Wednesday, December 19, 2007

TT: 13 Christmas Songs I'm Completely Sick Of


I love Christmas music and have had my car radio tuned to the holiday station since the day after Thanksgiving. By this point, however, there are a number of songs I've heard so many times that I don't want to hear them again at all until next year. I'm particularly frustrated by their heavy rotation given that there are several of my favorites that I've heard only a few times (Do You Hear What I Hear?, the Barenaked Ladies' version of God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman, and Josh Groban's version of O Holy Night) or not even once (Mary, Did You Know? and New Song's The Christmas Shoes). I'm officially sick of:

1. Sleigh Ride, especially the Air Supply version (ick!)
2. Winter Wonderland
3. Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow
4. Holly Jolly Christmas
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
6. My Grown-Up Christmas List
7. There's No Place Like Home for the Holidays
8. Santa Baby
, especially the Madonna and country versions!
9. Happy Christmas (War is Over)
10. Merry Christmas, Darling
by the Carpenters
11. Happy Holidays (It's the Holiday Season) by Andy Williams
12. LeRoy the Red-Neck Reindeer by Joe Diffie.
13. Anything by the Trans-Siberia Orchestra, Manheim Steamroller, or Kenny G!

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Nicholas said...

I completely agree with you, but then I don't care for Christmas music much anyway. There are very few examples I want to hear more than once per season.

Country Dawn said...

OMG I am so with you! Number 13 especially!!

My TT is about family christmas traditions!

SandyCarlson said...

My Grown-up Christmas List? Don't know that one, and I think I'm glad. Hang in there!

Malcolm said...

I was stuck in the dentist's chair for nearly four hours the other day and had to sit through many of the songs that you listed. I don't know what was worse, the dental work or the non-stop Xmas music.

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ellen b. said...

Oh Yeah! You've hit the nail on the head with that list! Happy Tt...

Bernie said...

I am surprised that the Mariah Carey song isn't in there!!!

HAve a great TT, and a very Merry Christmas!!!!

Anonymous said...

The John Lennon one -- I'm sick of it before Christmas even starts!

Addicted to crafting said...

Happy TT!!!

Lori said...

I hear ya on that one. Happy TT. Christmas songs in general considering they started playing before Thanksgiving!!

Sandee said...

Well, I don't know what to say. I have noticed that most are not my favorite too. I hope you get to hear what you want shortly. Have a great TT. :)

Open Grove Claudia said...

I'm so sick of these songs that I avoid Christmas music all in all! lol! Santa baby ..... oh bleck!

Happy TT!

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Karen said...

I'm not sure I can even type this without getting the shakes, but for me it'''s....
"White Christmas" blech!!
Happy TT!

Natalie said...

I guess I should be glad we don't have clear radio out here, so we only listen to cds.

My TT is up too if you want to check it out. :)

SJ Reidhead said...

I completely agree with you, but then I am a Scrooge who doesn't like Christmas music!

The Pink Flamingo

Joyful Days said...

I still like Holly Jolly!!

damozel said...

I hate every last one of them. I USED to LOVE them when I was a child, but they play them over and over and over. do you hear what I hear? do you hear what I hear? do you hear what I hear? do you---? etc.

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Hootin' Anni said...

Oh I like your #13.

Happy 13ing.

Emma Petersen said...

I don't listen to the radio during the holidays because I hate Christmas music. Yes, I'm Scrooge and I'm okay with that.

Happy TT!

Anonymous said...

I have never heard Leroy the Redneck Reindeer.

Thank God!

Unknown said...

I'm totally with you on these!

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PJ said...

I agree with you about the Kenny G. Happy TT.

Joyismygoal said...

Love love love them all too