Just Because, Here’s 84 Local Christmas Songs For Your Listening Pleasure.

Christmas is less than two weeks away, so we shouldn’t be surprised: This year, a number of local artists have decided to join the already-quite-lengthy list of North Texas-based acts that have released holiday-themed material in the past couple of decades — including a few repeat offenders.

Yup: Fort Worth pop act Lindby released its second annual Christmas EP this year and Rhett Miller, whose Old 97’s have periodically released holiday material since first appearing on Big Iron’s 1995 compilation album Honkey-Tonk Holidays: Christmas in Deep Noellum, released a Christmas-themed single, too.

Of course, many of the artists releasing Christmas songs this year have interesting tales: Grapevine’s The Rocket Summer, for instance, promised a Christmas EP to his social media followers before writing a single note of material, and then recorded the entire thing in three days. Kelly Clarkson’s Christmas offering, meanwhile, earned her a nationally televised special that aired last week. And Arlington a capella group Pentatonix is already approaching 20 million views this month for its Youtube-posted rendition of the “Little Drummer Boy” classic.

Listen to all of this year’s new local Christmas music below. Then keep scrolling, as well as we’ve also compiled here some our favorites from years past.

Songs of Christmas Present
Rhett Miller — “Christmas is Coming”
The Rocket Summer — “Grapevine Christmas Eve” (From Christmas Madness EP)
Lindby — “Christmas On My Street” (From Christmas On My Street EP)
Cozy Hawks — “Goddammit, It’s Christmas”
Ronnie Fauss — “Everybody Deserves a Merry Christmas”
Booty Fade — “Keep the Change”
Kelly Clarkson — “Underneath the Tree” (From Wrapped in Red LP)
Pentatonix — “Little Drummer Boy”
Dead Flowers — “A Lot Like Xmas”
Jeremy Turner — “Ugly Christmas Sweater”

Songs of Christmas Past
Zhora — “Last Christmas”
Robert Gomez & Eric Pulido — “Feliz Navidad”
Toadies — ” Santacide”
Chomsky — “Christmas Time Is Here”
Bethan — “O Come, O Come Emmanuel” (From Bethan Presents Christmas EP)
Nourallah Brothers — “Christmastime”
Kirby Brown — “On the East Side”
Dallas Cowboys Legends — “The Twelve Days Of Christmas” (From Christmas With The Dallas Cowboys Legends LP)
LehtMoJoe — “Christmas Swag”
Hares on the Mountain — “Auld Lang Syne”
Stella Rose — “The Christmas Tree”
People on Vacation — “It Must Be Christmas”
Chris Holt — “What I Always Wanted”
The Soft Light Orchestra — “The Lights Connected”
Old 97’s — “Holly Jolly Christmas”
Centro-matic — “Fuselage (It’s Starting To Look Like Christmas Once Again)”
Smile Smile — “Santa Baby”
Calhoun — “(Anywhere But) Home For The Holidays”
Crash Vinyl — “Snow Miser”
Lindby — “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” (From Christmas With Lindby And Friends EP)
Cowboys And Indians — “Santa, Santa”
Mutineers — “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town”
Seryn (feat. Mark Apel) — “Go Tell It On the Mountain” (From A Seryn And Friends Christmas EP)
galleryCat — “Merry Ex-Mas”
Brave Combo — “Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah” (From It’s Christmas, Man LP)
Mon Julien — “Abandoned House”
Roy Robertson — “Christmas Song”
Kristy Kruger & Bach Norwood — “Santa Baby”
The Polyphonic Spree — “Happy Xmas (War is Over)” (From Holidaydream LP)
Deathray Davies — “I Got Coal”
Tim Halperin — “Dallas Christmas”
Reverend Horton Heat — “Frosty the Snowman” (From We Three Kings LP)
Elvis Presley & LeAnn Rimes — “Here Comes Santa Claus”
New Science Projects — “Festoon” (From Xmas Time EP) Vanessa Peters — “All That I Want” (From The Christmas We Hoped For LP)
Fishboy — “A Surprise Return”
Danny Balis — “Little Silver Cross”
The BAcksliders — “Christmas (Doesn’t Have To Be So Bad)”
Rahim Quazi — “Merry Christmas Now”
Old 97’s — “Here It Is Christmas Time”
Ricki Derek — “Winter Wonderland” (From “Here’s To Christmas” LP)
Salim Nourallah — “Christmas Eve”
Brave Combo — “Winter Wonderland (Bump and Grind)” (From Christmas Present LP)
Black Tie Dynasty — “Christmas Time”
Centro-matic — “Christmas 83 (Make Fun Of My Sweaters)
Darlington — “X-Mas”
41 Gorgeous Blocks — “Christmas (Without You)”
Clumsy — “Roamin’ Holiday”
Eisley — “Oh Holy Night”
Adventures of Jet — “Waiting For Christmas”
Here Holy Spain — “God Damn This Christmas”
Darstar — “Rough Diamonds”
Caitlin Rose & Keegan Dewitt — “You Never Come Home For Christmas”
Glen Reynolds — “All The Beautiful Things”
Norah Jones — “Peace”
Old 97’s — “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”
Vibrolux — “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”
Falcon Project — “Little Drum N’ Bass Boy”
Pat Green — “Winter Wonderland”
Pinkston — “Father Christmas”
Eleven Hundred Springs & The Tejas Brothers– “Orale! Santa Claus”
Slowride — “The Christmas Song”
The Mag Seven — “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy”
Pleasant Grove — “Five Minutes Of Snow”
[DARYL] — “Wonderful Christmastime”
Shibboleth — “Timothy Dingle”
Josh T. Pearson — “Angels We Have Heard On High” (From Josh T. Pearson’s Rough Trade Christmas Bonus EP)
Trey Johnson — “Christmas Wishes”
Nate Kipp — “It’s Christmas”
Little Black Dress — “Holidays”
Dorrough — “I Want (Hood Christmas Anthem)”
El Cento — “Too Much Snow”
Eleven Hundred Springs — “Christmas Is The Time To Say I Love You”
PPT — “It’s Christmas Time”
Sara Hickman — “Kiss This Christmas Goodbye” (From This Christmas Wish EP)
Ciao — “Just Fine”

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