By: Talia Conway, Arts & Entertainment Editor, The Pawprint
- Last Christmas (Wham!)
Wham!’s most famous song Last Christmas also happens to be one of the most famous Christmas songs of all time. I’m pretty sure every kid over the age of 7 has heard this song on the radio at least once, but it doesn’t mean that this song is less of a perfect Christmas listen.
- Little Drummer Boy (Katherine Kennicott Davis)
Unlike our previous song, this song follows a more casual beat and is a great song listened to by all generations. It’s a classic from the original movie made in 1968.
- It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year (Andy Williams)
This wonderful song made by traditional pop artist Andy Williams is sure to get anyone in the mood to hang around the tree with your family. This song brings such welcoming and enjoyable Christmas spirit for all!
- Jingle Bell Rock (Bobby Helms)
This classic from 1957 is sure to put you in the Christmas spirit. How can you not want to jump around and dance when you hear this great music. I cannot think of a better song to sit around and listen to with your family.
- Do They Know it’s Christmas? (Band Aid)
This Live Aid performance by various British artists is bound to bring a tear to your eye. This song was made and performed for the Live Aid concert which helped raise money for Africa to battle aids.
- Frosty the Snowman (Michael Buble)
Based on the 1969 movie named frosty the snowman, famous artist Michael Buble made his cover of the well known christmas song in 2017. This song continues to surface round every Christmas with new artists trying their cover every odd year.
- 12 Days of Christmas (Dinah Shore)
One of the most famous christmas songs of all time made by jazz singer Dinah, has to be one of the most memorable christmas songs. It follows the story of opening 12 gifts each day leading up to christmas.
- Baby it’s Cold Outside
This call and response song about being together on christmas is always a great listen to get you in the spirit, unless you live in Canada where it is banned.