My Christmas Song Playlist So Far

I like to think of the Christmas season as a musical time of year. My friends know that I like to spend a lot of time developing each year’s perfect Christmas song playlist to support my love of seasonal music. This year’s playlist is still in development (as you can see, I dumped the whole Jethro Tull Christmas Album into the mix), but this is what I have so far. What are your favorite Christmas/Winter Solstice/holiday songs?

Another Christmas Song Jethro Tull

Birthday Card at Christmas Jethro Tull

Bourée Jethro Tull

A Change At Christmas The Flaming Lips

Christmas Day Dido

Christmas For Cowboys John Denver

Christmas In Space Tori Amos

A Christmas Song Jethro Tull

Don Quixote’s Christmas Bonanza Gorillaz

Donna & Blitzen Badly Drawn Boy

Father Christmas OK Go

Feliz Navidad Fenix TX

Fire at Midnight Jethro Tull

First Snow in Brooklyn Jethro Tull

Gaudete Steeleye Span

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen Jethro Tull

Greensleeved Jethro Tull

Happy Xmas (War Is Over) John Lennon & Yoko Ono

Holly Herald Jethro Tull

Home For Christmas Maria Mena

It Came upon a Midnight Clear Sixpence None The Richer

Last Christmas Wham!

Last Man at the Party Jethro Tull

The Little Drum Machine Boy Beck

The Little Drummer Boy The Harry Simeone Chorale

The Little Drummer Boy Johnny Cash

Little Drummer Boy Tori Amos

O Come All Ye Faithful Art Garfunkel

O Holy Night Avril Lavigne, Chantal Kreviazuk

Pavane Jethro Tull

THE RETURN OF THE RED BARON The Royal Guardsmen – Snoopy And His Friens

Ring Out Solstice Bells Jethro Tull

Ring Out, Solstice Bells Jethro Tull

Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer Jack Johnson

SNOOPY VS. THE RED BARON The Royal Guardsmen – Snoopy And His Friens

SNOOPY’S CHRISTMAS The Royal Guardsmen – Snoopy And His Friens

Someday At Christmas Remy Zero

We Five Kings Jethro Tull

Weathercock Jethro Tull

A Winter Snowscape Jethro Tull

Winter Song Sara Bareilles & Ingrid Michaelson

Xmas Cake Rilo Kiley

Published by Jason W. Ellis

I am an Assistant Professor of English at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY whose teaching includes composition and technical communication, and research focuses on science fiction, neuroscience, and digital technology. Also, I coordinate the City Tech Science Fiction Collection, which holds more than 600 linear feet of magazines, anthologies, novels, and research publications.

2 thoughts on “My Christmas Song Playlist So Far

  1. Hey guys, the “Ol” Captain” here, and as of right now I am the fan club president for this band, “The Royal Guardsmen”. We appreciate you devoting a little attention towards them, now that we’re trying to get the fan base kick started, since they’re actively playing and recording again. Obviously, they’re known for the big 3 hits they had, (Snoopy vs.Red Baron, Return of the Red Baron, and Snoopys Xmas) but they’re also good musicians and really nice guys, too. Like most bands, their best stuff isn’t whats played on the radio.
    If it’s cool with you, we’d love anyone interested to come on over to facebook and “like” The Royal Guardsmen, and from there you can stay current regarding news, tour dates and we even have semi monthly giveaways, our next being their new live cd, “Beaglemania!”
    I think I speak for the group when I say a great big thanks for this, have a great day, guys!
    Here’s the link, , hope to see you there!

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