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6 Worst Annoying Christmas Songs Ever
Annoying Christmas Songs that Drive Me Crazy!!
Don’t get me wrong; I do like Christmas music. I have a large collection of CD’s, plus cassettes I can’t part with either. I even have the old records. I usually add to my collection with a new CD every year. Still, there are some Christmas songs that are just downright annoying. My family and I were just talking about this recently. The songs are either annoying because they’ve been played over and over FOREVER or because they’re just--have I mentioned yet--annoying!
the McKenzie Brothers--I have this record!
Twelve Days of Christmas
Really? Twelve days? Twelve repetitive days of Christmas. It’s no wonder that Bob and Doug McKenzie made a hit with their version of the Twelve Days of Christmas back in the 80s. Are you familiar with that one? I don't think they ever said what they had in mind for days 9 through 12, but here are the rest of the items they wanted for Christmas.
8 comic books
7 packs of smokes
6 packs of Tuborg (some kind of beer)
5 golden toques (hats)
4 pounds of back-bacon
3 French toasts
And a beer…in a tree!
Cute, huh? It gave some new life to the tired twelve days of Christmas.
Annoying Carol of the Bells with Words
Carol of the Bells
Okay, I know some of you may disagree with this one. I’m here to say that almost every version of this song I’ve heard is incredibly annoying except for the instrumental versions. It's like the singers are trying to spout out the words a fast as they can. The words are almost tripping over themselves. I start feeling anxious and my blood pressure rises. Leave the words out, I say! Mannheim Steamroller does a beautiful rendition. Compare the versions with words and without.
Carol of the Bells: Just Leave Out the Words!
Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer
Elmo and Patsy (who are they?) came out with this song in 1979. I’ll admit that I thought it was funny when it came out. The first time. The second time was pushing it. After chuckling the first few times, this creation just becomes ugly and irritating.
I Want a Hippopotamus for Chirstmas
Holly Jolly Christmas by Burl Ives
Sorry, Mr. Ives. No disrespect intended. But how many times do I have to listen to this song? Really? This song is in the same category with the old "Jingle Bell Rock" classic. It's been played too much to be interesting anymore.
I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas
Really? A hippopotamus? How about a dog or a cat? A hamster in a cage? Even a zebra would be cool and could be kept in the backyard. But where are you going to put a hippopotamus? And the little girl’s voice just gets more annoying every time I hear that song.
Here Comes Santa Claus
Here Comes Santa Claus by Gene Autry
Maybe it’s because I’ve heard it thousands of times, or maybe it’s because it sounds like Farmer Brown singing “Here Comes Santy (or Sandy) Claus.” Listen to it. He can’t even pronounce the big red guy’s name right.
Now here are my favorite Christmas CDs!
- Top Twelve Favorite Christmas CDs
Review these twelve favorite Christmas CDs that never collect dust but instead are pulled out and listened to year after year.