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The Ultimate Family Holiday Playlist


With December well underway, everyday just inches closer to everyone’s favourite time of year: the Holidays! By now, you can’t step foot inside a store, mall, or restaurant without hearing familiar holiday tunes.

Whether you are hosting your own holiday gathering, or just want some great background music for your days at home with your children, finding the perfect playlist to accompany you is essential.

For your listening pleasure, we have put together the ultimate family holiday playlist!

First, let’s start out with some music from the movies your children will instantly recognize and enjoy:

  • – Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer – Gene Autry (from Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer)
  • – Frosty the Snowman – Gene Autry (from Frosty the Snowman)
  • – Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree – Brenda Lee (from Home Alone)
  • – You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch – Thurl Ravenscroft (from Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas)
  • – The Chipmunk Song – David Seville (from A Chipmunk Christmas)
  • – What’s This? – Danny Elfman (from The Nightmare Before Christmas)
  • – Do You Want To Build A Snowman? – Kristen Bell, Agatha Lee Monn & Katie Lopez (from Frozen)

Next, mix in some songs and covers from some pop stars you know, and others your children will love to learn!

  • – Jingle Bell Rock – Billy Idol
  • – Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas – Sam Smith
  • – All I Want For Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey
  • – Baby It’s Cold Outside – Idina Menzel & Michael Buble
  • – Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town – Bruce Springsteen
  • – Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! – Jessica Simpson
  • – Do You Hear What I Hear – Carrie Underwood

Don’t forget those classic favourites that the holiday season wouldn’t be complete without!

  • – A Holly Jolly Christmas – Burl Ives
  • – It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas – Bing Crosby
  • – Feliz Navidad – Jose Feliciano
  • – It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year – Andy Williams
  • – Here Comes Santa Claus – Elvis Presley
  • – I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas – Gayla Peevey
  • – Jingle Bells – Frank Sinatra

Do you have a favourite holiday song you just can’t make it through the season without listening to? Add it to our list by sharing it in the comments below!


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