Results for - Christmas Songs That Annoy You Most

2,331 voters participated in this survey

1. Are you prepared for the onslaught of Christmas- and winter-themed songs (the latter of which evaporate from the airwaves once Christmas passes) that will be upon us by the end of November?

Yes
45%
1,025 votes
No
36%
818 votes
Undecided
10%
231 votes
Not Applicable
10%
226 votes

2. Below, and in no real order, is a list of more or less canonical Christmas and cold weather-adjacent songs that bug me or I can imagine irritating other, credited to whomever recorded them first, with whom (I think) they're most associated and/or versions which could be repellent. Which of these songs chafe your ears when you hear them?

Wonderful Christmastime-Paul McCartney
12%
266 votes
Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer-Elmo & Patsy (especially the major label re-recording for which its music video was made)
25%
583 votes
Mary Did You Know?-Michael English (yes, she DID know!)
9%
210 votes
The Christmas Shoes -Newsong (a contemporary Christian pop group good enough to deserve at least another general market crosover hit apart from this heartstring-puller)
10%
222 votes
The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)-The Chipmunks featuring David Seville (nee' Ross Bagdasarian)
23%
533 votes
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)-Nat "King" Cole (my mother especially dislikes this for some reason)
9%
208 votes
My Two Front Teeth (All I Want For Christmas) -Spike Jones And His City Slickers featuring George Rock
20%
469 votes
I Saw Mommy Santa Claus-Jimmy Boyd
15%
356 votes
Jingle Bell Rock-Bobby Helms
10%
223 votes
Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree-Brenda Lee
8%
194 votes
All I Want For Christmas Is You-Mariah Carey
13%
310 votes
Little Saint Nick-The Beach Boys
8%
192 votes
The Little Drummer Boy-The Harry Simeone Chorale
8%
180 votes
Last Christmas-Wham!
9%
197 votes
I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas-Gayla Peevey
16%
372 votes
Jingle Bells-The Singing Dogs
16%
366 votes
Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town-Bruce Springsteen
10%
237 votes
I Yust Go Nuts At Christmas-Yogi Yorgesson (nee' Harry Stewart)
10%
228 votes
Baby, It's Cold Outside-any renditiom, from the original by Esther Williams & Ricardo Montalban (from the soundtrack to Neptune's Daughter) to this year's equally objectionable (at least!) lyrics by John Legend and dueted with him by Kelly Clarkson
10%
230 votes
Not Applicable
32%
733 votes
Step Into Christmas-Elton John
6%
130 votes
Please, Daddy (Don't Get Drunk This Christmas)-John Denver
14%
326 votes
All
8%
179 votes
Other (please specify)
2%
55 votes

3. How important is music to your celebration of Christmas and/or whatever other holiday(s) you celebrate in December?

Very
28%
650 votes
Somewhat
26%
607 votes
Peripheral
11%
251 votes
Not really important at all
18%
425 votes
Not Applicable
16%
367 votes
11/15/2019 Music 2331 70 By: jlrake

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