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Some of these are religious, but none of them mention Jesus Christ. "Buon Natale" and "Feliz Navidad" mean "Happy Birthday," but the songs seem to be about the winter holiday rather than Jesus, so they're included here.

"O Christmas Tree" is a translation of "O Tannenbaum." Tannenbaum is the German word for "fir tree." A more accurate English translation than "Christmas tree" would be "winter tree" or "evergreen." 

Wassail songs come from pre-Christian times, when the year-end festival was meant to wake the apple trees for spring.

  • "Buon Natale"
  • "Blue Christmas"
  • “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)”
  • "Deck the Halls"
  • "Feliz Navidad"
  • “Happy Holidays”
  • “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”
  • “Here We Come A-Wassailing”
  • “I’ll Be Home for Christmas”
  • “It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year”
  • "Jingle Bell Rock"
  • “Jingle Bells”
  • “Let It Snow”
  • “O Christmas Tree”
  • “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”
  • “Santa Claus is Coming to Town”
  • “Silver Bells”
  • “Sleigh Ride”
  • "Twelve Days of Christmas"
  • “A Visit from St. Nicholas” aka “Twas the Night Before Christmas”
  • “We Wish You a Merry Christmas”
  • “White Christmas”
  • "Winter Wonderland"
And the bonus section: The less-known side of Krismas
  • "Be-Bop Santa Claus"
  • "Blue Xmas (To Whom It May Concern)"
  • "Boogie Woogie Santa Claus"
  • "The Christians and the Pagans"
  • "Christmas at Ground Zero"
  • "Christmas Night In Harlem"
  • "Christmas Spirit"
  • "The Closing of the Year"
  • "Cool Yule"
  • "Deck the Halls with Boston Charlie"
  • "Dig That Crazy Santa Claus"
  • "Do They Know It's Christmas?"
  • "Five Pound Box Of Money"
  • "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer"
  • "God Bless Us Every One"
  • "Hello Mr. New Year"
  • "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus"
  • "Jack Frost and the Hooded Crow"
  • "Jingle All The Way"
  • "Merry Christmas Baby"
  • "Please Daddy, Don't get Drunk this Christmas"
  • "Santa Baby"
  • "Santa Done Got Hip"
  • "'Zat You, Santa Claus?"