15 Odd Christmas Songs

November 28, 2018

The website Mashable came up with a list of 15 Holiday Songs That Are Super Weird But We Somehow Still Love.

And to be honest, they miss the mark on more than a few of them.

Like, is there really anything “super weird” about novelty tracks like “The Chipmunk Song” or “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer”? Not really.

And what’s even remotely weird about Elvis Presley’s “Blue Christmas” or Harry Connick Jr.‘s ”(It Must’ve Been Ol’) Santa Claus”? The answer.....nothing.

They do get a few right, though . . . like Neil Diamond’s “Cherry Cherry Christmas”, a version of “Feliz Navidad” that Jose Feliciano sings with a little kid, and the children’s “classic” “Dominick the Donkey”.

Here’s their full list . . .

1. ” Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer ” by Destiny’s Child

2. ” (It must’ve been ’ol) Santa Claus ” by Harry Connick Jr.

3. ” The Chipmunk Song ” by The Chipmunks

4. ” Dominick the Donkey

5. ” Mistletoe and Wine ” by Cliff Richard

6. ” Fairytale Of New York ” by The Pogues

7. ” Cherry Cherry Christmas ” by Neil Diamond

8. ” Grandma Got Ran Over by a Reindeer ” by Elmo & Patsy

9. ” Last Christmas ” by Wham!

10. ” How Do You Spell Channukkahh ” by The Leevees

11. ” Feliz Navidad ” by Jose Feliciano

12. ” Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas ” by Mr. Hankey from “South Park”

13. ” Oi! To The World ” by The Vandals

14. The theme music from “Pee-Wee’s Playhouse’s Christmas Special”

15. ” Blue Christmas ” by Elvis Presley

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