There are good R&B Christmas songs and then there are great ones, like this Jackson 5 classic. The origins of Christmas songs dates back to around the 4th century when some of the first Latin Christian hymns were written about Jesus Christ. According to different sources, the song either dates back to as early as the 13th century or the 16th century. Each one trying to leave their mark on history. Created: 1853 based on 13th century carol by Frank Sinatra, "I'll Be Home for Christmas" by Michael Bublé, "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" by Brenda Lee, "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" by John Lennon and Yoko Ono, "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year" by Andy Williams. An unlikely pair, Bing and Bowie strike just the right note marrying the traditional and contemporary. Judy Garland recorded this for the musical Meet Me in St. Louis, which should be required viewing around the holidays. If you're like us, you probably start blasting Christmas music soon as you can—after all, there's no such thing as too soon when it comes to Christmas tunes. We recommend you to check other playlists or our favorite music charts. Lyrics to 'Jolly Old St. Nicholas' by Christmas Song: Jolly old St. Nicholas, Lean your ear this way! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. 1. Although the tune has faced controversy throughout its lifetime, the English Celtic punk band's Christmas song is still an inescapably catchy hit for many. Country of Origin: France. "This Christmas" is a song by American soul musician Donny Hathaway released in 1970 by Atco Records. The Christmas folk song from the Canadian singer-songwriter has become one of Joni Mitchell's most recorded tracks. Over the years, artists from Perry Como to Bruce Springsteen have covered it, but for many, the Jacksons' 1970 version, which can be found on the "Jackson 5 Christmas Album," is the best. Written By:Â unknown Karen Carpenter's pure voice makes any song, especially this happy holiday tune, sound like home sweet home. When you're putting together your ultimate Christmas playlist, make sure to include the most popular Christmas songs of all time, from old-school original hits like "White Christmas" (so nostalgic!) The '70s Christmas song by glam rock band Wizzard hit number 4 on the UK charts when it was first released. Although this song released in 1957, it hit the Billboard Hot 100 top 10 chart in January 2019 at number eight. Sing along to this jazzy holiday hit and remind yourself that snow is beautiful, even when your car gets stuck in it. 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