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

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

Oscar the Grouch's "I Hate Christmas":

RUN DMC's "Christmas in Hollis":

Nat King Cole's "The Christmas Song":

James Brown's "Soulful Christmas":

Eartha Kitt's "Santa Baby":

Wham's "Last Christmas":

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

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

XTC's "Thanks for Christmas":

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