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Top 10 Best Christmas Songs Ever

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Everybody has their own personal preferences when it comes to Christmas music; one man’s idea of a classic is another’s nails down a chalkboard. With December not far away; here’s my countdown of ten essential Christmas songs to soundtrack the perfect holiday season.

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10) Mary's Boy Child - Boney M

Steel drums on a Christmas record, what’s not to love? 

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9) Happy Christmas (War Is Over) - John Lennon

Politics aside; this is one of Lennon’s best solo singles.

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8) It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas - Dean Martin

Crooners and Christmas go hand in hand; best to listen to the legends and not Buble.

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7) Blue Christmas - Elvis Presley

Christmas isn’t always the happiest period for everyone unfortunately; Elvis unwillingly nods to seasonlly increased suicide and divorced rates.

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6) Fairytale Of New York - The Pogues Ft. Kirsty McColl

It’s the only Pogues song 90% of the British population know; highlight being able to sing ‘faggot’ as a child without reprimand. 

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5) White Christmas - Bing Crosby

It’s a bona-fide classic; Nick Griffin is alleged to fully endorse it too. 

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4) Winter Wonderland - Louis Armstrong

Many people have sung it; but nobody quite as well as Louis Armstrong.

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3) All I Want For Christmas Is You - Mariah Carey

Christmas is the cheesiest festive period going; and this is the perfect pop song to mark the occasion.

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2) Let It Snow - Frank Sinatra

Never mentions Christmas but is synonymous with it all the same. One of the few Christmas songs you don’t feel guilty listening to all year round. 

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1) Do They Know It's Christmas? - Band Aid ’84

It’s cheesy, it’s good willing and it’s perfect to sing along to, probably the greatest charity record ever made.