1. 'Silent Night'
Originally performed on Christmas Eve in 1818, in a sleepy, snow-covered Austrian town, this classic carol is a staple 'round the holiday season. In this version, The Temptations add their soothing five-part harmonies to make it all the more epic.
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For the next 30 days, your ears -- and everyone else's -- will encounter cheery sing-a-longs about pear trees, illuminated reindeer and immortal snowmen. It's inevitable.
But what better way to fight the oncoming blizzard of Christmas carols than by embracing them? Above, we've compiled some of our favorite holiday songs on YouTube. Take a listen for yourself.
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Any good ones we missed? Tell us what songs you look forward to this time of year.
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This story originally published on Mashable here.