The 10 best Christmas songs of the last 40 years

It’ll be more of a blue Christmas than a holly jolly holiday if you’re stuck suffering through the same old songs that your parents have been playing on the gramophone for as long as you can remember. So spice up your next holiday get-together with Download.com’s list of our 10 all-time favorite holiday hits from the last 40 years.

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Some of our picks, such as “Frosty the Snowman” and “We Three Kings,” are perennial classics that have been reinvented in interesting ways by some of our favorite artists. Others, like “Christmas Wrapping” and “Christmas in Hollis,” push the boundaries of traditional Christmas music to create something truly awe-inspiring. We hope you enjoy them all at your next holiday gathering.

1. The Waitresses, “Christmas Wrapping” (iTunes, Amazon)

2. Cocteau Twins, “Frosty the Snowman” (iTunes, Amazon)

3. Wham, “Last Chr… [Read more]

    







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