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What is your favorite Christmas song?

It's that time of year--the decorations come out, shoppers increase, and you hear Christmas music everywhere.

 

So...what's your favorite Christmas song?

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My favorite is "Christmas ( Baby, Please Come Home )" by Darlene Love. Especially this year; my brother died in June, and now there is only my mother and I. Darlene Love (center), with her group The Blossoms.Darlene Love (center), with her group The Blossoms.

 

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Snoopy's Christmas by the Royal Guardsmen

 

My husband passed last year. He wasn't a fan of most Christmas music but he loved this song. Everytime I hear it, I know he's still watching over us

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Feliz Navidad by Jose Feliciano. A staple on my Christmas playlist

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The People Who Walk in Darkness by Bob Dufford of the Saint Louis Jesuits. From the album Gentle Night. On you tube.

 

 

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=%23&ved=2ahUKEwiRuPrd08bmAhWSpp4KHRa2AtIQ8DUwAn...

 

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Really enjoy Josh Grobans Christmas music. His voice is so perfect for those songs. My fav by him is "Believe"

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Santa Claus Go Straight To The Ghetto by James Brown

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My favorite Christmas song is I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day.

It talks about war and injustice but in the end peace will prevail.

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O holy night

Silent night

Little drummer boy

Carol of the bells

Hallelujah chorus

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my favorite song is from that Pentatonix group called "thats Christmas to me" i like other songs too like the one from Collin Raye the one he sings with his daughter "away in a manger" but that's christmas to me has become my favorite.

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my favorite song is from that Pentatonix group called "that's Christmas to me" i like most songs especially the one from Collin Raye he sings with his daughter "away in a manger" but Pentatonix song has become my favorite!


@VickiM68 wrote:

It's that time of year--the decorations come out, shoppers increase, and you hear Christmas music everywhere.

 

So...what's your favorite Christmas song?


 

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Baby Jesus, Whitney Houston. 

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My mom always bought me the novelty songs of the 50's and 60's. Some still play happily this time of the year. 

 

               I'm Gettin Nothing for Christmas

               How Much Is that Doggie for Christmas

               I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus

               Rockin Around the Christmas Tree

               Have A Holly, Jolly Christmas

               All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth

 

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My very favorite songs are Silent Night(the rendition of that song by Mannheim Steamroller is awesome!!), Away In A Manger, and Do You Hear What I Hear.

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I forgot to add Mary Do You Know? by Kenny Rogers

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A holly jolly Christmas by Burl Ives 

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Teddi's Song (When Christmas comes) by John Mellencamp

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My favorite version of this classic  . . . 

 

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas - Eric Clapton

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5WuoPZ7Cn0

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Christmas Time by Bryan Adams 

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I love Johnny Mathis Christmas music. My Mom would put him on during the season at night after I went to bed while she did her Christmas stuff. I fell asleep listening and loved it so much. My favorite by him is "Sleigh Ride"

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I have several favorite Christmas songs, the first being "Little Drummer Boy."  I also love "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas", although it is king of melancholic, and another, "I'll Be Home for Christmas."  And of course, "White Christmas." and  "The Christmas Song" (Chestnuts roasting on an open fire).   Oh Heck, there are just so many great Christmas songs, who can just stop at one?



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It's the most wonderful time of the year by Andy Williams. He sings it the best imo

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You Make It Feel Like Christmas - Gwen Stefani, ft Blake Shelton

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uA4STm4hx7Q

 

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Rockin' around the Christmas tree by Brenda Lee. No one else sings it like her

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I just finished reading Stories Behind The Best Loved Christmas Songs by Ace Collins. This book added so much meaning to our favorite songs. The man that wrote Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer wrote it because his wife was dying of cancer and all their money went for medial bills. They lost their home and were living in the slums. They had nothing to give their young daughter for Christmas, so he wrote a book for her Christmas gift.  This sad beginning turns into a true miracle when the book is turned into a song and becomes the second most popular song ever recorded, after White Christmas.

He gives the background on 31 songs, believe me you will never listen to these songs again without thinking of their true meaning. 

 

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@CherylR914199 wrote:

I just finished reading Stories Behind The Best Loved Christmas Songs by Ace Collins. This book added so much meaning to our favorite songs. The man that wrote Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer wrote it because his wife was dying of cancer and all their money went for medial bills. They lost their home and were living in the slums. They had nothing to give their young daughter for Christmas, so he wrote a book for her Christmas gift.  This sad beginning turns into a true miracle when the book is turned into a song and becomes the second most popular song ever recorded, after White Christmas.

He gives the background on 31 songs, believe me you will never listen to these songs again without thinking of their true meaning. 

 


That's a beautiful story. Thanks for sharing.

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Dean Martin's version of "It's Cold Outside"

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Ding dong merrily on high by Roger Whittaker. His beautiful, rich voice is a treat to hear

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Merry Xmas Trans Siberian Orchestra and Little Drummer Boy by David Bowie and Bing Crosby

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Little Drummer Boy by Bing Crosby and David Bowie

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Absolutely.  I forgot to add that to my list.

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