Rostom Sipan "Ross" Bagdasarian (January 27, 1919 – January 16, 1972) was an American pianist, singer, songwriter, actor and record producer of Armenian descent. He was better known by the stage name David Seville. Bagdasarian was the creator of Alvin and the Chipmunks.
"The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)" is a song written by Ross Bagdasarian, Sr. (a.k.a. David Seville) in 1958. Although it was written and sung by Bagdasarian (in the form of a high-pitched chipmunk voice), the singing credits are given to The Chipmunks, a fictitious singing group consisting of three chipmunks by the names of Alvin, Simon and Theodore. The song won three Grammy Awards in 1958.
Witch Doctor (1958) (theme: witch doctors) (by Ross Bagdasarian, Sr., aka David Seville) (first cover version in 1958 by Don Lang) (version by Sha Na Na [deep voice]) Lyric Quote: "My friend the witch doctor he taught me what to say..." #Halloween #music
"The Chipmunks' Merry Christmas" Little Golden Book from 1959 was one of the earliest pieces of Alvin and the Chipmunks memorabilia. This was written by David Corwin and illustrated by Richard Scarry. Alvin and the Chipmunks were the creation of musician Ross Bagdasarian, Sr., and debuted in 1958.
Chipmunks Christmas Alvin & the Chipmunks Chipmunks Christmas includes the perennial holiday hit, first released in 1958, The Chipmunk Song by Ross Bagdasarian Sr, as well as Here Comes Santa Claus, Jingle Bells, Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer, Santa Claus Is Comin To Town, Frosty The Snowman and other holiday favorites. : : http://www.reallygreatstuffonline.com/chipmunks-christmas-alvin-the-chipmunks/
Someone Slowed Down Alvin and the Chipmunks, and the Result Is Haunting