CMT’s List of the Best and Worst Christmas Songs Ever

It’s never too early in the season to argue about Christmas songs.  CMT has a couple of lists to get us in the fighting spirit.  One is the Top Five classics that are supposedly SO good, not even the biggest Scrooge can get sick of them. 

They are:  Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You”Brenda Lee’s “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”Bobby Helms’ “Jingle Bell Rock”Burl Ives’ “Have a Holly Jolly Christmas”, and Andy Williams’ “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year”.

This Top Five “gets thrown the most shade”:  Jose Feliciano’s “Feliz Navidad”The Singing Dogs’ “Jingle Bells”The Beach Boys’ “The Man with All the Toys”Barbra Streisand’s “Jingle Bells”, and Gayla Peevey’s “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas”.

Are you looking for the most popular country Christmas song? This a few for you.

  1. “Hard Candy Christmas”Dolly Parton.
  2. “Pretty Paper”Willie Nelson.
  3. “Where are you Christmas”Faith Hill.
  4. “Run Run Rudolph”Luke Bryan.
  5. “Blue Christmas”Elvis.

(Here’s the story from CMT.)