Top 50 Christmas hits of all time

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Rich

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Here is a run down of the top 50 most selling Christmas/Christmas season hits of all time. This is based on sales and not personal opinion.

1 Band Aid- Do They Know It's Christmas? 1984/1985/2007
2 Boney M- Mary's Boy Child 1978
3 Wham!- Last Christmas 1984/1985/2007/2008/2009/2010
4 Harry Belafonte- Mary's Boy Child 1957
5 Band Aid 20- Do They Know It's Christmas? 2004
6 Slade- Merry Xmas Everybody 1973/1981/1983/1998/2006/2007 /2008/2010
7 Bing Crosby- White Christmas 1942/1977/1998
8 East 17- Stay Another Day 1994
9 Cliff Richard - The Millennium Prayer 1999
10 Johnny Mathis- When A Child Is Born 1976
11 John Lennon / Yoko Ono- Happy Christmas (War Is Over) 1972/1980/1981/2003/2007
12 Jona Lewie- Stop The Cavalry 1980
13 Cliff Richard - Mistletoe And Wine 1988
14 Mud- Lonely This Christmas 1974
15 Pogues featuring Kirsty MacColl- Fairytale of New York 1987/1991/2005/2006/2007/2008/2009/2010
16 Mariah Carey- All I Want For Christmas Is You 1994/2007/2008/2009/2010
17 Paul McCartney- Pipes Of Peace 1983
18 Shakin; Stevens- Merry Christmas Everyone 1985/2007/2008
19 Wizzard- I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day 1973/2007/2008
20 Band Aid II- Do They Know It's Christmas? 1989
21 Greg Lake- I Believe In Father Christmas 1975
22 Wombles- Wombling Merry Christmas 1974
23 Shakin' Stevens- Blue Christmas (Shakin' Stevens EP) 1982
24 David Bowie & Bing Crosby- Peace On Earth / Little Drummer Boy 1982
25 The Darkness- Christmas Time (Don't Let The Bells End) 2003
26 Jive Bunny- Let's Party 1989
27 Cliff Richard- Saviour's Day 1990
28 Paul McCartney- Wonderful Christmas Time 1979
29 David Essex - A Winter's Tale 1982
30 Aled Jones- Walking In The Air 1985
31 Jason Donovan- When You Come Back To Me 1989
32 Roy Orbison - Pretty Paper 1964
33 Dickie Valentine- Christmas Alphabet 1955
34 Bros- Silent Night 1988
35 Kim Wilde & Mel Smith- Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree 1987
36 Dina Carroll- The Perfect Year 1993
37 Bo Selecta- Proper Crimbo 2003
38 Childliners- The Gift Of Christmas 1995
39 Dana- It's Gonna Be A Cold Cold Christmas 1975
40 Mr Hankey- Mr Hankey The Christmas Poo 1999
41 Bruce Springsteen- Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town 1985
42 The Goodies- Father Christmas Do Not Touch Me 1974
43 Gary Glitter- Another Rock And Roll Christmas 1984
44 Queen- A Winter's Tale 1974
45 Bon Jovi- Please Come Home For Christmas 1994
46 Paul Nicholas- Grandma's Party 1975
47 Mike Oldfield- In Dulce Jubilo 1975
48 Wizzard- Rock 'N' Roll Winter 1974
49 The Pretenders- 2000 Miles 1974
50 Nina & Frederick- Little Donkey 1960


So what is your favourite. I think the above list is pretty comprehensive. for me it has to be Wizzard but can't believe it only scrapes in at 19!
 
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Vladster

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There's too many classic Christmas songs to be able to pick out just one favorite but "Shakin' Stevens - Merry Christmas Everyone" is up there with the best of them ;)


 
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gaz

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Mine is Cliff Richard - Mistletoe And Wine 1988 and nice post Rich! :)

 
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