SURVEY SAYS: Favorite Holiday Song 2016

As many of you know we have now started alternating our holiday survey each year between favorite holiday movies and favorite holiday songs.

By Rebecca Moore | December 12, 2016
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Last year, we asked about favorite holiday movies, so this year was time for our favorite holiday songs survey. Respondents could select from a list or choose their own.

More than one-quarter (27.3%) of responding readers did choose their own, and among those, Little Drummer Boy had the most responses.

Other favorite songs selected by readers include:

  • Little Altar Boy by Karen Carpenter
  • Let it Snow!
  • Merry Christmas from the family - Robert Earl Keen
  • "Christmas Wrapping" by The Waitresses
  • Brick House (by the Commodores)
  • All of the above.
  • Amazing Grace
  • Santa's Beard by The Beach Boys
  • Little Drummer Boy Duet - David bowie and Bing Crosby
  • Colorado Christmas by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
  • Secret Santa by Here Come The Mummies
  • Please come home for Christmas
  • Santa Baby --- but only if it's sung by Eartha Kitt
  • Alleluia Chorus
  • What Child Is This (Greensleeves)
  • Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
  • On This Very Christmas Night
  • Mary's Boy Child by Boney M
  • Christmas Eve/Sarajevo by Trans-Siberian Orchestra
  • Santa's Coming Tonight
  • I want a hippopotamus for Christmas
  • The First Noel
  • Baby It's Cold Outside
  • Pretty Paper by Willie Nelson

NEXT: Choices among the list