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We each have our favorite Christmas songs. You know the ones. The song that reminds you of a special someone. Or a funny memory that makes you giggle each time you hear it on the radio. Or the song the whole family knows all the words to. Or the one from your favorite holiday movie that never fails to warm your heart. Or the song that fills you with Christmas spirit in the early days of December. Or the one that makes you wistful for simpler days and an old-fashioned Christmastime.

I’m feeling warm and fuzzy just thinking about it. 🙂 Even if the same song is done by different artists, there’s usually one version that speaks to you more than the others.

See below for my favorite Christmas songs; they have a permanent spot of my Xmas playlist. It was very very difficult to keep it to 20. In fact, my title started out as a top ten list…lol

  1. White Christmas – Bing Crosby
  2. Silver Bells – Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney
  3. Blue Christmas – Elvis Presley
  4. Holly Jolly Christmas – Burl Ives
  5. The Christmas Song – Nat King Cole
  6. Jingle Bell Rock – Bobby a helms
  7. O Holy Night – Celine Dion
  8. All I Want for Christmas is You – Mariah Carey
  9. It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year – Andy Williams
  10. Carol of the Bells – Mykola Dmytroych Leontovych, Peter J. Wilhousky, John Williams (Home Alone)
  11. Sleigh Ride – Phil Spector
  12. Jingle Bells – Michael Buble
  13. Do You Hear What I Hear – Whitney Houston
  14. Pentatonix the whole album: PTXmas
  15. Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree – Brenda Lee
  16. Baby it’s Cold Outside – Rod Stewart and Dolly Parton
  17. Santa Baby – Madonna
  18. The Nutcracker Suite – The Brian Setzer Orchestra
  19. The 12 Days of Christmas – Straight No Chaser
  20. Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) – Mariah Carey

I’ve created a playlist on Spotify including the songs above plus many more:

https://open.spotify.com/embed/user/22qpxvtyeazyyq6hxaks7elmi/playlist/28bH9xmEhoShpYYE9ZNNX4

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I couldn’t help it. This goat is apparently making appearances in several hits on YouTube… Gotta love him.

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Is it just me…or do these two look alike?

 

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Sarah’s album Wintersong released back in 2006 had some beautiful music, including the amazing cover of Joni Mitchel’s classic River. Love this song.

 

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He’s Canadian.

He has a new Christmas album out which is absolutely yule-y.

He has a Christmas special airing tomorrow night filled with music, special guests and Christmas spirit.

Check out his official website here.

Details of his Christmas special here.

 

 

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I absolutely love these guys.

Here’s their classic version of the 12 Days of Christmas from 1998. Always gets some giggles out of me.

 

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