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Christmas Play Lists from the 50s to 2023

  Here are 73 years of playlists, each consisting of popular Christmas songs or singers from different decades that I have celebrated Christmas. I have tucked some fun Canadian Christmas songs in too. Have a lot of fun making your own memorable play lists- Feel free to mix and match or customize these playlists. What songs are missing off my lists that you will have on yours? (mention in the Comments section below-- thanks! and have a Merry Christmas!) 1950-1960 Playlist: "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" by Brenda Lee (1958) "Jingle Bell Rock" by Bobby Helms (1957) "White Christmas" by Bing Crosby (1942, but remained popular in the 1950s) "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" by Gene Autry (1949, but popularized in the 1950s) "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" by Frank Sinatra (1957) "Ave Maria" by Perry Como (1957) "Mary's Boy Child" by Harry Belafonte (1956) "Blue Christmas" by Elvis (1957) 1961-1970

Christmas Tree Alternatives

courtesy of Pixabay Yes, I too love the traditional Christmas tree-- the fragrant pine or the standard luxurious artificial tree with the built in LED lights that never need to be strung or removed.  But this year I thought it would be fun to have something in one of the corners of a room that was NOT a traditional tree as defined above.   The best place I find for ideas is on Pinterest 1. LET'S START SMALL..... Mittens with Greens Pretty easy representation of a small tree.  More like a wreath.  But shaped like a tree, so it passes.  Get a pair of knit mittens and stuff them with greens-- fake here, but you could use fresh cedar, etc. 2. The Gentle Woodlands Tree Hanging .. Image Sourced from OHbaby This is a simple and sweet stylized Christmas tree that would look good on any wall.  Drill some holes in some sticks of lessening lengths, put string through to take on the triangle tree shape, and hang (or perch) your choice of whimsical decorations on the s