Blast from the past: Bing Crosby talks 'White Christmas' on TODAY in 1976

Dec. 19, 2013 at 10:24 AM ET

In the mood for holiday nostalgia? This 1976 interview with legendary crooner Bing Crosby will do it.

Watch Crosby tell TODAY's Gene Shalit about his most successful album at the time (hint: it's not "White Christmas"), donating his earnings to charity and performing with his family.

Video: In this 1976 interview of the legendary crooner by TODAY’s Gene Shalit, Crosby talks about firsts: his first time recording an album, and the first time her performed on his very own show.