What would the holidays be without Christmas songs? Each of has our favorite Christmas songs. These are the song that bring out the true meaning of Christmas and give us a purpose for the holidays. The joy of listening to Christmas songs is that there is something for everyone.
There are traditional Christmas songs that talk about the true meaning of Christmas and what the original intent for the holiday was. Traditional Christmas songs are those such as "O Little Town of Bethlehem" and "Joy to the World" that point to the birth of the baby Jesus in a manger.
Other traditional Christmas songs include those such as Bing Crosby's "White Christmas" which give us a view of Christmas as an idealistic time of the year when peace should reign and good will should be for all men. Traditional Christmas songs will always be a part of Christmas because we will always want to believe in the good of Christmas.
There are those Christmas songs that bring a smile to our face because of the silly nature of the song, because they hit the heart of what Christmas has become. These Christmas such as "Dashing Through the Mall" and the "Twelve Pains of Christmas" hit to our hearts by reminding us of what is in store for us each and every Christmas, like stringing up the lights and buying the presents.
In addition there is another set of Christmas songs that could be called traditional Christmas songs because we hear them each year, but which are just reminders of the things that Christmas means to us. Songs like "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" and Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer" bring back memories of a simpler Christmas time when we were kids and all we had to worry about was getting up Christmas morning and opening presents.
Each of has our favorite Christmas songs, that we listen to over and over
again. These songs remind of the spirit of Christmas and of the joy of
the holiday season.