Mariah Carey co-wrote the iconic song, "All I Want for Christmas Is You" with her longtime collaborator Walter Afanasieff. Take back the holly and mistletoe Silver bells on string If I wrote a letter to Santa Claus I would ask for just one thing I don't need sleigh rides in the snow Don't want a Christmas that's blue Take back the tinsel, stockings and bows Cause all I want for Christmas is you Walter Afanasieff, who wrote All I Want For Christmas Is You, says that there's still bad blood between he and Mariah Carey. All I Want For Christmas Is You was written and produced by Mariah Carey and her long-time collaborator Walter Afanasieff, who worked with the singer from 1988 until 1999. Mariah Carey opens up about 'All I Want For Christmas Is You': where she was when she wrote it, what the music video shoot was like and if she has time to reflect. In it, the singer explains that she does not want Christmas decorations or gifts from Santa Claus.Instead, all she wants for Christmas â¦ Vince Vance & The Valiants - All I Want for Christmas Is You Mariah Careyâs 1994 Christmas Hit Is A Treasure, But It Sure Does Sound A Lot Like Vince Vance & The Valiantsâ 1989 Hit âAll I Want For Christmas Is You.â In his recent Saturday Night Live monologue, Chance the Rapper cracked wise about wanting to become âthe Mariah Carey of Thanksgiving,â before launching into his holiday tune. There was nobody. The question before us today is who was the you in âAll I Want for Christmas Is You.â I fear that the answer, as Mariah Carey tells her story now, is that there was no you . Isaac Asimov (/ Ë æ z Éª m É v /; c. January 2, 1920 â April 6, 1992) was an American writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston University.He was known for his works of science fiction and popular science.Asimov was a prolific writer, and wrote or edited more than 500 books. âAll I Want For Christmas Is Youâ¦ The holiday hit is Spotifyâs most-streamed Christmas song of all time, with more than 602 million plays on the streaming service alone. At the time, Carey thought the record company was making a â¦ Writing at Slate, Adam Ragusea undertook an extensive analysis of the harmony behind âAll I Want for Christmas,â counting at least 13 distinct â¦ Content "All I Want for Christmas Is You" is a mid-tempo in triple meter, featuring lead vocals from Lisa Burgess Stewart, who now records under the name Lisa Layne. There's still bad blood 24 years after festive song's release. He also wrote an estimated 90,000 letters and postcards.. Asimov wrote hard science fiction.