50+ Favorite Holiday Season Tunes

Film and Television Originals

  1. “Where Are You, Christmas?” – Faith Hill from the film Grinch
  2. “Christmas Time Is Here” – from A Charlie Brown Christmas TV special
  3. “Somewhere in My Memory” – John Williams from the film Home Alone
  4. “I Wish It Was Christmas Today” – skit from Saturday Night Live
  5. “White Christmas” – Bing Crosby from the films Holiday Inn and White Christmas
  6. “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” from How the Grinch Stole Christmas TV special
  7. “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” – Judy Garland from the film Meet Me in St. Louis
  8. “Silver Bells” from film, The Lemon Drop Kid
  9. “Christmas All Over Again” – Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers from the film Four Christmases
  10. “Christmas is All Around” by Billy Mack from the film Love Actually
  11. “Snow” from the film White Christmas


  1. “Do They Know Its Christmas?” – Band Aid
  2. “Happy Xmas (War is Over)” – a.k.a “So This Is Christmas” – John Lennon & Yoko Ono
  3. “I Wish It Was Christmas Today” – Julian Casablancas’ version
  4. “A Child’s Christmas in Wales” – John Cale
  5. “Rocking’ Around the Christmas Tree” – Brenda Lee
  6. “Wonderful Christmastime”- Paul McCartney
  7. “Run Rudolph Run” – Chuck Berry
  8. “Christmas Wrapping” – The Waitresses
  9. “Last Christmas” – Wham!
  10. “Little Saint Nick” – The Beach Boys
  11. “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” – Bruce Springsteen
  12. “Sleigh Ride” – The Ronettes
  13. “Blue Christmas” – Elvis Presley
  14. “Jingle Bell Rock” – Bobby Helms
  15. “Feliz Navidad” – Jose Feliciano
  16. “Merry Christmas, Darling” – The Carpenters


  1. “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”
  2. “Frosty the Snowman”
  3. “Santa Baby”
  4. “The Chipmunks Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late)”
  5. “All I Want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth”
  6. “Dominick the (Italian Christmas) Donkey”
  7. “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus”

Traditional and/or Religious

  1. “Do You Hear What I Hear?” – Bing Crosby version
  2. “Indiana Christmas” – Straight No Chaser version
  3. “Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth” – Bing Crosby and David Bowie version
  4. “I’ll Be Home for Christmas”
  5. “Jingle Bells”
  6. “O’ Tannenbaum”
  7. “The First Noel”
  8. “Mele Kalikimaka” – Bing Crosby version
  9. “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas”
  10. “Holly Jolly Christmas” – Burl Ives version
  11. “The Christmas Song” – Nat King Cole version
  12. “Let It Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow”
  13. “Silent Night”
  14. “Silver and Gold” – Burl Ives version
  15. “Winter Wonderland”
  16. “Deck the Halls”
  17. “Hark the Herald Angels Sing”
  18. “Auld Lang Syne”
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