THE LIST

Every Christmas/Hanukkah/New Year/Kwanzaa/winter/holiday song we’ve reviewed, ranked from best to worst:

  1. “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” – Darlene Love, 1963 (Episode 76, Episode 99.5)
  2. “Alfie the Christmas Tree/It’s In Every One of Us” – John Denver & the Muppets, 1979 (Episode 100)
  3. “The Secret of Christmas” – Ella Fitzgerald, 1960 (Episode 50)*
  4. “The Christmas Song“ – Nat King Cole, 1961 (Episode 1)*
  5. “Peace On Earth/Little Drummer Boy” – Bing Crosby & David Bowie, 1977 (Episode 13)
  6. “White Christmas” – Bing Crosby, 1947 (Episode 25)
  7. “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” – Frank Sinatra, 1947 (Episode 175)
  8. “Maybe This Christmas” – Ron Sexsmith, 2002 (Episode 150)
  9. “All I Want for Christmas Is You” – Mariah Carey, 1994 (Episode 26)
  10. “Christmas in the Room” – Sufjan Stevens, 2008 (Episode 125)
  11. “Everyday Will Be Like a Holiday” – William Bell, 1967 (Episode 250)
  12. “Someday at Christmas” – Stevie Wonder, 1967 (Episode 225)
  13. “Just Like Christmas” – Low, 1999 (Episode 75)
  14. “Christmastime is Here (Vocal)” – Vince Guaraldi Trio & St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Choir, 1965 (Episode 99)
  15. “Seven Shades of Snow” – June Christy, 1961 (Episode 200)
  16. “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” – John Lennon, 1971 (Episode 3)
  17. “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!“ – Vaughn Monroe, 1945 (Episode 6)
  18. “Christmas Wrapping” – Save Ferris, 1999 (Episode 2)
  19. “Christmas Unicorn“ – Sufjan Stevens, 2012 (Episode 11)
  20. “Thank God It’s Christmas” – Queen, 1984 (Episode 18)
  21. “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” – Bing Crosby, 1943 (Episode 195)
  22. “Christmas in Hollis” – Run DMC, 1987 (Episode 21)
  23. “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?” – Ella Fitzgerald, 1960 (Episode 23)
  24. “Step Into Christmas” – Elton John, 1973 (Episode 18)
  25. “Put the Lights on the Tree” – Sufjan Stevens, 2006 (Episode 95)
  26. “Dreidel Bird” – The Macaroons, 2010 (Episode 7)
  27. “The Man With All the Toys” – The Beach Boys, 1964 (Episode 74)
  28. “Sleigh Ride” – The Ronettes, 1963 (Episode 119)
  29. “December Will Be Magic Again” – Kate Bush, 1979 (Episode 14)
  30. “Hanukkah Blessings” – The Barenaked Ladies, 2004 (Episode 48)
  31. “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town” – Bruce Springsteen, 1975 (Episode 20)
  32. “The Christmas Wish” – Kermit the Frog, 1979 (Episode 147)
  33. “I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday” – Wizzard, 1973 (Episode 43)
  34. “White Christmas” – The Drifters, 1954 (Episode 46)
  35. “Welcome Christmas (Reprise)” – How the Grinch Stole Christmas, 1966 (Episode 99)
  36. “I Wish You Love“ – Blossom Dearie, 1964 (Episode 8)
  37. “Little Saint Nick” – The Beach Boys, 1964 (Episode 74)
  38. “Father Christmas” – The Kinks, 1977 (Episode 132)
  39. “Latke Clan” – The LeeVees, 2005 (Episode 157)
  40. “Swingin’ Them Jingle Bells” – Fats Waller, 1936 (Episode 33)
  41. “Miracle” – Matisyahu, 2010 (Episode 21)
  42. “Pretty Paper” – Willie Nelson, 1979 (Episode 29)
  43. “Outside of December” – The LeeVees & Matisyahu, 2015 (Episode 90)
  44. “It Feels Like Christmas” – The Ghost of Christmas Present, 1992 (Episode 62)
  45. “Blue X-Mas (To Whom It May Concern)” – Bob Dorough & Miles Davis, 1962 (Episode 45)
  46. “Do You Hear What I Hear?” – Sufjan Stevens, 2012 (Episode 59)
  47. “Let It Snow” – Dean Martin, 1959 (Episode 80)
  48. “This Year” – The Mountain Goats, 2005 (Episode 51)
  49. “Christmas at the Zoo” – The Flaming Lips, 1995 (Episode 85)
  50. “8 Days (of Hanukkah)” – Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, 2015 (Episode 90)
  51. “Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want to Fight Tonight)” – The Ramones, 1989 (Episode 141)
  52. “Mary’s Baby” – Charles Bradley featuring the Gospel Queens, 2010 (Episode 199)
  53. “Happy Xmas (War is Over)” – The Polyphonic Spree, 2004 (Episode 103)
  54. “Come On! Let’s Boogey to the Elf Dance” – Sufjan Stevens, 2006 (Episode 157)
  55. “Close Your Mouth It’s Christmas” – The Free Design, 1968 (Episode 73)
  56. “I-pod X-mas” – Hello Saferide, 2006 (Episode 10)
  57. “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas“ – Judy Garland, 1944 (Episode 9)
  58. “Rockin Around The Christmas Tree” – Brenda Lee, 1958 (Episode 15)
  59. “Everything is Cool” – John Prine, 1990 (Episode 35)
  60. “River” – Joni Mitchell, 1971 (Episode 60)
  61. “Ain’t No Chimneys in the Projects” – Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, 2015 (Episode 66)
  62. “Light One Candle” – Peter, Paul & Mary, 1983 (Episode 91)
  63. “Merry Christmas Everybody” – Slade, 1973 (Episode 43)
  64. “Blue Christmas” – Elvis Presley, 1957 (Episode 45)
  65. “Love is Christmas” – Sara Bareilles, 2011 (Episode 161)
  66. “Pass It On” – The Fraggles, 1988 (Episode 37)
  67. “Ocho Kandelikas” – Pink Martini, 2010 (Episode 52)
  68. “Silent Night, Holy Night (Stille Nacht)” – John Denver and the Muppets, 1979 (Episode 88)
  69. “Fairytale of New York” – The Pogues & Kirsty MacColl, 1988 (Episode 53)
  70. “Joseph Who Understood” – The New Pornographers, 2007 (Episode 63)
  71. “All I Want for Christmas is You” – Olivia Olson, 2003 (Episode 136)
  72. “01 Have You Seen it in the Snow?” – The Magnetic Fields, 2017 (Episode 174)
  73. “One More Sleep ‘Til Christmas” – Kermit the Frog, 1992 (Episode 224)
  74. “Underneath the Christmas Lights” – Sia, 2017 (Episode 243)
  75. “I Believe in Father Christmas” – Greg Lake, 1975 (Episode 132)
  76. “O Tannenbaum” – Nat King Cole, 1960 (Episode 88)
  77. “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” – Death Cab For Cutie, 2004 (Episode 76)
  78. “Rudolph Pouts” – Israfel’s Son, 196? (Episode 73)
  79. “Christmas in New Orleans” – Louis Armstrong, 1958 (Episode 109)
  80. “Star of Wonder” – Tori Amos, 2009 (Episode 14)
  81. “Five Pound Box of Money” – Pearl Bailey, 1958 (Episode 4)
  82. “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” – Thurl Ravenscroft, 1966 (Episode 159)
  83. “Mother Christmas” – J.S. Ondara, 2017 (Episode 170)
  84. “Christmas is a Feeling In Your Heart” – Love Colony featuring Six, 2002 (Episode 199)
  85. “Mi Y’malel“ – The Weavers, 1957 (Episode 12)
  86. “Sweet Christmas” – Shonen Knife, 2011 (Episode 246)
  87. “First Christmas” – Stan Rogers, 1979 (Episode 264)
  88. “Homo Christmas” – Pansy Division, 1992 (Episode 24)
  89. “Feliz Navidad” – Jose Feliciano, 1970 (Episode 52)
  90. “Christmas Love” – Martha Bass, 1968 (Episode 161)
  91. “I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm” – Billie Holiday, 1937 (Episode 108)
  92. “Christmas in L.A.” – Vulfpeck, 2015 (Episode 230)
  93. “Warm in December” – Julie London, 1956 (Episode 247)
  94. “Caroling Caroling” – Nat King Cole, 1960 (Episode 66)
  95. “All Alone on Christmas” – Darlene Love, 1992 (Episode 233)
  96. “George & Andrew” – The Boy Least Likely To, 2010 (Episode 144)
  97. “Fairy Tale of New York” – KT Tunstall featuring Ed Harcourt, 2007 (Episode 128)
  98. “Everything’s Gonna Be Cool This Christmas” – Eels, 1998 (Episode 35)
  99. “I’m Your Santa” – Jeremih & Chance the Rapper, 2016 (Episode 124)
  100. “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen/We Three Kings” – Barenaked Ladies feat. Sarah McLachlan, 2004 (Episode 215)
  101. “How Do You Spell Chanukah?” – The LeeVees, 2005 (Episode 47)
  102. “Christmas is Coming” – The Muppets, 1979 (Episode 95)
  103. “Space Christmas” – Shonen Knife, 1991 (Episode 39)
  104. “Bring me Love” – John Legend, 2018 (Episode 243)
  105. “Relics of Love & Light” – Erran Baron Cohen, Idan Raichel & Avivit Caspi, 2008 (Episode 48)
  106. “Fuck You If You Don’t Like Christmas” – Crudbump, 2010 (Episode 32)
  107. “Hard Candy Christmas” – Dolly Parton, 1982 (Episode 29)
  108. “White Winter Hymnal” – Fleet Foxes, 2008 (Episode 212)
  109. “Joy” – Jeremih & Chance the Rapper, 2016 (Episode 145)
  110. “Bringing In a Brand New Year” – Charles Brown, 1961 (Episode 186)
  111. “Pot In the Latkes” – MC Flow, 2015 (Episode 67)
  112. “It’s Christmas Time” – Yo La Tengo, 2002 (Episode 85)
  113. “Christmas TV” – Slow Club, 2008 (Episode 122)
  114. “Ma’oz Tzur” – Nossa Bossa Nova, 2014 (Episode 115)
  115. “Back Door Santa” – Clarence Carter, 1968 (Episode 140)
  116. “A House or Maybe a Boat” – Hawksley Workman, 2001 (Episode 183)
  117. “Please Come Home for Christmas” – The Eagles, 1978 (Episode 156)
  118. “Driving Home for Christmas” – Chris Rea, 1986 (Episode 154)
  119. “Not by Might, Not by Power” – Debbie Friedman, 1974 (Episode 188)
  120. “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” – The Temptations, 1970 (Episode 190)
  121. “This Chanukiah” – Daniel Cainer, 2015 (Episode 249)
  122. “Chanukah Time” – Josh & the Jamtones, 2012 (Episode 249)
  123. “A Christmas Duel” – The Hives & Cyndi Lauper, 2008 (Episode 178)
  124. “Christmas Sweatz” – Rhett and Link featuring Hannah Hart & Grace Helbig, 2012 (Episode 31)
  125. “No Christmas in Kentucky” – Phil Ochs, 1986 (Episode 104)
  126. “Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis” – Tom Waits, 1978 (Episode 53)
  127. “Auld Lang Syne” – Sufjan Stevens, 2012 (Episode 23)
  128. “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town” – The Jackson 5, 1970 (Episode 20)
  129. “Christmas Time (Don’t Let the Bells End)” – The Darkness, 2003 (Episode 232)
  130. “In Praise of Christmas” – Loreena McKennitt, 1987 (Episode 166)
  131. “Winter Wonderland” – Earth Wind & Fire, 2014 (Episode 130)
  132. “Why Can’t It Be Christmastime All Year” – Rosie Thomas, 2008 (Episode 241)
  133. “There Are Much Worse Things to Believe In” – Stephen Colbert & Elvis Costello, 2008 (Episode 102)
  134. “Christmas Night in Harlem” – Louis Armstrong, 1958 (Episode 127)
  135. “Santa” – Lightnin’ Hopkins, 1965 (Episode 127)
  136. “Just For Now” – Imogen Heap, 2005 (Episode 36)
  137. “Reason to Think Aloud” – Dan Mangan, 2005 (Episode 198)
  138. “A New Year” – Stars, 2005 (Episode 237)
  139. “Sleigh Ride” – Astrocolor, 2015 (Episode 253)
  140. “Mi Yimalel Too!” – Julie Silver, 2007 (Episode 258)
  141. “Merry Something to You” – Devo, 2009 (Episode 202)
  142. “All I Want for Christmas” – The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, 2008 (Episode 98)
  143. “The Atheist Christmas Carol” – Vienna Teng, 2004 (Episode 171)
  144. “Hanukkah Oh Hanukkah” – Erran Baron Cohen featuring Jules Brookes, 2008 (Episode 149)
  145. “We Three Kings” – Pink Martini, 2010 (Episode 152)
  146. “Rock of Ages” – Ben Kweller, 2004 (Episode 197)
  147. “Hurry Up and Light the Candles” – The Macaroons, 2010 (Episode 101)
  148. “Santa Claus is a Black Man” – Akim & Teddy Vann, 1973 (Episode 108)
  149. “Dreidel” – Erran Baron Cohen featuring Jules Brookes & Y-Love, 2008 (Episode 65)
  150. “The New Year” – Death Cab For Cutie, 2003 (Episode 51)
  151. “We Need A Little Christmas” – Angela Lansbury, 1966 (Episode 9)
  152. “The Twelve Days of Christmas” – John Denver & The Muppets, 1979 (Episode 37)
  153. “Listen, the Snow is Falling” – Galaxie 500, 1990 (Episode 214)
  154. “When You Wish Upon a Star” – Cliff Edwards, 1958 (Episode 68)
  155. “Seven Principles” – Sweet Honey in the Rock, 1994 (Episode 101)
  156. “Things We Don’t Need Anymore” – Jenny Owen Youngs, 2007 (Episode 148)
  157. “Christmas Lights” – Paul Baribeau, 2008 (Episode 198)
  158. “I’d Like You for Christmas” – Julie London, 1957 (Episode 236)
  159. “The Christmas Song” – Fantasia, 2017 (Episode 219)
  160. “Ma’oz Tsur/Rock of Ages” – Julie Silver, 2006 (Episode 115)
  161. “The Christmas Song” – The Raveonettes, 2008 (Episode 98)
  162. “Petit Papa Noël” – Tino Rossi, 1946 (Episode 79)
  163. “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing“ – Vince Guaraldi & St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Choir, 1965 (Episode 12)
  164. “Stop the Cavalry” – Jona Lewie, 1980 (Episode 218)
  165. “X’mas Time (It Sure Doesn’t Feel Like It)” – The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, 1997 (Episode 224)
  166. “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” – The Mountain Goats, 2011 (Episode 146)
  167. “My Dear Acquaintance” – Regina Spektor, 2007 (Episode 96)
  168. “Darkest Carols, Faithful Sing” – Christopher Lee, 2014 (Episode 41)
  169. “Hanukkah Gone Metal” – Gods of Fire, 2009 (Episode 93)
  170. “This New Year Will Be For You and Me” – Lacrosse, 2007 (Episode 96)
  171. “White Wine in the Sun” – Tim Minchin, 2009 (Episode 112)
  172. “Good King Wenceslaus” – The Roches, 1990 (Episode 215)
  173. “Nothing Left to Do (Let’s Make This Christmas Blue)” – The Both, 2014 (Episode 148)
  174. “3 Generations” – Hawksley Workman, 2001 (Episode 254)
  175. “Christmas was Better in the 80s” – The Futureheads, 2010 (Episode 202)
  176. “I Won’t be Home for Chanukah” – TeamMate, 2012 (Episode 238)
  177. “Joy to the World” – Nat King Cole, 1960 (Episode 258)
  178. “A Long December” – Counting Crows, 1996 (Episode 229)
  179. “Listen, the Snow is Falling” – Yoko Ono, 1971 (Episode 214)
  180. “Mi Yimaleil” – Neal Katz, 2009 (Episode 217)
  181. “The Best Christmas of All” – Angela Lansbury & Charles Durning, 1996 (Episode 255)
  182. “Strawberry Snow” – Brenda Lee, 1964 (Episode 212)
  183. “Pass the Candle” – Michelle Citrin, 2008 (Episode 188)
  184. “Sleigh Ride” – Celine Dion, 1981 (Episode 176)
  185. “Winter Weather” – Squirrel Nut Zippers, 1998 (Episode 166)
  186. “Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah” – Barenaked Ladies, 2004 (Episode 149)
  187. “Hanukkah Dance” – Woody Guthrie, 194? (Episode 139)
  188. “‘Til Santa’s Gone (Milk and Cookies)” – Clint Black, 1995 (Episode 156)
  189. “Jólakötturinn” – Björk, 1987 (Episode 189)
  190. “I Have A Little Dreidel” – The Barenaked Ladies, 2004 (Episode 7)
  191. “Ding Dong Ding Dong” – George Harrison, 1974 (Episode 71)
  192. “Santa Baby“ – Eartha Kitt, 1953 (Episode 4)
  193. “Hanukkah Tree” – The Klezmatics, 2006 (Episode 38)
  194. “Christmas Wrapping” – The Waitresses, 1981 (Episode 2)
  195. “New Year’s Prayer” – Jeff Buckley, 1998 (Episode 138)
  196. “Snoopy’s Christmas” – The Royal Guardsmen, 1967 (Episode 121)
  197. “Landy in my Eggnog” – Bad Lucc, 2008 (Episode 83)
  198. “Light the Lamp” – Emily Kurn, 2013 (Episode 239)
  199. “The Christmas Waltz” – Frank Sinatra, 1954 (Episode 256)
  200. “Somewhere in My Memory” – John Williams, 1992 (Episode 233)
  201. “We’re Following the Wrong Star” – Billy Bragg, 2010 (Episode 218)
  202. “Feast of Lights” – They Might Be Giants, 2001 (Episode 91)
  203. “Christmas Memories” – Billy Gilman, 2017 (Episode 151)
  204. “Nutmeg” – John Legend, 2008 (Episode 235)
  205. “Christmas” – Froggy Fresh & Money Maker Mike, 2012 (Episode 32)
  206. “Fa La La” – Bündock, 1988 (Episode 209)
  207. “Feliz Navi-Nada” – El Vez, 1995 (Episode 244)
  208. “Santa Claus is Back in Town” – Kurt Russell, 2018 (Episode 231)
  209. “Snow Falls on the Patio” – Heidi Happy, 2016 (Episode 231)
  210. “Chanukah Prayer” – Carole King, 2011 (Episode 239)
  211. “Bianco Natale” – Mina, 1968 (Episode 211)
  212. “Hanukkah” – The Living Sisters, 2014 (Episode 197)
  213. “Last Christmas” – Carly Rae Jepsen, 2015 (Episode 144)
  214. “Last Christmas” – Wham!, 1984 (Episode 207)
  215. “Have You Heard the News?” – Koko Taylor, 2003 (Episode 187)
  216. “Ebeneezer” – The Wizards of Winter, 2015 (Episode 135)
  217. “How To Make Gravy” – Paul Kelly, 1996 (Episode 112)
  218. “What Child Is This” – Andrea Bocelli featuring Mary J. Blige, 2009 (Episode 164)
  219. “Don’t Save It All for Christmas Day” – Celine Dion, 1998 (Episode 176)
  220. “Finally it’s Christmas” – Hanson, 2017 (Episode 151)
  221. “(I’m Spending) Hanukkah in Santa Monica” – Tom Lehrer, 1990 (Episode 230)
  222. “The Quest for the Latke Oil” – Gods of Fire, 2009 (Episode 146)
  223. “Baby It’s Cold Outside” – Postmodern Jukebox, 2015 (Episode 128)
  224. “Puddleglum” – Said the Whale, 2008 (Episode 181)
  225. “‘Zat You, Santa Claus?” – Louis Armstrong, 1953 (Episode 155)
  226. “Happy Joyous Hanukkah” – Indigo Girls, 2010 (Episode 139)
  227. “Are You Coming Over for Christmas” – Belle & Sebastian, 2007 (Episode 122)
  228. “Silent Night” – Sinead O’Connor, 1991 (Episode 55)
  229. “Puppies Are Forever” – Sia, 2017 (Episode 184)
  230. “Home for the Holidays” – The Carpenters, 1978 (Episode 154)
  231. “Santa Says Relax” – Joe Innes and the Cavalcade, 2015 (Episode 204)
  232. “Winter Wonder Land” – Animal Collective, 2007 (Episode 263)
  233. “Here We Come A-Wassailing” – Kate Rusby, 2008 (Episode 245)
  234. “(When is) Hanukkah this Year” – Mêlée, 2008 (Episode 238)
  235. “O Holy Night” – Bill & Gloria Gaither featuring David Phelps, 2000 (Episode 217)
  236. “Mrs. Santa Claus” – Angela Lansbury, 1996 (Episode 111)
  237. “Sunshine” – Sia, 2017 (Episode 237)
  238. “Santa’s Second Line” – New Birth Brass Band, 1997 (Episode 109)
  239. “Spotlight on Christmas” – Rufus Wainwright, 2005 (Episode 84)
  240. “The Angel Gabriel” – PC Muñoz featuring Dave Worm, 2015 (Episode 65)
  241. “Love in December” – Club 8, 2001 (Episode 247)
  242. “Winter Wonderland” – Richard Himber and His Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra, 1934 (Episode 130)
  243. “I’ll Be Stoned for Christmas” – Dent May, 2014 (Episode 117)
  244. “Gonna Make It Through This Year” – Great Lake Swimmers, 2008 (Episode 138)
  245. “My Baby Eats All the Hanukkah Gelt” – Alexis Fishman, 2016 (Episode 173)
  246. “Christmas Is Interesting” – Jonathan Coulton, 2003 (Episode 58)
  247. “Last Christmas (English/Japanese Version)” – Gunnarolla featuring Micaela Braithwaite (Episode 246)
  248. “Jingle Bells?” – Barbra Streisand, 1967 (Episode 191)
  249. “The First Song” – Band of Horses, 2006 (Episode 229)
  250. “Christmas Day in the Sun” – Hot Hot Heat, 2005 (Episode 181)
  251. “Can I Interest You in Hanukkah?” – Jon Stewart & Stephen Colbert, 2008 (Episode 102)
  252. “Hanukkah Lovin’” – Michelle Citrin, 2012 (Episode 140)
  253. “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” – Liza Minnelli & Alan Cumming, 2001 (Episode 178)
  254. “Weed (All I Want for Christmas)” – Nellie McKay, 2015 (Episode 167)
  255. “Toymageddon” – Yo La Tengo, Ira Glass, Eugene Mirman, 2013 (Episode 92)
  256. “Noche Buena” – Celeste Legaspi, 1984 (Episode 228)
  257. “New Year’s Day” – U2, 1983 (Episode 203)
  258. “Un Flambeau, Jeanette, Isabella” – Diane Taraz, 1993 (Episode 79)
  259. “The Wassailing Song” – Blur, 1992 (Episode 245)
  260. “Ég fæ jólagjöf” – Katla María, 1980 (Episode 189)
  261. “All I Want for Christmas is You” – Michael Bublé, 2011 (Episode 155)
  262. “Buffy, It’s Cold Outside” – Jenny Owen Youngs and Kristin Russo, 2017 (Episode 193)
  263. “River” – Sarah McLachlan, 2006 (Episode 60)
  264. “Home Once a Year” – Marshall Burns, 2016 (Episode 206)
  265. “That’s What Christmas is For” – Community cast, 2010 (Episode 105)
  266. “Grinch (Ladies Sangeet Interlude)” – The Geeta Brothers Duet Group, 2014 (Episode 142)
  267. “Chiron Beta Prime” – Jonathan Coulton, 2006 (Episode 92)
  268. “Merry Christmas Eve” – Better Than Ezra, 1996 (Episode 182)
  269. “Silver & Gold” – Burl Ives, 1964 (Episode 133)
  270. “Spirit of Christmas” – The Wizards of Winter, 2015 (Episode 56)
  271. “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” – Jack Johnson, 2008 (Episode 141)
  272. “Canadian Sunset” – Dean Martin, 1959 (Episode 179)
  273. “Happy Kwanzaa” – Teddy Pendergrass, 1988 (Episode 201)
  274. “Silver Bells” – Kristin Chenoweth, 2008 (Episode 262)
  275. “Christmas in L.A. (Yippee Ki Yay)” – Marian Call, 2014 (Episode 224)
  276. “Fuck Christmas” – Eric Idle, 2006 (Episode 70)
  277. “Wikipedia Chanukah” – Johnathan Coulton & John Roderick, 2012 (Episode 47)
  278. “Candlelight” – The Maccabeats, 2010 (Episode 44)
  279. “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” – Gene Autry, 1949 (Episode 34)
  280. “Auld Lang Syne (The New Year’s Anthem)” – Mariah Carey, 2010 (Episode 26)
  281. “Merry Xmas (Says Your Text Message)” – Dragonette, 2012 (Episode 137)
  282. “I Got This Neighbor” – MU330, 1999 (Episode 221)
  283. “Toy Jackpot” – Blackalicious, 2010 (Episode 104)
  284. “A Holiday Song” – Starflyer 59, 1998 (Episode 260)
  285. “Everybody Deserves a Merry Christmas” – Ronnie Fauss, 2013 (Episode 236)
  286. “A Kwanzaa Song” – Lovely Hoffman, 2015 (Episode 201)
  287. “Christmas Spirit” – Tele Novella, 2015 (Episode 193)
  288. “Christmas C’mon” by Lindsey Stirling feat. Becky G, 2017 (Episode 206)
  289. “El Buritto De Belén” – La Rondallita, 1975 (Episode 134)
  290. “Holly Jolly Christmas” – Idina Menzel, 2014 (Episode 262)
  291. “The Boar’s Head Carol” – Magpie Lane, 1993 (Episode 228)
  292. “The Cookie Song” – Amanda Duncan feat. Joanna Burns & Michaela McClain, 2011 (Episode 222)
  293. “Hang an Ornament” – Grandaddy & Band of Horses, 2014 (Episode 119)
  294. “Santam’n is a Blade Man” – Homestar Runner, 2018 (Episode 234)
  295. “Baby It’s Cold Outside” – Jimmy Pardo & Scott Aukerman, 2008 (Episode 254)
  296. “Snow in Los Angeles” – Dead Sara, 2012 (Episode 171)
  297. “Mittens” – Carly Rae Jepsen, 2010 (Episode 77)
  298. “Night of Silence” – Marty Haugen, 1995 (Episode 55)
  299. “Sailor Moon Christmas” – Peach Hips, 1996 (Episode 54)
  300. “The Dethemberween Thnikkaman” – Strong Bad, 2007 (Episode 234)
  301. “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas” – Johnny Mathis, 1986 (Episode 46)
  302. “What’s This?” – Danny Elfman, 1993 (Episode 42)
  303. “8 Days of Latkes” – Ben Schwartz, 2017 (Episode 165)
  304. “Jacob Marley’s Chain” – Aimee Mann, 1993 (Episode 240)
  305. “O Du Fröhliche” – Michelle, 1999 (Episode 185)
  306. “Who Would Imagine a King” – Whitney Houston, 1996 (Episode 116)
  307. “All I Want for Christmas is Halloween” – Happy Fangs, 2013 (Episode 94)
  308. “Christmas Trees” – Major Lazer featuring Proteje, 2016 (Episode 216)
  309. “Home For the Holidays” – Gentleman Auction House, 2008 (Episode 36)
  310. “Jingle Bell Rock” – Bobby Helms, 1957 (Episode 15)
  311. “The Train” – Celestial Navigations, 1989 (Episode 87)
  312. “Christmas in New Orleans” – Rickie Lee Jones, 2015 (Episode 204)
  313. “Do You Want to Hit my Vape Pen?” – MC Flow, 2018 (Episode 259)
  314. “Dear Santa (Bring me a Man This Christmas)” – The Weather Girls, 1983 (Episode 208)
  315. “At Christmas” – Hanson, 1997 (Episode 194)
  316. “A Winter Romance” – Dean Martin, 1959 (Episode 179)
  317. “Mrs. Santa Claus” – Nat King Cole, 1953 (Episode 170)
  318. “Frost the Snowman” – The Geeta Brothers Duet Group, 2014 (Episode 142)
  319. “An Elf Named Moe” – Carl Stuck, 2017 (Episode 213)
  320. “Sufganiot” – A.K.A. Pella, 2013 (Episode 123)
  321. “Dear Santa” – Girls’ Generation, 2015 (Episode 107)
  322. “Wombling Merry Christmas” – The Wombles, 1974 (Episode 118)
  323. “Hanukkah” – The Maneschefits, 2012 (Episode 143)
  324. “Summer Wonderland” – Ronan Keating, 2016 (Episode 263)
  325. “Old Jim’s Christmas Hymn” – Albert C. Campbell & James F. Harrison, 1904 (Episode 248)
  326. “Jack Gets Up” – Leo Kottke, 1989 (Episode 240)
  327. “Wrapped in Red” – Kelly Clarkson, 2013 (Episode 261)
  328. “Vincent the Christmas Virus” – The Arrogant Worms, 1997 (Episode 226)
  329. “December Song (I Dreamed of Christmas)” – George Michael, 2008 (Episode 207)
  330. “Champagne (I’m Ready)” – Lisa Loeb, 2015 (Episode 186)
  331. “Decomposing Pumpkins” – Brainkrieg, 2009 (Episode 242)
  332. “Buon Natale” – Nat King Cole, 1959 (Episode 211)
  333. “Will 2K” – Will Smith, 1999 (Episode 177)
  334. “The Cowboys’ Christmas Ball” – The Killers, 2011 (Episode 220)
  335. “It’s Halloween (A Christmas Song)” – Randy Brooks, 2013 (Episode 242)
  336. “Christmas Tree Farm” – Taylor Swift, 2019 (Episode 252)
  337. “Christmas Hooley” – Declan Nerney, 2001 (Episode 162)
  338. “My Grown Up Christmas List” – Amy Grant, 1992 (Episode 168)
  339. “Hasmonean: A Hamilton Hanukkah” – The Maccabeats, 2016 (Episode 153)
  340. “Mary Did You Know” – Pentatonix, 2014 (Episode 116)
  341. “I’m Getting Pissed for Christmas” – Peter and the Test Tube Babies, 1998 (Episode 110)
  342. “Wonderful Christmastime” – The Shins, 2012 (Episode 103)
  343. “Christmas Song” – Dave Matthews Band, 1993 (Episode 63)
  344. “Santa’s Beard” – They Might Be Giants, 2001 (Episode 78)
  345. “A Christmas Carol” – Tom Lehrer, 1959 (Episode 135)
  346. “I Wanna Be Santa Claus” – Ringo Starr, 1999 (Episode 71)
  347. “Red-Suited Super Man” – Rod Stewart, 2012 (Episode 261)
  348. “A Holly Jolly Christmas” – Michael Bublé, 2011 (Episode 210)
  349. “Little Drum Machine Boy” – Beck, 1996 (Episode 59)
  350. “Happy New Year” – ABBA, 1980 (Episode 40)
  351. “Joseph, Better You Than Me” – The Killers feat. Elton John and Neil Tennant, 2008 (Episode 220)
  352. “Please Don’t Joke About ‘I, Robot’ This Christmas” – Scott Aukerman & Paul F. Tompkins, 2016 (Episode 177)
  353. “Holz (Weihnachtslied)” – 257ers, 2016 (Episode 185)
  354. “Funky New Year” – The Eagles, 1978 (Episode 172)
  355. “The Carol” – LOOΠΔ, 2016 (Episode 145)
  356. “The Twelve Days of Christmas” – Frank Sinatra, Frank Sinatra Jr., Nancy Sinatra & Tina Sinatra, 1969 (Episode 256)
  357. “The Little Boy That Santa Claus Forgot” – Vera Lynn, 1937 (Episode 182)
  358. “The 12 Gifts of Christmas” – Allan Sherman, 1963 (Episode 257)
  359. “Good to be Bad” – Pentatonix, 2016 (Episode 210)
  360. “Dear Mrs. Claus” – The Barr Brothers, 2011 (Episode 255)
  361. “Dick In a Box” – The Lonely Island featuring Justin Timberlake, 2006 (Episode 158)
  362. “Christmas is All Around” – Billy Mack, 2003 (Episode 136)
  363. “Christmas Lullaby” – Andrea Burns, 1997 (Episode 223)
  364. “Don’t Shoot Me Santa” – The Killers, 2007 (Episode 113)
  365. “The Friendly Beasts” – Art Garfunkel & Amy Grant, 1985 (Episode 134)
  366. “Christmas Cookies” – RuPaul, 2015 (Episode 222)
  367. “Christmas Is Going to the Dogs” – Eels, 2000 (Episode 86)
  368. “Xmas Rulez, Voldemort Droolz” – Harry & the Potters, 2010 (Episode 61)
  369. “California Christmastime” – Rachel Bloom & the Crazy Ex-Girlfriend cast, 2016 (Episode 105)
  370. “Christmastime” – The Arrogant Worms, 1997 (Episode 226)
  371. “The Fairy On the Christmas Tree” – Henry Hall, The Three Sisters & The BBC Dance Orchestra, 1936 (Episode 33)
  372. “The Sound“ – Paper Route, 2006 (Episode 10)
  373. “Papa Noel” – Brenda Lee, 1958 (Episode 16)
  374. “Sleigh Ride Party & Jingle Bells” – Edison Male Quartette, 1892 (Episode 248)
  375. “Santa Never Made it into Darwin” – Bill & Boyd, 1975 (Episode 205)
  376. “I Hate Christmas Parties” – Relient K, 2007 (Episode 195)
  377. “Hanukkah Mambo” – The Yule Logs, 2009 (Episode 180)
  378. “Neural Story Singing Christmas” – Neural Story Singing, 2016 (Episode 196)
  379. “Our Love is Like a Holiday” – Michael Bolton, 2001 (Episode 265)
  380. “Same Old Lang Syne” – Dan Fogelberg, 1980 (Episode 203)
  381. “All I Want for Xmas” – Draco and the Malfoys, 2013 (Episode 169)
  382. “Great Big Sled” – The Killers, 2006 (Episode 113)
  383. “A Hamilton Chanukah” – Six13, 2016 (Episode 153)
  384. “Come On Santa” – The Raveonettes, 2008 (Episode 120)
  385. “When the Saints Go Marching In” – Mitsuishi Kotono, 1996 (Episode 72)
  386. “New Year’s Eve” – Snoop Dogg & Marty James, 2010 (Episode 40)
  387. “Christmas All Over Again” – Tom Petty, 1992 (Episode 19)
  388. “Tennessee Christmas” – Lee Greenwood, 1985 (Episode 265)
  389. “Mixed Nuts” – Dr. John, 1994 (Episode 8)
  390. “No Snowmen in LA” – Ms. Maura & the Misters, 2016 (Episode 106)
  391. “Have Yourself a Scary Little Solstice” – The H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society, 2003 (Episode 42)
  392. “Scary F**ked Up Christmas” – Garfunkel & Oates, 2011 (Episode 67)
  393. “Christmas Dinner Country Style” – Bing Crosby, 1963 (Episode 80)
  394. “Love’s Not Just for Christmas” – Intu with London Community Gospel Choir, 2017 (Episode 196)
  395. “Lonely Pup (In a Christmas Shop)” – Adam Faith, 1960 (Episode 184)
  396. “Christmas in Killarney” – Bing Crosby, 1951 (Episode 162)
  397. “Wonderful Christmastime“ – Paul McCartney, 1979 (Episode 3)
  398. “Christmas in Fallujah” – Cass Dillon, 2007 (Episode 121)
  399. “I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day” – The A-Teens, 2002 (Episode 28)
  400. “Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays” – N’Sync, 1998 (Episode 22)
  401. “A Mother’s Christmas Wish” – Olivia Newton-John, 2007 (Episode 219)
  402. “Fabian” – Tripod. 2004 (Episode 131)
  403. “4 Carats” – Kelly Clarkson, 2013 (Episode 133)
  404. “8 Days of Christmas” – Destiny’s Child, 2001 (Episode 57)
  405. “Roly Poly the Polar Bear” – Peppermint Kandy Kids, 1978 (Episode 163)
  406. “RuPaul the Red-Nosed Drag Queen” – RuPaul, 1998 (Episode 24)
  407. “Holiday Sweater” – San Jose Sharks, 2014 (Episode 31)
  408. “Wit It This Christmas” – Ariana Grande, 2015 (Episode 56)
  409. “Taking Care of Christmas” – Randy Bachmann, 2008 (Episode 49)
  410. “The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late)” –  Ross Bagdasarian, Sr., 1958 (Episode 72)
  411. “Twas the Night” – Nate Dogg and Snoop Dogg, 1997 (Episode 259)
  412. “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” – DMX, 2017 (Episode 190)
  413. “Barry the Elf” – Bucko and Champs, 1998 (Episode 213)
  414. “Christmas Cookies” – George Strait, 2000 (Episode 173)
  415. “Holy Shit It’s Christmas” – Deer Tick, 2010 (Episode 169)
  416. “10,000 Santa Clauses (But Not One Gift For Me)” – Peter Pan Caroleers, 196? (Episode 163)
  417. “The Chipmunk Song” – Lost Dogs, 1999 (Episode 260)
  418. “I Yust Go Nuts at Christmas” – Yogi Yorgesson, 1949 (Episode 257)
  419. “Big Ol’ Drummer Bwoy” – Sons of Odin, 2013 (Episode 221)
  420. “We Three Kings” – Patti Smith, 1997 (Episode 152)
  421. “A Land Called Sufganiyot” – Mama Doni Band, 2011 (Episode 123)
  422. “Bimuelo” – Sarah Aroeste, 2017 (Episode 165)
  423. “Stay a Little Longer, Santa” – Shemekia Copeland, 2003 (Episode 187)
  424. “No Latkes” – OHT Crew, 2011 (Episode 227)
  425. “It’s a Lonely Christmas” – The Charters, 2016 (Episode 120)
  426. “Christmas Smorgasbord” – Swedish Chef, 2006 (Episode 62)
  427. “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” – Michael Buble, 2011 (Episode 264)
  428. “Hanu-calypso” – Kenny Ellis, 2005 (Episode 180)
  429. “It’s Hard to be a Cat at Christmas” – Cats Across America, 2013 (Episode 86)
  430. “Like It’s Christmas” – The Jonas Brothers, 2019 (Episode 252)
  431. “Give the Gift of Egg Nog” – Samantha Bee (et al.), 2018 (Episode 235)
  432. “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas” – Gayla Peevey, 1953 (Episode 126)
  433. “Christmas Under the Sea” – Aqua Kids, 2008 (Episode 174)
  434. “Oh, Santa!” – VeggieTales, 1998 (Episode 159)
  435. “Text Me Merry Christmas” – Straight No Chaser feat. Kristen Bell, 2014 (Episode 137)
  436. “Christmas in the Stars” – Anthony Daniels, Meco, etc., 1980 (Episode 61)
  437. “Monster’s Holiday” – Bobby “Boris” Pickett, 1962 (Episode 94)
  438. “Captain Santa Claus (and His Reindeer Space Patrol)” – Bobby Helms, 1957 (Episode 16)
  439. “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree/Jingle Bell Rock” – Michael Bublé & Carly Rae Jepsen, 2012 (Episode 38)
  440. “Holly Jolly Christmas” – Daveigh Chase, 2002 (Episode 28)
  441. “Pass the Latkes” – Kid Kosher, 2004 (Episode 227)
  442. “A Baby Changes Everything” – Faith Hill, 2008 (Episode 164)
  443. “Santa Baby” – Taylor Swift, 2007 (Episode 114)
  444. “Christmas Time” – Hanson, 1997 (Episode 194)
  445. “Oi to the World” – The Vandals, 1996 (Episode 110)
  446. “I Am Santa Claus” – Bob Rivers, 1993 (Episode 93)
  447. “Oh Come All Ye Faithful” – Twisted Sister, 2006 (Episode 232)
  448. “Hanukkah (My Favorite Time of the Year)” – Too $hort, 2012 (Episode 83)
  449. “Mistletoe” – Justin Bieber, 2011 (Episode 77)
  450. “You’re Not Alone” – Boyz II Men, 1993 (Episode 57)
  451. “Christmas Time” – Backstreet Boys, 1996 (Episode 22)
  452. “Santa Claus Lane” – Hilary Duff, 2002 (Episode 27)
  453. “Xtina’s Xmas” – Christina Aguilera, 2000 (Episode 251)
  454. “My Only Wish (This Year)” – Britney Spears, 2000 (Episode 251)
  455. “Where Are You Christmas” – Faith Hill, 2000 (Episode 82)
  456. “Ludacrismas” – Ludacris, 2007 (Episode 160)
  457. “The Night Santa Went Crazy” – Weird Al Yankovic, 1996 (Episode 58)
  458. “I’m Gonna Email Santa” – Billy Gilman, 2000 (Episode 5)
  459. “Aussie Jingle Bells” – Bucko & Champs, 1996 (Episode 205)
  460. “Santa Came on a Nuclear Missile” – Heather Noel, 1987 (Episode 192)
  461. “A Willie Nice Christmas” – Kacey Musgraves featuring Willie Nelson, 2016 (Episode 167)
  462. “Santa Claus is Smoking Reefer” – Squirrel Nut Zippers, 1997 (Episode 216)
  463. “Jingle Bells (A Hip-Hop Carol)” – Kyle Massey, 2007 (Episode 68)
  464. “Chanukah Honey” – Rachel Bloom, 2013 (Episode 64)
  465. “A Day To Celebrate” – Carrie Fisher, 1978 (Episode 69)
  466. “Santa Forever” – Mia Crosby featuring Dave Jay, 2009 (Episode 107)
  467. “Le temps d’une dinde” – Roland Hi! Ha! Tremblay, 1988 (Episode 209)
  468. “Six White Boomers” – Rolf Harris, 1960 (Episode 131)
  469. “Halloween Hanukkah Christmas Ghost” – Hap Palmer, 1996 (Episode 143)
  470. “Naughty Christmas (Goblin in the Office)” – Fat Les, 1998 (Episode 118)
  471. “I’m Giving Santa a Pikachu for Christmas” – Stan Hart & Veronica Taylor, 2001 (Episode 54)
  472. “Christmas Tree” – Lady Gaga & Space Cowboy, 2008 (Episode 39)
  473. “Light of Christmas” – Owl City & TobyMac, 2013 (Episode 44)
  474. “Mele Kalikimaka” – Bing Crosby & the Andrews Sisters, 1950 (Episode 30)
  475. “Must Be Santa” – Bob Dylan, 2009 (Episode 19)
  476. “Grinch 2000” – Busta Rhymes feat. Jim Carrey, 2000 (Episode 160)
  477. “Rudolph Chewed Off” – Dragon Boy Suede, 2013 (Episode 183)
  478. “Drivin’ the Pig (Manejando el Cerdo)” – Jimmy Buffett, 2016 (Episode 124)
  479. “Mrs. Santa Claus” – R. Kelly, 2016 (Episode 111)
  480. “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” – Jimmy Boyd, 1952 (Episode 17)
  481. “Dominick the Donkey“ – Lou Monte, 1960 (Episode 11)
  482. “Xmas Slide” – Xpress Band, 2002 (Episode 89)
  483. “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” – John Cougar Mellencamp, 1987 (Episode 129)
  484. “Snow Snow Snow” – The Band of Merrymakers, 2015 (Episode 97)
  485. “Silver Bells” – Kathie Lee Gifford feat. Regis Philbin, 1993 (Episode 82)
  486. “Jingle Bells” – Jimmy Buffett, 1996 (Episode 191)
  487. “Surabaya Santa” – Jessica Molaskey, 1997 (Episode 223)
  488. “All I Want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth” – Spike Jones & His City Slickers, 1948 (Episode 126)
  489. “Merry Merry Merry Frickin’ Christmas (World Champion Red Sox Anthem)” – Frickin’ A, 2004 (Episode 106)
  490. “Hallelujah” – The Osmonds, 2015 (Episode 84)
  491. “Heavy Metal Christmas” – Twisted Sister, 2006 (Episode 41)
  492. “Christmas In the Sand” – Colbie Callait, 2012 (Episode 30)
  493. “Ho Ho Ho and a Bottle of Rum” – Jimmy Buffett, 1996 (Episode 81)
  494. “Macarena Christmas” – Los del Rio, 1996 (Episode 89)
  495. “Earl the Christmas Squirrel” – The Moffatts, 1996 (Episode 27)
  496. “Christmas Tree” – Dustin the Turkey, 1996 (Episode 147)
  497. “Sick Christmas” – (DJ) The Prophet, 1994 (Episode 253)
  498. “Not Tonight Santa” – Girls Aloud, 2005 (Episode 158)
  499. “Santa Baby” – Michael Buble, 2011 (Episode 114)
  500. “Merry Christmas Santa Claus (You’re A Lovely Guy)” – Max Headroom, 1986 (Episode 34)
  501. “Everybody Knows the Claus” – Hanson, 1997 (Episode 5)
  502. “Santa Baby” – Madonna, 1987 (Episode 129)
  503. “Santa’s Coming” – CKY, 1999 (Episode 192)
  504. “Be Claus I Got High” – Bob Rivers, 2002 (Episode 117)
  505. “Do They Know It’s Christmas” – Band Aid, 1984 (Episode 97)
  506. “Baby, It’s Cold Outside“ – Esther Williams, Ricardo Montalbán, Red Skelton, & Betty Garrett, 1949 (Episode 6)
  507. “Santa Stole My Girlfriend” – The Maine, 2008 (Episode 78)
  508. “Drummer Boy” – Justin Bieber featuring Busta Rhymes, 2011 (Episode 13)
  509. “All I Want For Christmas Is a Real Good Tan” – Kenny Chesney, 2003 (Episode 81)
  510. “Christmas Eve” – Justin Bieber, 2011 (Episode 208)
  511. “I Want a Boob Job for Christmas” – Virginia Kegel, 1994 (Episode 168)
  512. “What Do You Get a Wookiee for Christmas (When He Already Owns a Comb)” – The Star Wars Intergalactic Droid Choir and Chorale, 1980 (Episode 69)
  513. “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer” – Rhan Wilson, 2004 (Episode 241)
  514. “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer” – Elmo and Patsy, 1979 (Episode 49)
  515. “Hey Santa” – Royal Crown Revue, 2010 (Episode 17)
  516. “The 12 Pains of Christmas” – Bob Rivers, 1988 (Episode 64)
  517. “Funky Funky Xmas” – New Kids on the Block, 1989 (Episode 172)
  518. “The Christmas Shoes” – NewSong, 2000 (Episode 1)**
  519. ”Christmas in the Hood“ – Twiztid, Wolfpac, Lavel, ROC & Blaze, 2003 (Episode 50)
  520. “The Obama Christmas Song for Liberals” – AFP California, 2011 (Episode 75)
  521. “Christmas is Coming Twice This Year” – The Hollytones, 1992 (Episode 175)
  522. “On A Mission” – Twiztid, 2011 (Episode 250)
  523. “Let Her Blow” – Afroman, 2006 (Episode 225)
  524. “Never Do a Tango With an Eskimo” – Alma Cogan, 1955 (Episode 150)
  525. “Santa Claus is Watching You” – Ray Stevens, 1985 (Episode 200)
  526. “Faith In Santa” – Hermann Lammers Meyer, 2010 (Episode 87)
  527. “Jingle Bombs” – Jeff Dunham, 2008 (Episode 125)
  528. “Christmas with a Capital C” – Go Fish, 2010 (Episode 70)
  529. “Kung Pao Buckaroo Holiday” – Brad Paisley, 2006 (Episode 25)**
  530. “I Saw Mommy Fucking Santa Claus” – Matt Rogers, 1997 (Episode 100)

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