Wednesday, December 3, 2008

BC's 100 Favorite Christmas Songs

Our 100 Favorite Christmas Songs

Every year, we listen to the same Christmas songs over and over and over again, as if they were brand new. These songs are like a part of our annual tradition each December. Here are The BC’s favorite Holiday songs, and The BC hopes that they are among your favorites as well, because what is Christmas without these songs?

Our 100 Favorite Songs
1. White Christmas (Bing Crosby, 1942)
2. Jingle Bells
3. Silent Night
4. Adeste Fideles/O Come All Ye Faithful
5. The Christmas Song/Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire
6. Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer (Gene Autry, 1949)
7. Winter Wonderland
8. I’ll Be Home For Christmas
9. Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
10. The Twelve Days of Christmas
11. O Holy Night
12. Deck The Halls
13. O Christmas Tree/O Tannenbaum
14. It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
15. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
16. It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas
17. Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree (Brenda Lee, 1958)
18. Feliz Navidad (Jose Feliciano, 1970)
19. Joy To the World
20. Sleigh Ride
21. Up On The Housetop
22. We Wish You a Merry Christmas
23. Go Tell it On the Mountain
24. Jingle Bell Rock (Bobby Helms, 1957)
25. Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth (Bing Crosby & David Bowie, 1977)
26. It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (Andy Williams, 1962)
27. Carol of the Bells
28. The Nutcracker Suite
29. Here Comes Santa Claus
30. A Holly Jolly Christmas (Burl Ives, 1964)
31. Frosty the Snowman
32. Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer (Elmo & Patsy, 1983)
33. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
34. Christmas Time Is Here (From A Charlie Brown Christmas, 1965)
35. Wonderful Christmas (Paul McCartney, 1980)
36. This Christmas (Donny Hathaway, 1973)
37. Do They Know It’s Christmas? (Band Aid, 1985)
38. The Chipmunk Song (The Chipmunks, 1958)
39. The Man With All The Toys (The Beach Boys, 1966)
40. My Favorite Things (From The Sound of Music, 1959 & The Supremes, 1965)
41. December the 25th (From Scrooge the Musical, 1970)
42. Santa Baby (Eartha Kitt, 1954)
43. Good King Wenceslas
44. Blue Christmas (Elvis Presley)
45. Away In a Manger
46. We Need A Little Christmas (From Mame, 1966)
47. Merry X-Mas/War Is Over (John Lennon & Yoko Ono)
48. The Christmas Waltz (Nancy Wilson)
49. The Little Drummer Boy
50. You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch (From How the Grinch Who Stole X-Mas, 1966)
51. Step Into Christmas (Elton John, 1974)
52. Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
53. All I Want For Christmas is My Two Front Teeth
54. Take Me Back To Toyland (Nat King Cole)
55. Auld Lang Syne
56. Happy Holiday (Bing Crosby- 1942; Andy Williams- 1964)
57. Silver Bells
58. O Come, O Come Emmanuel
59. March of the Toys
60. Snowfall (Tony Bennett)
61. Do You Hear What I Hear?
62. Ding, Dong, Merrily on High
63. Pretty Paper (Willie Nelson, 1964)
64. The Most Wonderful Day of the Year (From Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, 1964)
65. All I Want For Christmas (Is You) (Mariah Carey)
66. Last Christmas (Wham!, 1984)
67. What Child Is This?
68. Christmas Time (Ray Charles)
69. Christmas Day (From Promises, Promises/Jack Jones, 1969)
70. Caroling, Caroling (Johnny Mathis)
71. Ring Those Christmas Bells (Fred Waring & The Pennsylvanians)
72. The Holly and the Ivy
73. I Saw Three Ships
74. What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?
75. Christmas Day (Squeeze, 1979)
76. Thank God It’s Christmas (Queen, 1984)
77. Christmas Wrapping (The Waitresses, 1982)
78. Merry Christmas Darling (The Carpenters)
79. Christmas Dragnet (Stan Freberg)
80. We Wish You The Merriest
81. Twas the Night Before Christmas (Fred Waring & The Pennsylvanians)
82. The Bells of St. Mary’s (Bing Crosby, 1945)
83. The Bell That Couldn’t Jingle (Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass, 1968)
84. Christmas in Killarney
85. December Will Be Magic Again (Kate Bush, 1981)
86. Father Christmas (The Kinks, 1977)
87. Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
88. Suzy Snowflake
89. Little Saint Nick (The Beach Boys)
90. Ave Maria
91. Holiday for Strings (Red Skelton Theme Song)
92. Twinkle Twinkle Little Me (The Supremes)
93. Christmas is the Time To Say I Love You (Billy Squier)
94. Please Come Home for Christmas (Charles Brown, 1961)
95. Hallelujah (from Handel’s Messiah)
96. Nuttin’ for Christmas (Barry Gordon)
97. Jingle, Jingle, Jingle (From Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, 1964)
98. Christmas in Dixie (Alabama)
99. Run Rudolph Run (Chuck Berry)
100. May You Always (Harry Harrison)

All of these songs were selected by the BC himself.

Check out these two pages

Lyrics to the 101 Greatest Christmas Songs

The Greatest Christmas Songs of All-Time

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