This year for our Christmas playlist, I asked my good friend Steve Carey to curate. The man is such an expert on Christmas-related music that he runs a blog on the subject, called 25 Songs Of Christmas: An Advent Calendar For Your Ear. Go there now! It will crack you up, blow your mind, and get you deep in the Xmas spirit. And then check out the INCREDIBLE playlist he came up with for us:

1. Christmas Day – Detroit Junior
2. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town – The Harmony Grits
3. Who Took The Merry Out Of Christmas – The Staple Singers
4. Little Bright Star – The Supremes
5. Christmas Time Is Here Again – The Flirtations
6. Christmas Will Be Just Another Lonely Day – Brenda Lee
7. Christmas Is Canceled – The Long Blondes
8. Come On Christmas – Cheap Trick
9. Christmas Time (Don’t Let The Bells End) – The Darkenss
10. I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday – Roy Wood with Wizzard
11. Christmas Bop (version 2) – T Rex
12. Christmas Is My Time Of Year – The Turtles
13. Christmas Eve Can Kill You – The Everly Brothers
14. O Little Town Of Bethlehem – The Joy Strings
15. If Christmas Can’t Bring You Home – Reigning Sound
16. Look Around You (It’s Christmastime) – Bobby Goldsboro
17. Xmas – Jesse Malin
18. 25th December – Everything But The Girl
19. I’ll Be Home On Christmas Day – Elvis Presley
20. Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis – Neko Case
21. If We Make It Through December – Merle Haggard
22. Old Toy Trains (1967) – Roger Miller
23. Come On Christmas – Dwight Yoakam
24. Silent Night – Richard Hawley