Where is Santa Claus? Mamacita donde esta santa claus augie rios
Dónde Está Santa Claus? (Spanish for Where is Santa Claus?) is a novelty Christmas song. Twelve year old, Augie Rios had a hit with the song in 1959 which featured the Mark Jeffrey Orchestra. The 45 record single was backed with the song "Ol' Fatso (I Don't Care Who You Are Old Fatso, Get Those Reindeer Off My Roof)." Written by George Scheck, Rod Parker, and Al Greiner, and copyrighted in 1958, the copyright was renewed and is owned by Ragtime Music. The song "¿Dónde Está Santa Claus?" has now been immortalized in a toy called "Animated & Musical Singing Puppy", made in Hong Kong, China, and distributed in the U.S. in 2011. The song was originally released on MGM Records' Metro label. It can now be found on various YouTube videos.It was also covered by actress Charo in 1978 and by the rock band Guster in 2003 (on the Maybe This Christmas Too? holiday compilation album).The song was referenced in the holiday hit Santa Claus and His Old Lady by Cheech and Chong.The a cappella men's singing group, "Straight No Chaser," covered the song on their "Christmas Cheers" CD (Atlantic Records, 2009).
The song also appeared in the 2011 movie A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas.