Here are a few Christmas-themed songs, from Oscar the Grouch to Eartha Kitt, from XTC to Run DMC's "Christmas in Hollis." And there's also the Pogues and Kirsty MacColl, whose "Fairytale of New York" is a classic in East Village bars and beyond.

Run DMC's "Christmas in Hollis":

The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl's "Fairytale of New York":

Oscar the Grouch's "I Hate Christmas":

Nat King Cole's "The Christmas Song":

James Brown's "Soulful Christmas":

Eartha Kitt's "Santa Baby":

Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You"

Hall and Oates' "Jingle Bell Rock"

Band-Aid's "Do They Know It's Christmas":

XTC's "Thanks for Christmas":

Andy Williams' "The Most Wonderful Time Of the Year"