The Return Of Depressing Christmas Songs

by Chris Bodenner

A reader writes:

Hey, how about some links to those dreadful Christmas songs you posted last year?  Or am I going nuts and it was another blog?

Twas us. Enjoy:

Charlie Brown - "Christmas Time Is Here"

Sarah McLachlan - "Wintersong"

John Eddie - "Another Lonely Christmas"

Judy Garland - "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas"

Judy Garland - "After the Holidays"

Laura Nyro - "Christmas In My Soul"

Robert Earl Keen - "Merry Christmas From The Family"

NewSong - "The Christmas Shoes"

Woody Guthrie - "1913 Massacre"

Harvey Danger - "Sometimes You Have To Work On Christmas"

Stan Rogers - "First Christmas"

Paul Kelly - "How To Make The Gravy"

John Prine - "Christmas In Prison"

Peter Warlock - "Bethlehem Down"

Bing Crosby - "I'll be Home for Christmas"

Pogues - "The Old Main Drag"

Aimee Mann - "Calling on Mary"

Jonathan Coulton - "Christmas Is Interesting"

Merle Haggard - "If We Make It Through December"

Joni Mitchell - "River"

Tom Waits - "Christmas Card From A Hooker in Minneapolis"

Roy Orbison - "Pretty Paper"

Nina Simone - "Little Girl Blue"

Stephen Colbert and Elvis Costello - Christmas duet

Kyle Broflovski - "A Jew On Christmas"

Dwight Yoakam - "Santa Can't Stay"