The 10 best Christmas holiday songs

The holiday season for me conjures images of a mug of hot chocolate, a cozy fire, and the tranquility of snow falling. Cutesy songs like “Jingle Bells” and “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” make fun sing-alongs, but I prefer tunes that convey the spirit of the season. What makes a great Christmas song? Melody, harmony, rhythm and lyrics working together to capture a mood. Here is my take on the best songs that do just that. Continue reading →