Tell Us: What Is Your Favorite Holiday Song?

Need a good playlist for your Christmas parties? Tell us your favorite Christmas songs and we'll put one together for you!

Happy Holidays, Patchers!

It's time to start planning those parties and family get-togethers we love at this time of year. If you're the party planner, it's always nice to have a playlist ready to last you through the evening.

We want to help you with that playlist (one thing you can check off your to-do list!) but we need your help first. Tell us: What is your favorite holiday song?

Leave your favorite in the comments and we'll create a Spotify playlist that will run on each Patch site Friday morning. 

Joe Rozsa December 18, 2012 at 11:21 AM
The original Little Drummer Boy by Harry Simeone Choir
Candi Parry December 18, 2012 at 01:07 PM
O Holy Night!
Melissa Hebert December 18, 2012 at 01:08 PM
I sang in the school choir all the way through high school. It's not Christmas for me without choral music. And my favorite piece of choral music is "O Holy Night" by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
Ed Fisher December 18, 2012 at 01:58 PM
Yes, that one always causes Christmas memories when I hear it.
Deborah Hannan December 18, 2012 at 02:35 PM
O Holy Night!
Joe Strailey December 18, 2012 at 04:12 PM
Silent Night by Boyz II Men is amazing.
Peter Grossetti December 18, 2012 at 04:18 PM
Ma’Oz Tzur (Rock of Ages) Traditional Hanukkah Song Ma-oz Tzur Y'shu-a-ti Le-cha Na-eh L'sha-bei-ach Ti-kon Beit T'fi-la-ti V'sham To-da N'za-bei-ach L'eit Ta-chin Mat-bei-ach Mi-tzar Ha-mi-ga-bei-ach Az Eg-mor B'shir Miz-mor Cha-nu-kat Ha-miz-bei-ach Az Eg-mor B'shir Miz-mor Cha-nu-kat Ha-miz-bei-ach Translation: Rock of ages, let our song Praise Your saving power; You, amid the raging foes, Were our sheltering tower. Furious they assailed us, But Your arm availed us, And Your word, Broke their sword, When our own strength failed us.
Christina Cocchiarale Ward December 18, 2012 at 05:49 PM
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer by Burl Ives!!
Kelly December 18, 2012 at 05:59 PM
Baby it's cold outside
Renee Watson December 18, 2012 at 06:07 PM
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen/We Three Kings by Barenaked Ladies with Sarah McLachlan.
Christina Cocchiarale Ward December 18, 2012 at 06:28 PM
Renee, I love that one too!! Also, the 12 Pains of Christmas. That is HILARIOUS! I haven't heard it ONCE this year. Yet.
Daniel Stakes December 18, 2012 at 06:32 PM
Rockin Around the Christmas Tree by Brenda Lee!!!
Pat December 18, 2012 at 09:55 PM
Silent Night--says it all!
Andrew Polcyn December 19, 2012 at 12:32 AM
where to start... More recent tunes: Straight No Chaser "12 Days of Christmas", "Christmas Can-can" More traditional: Carol of the Bells, O Holy Night, Angels We Have Heard on High, Linus and Lucy (the Peanuts theme). On a side note, (which could be read as sarcasm) how has "I saw Mommy kissing Santa Claus" not generated any domestic abuse, especially in this day and age? Plus, I have this hard time believing Santa can get away with peeping in every kids' bedroom in the world, or even spying on them. Isn't that illegal?
Megan Rozsa December 19, 2012 at 01:41 PM
Gosh, no one has said Charlie Brown? That's my favorite!
Debbie Palmer December 19, 2012 at 02:21 PM
My favorites (O Holy Night, Little Drummer Boy) have already been mentioned, but how about "Do You Hear What I Hear?" Johnny Mathis had a great version.
Melissa Hebert December 19, 2012 at 03:08 PM
I'm also a fan of Andy Williams at Christmas, with "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year" being a favorite. His albums, along with Frank Sinatra and Mitch Miller (Sing Along With Mitch), were Christmas perennials at our home when I was a kid, mixed in with some country Christmas albums. Could have done without John Denver's "Please, Daddy, Don't Get Drunk This Christmas." Talk about a downer. Kathy Mattea's "Nothing But a Child" is one of my new favorites.
Kaye Spector (Editor) December 19, 2012 at 05:58 PM
That song is beautiful!
Kaye Spector (Editor) December 19, 2012 at 05:59 PM
How about The Kinks' "Father Christmas"?
Jason Lea (Editor) December 19, 2012 at 06:03 PM
"Ain't No Chimneys In The Projects." Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings.
Kaye Spector (Editor) December 19, 2012 at 06:05 PM
Vince Guaraldi is amazing. I love "Lucy and Linus"
Kaye Spector (Editor) December 19, 2012 at 06:05 PM
or maybe it's "Linus and Lucy."
Maryann Scalera December 20, 2012 at 05:53 AM
Little Drummer Boy, by Harry Simeone. Chestnuts Roasting on a Open Fire. Nate King Cole


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