Christmas songs - the best and worst of tunes

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I hate most Christmas songs but there are a few exceptions. So what are your favorite and most hated?

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A couple of the many I hate

I hate this song and adding Beeber makes it so much worse.

Another major Christmas steamer
 

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Like this one too
 

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And the bizarre


The Peace on Earth part was written specially as Bowie hated Litte Drummer Boy.
 

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I bought these gifts for you, they're up in my bum

 

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That Pogues song can go take a running jump. fecking awful.
I like both of those.

One thing I have noticed this year, and it's surprising it's taken this long, is that Slade's song is pretty awful. It's still a classic and I like shouting 'IIIIIIIIIIIIIT'S CHRIIIIIIIIIIIISSSTMAAAASSSS' at the end but it's a real dirge.

I've also got some love for this one:

 

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Chris Rea - 'Driving Home for Christmas' has to be up there
 

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The McCartney one is the worst. Irredeemable garbage that sounds like it was shat out in ten minutes.
 

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I like the first band aid too.
 

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Not really into Christmas songs but don't mind a couple of Elvis one's such as Blue Christmas and Santa bring my baby back. In fact the old Elvis Christmas album is pretty decent all round for the festivities.
 

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This is a classic


This


And even though this isnt really a christmas song it sounds like it should be

 

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Some my favourite older songs.

Tino Rossi - Minuit chrétien https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/O_Holy_Night :


Jennifer Avalon - We Three Kings of Orient Are https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/We_Three_Kings


Nana Mouskouri - Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht (silent night) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silent_Night





And two versions of one of the oldest surviving carols, Entre le boeuf et l'âne gris (Between the Ox and the Grey Ass), written somewhere between the 13th and 16th centuries:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Entre_le_bœuf_et_l'âne_gris