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The Most Popular Version Of "Santa Baby" For Over A Decade; Hint: It Was Never Marilyn

Published: 2013-12-16
Cynthia Basinet CBS just aired Cynthia Basinet's “sultry, seductive" version of “Santa Baby" for the second year in a row in their NCIS LA. Her vocal styling has had reviewers comparing the latest “Santa Baby" offerings to this rendition for over a decade, unbeknownst to fans believing it to be Marilyn.

Los Angeles - CBS just aired Cynthia Basinet's version of “Santa Baby" for the second year in a row in their NCIS LA Holiday episode starring LL Cool J, preceding the Grammy Nomination Concert.

“One of the most sultry and seductive voices around" declared ArtistDirect.com when Cynthia launched on-line in '99. Cynthia's “Santa Baby" was first recorded in '97 as a personal gift to the actor, Jack Nicholson. Her vocal stylings has had reviewers comparing the latest “Santa Baby" offerings to this rendition for over a decade.

This years', from BET's and Atlantic Records Tamar Braxton to Disney's Debby Ryan and Ariana Grande feat. Liz Gilles to Bad Boy's Megan Nicole putting their spin on the now iconic version. Originally, miscredited to Marilyn Monroe due to illegal file sharing it has become the Christmas staple most have been listening and singing to, unbeknownst.

The critically acclaimed singer who resides in NYC and LA has put out her new video for “Santa Baby" on YouTube and VEVO with a tribute to her idol, Eartha Kitt; the original song's siren, on the 60th anniversary.

Cynthia who has long appreciated and jokes it off as a complement, “Well, did kinda want the whole world singing in perfect harmony, like the Coke commercial." in an interview with NCIS LA Magazine last year.

“Santa Baby" as well, as her other Holiday treat, “The Christmas Song, Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire", arranged and performed on piano by the great, Emmy Award winning Lee Musiker can be found on “The Standard" available on iTunes and Amazon.


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