Posts tagged: Holiday songs

Staff Picks: Top 5 Favorite Christmas Tunes

By , December 15, 2023 7:04 pm

The holidays usher in a wave of nostalgia and merriment, accompanied by the unmistakable tunes that define Christmas. At our workplace, we shared our love for the season by compiling a list of our top five favorite Christmas songs.

Top 5 Favorite Christmas Tunes

  1. Santa Claus is Comin’ To Town by The Mitch Miller and Orchestra
  2. We Wish You a Merry Christmas by The French Quarter Band
  3. Did you Really See Mommy Kissing Santa by Spike Jones
  4. White Christmas by Frank Sinatra
  5. I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas by Gayla Peevey

Music has this incredible ability to evoke emotions and transport us back to cherished moments. Each team member had a unique connection to these melodies. They were making the selection process a delightful journey down memory lane.

Our picks cover many holiday sounds, from cheerful jingles that instantly set a festive tone to soulful ballads that tug at the heartstrings. We found ourselves reminiscing about childhood memories, family gatherings, and the joyous ambiance these songs have brought into our lives over the years.

It was fascinating to see the diverse range of choices that resonated with each of us. Some preferred the timeless classics that have stood the test of time. Meanwhile, others favored contemporary renditions capturing the essence of today’s celebrations and festive spirit.

Ultimately, what tied our selections together was the shared sentiment of joy, unity, and the magic that Christmas music brings. As we compiled this list, it became evident that these songs hold a special place in our hearts and play an integral role in completing our holiday season.

We invite you to join in and share your favorite holiday songs with us in the true spirit of the season. Let us know in the comments what your favorite holiday songs are.

What are your favorite Christmas songs? Feel free to share them with us, and keep spreading the season’s joy through music!

Chanukah music for the whole family

By , December 9, 2009 10:28 am


You might think that Adam Sandler has the last word when it comes to Chanuka songs.  But you would be wrong! The Judaica Sound Archives has hundreds of Chanukah songs that your whole family can enjoy. This year’s Chanukah Mix highlights 17 songs by some of our favorite JSA performers.

You might also enjoy these holiday albums:

Chanukah Favorites – Judy Caplan Ginsburgh

Chanukah Festival of Songs – Sidor Belarsky

Chanukah is Freylekh! – Lori Cahan Simon

Chanukah Melodies – Honore Singer

Chanukah Songs For Children – Shimon & ilana Gewirtz

Hanukkah Sing-A-Long

Hanukkah Sing-A-Long II

Hanukkah Sing-A-Long III

Hanukkah The Feast of Lights – Emanuel Rosenberg

Happy Channukah! – Fran Avni

Isaac Goodfriend Sings Hanukka Songs – Isaac Goodfriend

Kinder Songs – Holiday Songs for the Entire Family – Deborah Katchko-Gray

Latkes and Hamentashen – Fran Avni

Make a Chanukah Miracle – Cantor Benjamin Maissner

Mother Goose Rhymes for Chanukah – Honore Singer

The Chanukah Collection – Safam

The Chanukah Party – Fred Vogel (Narration), Jesse Silverstein (Songs)

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