No, this is nothing to do with Eurovision or Nil points. Just a bit of fun testing your memory and if necessary, inventiveness!
This ‘game’ is popular on the local radio, where the DJ picks a subject and asks the listeners to ring in song titles starting with letters of the alphabet. The aim obviously is to cover all 26.
I tried it for Christmas and got 24, though I confess I cheated on a couple of those. Can you do better?
A: All I want for Christmas is You
B: Blue Christmas
C: Cool Yule
D: Driving Home for Christmas
E: EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFUL (well, Christmas is!)
F: Fairytale of New York
G: Grandma got run over by a Reindeer
H: Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas
I: I saw Mommy kissing Santa Claus
J: Jingle Bell Rock
K: Kissin’ by the Mistletoe
L: Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.
M: Mistletoe and Wine
N: Nuttin’ for Christmas
O: O Holy Night
P: Please come home for Christmas
Q: QUE SERA SERA (covers a multitude of subjects when Q is a toughie)
R: Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree
S: Santa Baby
T: Twelve Days of Christmas
U: Up on the Housetop
V: any suggestions???? I couldn’t find one even on the internet
W: When a child is born
X: stumped on this one too
Y: You’re all I want for Christmas
Z: Zat you, Santa Claus?
Note: I apologise for spacing, still haven’t worked out why this happens on some posts!
I haven’t heard any of the following before but…
“El noi de la mare” (lit. “The Son of the Virgin”) Traditional 17th-18th century Also known as “Carol of the Gifts”
X-mas Song Lisle Mitnik 2007 A jangling delight from Chicago’s one man band Fireflies.
“A Virgin Unspotted” (“A Virgin Most Pure”) English traditional
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