Wednesday, December 05, 2007

Thirteen of my All-Time Favorite Christmas Songs

My Ninth Edition

13. Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree
12. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Mannheim Steamroller Version)
11. Carol of the Bells
10. I’ll be Home for Christmas
9. It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
8. Mary Did You Know
7. Jingle Bell Rock
6. The Christmas Song
5. Deck the Halls (Mannheim Steamroller version AND my daughter’s piano performance)
4. White Christmas
3. Oh, Holy Night.
2. Santa Claus is Coming to Town (Bruce Springsteen version)
1. Sleigh Ride Instrumental
Here's a video with pretty pictures and animation to the tunes
of Sleigh Ride and Home for the Holidays

Sleigh ride with pretty animations (and home for the holidays)



19 comments:

MamaLee said...

Great list! I LOVE Mary Did You Know.

Happy TT!

Jane said...

Great list. "Mary Did You Know" is my absolute favorite. I am partial to several others on your list.
Thanks for coming by my T13. I hope you have a blessed Christmas.

Nicholas said...

Interesting selection. It's odd to think that White Christmas, which was phenomenally successful, was written by an atheist who despised Christmas (his son had died on 25 December).

Sandee (Comedy +) said...

Love your list, and the video was great. What a magical time of year. Have a great TT. :)

Melissa said...

Some of my favorites!! Happy TT!

Janet said...

I love the version of Jingle Bell Rock by Hall & Oates...the video always cracks me UP!

Thanks for visiting!

Infinity Goods said...

Hi Diana, Thanks for visiting my post. I like your carols too. We do have several in common and the rest would have ended up on mine if it was Thursday 26!! ;-)

Morgan Leigh said...

I love Christmas Songs. :) Happy TT!

Open Grove Claudia said...

I think I worked retail waaaayy too long. I just can't stand Christmas music. Alas...

Happy TT!

Lori said...

"Jingle Bell Rock" I'd almost forgotten about that oldie, but goodie. Thanks for the reminder.

Lori said...

Yep, you got me singing with those songs:) Happy TT and thanks for stopping by.

Jenny McB said...

It's nice that there are so many versions of the classics. Now I have to go check out Mary did you Know.

Have you heard the new Josh Groban Cd? It's nice to have on during work.
Happy Holidays!

cajunvegan said...

I love Carol of the Bells and O Holy Night. There is an awful Destiny's Child version of CotB on YouTube.

Seasonal and festive.

Check out my superstitious edition.

Happy TT!

secret agent mama said...

Great post! Love it!

My TT!

Natalie said...

I love O Holy Night!

My Thursday Thirteen is up too! :)

Mama Pajama said...

Great minds think alike! LOL I completely forgot about Oh Holy Night. What a beautiful and meaningul Christmas song. Enjoyed your list, and the video!
www.mamapj.com

Nicole Austin said...

Great songs list!
Happy TT!

Pamela Kramer said...

Great list! Cool video too. Makes me want to wrap presents.

Zooomabooma said...

I just listened to A Very Special Christmas the other day, with Springsteen's Merry Christmas, Baby... and as an added bonus I played his version of Santa Claus Is Coming To Town... couple of the BEST Christmas songs EVER!!!!

See ya :)

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