#1 Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) – Darlene Love with Paul Schaeffer on Keyboards
Go to you tube and listen to them all from this Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Legend...
You realize how good Darlene Love is when you see that even Mariah Carey cannot top the original
And here is a Bruce Springsteen Version:
2) Santa Claus is Coming to Town – Bruce/Clarence - there are better quaility versions but check out this rare footage of the first time they ever performed it at the Capital Theater in Passaic NJ on Sept 20th 1978:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rebS3FABeck (Damn they took it down - well here is another:)
3) Wonderful Christmas Time (Paul McCartney & Wings)
4) Christmas Wrapping (Waitresses)
5) I Believe in Father Christmas (Greg Lake) – (not ELP) here’s a rare version with Lake and Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson:
6) Let it Snow (original #1 Vaughn Monroe) (Also done by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Andy Williams, Bing Crosby, Chicago, George Strait, Micahel Buble, Boyz II Men, Carly Simon, Jewel, Lady Antebellum, Rod Stewart) – One of the best selling songs of all time.
Also perfect ending to the original Die Hard movie when they are driving off in the Limo. – here is the song with a Die Hard tribute
7) Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas – The Pretenders
8) Happy Xmas (War is Over)- John & Yoko Lennon & the Plastic Ono band
9) Sleigh Ride - Ronnettes
10) All I want for Christmas is You - Mariah Carey
11) Father Christmas – Kinks
12) The Hanukkah Song - Adam Sandler
Original First Time Satruday Night Live:
Part 3 - Adam Sandler and the "Drei-Dels"
SPECIAL MENTION TO THIS AMAZING COLLABORATION
Christmas Eve Sarajevo - Trans Siberian Orchestra– POWERFUL (watch it all the way through):
Bells Will be Ringing (Don Henley) and Please Come Home For Christmas (Eagles)
Christmas Must Be Tonight (The Band), Little Drummer Boy (Joan Jett) , Little Drummer Boy (Bing Crosby and David Bowie),Have Yourself a Merry Christmas (Whitney Houston) Sock it to me Santa (Bob Seger), Thank God its Christmas (Queen), Christmas All Over Again (Tom Petty), 2000 Miles (Pretenders), Jingle Bell Rock (Chubby Checker and Bobby Rydell), Little Saint Nick (Beach Boys), Feliz Navidad (Jose Feliciano), Rocking Around the Christmas Tree (Brenda Lee) , Merry Christmas Baby (Bruce). Grandma Kissing SC (JM), Frosty (Ronettes) ; Merry Christmas Darling (Carpenters); Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) – U2; I Won't Be Home for Christmas - Blink 182