Get into the festive spirit with our ultimate Christmas songs list. As Christmas approaches, what better way to embrace the cheer than by listening to your favorite Christmas tunes? Whether you’re decorating the Christmas tree, or hosting a cozy get-together, a carefully curated playlist of festive melodies sets the perfect ambiance.
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Join us as we bring you a compilation of the best Christmas songs and a few videos that will make your Christmas merry and bright!

Christmas Songs List – The 60s

The 60s had it’s fair share of Christmas Songs. Here are ten that may stir a memory or two for you.

  • Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) – Darlene Love
  • Here Comes Santa Claus – Bob B. Soxx & The Blue Jeans
  • Frosty The Snowman – The Ronettes
  • Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer – The Crystals
  • Jingle Bell Rock – Bobby Helms
  • Little Saint Nick – The Beachboys
  • Santa Claus Is Coming To Town – The Supremes
  • Santa Baby – Eartha Kitt
  • Winter Wonderland – Dean Martin
  • If Every Day Was Like Christmas – Elvis Presley

 

Christmas Songs List – The 70s

As this is a 70s site I had to have a few 70s songs in this post. These are some of my favourite songs for the festive season. I was in my teens in the 70s so I probably danced to all of these at Christmas parties at the time. I still do actually so nothing changes does it?

 

  1. Happy Xmas (War Is Over) John and Yoko and The Plastic Ono Band with the Harlem Community Choir (1972)
  2. Wonderful Christmastime – Paul McCartney (1979)
  3. Step Into Christmas – Elton John (1973)
  4. Merry Xmas Everybody – Slade (1973)
  5. Lonely This Christmas – Mud (1974)
  6. In Dulci Jubilo – Mike Oldfield (1975)
  7. I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday – Wizzard (1973)
  8. Hey Mr Christmas – Showaddywaddy (1974)
  9. Christmas Song – Gilbert O’Sullivan (1974)
  10. I Believe In Father Christmas – Greg Lake (1975)

 

 

 

 

Other Christmas Songs Of The 70s

There are many other acts that had Christmas singles in the charts in the UK during the 70s. Here are a list of some of them.

  1. It’s Gonna Be A Cold Cold Christmas – Dana (1975)
  2. White Christmas – Bing Crosby (1977)
  3. Mary’s Boy Child/Oh My Lord – Boney M (1978)
  4. When A Child Is Born – Johnny Mathis (1976)
  5. Wombling Merry Christmas (1974)
  6. Bionic Santa – Chris Hill (1976)
  7. Christmas In Dreadland – Judge Dread (1975)
  8. Christmas In Smurfland (1978)
  9. Father Christmas Do Not Touch Me – The Goodies (1974)
  10. Make A Daft Noise For Christmas – The Goodies (1975)

 

 

 

 

Christmas Songs List – 80s

 

Of course there were a lot of great Christmas songs in the 1980s too.

Who can forget Chris Rea Driving Home For Christmas. George Michael reminiscing about Last Christmas while Andrew Ridgeley canoodles with George’s ex girlfriend in the video. Nobody could have expected Bruce Springsteen to burst into song with Santa Clause Is Coming To Town either.

 

  • Santa Claus Is Coming To Town/ My Hometown – Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band (1985)
  • Driving Home For Christmas – Chris Rea
  • Last Christmas – Wham (1984)
  • Do They Know It’s Christmas – Live Aid (1984)
  • Stop The Cavalry – Jona Lewie (1980)
  • Peace On Earth/Little Drummer Boy – Bing Crosby and David Bowie (1982)
  • Fairytale Of New York – The Pogues and Kirsty Mcall (1987)
  • 2000 Miles – The Pretenders (1983)
  • Thank God It’s Christmas – Queen (1984)
  • The Power Of Love – Frankie Goes To Hollywood (1984)
  • Merry Christmas Everyone – Shakin Stevens (1985)
  • Mistletoe and Wine – Cliff Richard (1988)

 

 

Christmas Songs List – The Classics

  1. White Christmas – Bing Crosby
  2. All I Want For Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey
  3. Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ – Dean Martin

  4. Santa Claus is Coming to Town’ by the Jackson 5

  5. Stay Another Day’ – East 17

  6. Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree’ – Brenda Lee

  7. Sleigh Ride’ -The Ronettes

  8. Blue Christmas’ by Elvis Presley

  9. Run Rudolph Run’ by Chuck Berry

  10. Let It Snow – Dean Martin

 

 

 

Christmas Carols

  • Silent Night
  • Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
  • O Come All Ye Faithful
  • O Little Town of Bethlehem
  • Once in Royal David’s City
  • Joy to the World
  • God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
  • Away in a Manger
  • The Holly and the Ivy
  • Ding Dong! Merrily on High
  • Good King Wenceslas
  • The Twelve Days of Christmas
  • Do You Hear What I Hear?
  • The First Noel
  • I Saw Three Ships (Come Sailing In)
  • Little Donkey

 

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With the sad passing of Shane MacGowan on the 30th November 2023 I had to add this video and of course Kirsty MacColl who passed on the 18th December 2000 R.I.P. both.

 

 

As we wrap up our comprehensive Christmas songs list, we hope it has helped you create the ultimate playlist for your Christmas celebrations. The melodies we shared are sure to evoke feelings of joy, nostalgia, and that warm fuzzy feeling that comes with this magical time of year.
Whether you prefer timeless classics or modern hits, there’s something for everyone on this festive journey.
So gather your loved ones, spread the holiday cheer, and let the music fill your hearts with gladness. I wish you a merry music-filled Christmas in 2023.
If you enjoyed this post why don’t you leave a comment below and let me know your favourite christmas songs.
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If you get a minute could you please pop over to my Facebook Page and join us. I plan to build this page this year as I have more time on my hands since retiring.

I am trying to get people to share their favourite 70s music.  As you know we do not all like the same songs and it would be great to hear page members favourite 70s songs.  I hope to see you there soon.

Thanks For Visiting Today. Make sure you come back as I build the site, leave a comment below if there is any singer or group you think I should add to the site.

Frank

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