Holiday music can be a buzzkill—all those pa-rum-pum-pum-pums pelting down like chestnut-sized hail in every checkout line. To keep the yuletide spirit fresh, listen to these mixes of new, old, and out-of-the-way Christmas songs.
FOR WRAPPING PRESENTS: Bouncy sounds to get fingers moving.
1. Jackson 5,
"Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town"
Sugar Chile Robinson,
"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"
"Come On! Let's Boogie to the Elf Dance!"
Tennessee Ernie Ford,
"A Rootin' Tootin' Santa Claus"