I love Christmas music. It just makes my heart glad. Everything about it makes me happy. I have left my list of my favorite albums on several blogs, so I decided I had better make it official.
My favorite Christmas albums:
  • "A Christmas Album" by Barbara Streisand (1967) - My mom had this album and this is what we listened to every year as we put up the tree. I LOVE how she sings "Jingle Bells!" And the song, "The Best Gift" is why my mom bought the album. She heard it the year she was pregnant with me. Several years ago I discovered that it had been released on CD and all my siblings now have a copy. It is THE BEST CHRISTMAS ALBUM EVER!

  • "Christmas Interpretations" by Boyz II Men (1993) - I love their rendition of "Silent Night."
  • "A Crocker Christmas" by The Crocker Sisters - These are LDS girls and have amazing harmony. We heard them sing at a CD signing at Deseret Book and immediately bought their CD.
  • "Christmas at Home" by Donny Osmond (1998) - I gotta have me my Donny. I love his voice. I also happen to think he is really cute! The Doctor took me to a concert once and I was in heaven!
  • "What if Mozart Wrote 'I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus'" by The Hampton String Quartet (1989) - They have taken Christmas songs and "made" them classical. It is fun to listen to, and perfect for Sunday afternoons.
  • "Joy: A Holiday Collection" by Jewel (1999) - My sister introduced me to this album because of the song "Hands." I think Jewel has an awesome voice, and I love her singing with herself on "Rudolph." So cool!
  • "The Forgotten Carols" by Michael McLean (1991) - This came out the Christmas I was away at college for the first time. I know, I'm that old! I have the book and I had the cassette tape it came with until I bought the CD several years later. I love everything about The Forgotten Carols.

  • "Brand New Year" by SHeDAISY (2000) - I don't care for country music at all, but my husband loved this album so much, he bought it two years in a row, forgetting he had already bought it! And it has really grown on me.
  • "Mary's Lullaby - Christmas Songs for Bedtime" (2007) - I love how they have taken Christmas songs and made lullaby's out of them. This will put you to sleep and give you wonderful dreams!
So there you go. I have ton more Christmas albums, but these are my absolute favorites!


Frank, Heidi and Family said... Reply To This Comment

Ooh- you mentioned some good ones. I love the "Lullaby's" we have them all and when the boys aren't listening to them at night, Camberlyn is.

Debbie said... Reply To This Comment

Can you believe I don't have any of these? I need to add to my collection.

Melissa said... Reply To This Comment

I love the Jewel one also! I need to add a few more to my collection - just end up listening to the Christmas songs on the radio, because they've got everything.

charrette said... Reply To This Comment

Fun holiday playlist here! and (haha) I love that Donny Osmond Christmas album too. First time I ever heard Mary Did You Know I was hooked.

Jenny Dagle said... Reply To This Comment

I just did a list of my own, and I'm not familiar with any of these! Thanks for some new ideas.

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