Modern and contemporary sounding even though their recordings were made decades ago. Here are 11 Holiday and Christmas songs to stir our hearts and imaginations.
If you have a song and artist favourite to recommend to me from the 1950s or 1960s please send me a message.
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1. Silver Bells - 1964 - Doris Day
Doris Day, beautiful at https://youtu.be/Xb50TmP5J3Q
2. The Little Drummer Boy - 1967 - Lou Rawls
Listen to a soulful Lou at https://youtu.be/UsJgiJG-ic4
3. White Christmas - 1956 - Louis Armstrong
The beginning and end of jazz Louis Armstrong https://youtu.be/AX7AbhC6HtI
4. Merry Christmas Baby - 1968 - Otis Redding
Otis is waiting to move you https://youtu.be/rEyV8gnC4aQ
5. Blue Christmas - 1960 - Charlie Brown
Poor Charlie Brown has a name that is difficult to search on the Internet - apparently a cartoon character has the same name. Rats. Not a video to be found. Go to iTunes.
6. Mary's Boy Child - 1956 - Harry Belafonte
The wonderful tone of Harry Belafonte https://youtu.be/WY3o4_iIudg
7. There's No Place Like Home - 1954 - Perry Como
Grew up this voice in our home https://youtu.be/yHDgzQ6eQw4
8. Santa Baby - 1953 - Eartha Kitt & Henri René Orchestra
A few naughty wishes on this list, sigh https://youtu.be/-0wbrGlSFHY
9. Silent Night - 1963 - Johnny Cash
Country singer Johnny Cash with Carter Family https://youtu.be/h3xY1IOILBg
10. Do You Hear What I Hear - 1963 - Bing Crosby
What a Christmas song and performance! https://youtu.be/U7fBdLx16rc
11. Gee Whiz, It's Christmas - 1963 - Carla Thomas
A little more soul from 1963. https://youtu.be/paS6YjNFdgQ
Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas.
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