Arts & Culture

7 season jingles

White Christmas
The Bing Crosby version of this song is often cited as the best-selling single of all time.

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Many artists have recorded this hit adapted from the 1939 story by Robert L. May.

Winter Wonderland
This year, check versions of the Christmas standard by Ozzy Osbourne, Bob Dylan, Cyndi
Lauper or the Eurythmics.

Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Between the first time it was sung on the radio in November 1934 and Christmas the same year, this hit sold more than 400,000 copies.

Silent Night
In 1988, a television documentary called Silent Mouse tells the story of this song from a mouse’s point of view.

The Twelve Days of Christmas
The Christmas Price Index, a tongue-in-cheek economic indicator that’s been around since 1984, measures the total cost of each item listed in this holiday standard.

Jingle Bells
This song was the first to be broadcast from space when in 1965, astronauts sent Mission Control their rendition with a smuggled harmonica and sleigh bells.

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