• Areliana Hillberry

The 45 Best Classic Christmas Songs!

If you know me, then you know that I love Christmas. It's my favorite holiday and long before December even rolls around, I'm in full decorating mode. Usually I *try* to wait until after Thanksgiving to put my tree up, but this year feels like it's been 5 years wrapped into one so I put my tree up the first week of November. I know it's wayyyy early, but I was feeling a little down in the dumps and Christmas-y things always cheer me up, so I pulled out all my decorations and worked on it over a 2-week period. My around-the-house décor is a little lacking this year, but the tree turned out so nice! I also always set up a little tree with some of our vintage ornaments - Seely loves it a little too much so I had to tape it down.

Anyhow, it was a great couple of weeks slowly putting everything together, but I couldn't truly be in the holiday spirit without listening to my favorite Christmas songs - so I built a playlist with the 45 Best Classic Christmas Songs (in my opinion) to share with you! I use Spotify for all my music and they have a couple holiday playlists already curated, but they were either too short or too new - I'm more into the classics, with a *few* exceptions. There's about 140 minutes to listen to while you decorate, bake cookies, or lounge in your pj's (nobody's judging).


  1. Jingle Bell Rock - Bobby Helms

  2. It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas - Perry Como

  3. Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree - Brenda Lee

  4. It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year - Andy Williams

  5. Winter Wonderland - Bing Crosby

  6. Carol of the Bells - Home Alone Soundtrack

  7. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Judy Garland

  8. The Christmas Song - Nat King Cole

  9. Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) - Darlene Love

  10. Sleigh Ride - Carpenters

  11. Santa Baby - Eartha Kitt

  12. Silver Bells - Dean Martin

  13. White Christmas - Bing Crosby

  14. Blue Christmas - Elvis Presley

  15. Santa Claus is Coming to Town - The Jackson 5

  16. Let It Snow! - Frank Sinatra

  17. Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer - Burl Ives

  18. You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch - Thurl Ravenscroft

  19. Here Comes Santa Claus - Gene Autry

  20. Feliz Navidad - José Feliciano

  21. Frosty the Snowman - The Ronettes

  22. Baby, It’s Cold Outside - Dean Martin

  23. Mele Kalikimaka - Bing Crosby

  24. Mistletoe and Holly - Frank Sinatra

  25. I’ll Be Home For Christmas - Bing Crosby

  26. The Christmas Waltz - Peggy Lee

  27. Christmas Time - The Platters

  28. Little Saint Nick - The Beach Boys

  29. Twelve Days of Christmas - Bing Crosby

  30. Dominick the Donkey - Lou Monte

  31. We Wish You A Merry Christmas - John Denver

  32. I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas - Gayla Peevey

  33. All I Want for Christmas is You - Mariah Carey

  34. Jingle Bells - Frank Sinatra

  35. Up On the House Top - Gene Autry

  36. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Ella Fitzgerald

  37. Merry Christmas Baby - Otis Redding

  38. Winter Wonderland - Tony Bennett

  39. Baby, It’s Cold Outside - She & Him

  40. The Nutcracker Ballet - Tchaikovsky

  41. Underneath the Tree - Kelly Clarkson

  42. Silver Bells - She & Him

  43. Jingle Bell Rock - Hall & Oates

  44. Sleigh Ride - She & Him

  45. Christmas (Album) - Michael Bublé

You can listen to the full Christmas playlist on Spotify. What's your #1 favorite Christmas song? My favorite is Rockin' Around the Christmas tree by Brenda Lee - it cheers me up every time! Hope you loved this playlist, let me know in the comments :)

Stay adventurous.


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