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5 Unforgivably Awful Christmas Songs

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THERE have been so many awful, bowel shaking Christmas songs over the years, it’s hard to narrow them down.  The number of holiday polka tracks alone is terrifying.  So, let’s take it slow.  Here are five from the bottom of the barrel – proceed at your own risk.


“Trim Your Tree” by Jimmy Butler (1954)

“I’m gonna bring along my hatchet,
My beautiful Christmas balls,
I’ll sprinkle my snow all on your tree,
Hang a mistletoe on your walls.”

I’m all for playful wordplay, but the imagery ol’ Jimmy is conjuring up is a tad graphic for holiday music.  Call me a prude, but I could do without the mental image of Mr. Butler sprinkling his snow. I’m just funny that way.

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Posted: 18th, December 2013 | In: Flashback, Music | Comment