The following is a list of popular Christmas songs recorded by various artists, many of which have hit on various charts, mostly in the United States some only released in the artist's home country. The year indicates the original year of release for that artist's recorded version of the single or track, which may not necessarily be the first year the artist's version appeared on one or more popular music charts by various music trade publications. However, many tracks were re-released as singles in subsequent years. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Kacey Musgraves has an album entitled "A Very Kacey Christmas."
Image via Wikipedia. We are scarcely into the month of December, and I am already dreadfully tired of classic Christmas music and, for that matter, many of its more contemporary alternatives. When I shop at my local department store, I am crushed by the melancholy weight of "Blue Christmas. At night while I slumber, "Donde Esta Santa Claus" plays in an endless loop over my horrifying and inexplicably bilingual dreams. Instead the problem seems to lie with the limited aural palette from which we draw our Christmastime selections.
Don't have an account yet? Get the most out of your experience with a personalized all-access pass to everything local on events, music, restaurants, news and more. Either way, each year artists mine the rich cache of holiday songs for themed albums, while adding a few originals of their own to the mix. Here are a few of the best Christmas albums released this year. Some tinker with the classics and some remain reverent to the spirit of the season, but all are worth a spin. Her brand of soul is more neo than retro, and on It's Christmas , she works through a mix of originals and low-lit classics. Ledisi's new songs won't necessarily make it into the modern Christmas canon, but her take on the Motown chestnut "Give Love on Christmas Day" is worth hearing, as is her duet with Keb' Mo' on "Please Come Home for Christmas. That unholy trinity alone should sell you on the disc, but that's just the tip of the hard-rocking talent assembled here. Black Sabbath 2.
Christmas and holiday songs are an indispensable part of pop music. These are of the top Christmas songs of all time, including details and links to pop performance videos. The list is an admittedly subjective one. Please enjoy comparing with your own favorites. He recorded the song at least three times, but the recording is often considered the best. Sometimes the song is referred to as "Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire" from the lyrics in the song's first line. One of Beatle John Lennon's dreams in the music industry was to create a classic Christmas song. Undoubtedly, he was successful with the song " Happy Xmas War Is Over ," which is simultaneously a holiday song and plea for world peace.