Six years ago, my dad and I took a road trip before Christmas to visit his family in Canada. Little did we know it would be his last visit home and our last trip together just the two of us. He loved Christmas songs as much as I do, and we had 12 hours in the car (each way!) to listen to all our favorites. There's nothing like a great, classic Christmas song - the perfect mix of nostalgia and incredible talent - to get you in the holiday spirit. As I'm thinking back to that wonderful trip I wanted to share our Christmas music playlist - perfect for trimming the tree, Christmas parties, baking cookies with the kids, or anytime you need a little Christmas.
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The Ultimate Guide to Classic Christmas Music
Essential songs: Little Saint Nick & The Man with All the Toys
Essential songs: Blue Christmas, If Every Day Was Like Christmas, Santa Bring My Baby Back to Me
Essential Songs: The Christmas Song, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, Buon Natale
Essential Songs: White Christmas, Jingle Bells, Silent Night
Essential Songs: What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?, Frosty the Snowman
Essential Songs: O Tannenbaum, Linus and Lucy, Christmas Time is Here
Essential Songs: Merry Christmas Baby (Bruce Springsteen), I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (John Mellencamp), Christmas, Baby Please Come Home (U2)
Essential Songs: Santa Claus is Coming to Town (Jackson 5), That's What Christmas Means to Me (Stevie Wonder), Someday at Christmas (Stevie Wonder)
Essential Songs: Mistletoe and Holly, It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, The Christmas Waltz
Essential Songs: Jolly Old St. Nicholas/The Little Drummer Boy, The Twelve Days of Christmas
Essential Songs: Santa Looked a Lot Like Daddy, Christmas Ain't Christmas, Jingle Bells
These classic Christmas albums will put you in the holiday spirit, and most of them are available to stream through Amazon Prime Music. It's the only way I listen to music these days - I can stream Prime Music through my computer at home or my phone on the go, and you can get a FREE 30 day trial - perfect to let you enjoy all your favorite Christmas music and more!
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