The Holiday Songs You Didn't Know Existed

The Holiday Songs You Didn't Know Existed

We all know those classic holiday songs that make us feel festive every year.  Here is a list, however. of holiday songs you may not have known existed.  They will definitely help get you into the holiday spirit and probably laugh along the way.

 

The Fruitcake That Ate New Jersey

By Lauren Mayer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dW-u91jzgzg

 

From the Album “Latkes, Schmatkes! Comedy Songs For Chanukah” comes this amazing story of an evil holiday fruitcake.  As someone who grew up in New Jersey this song has a soft spot in my heart, hopefully, the Garden State will never be devoured so viciously.

 

Jingle Jingle Bones

By Walt Disney

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uy0YbNwQpy0

 

Love Christmas but can’t give up Halloween yet?  Then this is the perfect song for you. A nice spooky twist on Jingle Bells.

 

Mambo Santa Mambo

By the Bobs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78tpqQCEgHE

Who knew Santa could dance so well!

 

Santa Caught a Cold on Christmas Eve

By Dick & Richard

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oASLY3pwGic

Santa is just like all of us, he gets colds too.  Very relatable content.

 

Monster’s Holiday

By Bobby (Boris) Pickett

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSM5B5Z6Q0o

You’ve probably heard of the “Monster Mash” but get ready to get festive with Dracula and all your favorite monsters.  If you’re not ready to give up Halloween here’s another perfect song for you.

 

We Three Kings

By The Roches

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4SJcWCQavo&index=13&list=PLoXPzHGCzJbNDt8t7grkX8cuE3PxWEzsj

What can I say? A work of art.

Little Drummer Boy

By Justin Beiber Ft. Busta Rhymes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txpdpWyY2xg

You probably forgot about this song’s existence. This will be a classic we’ll all play for our children in 40 years.

 

Christmas in Hollis

By RUN-DMC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OR07r0ZMFb8

A personal favorite.

 

I’m Gonna Lasso Santa Claus

By Brenda Lee

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozMVwMpVtmA

As good intentioned as Brenda Lee is I do not suggest lassoing Santa Claus.

 

Christmas At Ground Zero

By “Weird Al” Yankovic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t039p6xqutU

With the way the world has been going lately, this song gets more relatable every year.

 

The 8 Polish Foods of Christmas

By The Veggie Tales

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oa-mHc51SJo

Don’t remember this one from Veggie Tales?  Don’t worry I don’t either.

 

The Twelve Gifts of Christmas

By Allan Sherman

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4kqHqhvvsc

Highly relatable.  Gifts can be hit or miss.  Especially in my family.

Five Pound Box of Money

By Pearl Bailey

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWLfSInlZ6Y

She makes an excellent point in this song, why wish for anything else when you could wish for money. Gotta pay rent and utilities somehow!

 

A Visit From St. Nicholson

By Bob Rivers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O467K_2S54Y

Not a song, but super entertaining.  If you’re a fan of Jack Nicholson you’ll love this story.

 

Christmas with the Devil

By Spinal Tap

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWKN-EYFxbs

Turn it up to 11.

 

Santa Must Be Polish

By Bobby Vinton

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQR9A5LB48Q

I think his argument is pretty solid. And it's Polka, of course!

 

Assimilated Jew’s Hanukkah Album

By SNL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFw8vqMLJS4

Mrs. Claus Has Menopause

By The Sterilles

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qr1BlSqUXVE

An interesting one…

And It Ain’t Paid For Yet

By Graham Donald

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_cK6aEVFlI

A true nightmare for any parent, and probably very relatable to anyone who’s ever bought things on credit.

 

Ways To Save Money At Christmas

By Julie Brown

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACLsHbFg_qQ

Short of cash this season? Here are some ideas on how to save a few bucks but still give gifts to friends and family.

 

Twas the Night Before Christmas

By Rob “Sal Monella” Bartlett

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3fgRV5N_qQ

A fun retelling of “Twas the Night Before Christmas.”

 

Holiday Greeting

By Joey Ramone​

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxS5z9WhcX8

Nothing better to get into the holiday spirit.

 

I Want a Hippopotamus For Christmas

By Gayla Peevey​

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjwiwcUKK1c

Some kids want toys, some are more ambitious with what they wish for.