Sunday, December 12, 2021

A Christmas Playlist

Christmas Funk, Aloe Blacc

I baked cookies yesterday, which means Christmas music was playing most of the afternoon. I can’t share the cookies with you, but I can spread some auditory cheer. Here is my favorite playlist. I love some of the standards, but I definitely gravitate to original songs. I also like to mix my genres, so be prepared for both Run DMC and Dwight Yoakam.

Here you go, and Merry, Merry Christmas.

“We Need a Little Christmas,” Cast of the Glee TV show

“Last Christmas,” Wham!

“God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen,” Bare Naked Ladies, featuring Sarah McLachlan

“I Got Your Christmas Right Here,” Aloe Blacc

“Sleigh Ride,” TLC

“Christmas in Hollis,” Run DMC

“What Christmas Means to Me,” Stevie Wonder

“Merry Christmas, Baby,” CeeLo Green, featuring Rod Stewart & Trombone Shorty

“One More Sleep,” Leona Lewis

“White Christmas,” Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

“Santa’s Coming For Us,” Sia

“Santa Can’t Stay,” Dwight Yoakam

“Put a Little Holiday in Your Heart,” LeAnn Rimes

“Santa Looked a Lot Like Daddy,” Brad Paisley

“It Must Be Santa,” Bob Dylan

“Zydeco Christmas,” CJ Chenier & The Red Hot Louisiana Band

“Christmas Everyday,” Smokey Robinson

“Santa Claus Is Comin’ (in a Boogie Woogie Choo Choo Train),” The Tractors

“My Kind of Present,” Meghan Trainor

“Another Rock’n Roll Christmas,” Mistletoe Rock Train

Christmas in the Heart, Bob Dylan (pictured here headed over the hill to Grandma's house)

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