Part of that was down to its focus on a real good family meal. Just take a few minutes to enjoy this song while you bask in the spirit of the season. To help you keep your inner Scrooge at bay for the rest of the Christmas season, here are 34 of the best, wackiest, and weirdest Christmas songs out there. Part of that was down to its focus on a real good family meal. Although it may seem a bit premature to some, there is such a huge assortment of music out there that you could very easily listen to a from now until the season ends. I'm Not Going Out Like That28. Written and sung by Puerto Rican musician José Feliciano, the song was noted by Billboard as in the United States and Canada in November 2016.
They commercialize you and try to make you corny. It's the only possible explanation for why the country crooner would include the song on two separate albums—1973's Farewell Andromeda and on his 1975 album Rocky Mountain Christmas. They set their verses in their hometown of Hollis, Queens, but took two different stances. Part of that was down to its focus on a real good family meal. The song and it's joyful lyrics, which speak of togetherness during the holidays, should be part of everyone's holiday playlist. Not sure anyone slow-danced to this one.
Crosby got a second shot at the song on the set of White Christmas, where he knocked it out of the park again. While most 13-year-olds were busy opening Easy-Bake Ovens and G. It was December 24th on Hollis Ave at the dark When I seen a man chilling with his dog at the park I approached them very slowly with my heart full of fear Looked at his dog, oh my God, a ill reindeer But then I was illin' because the man had a beard And a bag full of goodies, 12 o'clock had neared So I turned my head a second and the man was gone But he left his drivers wallet smack dead on the lawn I picket the wallet up and then I took a pause Took out the license and it cold said Santa Claus A million dollars in it, cold hundreds of G's Enough to buy a boat, matching car with ease But I'd never steal from Santa, 'cause that ain't right So I was going home to mail it back to him that night But when I got home I bugged, 'cause under the tree Was a letter from Santa and the dough is for me It's Christmas time in Hollis Queens Mom's cooking chicken and collard greens Rice and stuffing, macaroni and cheese And Santa put gifts under Christmas trees Decorate the house with lights at night Snow's on the ground, snow white so bright In the fireplace is the yule log Beneath the mistletoe as we drink egg nog The rhymes you hear are the rhymes of Darryl's But each and every year we bust Christmas carols Rhymes so loud and prod you hear it It's Christmas time and we got the spirit Jack Frost chillin', the orchas out? There seemed to be no particular reason that the '70s Nashville rockers included an ode to the nativity in the middle of their final album, but we're glad they did. Eat the best food you can, and lots of it. C shares the experience of celebrating Christmas in their neighborhood of Hollis, Queens, N.
Feeling a little bit down this holiday season? They didn't want to turn into a hokey punchline by following up with a novelty song. So in the spirit of sharing the wealth, here are 15 lesser-known Christmas songs we think deserve a listen: 1. Getting an original song inducted into the Christmas canon is no easy task, but on his triple-platinum holiday collection When My Heart Finds Christmas, Harry Connick Jr. Johnson hosted a radio hour back in the '50s and '60s, and inspired the Motormouth Maybelle character in Hairspray. I thank God for that moment of giving me that rhyme. As weird as it is, the 2012 heartbreak jam can also be kind of therapeutic for anyone getting out of a relationship this time of year.
Since it debuted in the 1944 film, it has been a Christmas classic covered by Sam Smith, Christina Aguilera, and Frank Sinatra, though few have surpassed Garland's tear-jerking performance. It may have been beaten to 1 in the U. He wanted to make a Christmas album in honor of his father, who had died in 1985, and his industry connections helped him to get just about all of the biggest names in pop music at the time: Whitney Houston, Bruce Springsteen, U2, Madonna, and Bon Jovi. It hit the top-10 on the Billboard 200 and eventually went triple-platinum. Yes, Christmas is the only holiday with its own genre worth of songs. The message may not be very cheerful—but the music's so darn catchy. Layering Christmas wishes with a pointed desire for peace, the couple took aim at the Vietnam War and encouraged people to think about a greater global context at a time of celebration.
This song, one of the odder tracks in the collection, involves a Christmas unicorn with a beard and a pagan tree. Part of that was down to its focus on a real good family meal. Part of that was down to its focus on a real good family meal. How'd Ya Do It Dee27. Much like the presence of Santa Claus, Christmas tress, and mistletoe, music plays an integral role in making the holiday season one of the most special times of the year. People could relate to that video, because what do you do during holidays and celebratory times? The dirty-minded ditty was covered by Bon Jovi in 1987, which helped spread the song's reminder to lock your chimney up tight on Christmas Eve. The cosmic 1980s holiday album tie-in features songs sung by droids.
But then came David Bowie and Bing Crosby, who transformed the drudgery into a joyous and uplifting song. It tells the story of Irish immigrants trying to make it in the unforgiving city, and was the Pogues' attempt to write a non-tacky Christmas song. You sit down with your family and share that special meal. Ze Records released a holiday compilation featuring underground acts like Suicide, Alan Vega, and The Waitresses with their now classic which was later covered by. The nostalgic song is so popular that it holds the Guinness World Record as the best-selling single of all time. With the holiday season just around the corner, many will be preparing to get into the Christmas spirit by playing some of their favorite tunes of the season. It features the angel Gabriel as a spaceship rider from another planet heralding the birth of the little baby Jesus and guiding all to the manger as his starship stood in for a guiding light.
Although roasting chestnuts, dreaming of a winter wonderland, and laughing along with Frosty might be fun for the first week, by the time you hit week three, you might need a break. They set their verses in their hometown of Hollis, Queens, but took two different stances. Eat the best food you can, and lots of it. . And it ended up being a big hit and confounded our minds. Sure, there are some people who feel that Christmas music should only be played after the Thanksgiving holiday.