Watch Roy Wood from Wizzard recreate his Christmas hit "I wish it could be Christmas every day" with a number of year 7 pupils from Stockland Green School.
The children who sang on the original version 40 years ago were from the same school.
Birmingham's Dave Hill from Slade says the band get requests all the time, even in the summer, to perform their Christmas hit "Merry Xmas Everybody."
Midland-based bands Slade and Wizzard have made it into the list of Top 20 UK Christmas songs, as both hits celebrate their 40th birthday.
Two of the most famous number one Christmas songs turn 40 this year and both were recorded by Midlands bands.
'I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday' by Wizzard and 'Merry Xmas Everybody' by Slade are entering their fourth decade.