By: Abbie Sheets
It's finally December, and that means the radio is turning to all the classic songs for the holidays. The season can be overwhelming; with the stress of gathering presents, planning parties, and traveling. I can confidently say, that at least everyone turns into the Grinch at some point during the month. It’s a busy time where everyone is on the go. Students study profusely for their exams and parents rush to prepare themselves for the holiday, but one way to cope with the overactive emotions is to listen to music. It is scientifically proven that listening to music is a great stress-management tool and there are a plethora of classic songs that are offered this holiday season. So, as my gift to you, here are a few catchy, holiday songs to brighten your Christmas spirit!
Blue Christmas- Elvis Presley
Last Christmas- Wham!
Jingle Bell Rock- Daryl Hall & John Oates
It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas- Michael Bublé
Winter Wonderland- Tony Bennett
Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays- *NSYNC
Run Rudolph Run- Chuck Berry
Up On The Housetop- Pentatonix
Away In A Manger- Pentatonix
Christmas Canon- Trans-Siberian Orchestra
All I Want For Christmas Is You- Mariah Carey
Underneath The Tree- Kelly Clarkson
Frosty The Snowman- The Ronettes
I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas- Gayla Peevey
Wonderful Christmastime- Paul McCartney
It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year- Andy Williams
(There’s No Place Like Home) For The Holidays- Perry Como
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town- Bruce Springsteen
The Christmas season isn’t meant to be stressful. It’s a chance for families to unite and spend time with each other before the year comes to a close. Christmas music is essential for most to celebrate the holiday, so enjoy yourself with these songs this month. Plug in your headphones, take a seat on the couch or dance around your house and belt your heart out. It will make this stressful time of the year so much better.