At Christmas time, the usual Christmas songs are dusted off and brought back out for us to enjoy. Once December arrives, or earlier for some, people instantly get into the Christmas spirit. It is as though the change happens overnight but there are some things that really bring Christmas to life.
The first thing that springs to mind is the tree and decorations that go up a few weeks before but what about Christmas songs? Without them, it simply would not be Christmas and with so many to choose from, which ones are best to play on your Record player or your Jukebox?
Playing Christmas songs on Vinyl really add to that old-fashioned feeling that comes with Christmas, so, what songs should you be playing on your Vinyl Player or Jukebox on Christmas day?
I Wish it Could be Christmas Every Day – Wizzard
The unmistakable sound of Wizzard as they hit those first notes of this Christmas classic will resonate with every child and every adult up and down the country. The catchy tune is certainly one that propels you into the Christmas spirit. This is a classic Christmas song and one that will certainly sound great on your Vinyl Player.
Driving Home for Christmas – Chris Rea
This is a proper feel-good, get-together with your family kind of track. For over 30 years it has pulled at the heartstrings of all Christmas lovers and it continues to do so today. Imagine the crackling sound as the needle is set and Chris Rea revs into action with this top Christmas hit. A definite must that will certainly bring your Jukebox to life.
Merry Christmas Everybody – Slade
Whether you like the sound of Noddy Holder screeching or not, you simply cannot dismiss this timeless classic and that means it should be sitting proudly on your list of records to play at Christmas. Everyone wishes it could be Christmas every day, so give it a blast on your Vinyl player and get everyone in the mood for Christmas.
Last Christmas – Wham
Those images of George Michael on the snow-covered mountains belting out this brilliant Christmas track is what this time of year is all about. Pop this on your Jukebox and embrace the wonder of Christmas and all that the classic vocals of George Michael have to offer.
All I Want For Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey
This is yet another massively popular Christmas songs that people never forget. It is almost as though Christmas has not begun until you hear those first few opening notes but when you do hear them, Christmas has arrived with a bang. This is undoubtedly a brilliant Christmas song that really gets everyone in the mood for Christmas.
Fairytale of New York – The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl
If you want to get your jukebox or vinyl player working its magic this Christmas, then pop on Fairytale of New York and enjoy every second of this superb Christmas song. Real instruments and a meaningful, deep, resonating track give this Christmas track a real punch.