Christmas songs

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In Music
  • Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella

  • Winds Through the Olive Trees

    "said to be a 16th-century traditional carol from Gascony"
  • Joy To the World

    Based on Psalm 98, 96:11–12 and Genesis 3:17–18
  • Pat-a-pan

  • Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

  • Adeste Fideles

    1751: earliest manuscript
  • The Twelve Days of Christmas

  • Auld Lang Syne

    Robert Burns
  • Silent Night

  • The Holly and the Ivy

    First mentioned in 1823
  • The First Noel

  • O Christmas Tree

  • I Saw Three Ships

  • Wassail! Wassail! All Over the Town

  • O Come, All Ye Faithful

    English translation of "Adeste Fideles"
  • O Holy Night

  • It Came Upon a Midnight Clear

  • Here We Come A-wassailing

    "dating from at least the mid 19th century,[2], but possibly much older."
  • Jingle Bells

  • O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

    Tune, Latin translation earlier.
  • Angels We Have Heard On High

  • Deck the Halls

    Tune dates back to sixteenth century. English words in 1862.
  • Up On The Housetop

  • Jolly Old Saint Nicholas

  • O Little Town of Bethlehem

  • Away In a Manger

  • All Through the Night

    English lyrics in 1884. Welsh song "Ar Hyd y Nos" first recorded 1784.
  • In the Bleak Midwinter

    Lyrics 1872 by Christina Rossetti; first set to music in 1906.
  • The Friendly Beasts

    Melody from 12th-century France; modern English lyrics from 1920s.
  • Winter Wonderland

  • We Wish You a Merry Christmas

  • Children, Go Where I Send Thee

  • Carol of the Bells

    Ukrainian; melody based on 1917 Ukrainian folk chant "Shchedryk" ("The Little Swallow.")
  • White Christmas

  • Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

  • I'll Be Home For Christmas

  • Baby, It's Cold Outside

  • The Christmas Song

  • Let It Snow

  • Here Comes Santa Claus

  • Blue Christmas

  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

  • Silver Bells

  • I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus

  • The Christmas Waltz

    Written for Frank Sinatra
  • Mistletoe and Holly

    Co-written by Frank Sinatra.
  • Jingle Bell Rock

  • Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree

  • A Holly Jolly Christmas

  • Little Saint Nick

  • If Every Day Was Like Christmas

  • Old Toy Trains

    Written by Roger Miller
  • Merry Christmas Darling

  • If I Get Home On Christmas Day

  • Holly Leaves and Christmas Trees

  • Christmas In Prison

  • Last Christmas

  • Mary, Did You Know?

  • Meet Me Under the Mistletoe

  • How Do I Wrap My Heart Up For Christmas

  • All I Want For Christmas Is You

    Vince Vance & The Valiants
  • I Only Want You For Christmas

  • All I Want For Christmas Is You

    Mariah Carey
  • That's Christmas To Me

  • I Don't Wanna Wait Til Christmas

  • Christmas Tree Farm

    Taylor Swift wrote, recorded, and released the song and music video in six days.