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Holiday Playlist Spectacular

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Happy Holidays

It's that time of year again, and as more people find themselves digging out their seasonal holiday music, I thought we would take a look back at some the holiday-themed playlists we've published here at the Y! Music Playlist blog over the years. Everyone has some favorite holiday songs that help get them in the spirit.

What's on your list?

Christmas Novelty Songs

1. All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth - Spike Jones

2. I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas - Gayle Peevey

3. Nuttin' For Christmas featuring Barry Gordon - Art Mooney

4. The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late) - Alvin and the Chipmunks

5. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus - Jimmy Boyd

6. Snoopy's Christmas - The Royal Guardsmen

7. Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer - Dr. Elmo

8. Santa Claus And His Old Lady - Cheech and Chong

9. Twelve Days Of Christmas - Bob and Doug McKenzie

10. Christmas At Ground Zero - "Weird Al" Yankovic

Alt/Indie Snow Songs

1. Angel In The Snow - Elliott Smith

2. The Fox In The Snow - Belle and Sebastian

3. Eskimo Snow - Why?

4.  Fifteen Feet Of Pure White Snow - Nick Cave

5.  Snow Day - Matt Pond PA

6. Snow Showers - Trembling Blue Stars

7. Listen, The Snow Is Falling - Galaxie 500

8. 20 Years Of Snow - Regina Spektor

9. Violence in the Snowy Fields - Dolorean

10. Snowy - Josh Rouse

Hanukkah Songs

1. O Chanukah - Judy Caplan Ginsburgh

2. Mi Y'maleil - Paul Zim

3. Al Hanisim - Dafna

4. Ocho Kandelikas - Kenny Ellis

5. In the Window - Menorah Players

6. Hanerot Halalu - The Definiens Project

7. Light One Candle - Peter, Paul and Mary

8. Lots of Latkes - Jill Moskowitz

9. Not by Might - Not By Power - Debbie Friedman

10. The Chanukah Song - Adam Sandler

Santa Claus Songs

1. Here Comes Santa Claus - Gene Autry

2. Santa Baby - Eartha Kitt

3. Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town - Bruce Springsteen

4. Santa Claus And Popcorn - Merle Haggard

5. Santa Claus Is Back In Town - Dwight Yoakam

6. What Will Santa Claus Say? - Louis Prima

7. I Wanna Be Santa Claus - Ringo Starr

8. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus - Jimmy Boyd

9. The Little Boy That Santa Claus Forgot - Nat King Cole

10. I Wish I Could Be Santa Claus - The Muppets

11. Santa Claus, Santa Claus - James Brown

12. Don't Shoot Me Santa - The Killers

The World's Biggest Selling Christmas Singles

1. White Christmas - Bing Crosby (50 Million)

2. Silent Night - Bing Crosby (30 Million)

3. Do They Know It's Christmas? - Band Aid (12 Million)

4. Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer - Gene Autry (8 Million)

5. The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late) - The Chipmunks (6 Million)

6. Jingle Bells - Bing Crosby (6 Million)

7. The Little Drummer Boy - Harry Simeone Chorale (6 Million)

A Latin Christmas Playlist

1. Feliz Navidad - Jose Feliciano

2. Campana sobre campana - Flo-rida

3. Los Peces En El Río - Los Niños de Navidad

4. ¡Ay! Del Chiquirritín - Cofradia Del Buen Tunar Antiguos Tunos De Barcelona

5. Ande Ande Ande La Marimorena - Christmas Latino

6. Canta Rie Bebe - Los Rumberos

7. Canta, Ríe Y Bebe - Vanessa y Los Punto Com

8. Cascabel - Yomo Toro

9. Blanca Navidad - Soul Sanet

10. Noche Sagrada - University Of Southern California Sirens

11. Navidad, Navidad - Navidad Flamenca

12. Al Mundo Paz - Lucia Parker

A French Christmas Playlist

1. Les Anges Dans Nos Campagnes - Les Petits Chanteurs Du Mont-Royal

2. Entre Le Boeuf Et L'ane Gris - Vienna Choir Boys

3. Il Est Ne Le Divin Enfant - André Chiasson

4. Adeste Fideles - Les Petits Chanteurs Du Mont-Royal

5. Minuit Chretien - Nana Mouskouri

6. Jésus, Que Ma Joie Demeure (Jesus, Joy Of Man's Desiring) - Various Artists

7. Le Sommeil De Penfant Jesus - Les Petits Chanteurs Du Mont-Royal

8. Tout Le Ciel Reluit - André Chiasson

9. Bring A Torch, Jeannette, Isabelle (Un Flambeau, Jeannette, Isabella) - Kathleen Battle

10. Petit Papa Noel - Roberto Alagna

11. Nouvelle Agréable - Various Artists

12. Venez Pasteurs - Les Petits Chanteurs Du Mont-Royal

13. Lo, How A Rose E'er Blooming (Es Ist Ein' Ros' Entsprungen) - Kathleen Battle

14. Still Nacht - André Chiasson

An Obligatory Christmas Playlist

1. Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer - Jack Johnson

2. White Christmas - Katy Perry

3. A Change At Christmas [Say It Isn't So]- The Flaming Lips

4. The Christmas Song - The Raveonettes

5. Jingle Bell Rock - Refreshments

6. Jingle Bells - Diana Krall

7. Mr. Heat Miser - Ernie Haase

8. Little Drummer Boy - Josh Groban

9. I'll Be Home For Christmas - Ronald Isley

10. Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow - Michael Buble

1. The Christmas Song - Nat King Cole

2. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas - Pretenders

3. Winter Wonderland - Eurythmics

4. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town - Bruce Springsteen

5. White Christmas - Bing Crosby

6. Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow - Andy Williams

7. Jingle Bell Rock - Bobby Helms

8. The Little Drummer Boy - Harry Simeone Chorale

9. Sleigh Ride - The Ronettes

10. Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer - Gene Autry

A New York Christmas Playlist

1. Christmas In New York - The Pointer Sisters

2. A Lonely Christmas in New York - Neil Sedaka

3. A New York Christmas - Rob Thomas

4. Christmas in Hollis - Run D.M.C.

5. Christmas In Manhattan - Fred Travalena

6. Christmas On Broadway - Timmins Youth Singers

7. Christmas in Manhattan - Steven Kimbrough

8. Skating In Central Park - Ken Navarro

9. Miracle On 34th Street Theme - The Hit Co

10. Wall Street Christmas - Phil Coley

North Pole Songs

1. North Pole Man - Over The Rhine

2. The North Pole - The Walkmen

3. North Pole - The Muffs

4. North Pole - Dance Hall Crashers

5. North Pole Cha-Cha - David Hoffman

6. North Pole Rock - Dickie Goodman

7. Shakin' At The North Pole - Johnny & The Roccos

8. Path To The North Pole - Arctic Queen

9. North Pole - Kein

10. The North Pole - The Flyers

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