Every Year, Every Christmas
"Every Year, Every Christmas" is a 1995 Christmas song by American recording artist Luther Vandross. The single was released to promote Vandross' first holiday album This Is Christmas. The song was co-written by Vandross and singer-songwriter Richard Marx. Marx also contributed in arrangement of the single along with Vandross, Skip Anderson and Nat Adderley, Jr. "Every Year, Every Christmas" received moderate rotation on radio and peaked to No. 32 on Billboard's R&B Airplay chart. Patti LaBelle also covered the song, which appeared on her 2007 Christmas album Miss Patti's Christmas. The Patti LaBelle version was spoken at the very end the song dedicated to Vandross. The single was a minor hit in the United Kingdom and peaked at No. 43 on the UK Singles Chart.