South Jersey’s Top 5 Christmas Songs of 2017… So Far!
The votes are in and you've told us your 5 all-time favorite Christmas songs for the 2017 holiday season!
Thank you for taking the time to play 'Christmas DJ' and voting in our annual Christmas Music Survey. See if your favorite Christmas Song made our list below!
We have a brand new #1 Christmas song, according to your votes. David Bowie and Bing Crosby recorded this classic for Bing Crosby's Christmas Special in 1977. The song was originally written in 1941.
Bowie was 30 and Crosby was 73 when they recorded this classic duet. Crosby would pass away just a month later.
Holly Jolly Christmas first appeared in 'Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer' on CBS in 1964. Burl Ives re-recorded the song and released it in 1965. This one always lands in the Top 5, according to your votes.
The classic Christmas song was written by Mel Torme and Bob Wells during a heat wave in the summer of 1944. Nat King Cole first recorded the song in 1946. The definitive version was released for Christmas 1961.
Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24 was released by TSO on the band's debut album in 1996. The song is a staple during their live shows. The Ghost of Christmas Eve Tour 2017 hits Philly this weekend!
Another classic from Bing Crosby makes the Top 5. There are so many different versions of this song but, this recording form Bing, which originally released for Christmas 1951, is considered the definitive version of the timeless Christmas classic.