Marcy, NY (WIBX) - The "12 Days of Utica Christmas" is officially a hit.

As of this writing the local song has been seen more than 12,500 views on YouTube.  That is an accomplishment for a few local folks setting out to make the area proud.

Co-writer of the song, Dave Wheeler says the feeling is amazing.

Wheeler, also known by his on-air moniker, Davey Jones, says his next goal is to sit down and break bread with Rainbow.

Haven't heard it yet?  Here is what you have missed: