Your favorite versions of Classic Christmas Songs!

Merry Christmas all!

I’m curious about other people’s favorite renditions of Christmas classics, or not-so-classics! Just post your favorites, whether they be by choir, solo artist, or all instrumental! Here are a couple of mine to get started:

O Come All Ye Faithful, Nat King Cole
Christmastime is Here, Vince Guaraldi Trio (Charlie Brown Christmas)
Christmas Canon Rock, Transsiberian Orchestra
The Sleigh, Cantus Vocum Chamber Choir

Et cetera!

I have yet to hear a version of “Silver Bells” that didn’t set me to humming along! I particularly love Elvis’s version and Anne Murray’s version.

“O Holy Night”-- Josh Groban nailed it! Close second: John Berry

“Little Drummer Boy”–toss up between Bing Crosby and the Harry Simeone Chorale

Too many more to name!

Oh wow, Rascal had the same idea at the same time!

Please respond to his thread over mine. There’s no sense having two of these, and he was technically first!

Bing Crosby’s O come All ye Faithful that he sings
in both Latin and English.

“O Holy Night” is my very favorite Christmas song. It’s so emotional and spiritual, and I’m not even Christian! I think, however, this song sounds much better if sung by an opera singer. My favorite recording is by the great Swedish tenor of yesteryear, Jussi Bjorling. Pavarotti is not bad either.

I also like Judy Collins’ version of “Silver Bells.”

These two classic Carols performed by the Celtic chorale group, Anuna.

Riu Riu Chiu

Gaudete

Men’s chorale group Chanticleer.

In the Bleak Mid-Winter

In Dulci Jubilo

Celtic Woman

The Wexford Carol

Don Oíche Úd I Mbeithil (That Night In Bethlehem)

Can you tell I love choral music? :smiley:

For something that rocks; Jars Of Clay.

Love Came Down At Christmas Okay, so it’s not a classic, but someday it will be… :wink:

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

Third Day

Oh Come All Ye Faithful

O Holy Night

Mercy Me

Joseph’s Lullaby

What Child Is This

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