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Johnny Foreigner's Top 20 Christmas Songs

20. “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” Jimmy Boyd (1952)

Jimmy Boyd was only 13 when he recorded this naughty little gem. The Catholic Church condemned the song for implying even a “tenuous link” between sex and the religious holiday,” and radio stations in several markets (including Boston) banned it for some time. 1,199 more words

WATCH: #BandAid53 - All 4 Band Aid Singles At Once!

Do They Know It’s Christmas?

Band Aid produced one of the most iconic Christmas songs ever and it gets played everywhere, every year without fail. 75 more words

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The worst Christmas songs of all-time

It’s December, it’s cold, and Christmas is just around the corner. What a wonderful time of the year.

Well allow me to ruin that by hating on some Christmas music. 1,005 more words

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"do they know it's hallowe'en?" - the north american hallowe'en prevention initiative (2005)

As someone who loves novelty music, of course this also must include holiday music.  In our vernacular, what people generally consider as holiday music is pretty much the sounds of joy and cheer that only Christmas music can bring.  696 more words

Day 55: 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' by Band Aid

I admit to tweaking the numbering slightly for this one. While it’s not an outstanding record, the importance of Band Aid simply cannot be underestimated. Bob Geldof and Midge Ure’s initial idea gathered momentum, resulting in this remarkable single. 112 more words

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