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Classic Rock Christmas Songs
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Listen to the best Christmas rock songs on Spotify , and scroll down for our ten best Christmas rock songs. Beautifully crafted acoustic rock ballad kissed with strings, and fuelled by hope and optimism — and a final coda which goes up to He delivered a second in , in the shape of this yearningly soulful, sleigh-bell-enhanced rock ballad. Looking for more? Discover the best Christmas songs of all time. Great list! I love obscure Christmas songs. Your email address will not be published. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
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For being written off as devil's music in its misspent youth, rock and roll sure has contributed its share of Christmas standards to the yuletide canon. This is Elvis doing Christmas his way, setting the scene with a stutter of "I'll ha-ha-have a Blue Christmas without you. If the poet laureate of rock and roll's pre-Dylan era seems a little off his game here, that's because he didn't write it. But Chuck Berry definitely does his best to make it sound like something he'd have written, setting the stage with a riff I'm pretty sure could pass for "Carol" - making this a Christmas "Carol," if you will. The most Elvis-y Christmas song of rock and roll's first decade was not, as it turns out, done by Elvis, but by Brenda Lee.
The top Christmas songs help make the holidays one of the most wonderful times of year to be a fan of classic rock. We're sure you're all aware that radio stations and retail outlets start overplaying the traditional songs of the season weeks before Thanksgiving. Thankfully, somewhere between the sugar and the sap, a few classic rockers smashed the mold, putting their spin on tradition, making our season a whole lot brighter. To provide a little extra thump for your holidays, here are our Top 10 Christmas Songs:. Chrissie Hynde and the newly reconstituted Pretenders commemorate the holidays on a bittersweet, longing note with the first song on our list of the Top 10 Christmas Songs. It was reportedly written as a tribute to the band's original guitar player James Honeyman-Scott, who passed away a couple of years before.