Best Christmas songs thread

Big Star/Alex Chilton - Jesus Christ Was Born This Day
Neko Case - Working Girl Postcard Song (orig. Tom Waits)
Dixie Chicks - Merry Christmas From The Family (orig. Robert Earl Keene)
Cocteau Twins - Frosty The Snowman (trad.)
The Jackson 5 - Someday at Christmas
Judy Garland - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
The Kinks - Father Christmas
Loretta Lynn - I Won't Decorate Your Christmas Tree
Dolly Parton - Hard Candy Christmas
The Pogues - Fairytale of New York
Save Ferris - Christmas Wrapping (orig. The Waitresses)
Taylor Swift - Last Christmas (orig. no comment)
Tom Waits - Innocent When You Dream
XTC - Thanks For Christmas

This may sound incredibly awkward but I like that song from that new Coca-Cola commercial. :o:D

Train - Shake Up Christmas

O Come O Come Emmanuel - L'Angelus
O Holy Night
Silent Night - Zach Gill
That Spirit of Christmas - Ray Charles
Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) - Darlene Love
Please Come Home for Christmas - Aaron Neville
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer - Jack Johnson
Another Year Has Gone By - Celine Dion
Christmas in Dixie - Alabama
Homecoming Christmas - Alabama
The Gift - Garth Brooks
Christmas Time is Here - Vince Garaldi Trio
Baby It's Cold Outside
Adeste Fideles - Bing Crosby
Mele Kalikimaka - Bing Crosby with the Andrews Sisters
The Christmas Song - Nat King Cole
Blue Christmas - Elvis

I have many favourites, particularly Oh Holy Night......but one not yet mentioned is

Come On Ring Those Bells - by Evie Tornquist

Bearontherun

Oh Holy Night, Luciano Pavorratti
Someday at Christmas,Stevie Wonder
The Christmas Song, a Dave Matthews original you can find on YouTube, very cool song!
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Rolf the Dog, of The Muppets
The Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth, Bing Crosby & David Bowie
Silent Night, Frank Sinatra

To name a few...:p

Anything off of Josh Gorban's Noel album, plus Believe and O Holy Night (although it's impossible to actually find that one)
Anything off of Roch Voisine's Christmas is Calling album
I saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus, John Mellencamp version
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Corey Hart version (a good Rockin' Christmas song :thumbsup:)
Snoopy's Christmas
Christmas Time, by Brian Adams
Run Run Rudolph, by Brian Adams (comparatively, the Chuck Berry original sounds ... dated. IMO)
Feliz Navidad, by José Feliciano
Happy Christmas (War is Over), John Lennon
Wonderful Christmastime, Paul McCartney
Let it Snow, Michael Buble

A good spattering of the classics and the newer ones I find.

Oh Holy Night- John Berry
What A Wonderful Begining - Kenny Rogers
All I Want For Christmas Is You- Vince Vance And The Valiants.

Any of Josh Groban's, especially "O Holy Night," "Panis Angelicus," and "O Come All Ye Faithful." I also really like "Christmas Eve in Sarajevo" by TransSiberian Orchestra and "Mary, Did You Know?"

Right now there is an MP3 Christmas alblum on sale at Amazon.com with 99 songs for only $1.99. The music is very good and it is well worth the $2. You can sample the songs before you buy the alblum as well.

amazon.com/Essential-Christmas-Masterpieces-Amazon-Exclusive/dp/B002S34S82/ref=sr_shvl_album_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1291394660&sr=301-3

Great version, although personally I prefer Nat King Cole’s.

I can’t believe no one’s mentioned Bing’s (the original) version of White Christmas!

Also, another standard I love is Andy Williams’ It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year. Also the original version.

As for modernish ones, I love the Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s Christmas Canon, Wizards in Winter, and Sarajavo 12/24.

Rudolph vs. Frosty by Theocracy

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Good King Wenceslas
I Saw Three Ships
Silent Night
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
The Holly and the Ivy

God Bless,
Colmcille.

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I'm always happy to spead some Christmas cheer. :)

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Theocracy just posted a new Christmas song today, too:

All I Want For Christmas

And, no, it's neither "my two front teeth" nor "you". :)

What? No Dreidel-Dreidel-Dreidel or The Chanukah Song by Adam Sandler?

Oh wait, wrong forum :slight_smile:

These songs by The Killers:

youtube.com/watch?v=uW8oEWfuEIg

youtube.com/watch?v=cglLJJ0Czo8

youtube.com/watch?v=w-nse84xIpE

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Moody Blues, "What Child is This"
youtube.com/watch?v=mqKxoyeeUQ4

O.J. Simpson… NOT A JEW! :smiley:

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