bomb in Japan. Love KFC? You could make it forever with a crazy fast food tattoo.


Christmas with Colonel Sanders. Kentucky Fried Chicken.

You know the image of the gentleman with the white beard, thin black bow tie, and white suit. You’ve heard of his 17 secret spices. You may even know a little about his story…the man who launched a hugely successful business at the age of 65.  Did you know, though, that the Kentucky colonel had three Christmas albums?
Starting in 1967 and continuing thru 1969, Kentucky Fried Chicken offered a Christmas compilation album featuring popular artists of the time singing Christmas music. Each album featured the company’s marketing darling, Colonel Harland Sanders, on the album cover.
The first, Christmas Eve with Colonel Sanders, may be best remembered for the kitschy photograph of the then 77 year old colonel peacefully napping in his ornate chair in front of the Christmas tree and fireplace adorned with stockings and gifts. The music is a pleasing blend of Christmas favorites by a variety of artists of different genres.

 In addition to cover notes by Jack Mitchell, the 1967 offering by KFC includes a greeting on the back of the album cover from Colonel Harland Sanders. The Colonel writes:

For the Christmas season, I can not think of a nicer way to convey my best wishes than to share this album of traditional music with you.

I know that the holiday season is a very special time for all of us. A time when our families are brought together in a spirit of deep devotion and good will.

I hope you find as I do that this selection of music is an especially fine embodiment of that spirit.

I think of children at Christmas as they look forward to the visit from Santa Claus.

I think of grown-ups as they reflect with pride and pleasure upon their families. With the memories of past holiday seasons and the vision of more to come.

I think the world at large, hoping that some of the compassion we feel during this season will flow out into the rest of the year, not only for the sake of our country, but for friends and enemies.

I think af all these things and cannot help but hope that this album and its songs may contribute to the true spirit of Christmas.

Much like the first Christmas album, “Christmas Day with Colonel Sanders” features a compilation of songs and artists popular in 1967.

No matter how many years go by or how old we get, that timeless greeting still contains a lot of magic in it. Another part of Christmas that never ceases to thrill us is the beautiful music of this wonderful season. New songs are written every year for this joyous occasion and, like the traditional songs, they make our hearts glow with the Christmas spirit. Most of them bring back fond memories of earlier Christmases.

My memories of Christmas as a youngster are happy ones. Times were hard on the small Kentucky farm where we lived. My widowed mother worked hard to support the five little ones in her brood. But difficult times were momentarily forgotten when Christmas rolled around. Our tree never had many presents under it, but there was an abundance of love in the air as we gathered around to sing our favorite Christmas carols. I’ll never forget those Christmas days at home!

Many years later, my chicken recipe laid the foundation for the Kentucky Fried Chicken Corporation. I made my mark in life after I was 65 years old, but I must admit I always feel like a child at Christmas!

Christmas always brings back a lot of memories to me, but the real meaning of Christmas has always remained the same: peace and good will to all men! I guess at one time or another we have all made the remark, “If only people could keep the spirit of Christmas the other 364 days of the year, what a wonderful world this would be.” Well, my friends, it is possible … but it has to start with you and me, don’t you see.

I hope this special Christmas album fills your hearts with the true spirit of Christmas. It might even be a good idea to take a listen to it in April or July or September! Perhaps it would help remind us of the true Christmas spirit we had back on that special day in December.

May you and your family have the best Christmas ever! God bless us all.


Christmas with Colonel Sanders. Kentucky Fried Chicken.

You know the image of the gentleman with the white beard, thin black bow tie, and white suit. You’ve heard of his 17 secret spices. You may even know a little about his story…the man who launched a hugely successful business at the age of 65.  Did you know, though, that the Kentucky colonel had three Christmas albums?
Starting in 1967 and continuing thru 1969, Kentucky Fried Chicken offered a Christmas compilation album featuring popular artists of the time singing Christmas music. Each album featured the company’s marketing darling, Colonel Harland Sanders, on the album cover.
The first, Christmas Eve with Colonel Sanders, may be best remembered for the kitschy photograph of the then 77 year old colonel peacefully napping in his ornate chair in front of the Christmas tree and fireplace adorned with stockings and gifts. The music is a pleasing blend of Christmas favorites by a variety of artists of different genres.

 In addition to cover notes by Jack Mitchell, the 1967 offering by KFC includes a greeting on the back of the album cover from Colonel Harland Sanders. The Colonel writes:

For the Christmas season, I can not think of a nicer way to convey my best wishes than to share this album of traditional music with you.

I know that the holiday season is a very special time for all of us. A time when our families are brought together in a spirit of deep devotion and good will.

I hope you find as I do that this selection of music is an especially fine embodiment of that spirit.

I think of children at Christmas as they look forward to the visit from Santa Claus.

I think of grown-ups as they reflect with pride and pleasure upon their families. With the memories of past holiday seasons and the vision of more to come.

I think the world at large, hoping that some of the compassion we feel during this season will flow out into the rest of the year, not only for the sake of our country, but for friends and enemies.

I think af all these things and cannot help but hope that this album and its songs may contribute to the true spirit of Christmas.

Much like the first Christmas album, “Christmas Day with Colonel Sanders” features a compilation of songs and artists popular in 1967.

No matter how many years go by or how old we get, that timeless greeting still contains a lot of magic in it. Another part of Christmas that never ceases to thrill us is the beautiful music of this wonderful season. New songs are written every year for this joyous occasion and, like the traditional songs, they make our hearts glow with the Christmas spirit. Most of them bring back fond memories of earlier Christmases.

My memories of Christmas as a youngster are happy ones. Times were hard on the small Kentucky farm where we lived. My widowed mother worked hard to support the five little ones in her brood. But difficult times were momentarily forgotten when Christmas rolled around. Our tree never had many presents under it, but there was an abundance of love in the air as we gathered around to sing our favorite Christmas carols. I’ll never forget those Christmas days at home!

Many years later, my chicken recipe laid the foundation for the Kentucky Fried Chicken Corporation. I made my mark in life after I was 65 years old, but I must admit I always feel like a child at Christmas!

Christmas always brings back a lot of memories to me, but the real meaning of Christmas has always remained the same: peace and good will to all men! I guess at one time or another we have all made the remark, “If only people could keep the spirit of Christmas the other 364 days of the year, what a wonderful world this would be.” Well, my friends, it is possible … but it has to start with you and me, don’t you see.

I hope this special Christmas album fills your hearts with the true spirit of Christmas. It might even be a good idea to take a listen to it in April or July or September! Perhaps it would help remind us of the true Christmas spirit we had back on that special day in December.

May you and your family have the best Christmas ever! God bless us all.


Christmas with Colonel Sanders. Kentucky Fried Chicken.

You know the image of the gentleman with the white beard, thin black bow tie, and white suit. You’ve heard of his 17 secret spices. You may even know a little about his story…the man who launched a hugely successful business at the age of 65.  Did you know, though, that the Kentucky colonel had three Christmas albums?
Starting in 1967 and continuing thru 1969, Kentucky Fried Chicken offered a Christmas compilation album featuring popular artists of the time singing Christmas music. Each album featured the company’s marketing darling, Colonel Harland Sanders, on the album cover.
The first, Christmas Eve with Colonel Sanders, may be best remembered for the kitschy photograph of the then 77 year old colonel peacefully napping in his ornate chair in front of the Christmas tree and fireplace adorned with stockings and gifts. The music is a pleasing blend of Christmas favorites by a variety of artists of different genres.

 In addition to cover notes by Jack Mitchell, the 1967 offering by KFC includes a greeting on the back of the album cover from Colonel Harland Sanders. The Colonel writes:

For the Christmas season, I can not think of a nicer way to convey my best wishes than to share this album of traditional music with you.

I know that the holiday season is a very special time for all of us. A time when our families are brought together in a spirit of deep devotion and good will.

I hope you find as I do that this selection of music is an especially fine embodiment of that spirit.

I think of children at Christmas as they look forward to the visit from Santa Claus.

I think of grown-ups as they reflect with pride and pleasure upon their families. With the memories of past holiday seasons and the vision of more to come.

I think the world at large, hoping that some of the compassion we feel during this season will flow out into the rest of the year, not only for the sake of our country, but for friends and enemies.

I think af all these things and cannot help but hope that this album and its songs may contribute to the true spirit of Christmas.

Much like the first Christmas album, “Christmas Day with Colonel Sanders” features a compilation of songs and artists popular in 1967.

No matter how many years go by or how old we get, that timeless greeting still contains a lot of magic in it. Another part of Christmas that never ceases to thrill us is the beautiful music of this wonderful season. New songs are written every year for this joyous occasion and, like the traditional songs, they make our hearts glow with the Christmas spirit. Most of them bring back fond memories of earlier Christmases.

My memories of Christmas as a youngster are happy ones. Times were hard on the small Kentucky farm where we lived. My widowed mother worked hard to support the five little ones in her brood. But difficult times were momentarily forgotten when Christmas rolled around. Our tree never had many presents under it, but there was an abundance of love in the air as we gathered around to sing our favorite Christmas carols. I’ll never forget those Christmas days at home!

Many years later, my chicken recipe laid the foundation for the Kentucky Fried Chicken Corporation. I made my mark in life after I was 65 years old, but I must admit I always feel like a child at Christmas!

Christmas always brings back a lot of memories to me, but the real meaning of Christmas has always remained the same: peace and good will to all men! I guess at one time or another we have all made the remark, “If only people could keep the spirit of Christmas the other 364 days of the year, what a wonderful world this would be.” Well, my friends, it is possible … but it has to start with you and me, don’t you see.

I hope this special Christmas album fills your hearts with the true spirit of Christmas. It might even be a good idea to take a listen to it in April or July or September! Perhaps it would help remind us of the true Christmas spirit we had back on that special day in December.

May you and your family have the best Christmas ever! God bless us all.


Christmas with Colonel Sanders. Kentucky Fried Chicken.

You know the image of the gentleman with the white beard, thin black bow tie, and white suit. You’ve heard of his 17 secret spices. You may even know a little about his story…the man who launched a hugely successful business at the age of 65.  Did you know, though, that the Kentucky colonel had three Christmas albums?
Starting in 1967 and continuing thru 1969, Kentucky Fried Chicken offered a Christmas compilation album featuring popular artists of the time singing Christmas music. Each album featured the company’s marketing darling, Colonel Harland Sanders, on the album cover.
The first, Christmas Eve with Colonel Sanders, may be best remembered for the kitschy photograph of the then 77 year old colonel peacefully napping in his ornate chair in front of the Christmas tree and fireplace adorned with stockings and gifts. The music is a pleasing blend of Christmas favorites by a variety of artists of different genres.

 In addition to cover notes by Jack Mitchell, the 1967 offering by KFC includes a greeting on the back of the album cover from Colonel Harland Sanders. The Colonel writes:

For the Christmas season, I can not think of a nicer way to convey my best wishes than to share this album of traditional music with you.

I know that the holiday season is a very special time for all of us. A time when our families are brought together in a spirit of deep devotion and good will.

I hope you find as I do that this selection of music is an especially fine embodiment of that spirit.

I think of children at Christmas as they look forward to the visit from Santa Claus.

I think of grown-ups as they reflect with pride and pleasure upon their families. With the memories of past holiday seasons and the vision of more to come.

I think the world at large, hoping that some of the compassion we feel during this season will flow out into the rest of the year, not only for the sake of our country, but for friends and enemies.

I think af all these things and cannot help but hope that this album and its songs may contribute to the true spirit of Christmas.

Much like the first Christmas album, “Christmas Day with Colonel Sanders” features a compilation of songs and artists popular in 1967.

No matter how many years go by or how old we get, that timeless greeting still contains a lot of magic in it. Another part of Christmas that never ceases to thrill us is the beautiful music of this wonderful season. New songs are written every year for this joyous occasion and, like the traditional songs, they make our hearts glow with the Christmas spirit. Most of them bring back fond memories of earlier Christmases.

My memories of Christmas as a youngster are happy ones. Times were hard on the small Kentucky farm where we lived. My widowed mother worked hard to support the five little ones in her brood. But difficult times were momentarily forgotten when Christmas rolled around. Our tree never had many presents under it, but there was an abundance of love in the air as we gathered around to sing our favorite Christmas carols. I’ll never forget those Christmas days at home!

Many years later, my chicken recipe laid the foundation for the Kentucky Fried Chicken Corporation. I made my mark in life after I was 65 years old, but I must admit I always feel like a child at Christmas!

Christmas always brings back a lot of memories to me, but the real meaning of Christmas has always remained the same: peace and good will to all men! I guess at one time or another we have all made the remark, “If only people could keep the spirit of Christmas the other 364 days of the year, what a wonderful world this would be.” Well, my friends, it is possible … but it has to start with you and me, don’t you see.

I hope this special Christmas album fills your hearts with the true spirit of Christmas. It might even be a good idea to take a listen to it in April or July or September! Perhaps it would help remind us of the true Christmas spirit we had back on that special day in December.

May you and your family have the best Christmas ever! God bless us all.


Christmas with Colonel Sanders. Kentucky Fried Chicken.

You know the image of the gentleman with the white beard, thin black bow tie, and white suit. You’ve heard of his 17 secret spices. You may even know a little about his story…the man who launched a hugely successful business at the age of 65.  Did you know, though, that the Kentucky colonel had three Christmas albums?
Starting in 1967 and continuing thru 1969, Kentucky Fried Chicken offered a Christmas compilation album featuring popular artists of the time singing Christmas music. Each album featured the company’s marketing darling, Colonel Harland Sanders, on the album cover.
The first, Christmas Eve with Colonel Sanders, may be best remembered for the kitschy photograph of the then 77 year old colonel peacefully napping in his ornate chair in front of the Christmas tree and fireplace adorned with stockings and gifts. The music is a pleasing blend of Christmas favorites by a variety of artists of different genres.

 In addition to cover notes by Jack Mitchell, the 1967 offering by KFC includes a greeting on the back of the album cover from Colonel Harland Sanders. The Colonel writes:

For the Christmas season, I can not think of a nicer way to convey my best wishes than to share this album of traditional music with you.

I know that the holiday season is a very special time for all of us. A time when our families are brought together in a spirit of deep devotion and good will.

I hope you find as I do that this selection of music is an especially fine embodiment of that spirit.

I think of children at Christmas as they look forward to the visit from Santa Claus.

I think of grown-ups as they reflect with pride and pleasure upon their families. With the memories of past holiday seasons and the vision of more to come.

I think the world at large, hoping that some of the compassion we feel during this season will flow out into the rest of the year, not only for the sake of our country, but for friends and enemies.

I think af all these things and cannot help but hope that this album and its songs may contribute to the true spirit of Christmas.

Much like the first Christmas album, “Christmas Day with Colonel Sanders” features a compilation of songs and artists popular in 1967.

No matter how many years go by or how old we get, that timeless greeting still contains a lot of magic in it. Another part of Christmas that never ceases to thrill us is the beautiful music of this wonderful season. New songs are written every year for this joyous occasion and, like the traditional songs, they make our hearts glow with the Christmas spirit. Most of them bring back fond memories of earlier Christmases.

My memories of Christmas as a youngster are happy ones. Times were hard on the small Kentucky farm where we lived. My widowed mother worked hard to support the five little ones in her brood. But difficult times were momentarily forgotten when Christmas rolled around. Our tree never had many presents under it, but there was an abundance of love in the air as we gathered around to sing our favorite Christmas carols. I’ll never forget those Christmas days at home!

Many years later, my chicken recipe laid the foundation for the Kentucky Fried Chicken Corporation. I made my mark in life after I was 65 years old, but I must admit I always feel like a child at Christmas!

Christmas always brings back a lot of memories to me, but the real meaning of Christmas has always remained the same: peace and good will to all men! I guess at one time or another we have all made the remark, “If only people could keep the spirit of Christmas the other 364 days of the year, what a wonderful world this would be.” Well, my friends, it is possible … but it has to start with you and me, don’t you see.

I hope this special Christmas album fills your hearts with the true spirit of Christmas. It might even be a good idea to take a listen to it in April or July or September! Perhaps it would help remind us of the true Christmas spirit we had back on that special day in December.

May you and your family have the best Christmas ever! God bless us all.


Christmas with Colonel Sanders. Kentucky Fried Chicken.

You know the image of the gentleman with the white beard, thin black bow tie, and white suit. You’ve heard of his 17 secret spices. You may even know a little about his story…the man who launched a hugely successful business at the age of 65.  Did you know, though, that the Kentucky colonel had three Christmas albums?
Starting in 1967 and continuing thru 1969, Kentucky Fried Chicken offered a Christmas compilation album featuring popular artists of the time singing Christmas music. Each album featured the company’s marketing darling, Colonel Harland Sanders, on the album cover.
The first, Christmas Eve with Colonel Sanders, may be best remembered for the kitschy photograph of the then 77 year old colonel peacefully napping in his ornate chair in front of the Christmas tree and fireplace adorned with stockings and gifts. The music is a pleasing blend of Christmas favorites by a variety of artists of different genres.

 In addition to cover notes by Jack Mitchell, the 1967 offering by KFC includes a greeting on the back of the album cover from Colonel Harland Sanders. The Colonel writes:

For the Christmas season, I can not think of a nicer way to convey my best wishes than to share this album of traditional music with you.

I know that the holiday season is a very special time for all of us. A time when our families are brought together in a spirit of deep devotion and good will.

I hope you find as I do that this selection of music is an especially fine embodiment of that spirit.

I think of children at Christmas as they look forward to the visit from Santa Claus.

I think of grown-ups as they reflect with pride and pleasure upon their families. With the memories of past holiday seasons and the vision of more to come.

I think the world at large, hoping that some of the compassion we feel during this season will flow out into the rest of the year, not only for the sake of our country, but for friends and enemies.

I think af all these things and cannot help but hope that this album and its songs may contribute to the true spirit of Christmas.

Much like the first Christmas album, “Christmas Day with Colonel Sanders” features a compilation of songs and artists popular in 1967.

No matter how many years go by or how old we get, that timeless greeting still contains a lot of magic in it. Another part of Christmas that never ceases to thrill us is the beautiful music of this wonderful season. New songs are written every year for this joyous occasion and, like the traditional songs, they make our hearts glow with the Christmas spirit. Most of them bring back fond memories of earlier Christmases.

My memories of Christmas as a youngster are happy ones. Times were hard on the small Kentucky farm where we lived. My widowed mother worked hard to support the five little ones in her brood. But difficult times were momentarily forgotten when Christmas rolled around. Our tree never had many presents under it, but there was an abundance of love in the air as we gathered around to sing our favorite Christmas carols. I’ll never forget those Christmas days at home!

Many years later, my chicken recipe laid the foundation for the Kentucky Fried Chicken Corporation. I made my mark in life after I was 65 years old, but I must admit I always feel like a child at Christmas!

Christmas always brings back a lot of memories to me, but the real meaning of Christmas has always remained the same: peace and good will to all men! I guess at one time or another we have all made the remark, “If only people could keep the spirit of Christmas the other 364 days of the year, what a wonderful world this would be.” Well, my friends, it is possible … but it has to start with you and me, don’t you see.

I hope this special Christmas album fills your hearts with the true spirit of Christmas. It might even be a good idea to take a listen to it in April or July or September! Perhaps it would help remind us of the true Christmas spirit we had back on that special day in December.

May you and your family have the best Christmas ever! God bless us all.


Christmas with Colonel Sanders. Kentucky Fried Chicken.

You know the image of the gentleman with the white beard, thin black bow tie, and white suit. You’ve heard of his 17 secret spices. You may even know a little about his story…the man who launched a hugely successful business at the age of 65.  Did you know, though, that the Kentucky colonel had three Christmas albums?
Starting in 1967 and continuing thru 1969, Kentucky Fried Chicken offered a Christmas compilation album featuring popular artists of the time singing Christmas music. Each album featured the company’s marketing darling, Colonel Harland Sanders, on the album cover.
The first, Christmas Eve with Colonel Sanders, may be best remembered for the kitschy photograph of the then 77 year old colonel peacefully napping in his ornate chair in front of the Christmas tree and fireplace adorned with stockings and gifts. The music is a pleasing blend of Christmas favorites by a variety of artists of different genres.

 In addition to cover notes by Jack Mitchell, the 1967 offering by KFC includes a greeting on the back of the album cover from Colonel Harland Sanders. The Colonel writes:

For the Christmas season, I can not think of a nicer way to convey my best wishes than to share this album of traditional music with you.

I know that the holiday season is a very special time for all of us. A time when our families are brought together in a spirit of deep devotion and good will.

I hope you find as I do that this selection of music is an especially fine embodiment of that spirit.

I think of children at Christmas as they look forward to the visit from Santa Claus.

I think of grown-ups as they reflect with pride and pleasure upon their families. With the memories of past holiday seasons and the vision of more to come.

I think the world at large, hoping that some of the compassion we feel during this season will flow out into the rest of the year, not only for the sake of our country, but for friends and enemies.

I think af all these things and cannot help but hope that this album and its songs may contribute to the true spirit of Christmas.

Much like the first Christmas album, “Christmas Day with Colonel Sanders” features a compilation of songs and artists popular in 1967.

No matter how many years go by or how old we get, that timeless greeting still contains a lot of magic in it. Another part of Christmas that never ceases to thrill us is the beautiful music of this wonderful season. New songs are written every year for this joyous occasion and, like the traditional songs, they make our hearts glow with the Christmas spirit. Most of them bring back fond memories of earlier Christmases.

My memories of Christmas as a youngster are happy ones. Times were hard on the small Kentucky farm where we lived. My widowed mother worked hard to support the five little ones in her brood. But difficult times were momentarily forgotten when Christmas rolled around. Our tree never had many presents under it, but there was an abundance of love in the air as we gathered around to sing our favorite Christmas carols. I’ll never forget those Christmas days at home!

Many years later, my chicken recipe laid the foundation for the Kentucky Fried Chicken Corporation. I made my mark in life after I was 65 years old, but I must admit I always feel like a child at Christmas!

Christmas always brings back a lot of memories to me, but the real meaning of Christmas has always remained the same: peace and good will to all men! I guess at one time or another we have all made the remark, “If only people could keep the spirit of Christmas the other 364 days of the year, what a wonderful world this would be.” Well, my friends, it is possible … but it has to start with you and me, don’t you see.

I hope this special Christmas album fills your hearts with the true spirit of Christmas. It might even be a good idea to take a listen to it in April or July or September! Perhaps it would help remind us of the true Christmas spirit we had back on that special day in December.

May you and your family have the best Christmas ever! God bless us all.


Christmas with Colonel Sanders. Kentucky Fried Chicken.

You know the image of the gentleman with the white beard, thin black bow tie, and white suit. You’ve heard of his 17 secret spices. You may even know a little about his story…the man who launched a hugely successful business at the age of 65.  Did you know, though, that the Kentucky colonel had three Christmas albums?
Starting in 1967 and continuing thru 1969, Kentucky Fried Chicken offered a Christmas compilation album featuring popular artists of the time singing Christmas music. Each album featured the company’s marketing darling, Colonel Harland Sanders, on the album cover.
The first, Christmas Eve with Colonel Sanders, may be best remembered for the kitschy photograph of the then 77 year old colonel peacefully napping in his ornate chair in front of the Christmas tree and fireplace adorned with stockings and gifts. The music is a pleasing blend of Christmas favorites by a variety of artists of different genres.

 In addition to cover notes by Jack Mitchell, the 1967 offering by KFC includes a greeting on the back of the album cover from Colonel Harland Sanders. The Colonel writes:

For the Christmas season, I can not think of a nicer way to convey my best wishes than to share this album of traditional music with you.

I know that the holiday season is a very special time for all of us. A time when our families are brought together in a spirit of deep devotion and good will.

I hope you find as I do that this selection of music is an especially fine embodiment of that spirit.

I think of children at Christmas as they look forward to the visit from Santa Claus.

I think of grown-ups as they reflect with pride and pleasure upon their families. With the memories of past holiday seasons and the vision of more to come.

I think the world at large, hoping that some of the compassion we feel during this season will flow out into the rest of the year, not only for the sake of our country, but for friends and enemies.

I think af all these things and cannot help but hope that this album and its songs may contribute to the true spirit of Christmas.

Much like the first Christmas album, “Christmas Day with Colonel Sanders” features a compilation of songs and artists popular in 1967.

No matter how many years go by or how old we get, that timeless greeting still contains a lot of magic in it. Another part of Christmas that never ceases to thrill us is the beautiful music of this wonderful season. New songs are written every year for this joyous occasion and, like the traditional songs, they make our hearts glow with the Christmas spirit. Most of them bring back fond memories of earlier Christmases.

My memories of Christmas as a youngster are happy ones. Times were hard on the small Kentucky farm where we lived. My widowed mother worked hard to support the five little ones in her brood. But difficult times were momentarily forgotten when Christmas rolled around. Our tree never had many presents under it, but there was an abundance of love in the air as we gathered around to sing our favorite Christmas carols. I’ll never forget those Christmas days at home!

Many years later, my chicken recipe laid the foundation for the Kentucky Fried Chicken Corporation. I made my mark in life after I was 65 years old, but I must admit I always feel like a child at Christmas!

Christmas always brings back a lot of memories to me, but the real meaning of Christmas has always remained the same: peace and good will to all men! I guess at one time or another we have all made the remark, “If only people could keep the spirit of Christmas the other 364 days of the year, what a wonderful world this would be.” Well, my friends, it is possible … but it has to start with you and me, don’t you see.

I hope this special Christmas album fills your hearts with the true spirit of Christmas. It might even be a good idea to take a listen to it in April or July or September! Perhaps it would help remind us of the true Christmas spirit we had back on that special day in December.

May you and your family have the best Christmas ever! God bless us all.


Christmas with Colonel Sanders. Kentucky Fried Chicken.

You know the image of the gentleman with the white beard, thin black bow tie, and white suit. You’ve heard of his 17 secret spices. You may even know a little about his story…the man who launched a hugely successful business at the age of 65.  Did you know, though, that the Kentucky colonel had three Christmas albums?
Starting in 1967 and continuing thru 1969, Kentucky Fried Chicken offered a Christmas compilation album featuring popular artists of the time singing Christmas music. Each album featured the company’s marketing darling, Colonel Harland Sanders, on the album cover.
The first, Christmas Eve with Colonel Sanders, may be best remembered for the kitschy photograph of the then 77 year old colonel peacefully napping in his ornate chair in front of the Christmas tree and fireplace adorned with stockings and gifts. The music is a pleasing blend of Christmas favorites by a variety of artists of different genres.

 In addition to cover notes by Jack Mitchell, the 1967 offering by KFC includes a greeting on the back of the album cover from Colonel Harland Sanders. The Colonel writes:

For the Christmas season, I can not think of a nicer way to convey my best wishes than to share this album of traditional music with you.

I know that the holiday season is a very special time for all of us. A time when our families are brought together in a spirit of deep devotion and good will.

I hope you find as I do that this selection of music is an especially fine embodiment of that spirit.

I think of children at Christmas as they look forward to the visit from Santa Claus.

I think of grown-ups as they reflect with pride and pleasure upon their families. With the memories of past holiday seasons and the vision of more to come.

I think the world at large, hoping that some of the compassion we feel during this season will flow out into the rest of the year, not only for the sake of our country, but for friends and enemies.

I think af all these things and cannot help but hope that this album and its songs may contribute to the true spirit of Christmas.

Much like the first Christmas album, “Christmas Day with Colonel Sanders” features a compilation of songs and artists popular in 1967.

No matter how many years go by or how old we get, that timeless greeting still contains a lot of magic in it. Another part of Christmas that never ceases to thrill us is the beautiful music of this wonderful season. New songs are written every year for this joyous occasion and, like the traditional songs, they make our hearts glow with the Christmas spirit. Most of them bring back fond memories of earlier Christmases.

My memories of Christmas as a youngster are happy ones. Times were hard on the small Kentucky farm where we lived. My widowed mother worked hard to support the five little ones in her brood. But difficult times were momentarily forgotten when Christmas rolled around. Our tree never had many presents under it, but there was an abundance of love in the air as we gathered around to sing our favorite Christmas carols. I’ll never forget those Christmas days at home!

Many years later, my chicken recipe laid the foundation for the Kentucky Fried Chicken Corporation. I made my mark in life after I was 65 years old, but I must admit I always feel like a child at Christmas!

Christmas always brings back a lot of memories to me, but the real meaning of Christmas has always remained the same: peace and good will to all men! I guess at one time or another we have all made the remark, “If only people could keep the spirit of Christmas the other 364 days of the year, what a wonderful world this would be.” Well, my friends, it is possible … but it has to start with you and me, don’t you see.

I hope this special Christmas album fills your hearts with the true spirit of Christmas. It might even be a good idea to take a listen to it in April or July or September! Perhaps it would help remind us of the true Christmas spirit we had back on that special day in December.

May you and your family have the best Christmas ever! God bless us all.


Christmas with Colonel Sanders. Kentucky Fried Chicken.

You know the image of the gentleman with the white beard, thin black bow tie, and white suit. You’ve heard of his 17 secret spices. You may even know a little about his story…the man who launched a hugely successful business at the age of 65.  Did you know, though, that the Kentucky colonel had three Christmas albums?
Starting in 1967 and continuing thru 1969, Kentucky Fried Chicken offered a Christmas compilation album featuring popular artists of the time singing Christmas music. Each album featured the company’s marketing darling, Colonel Harland Sanders, on the album cover.
The first, Christmas Eve with Colonel Sanders, may be best remembered for the kitschy photograph of the then 77 year old colonel peacefully napping in his ornate chair in front of the Christmas tree and fireplace adorned with stockings and gifts. The music is a pleasing blend of Christmas favorites by a variety of artists of different genres.

 In addition to cover notes by Jack Mitchell, the 1967 offering by KFC includes a greeting on the back of the album cover from Colonel Harland Sanders. The Colonel writes:

For the Christmas season, I can not think of a nicer way to convey my best wishes than to share this album of traditional music with you.

I know that the holiday season is a very special time for all of us. A time when our families are brought together in a spirit of deep devotion and good will.

I hope you find as I do that this selection of music is an especially fine embodiment of that spirit.

I think of children at Christmas as they look forward to the visit from Santa Claus.

I think of grown-ups as they reflect with pride and pleasure upon their families. With the memories of past holiday seasons and the vision of more to come.

I think the world at large, hoping that some of the compassion we feel during this season will flow out into the rest of the year, not only for the sake of our country, but for friends and enemies.

I think af all these things and cannot help but hope that this album and its songs may contribute to the true spirit of Christmas.

Much like the first Christmas album, “Christmas Day with Colonel Sanders” features a compilation of songs and artists popular in 1967.

No matter how many years go by or how old we get, that timeless greeting still contains a lot of magic in it. Another part of Christmas that never ceases to thrill us is the beautiful music of this wonderful season. New songs are written every year for this joyous occasion and, like the traditional songs, they make our hearts glow with the Christmas spirit. Most of them bring back fond memories of earlier Christmases.

My memories of Christmas as a youngster are happy ones. Times were hard on the small Kentucky farm where we lived. My widowed mother worked hard to support the five little ones in her brood. But difficult times were momentarily forgotten when Christmas rolled around. Our tree never had many presents under it, but there was an abundance of love in the air as we gathered around to sing our favorite Christmas carols. I’ll never forget those Christmas days at home!

Many years later, my chicken recipe laid the foundation for the Kentucky Fried Chicken Corporation. I made my mark in life after I was 65 years old, but I must admit I always feel like a child at Christmas!

Christmas always brings back a lot of memories to me, but the real meaning of Christmas has always remained the same: peace and good will to all men! I guess at one time or another we have all made the remark, “If only people could keep the spirit of Christmas the other 364 days of the year, what a wonderful world this would be.” Well, my friends, it is possible … but it has to start with you and me, don’t you see.

I hope this special Christmas album fills your hearts with the true spirit of Christmas. It might even be a good idea to take a listen to it in April or July or September! Perhaps it would help remind us of the true Christmas spirit we had back on that special day in December.

May you and your family have the best Christmas ever! God bless us all.


Watch the video: Kentucky Fried Chicken. Wikipedia audio article (January 2022).