Music Publishing 101 is proud to present one of the finest modern holiday songs we've heard: "21st Century Christmas" written by Ralph Murphy and Paul Brady.

Ralph's prior credits include "Seeds" performed by celebrated Country artist, Kathy Mattea, as well as several number one songs for Crystal Gayle and Ronnie Milsap.

Click here for Ralph's homepage

Paul is one of Ireland's foremost songwriters and has co-written with Carole King, John Prine and Bonnie Raitt. His album, "Hard Station", is considered a classic of contemporary Irish music.

Click here for Paul's homepage

"21st Century Christmas" was a #2 hit on the UK charts when it was recorded and released there in 2007 by one of England's biggest Pop stars, Cliff Richards. In 2008 Jay Dee Bixby of Canadian Idol fame released his Country version of the song in Canada where it became a Top 40 single. It has not been released yet in the U.S., but the song has an indisputable track record of success.

In addition to the versions by the artists mentioned above several other recordings have been made of "21st Century Christmas". The song is availble for licensing for commercial usage, and the writers are open to creating new custom recordings to suit a particular licensee's needs. Contact Shawn Murphy at 312.576.7476 or at to discuss licensing opportunities.

Click the text below to hear the different versions of "21st Century Christmas". Click the text again to stop the music.

Jay Dee Bixby Recording

Cliff Richard Recording

Chris Estes Demo

R&B Demo

New Pop Demo

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