What Are Your Favorite HFSmas Songs?

Christmas, Hanukkah, and the other year-end holidays are upon us, which means it’s time for us to continue our long-standing tradition of sprinkling our airwaves with your favorite holiday tunes from your favorite HFS artists, past and present. We’ve got a ton of ideas in mind, but we want to hear yours, too!

Tell us the songs you miss and the songs you want to hear in the comments below, and listen for them as we head into the holidays! In the meantime, here are a few videos to get you into a festive mood.

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Ramones[/lastfm] – “Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want to Fight Tonight)” 

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]No Doubt[/lastfm] – “Oi to the World” 

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Whirling Dervishes[/lastfm] – “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” 

  • http://tadshappyfuntime.blogspot.com Tadmaster

    I’ve never heard Jonathan Coulton on the radio, and “Chiron Beta Prime” is a great Christmas tune. Go!

  • http://none Chris Jones

    Some of my favorties from various sources (ipod, cd compalations, memory, internet…..)

    Pearl Jam “Let Me Sleep (Its Christmas Time)” Fan Club Christmas Single 1991
    Pearl Jam “Someday at Christmas” (Jackson 5 cover, 2004 Xmas Single)
    U2 “Christmas, Baby Please Come”
    Chris Cornell “Ave Maria”
    Ramones “Merry Christmas”
    Smashing Pumpkins “christmastime” (V Special Christmas 3)
    Tracy chapman “O Holy Night” (VSC 3)
    Sting “I Saw 3 Ships”
    Radiohead “Winter Wonderland (having a laugh in the studio)
    Sonic Youth “Santa Doesn’t Cop Out on Dope”
    The Arcade Fire ” Jinglebell Rock”
    Apples in Stereo “Holiday Mood”
    The Eels “Everything’s Gonna be Cool this Christmas”
    the Killers “A Great Big Sled”
    the Killers “Dont Shoot Me Santa”
    Jimmy Eat World “Last Christmas”
    Snow Patrol “When i get Home for christmas”
    XTC “Thanks For Christmas”
    Death Cab For Cutie “Christmas, Baby Please Come Home”
    Korn “Kidnap the Sandy Claus”
    Mazzy Star” 9 Flowers in December”
    Freddie Johnston ‘Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”
    Coldplay “2000 Miles”
    Louis XIV “The Christmas Mix”
    Linkin Park “My December”
    Squirrel Zipper Nuts “Santa Is Smoking Reefer”
    Band of Horses “The First Song”
    Blink 182″ I wont be home for christmas”
    Blink 182’ “Happy Holidays You Bastard”
    Eels “Christmas is Going to the Dogs”
    Fuel “We Three Kings”
    Mighty Bosstones “This time of year”
    RAvonettes “The christmas song”
    MXPX “Christmas night of Zombies”
    Sugarcult “Santa Claus is coming to town”
    Morphine “Sexy Christmas Baby Mine”
    Jack White “Christmas Time will Soon be Over”
    Aimee Mann ” Calling On Mary”
    My Chemical Romance- All I want for Christmas is you
    The Might Be Giants “Father Christmas” (2006 Cover KROQ almost acoustic christmas)
    Johnny Lang “Santa Claus is Back in Town” (veryspecial christmas 3)
    natalie Merchant “Children Go where I send thee” (VSC 3)
    Eurythmics “Winter Wonderland” (AVS Chrismtas 1)

    I mean theres a lot more, Weexer has a whole album, Pearl Jam has a fan club christmas single on a 45 that usually arrives 9-10 months late (seriously), and all those VSC records and simliar ones. And im sure theres others a i forgot.

  • nina

    I like the version of Silent Night that Foster the People sang on the Alt Nation Appreciation concert…Coldplay or The Pretenders Have yourself a merry little Christmas

  • Eddie

    Oh, wow – ya gotta know this is the best Christmas song EVER: “I Killed Santa” by Wes Johnson and his crew! It’s hi-larious and sticks in your head as it makes you dance down the street. Check it here if you haven’t already heard it: http://ikilledsanta.com/

    “I Killed Santa” gets my vote. Easy one.

  • lindsey

    the pouges fairytale of new york
    the kinks father christmas

    • michael

      pogues fairytale of new york definitely!
      and shane macgown did one called christmas lullaby, thats a good one

      i still can’t believe i haven’t heard fairytale of new york on hfs yet :P

  • Kevin

    You must make sure ExMas from New Found Glory great Xmas song. Also any song off of the South Park album

  • Shawn C Kelley

    Anything from “Christmas With Weezer”, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s “Mr. Heatmiser”, Billy Idol’s “Jingle Bell Rock”, Smashing Pumpkins’ “Christmas Time”, The Brian Setzer Orchestra’s “Jingle Bells”, Fiona Apple’s “Frosty The Snowman”, Chris Martin’s “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”, Chris Isaak’s “White Christmas” & Save Ferris’ “Christmas Wrapping”.

  • John

    The Waitresses- Christmas Wrapping
    The Pouges- A Fairytale of New York

  • http://none Chris Jones

    I forgot PEARL JAM “Don’t Believe in Christmas” (cover, from the LiVE at the Showbox 2002 fan club DVD, also sold at concerts. I believe this is a cover the original band is……….the Sonics. Ok had to check that. Heard it on my ex girlfriends I pod yesterday.

  • Shelly Johnson

    The Whirling Dervishes “You’re a Mean One Mr.Grinch” is a ROCKIN’ Christmas song. I first heard it here, my favorite station of all time! Oh, how I missed you HFS, I have been thristy for a good alternative rock station since you left. You are my musical oasis, thanks for coming back.

  • http://Facebook.com/chellepop Michelle carson

    Christmas day by green day is pleasant and whys it so cold by the dicamillo sisters is just awesome.

  • Mogboy

    How about some Mighty Mighty Bosstones? “This Time of Year” or “XMas Time(It Sure Don’t Feel Like It)” or “2,000 Miles”?
    “I Won’t Be Home For Christmas” by Blink 182?
    “I Saw Daddy Kissing Santa Clause” by Standstill?

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