Our Collection Of Well Over 100 North Texas-Penned Christmas Tunes Definitively Proves That The Dallas-Area Music Scene Loves This Time Of Year.

It’s been about four years since we’ve last done one of these local holiday song round-ups, and so many new ones have been crafted in that span.

Just this year alone, we’ve gotten all manner of different takes on the theme — from roots duo Devil Sooty Brother’s contextualizing the season as an acceptable form of elf slavery and RayBurger’s trap edit of a Jose Feliciano classic to Tee Fitch’s raunchy baby-making number and Pedigo’s Magic Pilsner’s unbridled joy at the magic that seems to be inherent this time of year.

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Oh, and then there’s Kirby Brown’s reminder that Christmas isn’t necessarily a happy time for everyone. Taking things a step further, Old 97’s released its own first full-length featuring mostly new original Christmas songs. Meanwhile, Arlington a capella group Pentatonix released its fourth holiday album.

What we’re saying is, if you’re looking to score your holidays with a little local flavor this year, you’ve got options.

Below, we’ve gathered links to where you can listen to each of these instant classics. Beneath those, you can take a stroll down memory lane with a number of local holiday tunes from the days of yore, some dating back as far as 30 years.

Songs of Christmas Present

Devil’s Sooty Brother — “South Pole Coal”
Pentatonix — “When You Believe (feat. Maren Morris)” (From Christmas is Here!)
RayBurger — “Feliz Navidad”
Kirby Brown — “Shepherd’s Lament”
Pedigo’s Magic Pilsner — “Counting Back Down (To Next Christmas Time)”
J. Isaiah Evans — “Dallas Bound (Date Under the Mistletoe)”
Charlie J. Memphis — “Fairy Tales”
Not Ur Girlfrenz — “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”
Upscale Divers — “A Christmas Cheers”
Brian Lambert — “All I Want For Christmas”
Sur Duda — “Xmas (BB Plz Come Home)”
Tee Fitch — “Christmas Up In Here (feat. Rania Khoury)”
Old 97’s — “Love The Holidays” (From Love The Holidays)

Songs of Christmas Past

Parker Twomey — “Merry Christmas and Goodnight”
Alsace Carcione – “Blxck Xmas”
Trey Johnson — “It’s a Boy”
Becky Middleton — “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”
Cory Coleman & Petra Kelly – “Yule Be Dead By Christmas”
Vince Vance & the Valiants — “All I Want For Christmas is You”
Norah Jones, Stephen Colbert and Jon Batiste — “Christmas is Now”
Lindby — “Christmas in Killarney” (From Christmas With The Hendersons)
Kacey Musgraves — “A Willie Nice Christmas” (From A Very Kacey Christmas)
Hares on the Mountain — “Merry Christmas Asshole”
Lindby w/ Leon Bridges — “Merry Christmas Baby” (From Gingerbread Rock EP)
Lindby w/ Doug Funnie — “Christmastime in Hyrule” (From Gingerbread Rock EP)
Lindby — “Skating With Debussy” (From Gingerbread Rock EP)
Lindby w/ Zach Mayo — “It’s Christmastime” (From Gingerbread Rock EP)
Skagg Phillips — “Bundle Up Baby Jesus”
Dome Dwellers — “I Saw Three Ships”
Bad Mountain — “The Gift of Christmas Eve”
WhiskeySour — “Through With Mary”
Andrew Tinker — “It Came Upon a Midnight Clear”
Daniel Markham — “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”
Brandon Callies Band — “Silent Night”
Missing Sibling — “White Christmas”
W.A. Fite — “Our First Christmas”
Kelsey Lewis — “Christmas Beside You”
Pentatonix — “Mary Did You Know?”
LeAnn Rimes — “Hard Candy Christmas” (From One Christmas: Chapter One EP)
J. Paul Slavens — “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” (From A Very Merry Denton)
Bonnie Norris w/ Nick Norris — “Santa Baby” (From A Very Merry Denton)
Eric Pulido — “Do You Hear What I Hear?” (From A Very Merry Denton)
Brent Best — “Gumdrop” (From A Very Merry Denton)
Boxcar Bandits — “Footprints in the Snow” (From A Very Merry Denton)
Rosana Eckert w/ Tony Baker — “Sleigh Ride” (From A Very Merry Denton)
Mariachi Quetzal — “Feliz Navidad” (From A Very Merry Denton)
Steve Carter w/ Jeff Barnes — “We Three Kings” (From A Very Merry Denton)
Bubba Hernandez — “Happy Holiday” (From A Very Merry Denton)
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”
Sarah Jaffe — “O Holy Night”
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” (From A Light Connected LP)
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” (From A Light Connected LP)
Chris Holt — “What I Always Wanted”
The Soft Light Orchestra — “The Lights Connected” (From A Light Connected LP)
Old 97’s — “Holly Jolly Christmas”
Centro-matic — “Fuselage (It’s Starting To Look Like Christmas Once Again)”
Smile Smile — “Santa Baby” (From A Light Connected LP)
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” (From Honky-Tonk Holidays: Christmas in Deep Noellum)
Mutineers — “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town” (From Honky-Tonk Holidays: Christmas in Deep Noellum)
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)” (From A Light Connected LP)
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” (From Honky-Tonk Holidays: Christmas in Deep Noellum)
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” (From A Light Connected LP)
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” (From A Light Connected LP)
PPT — “It’s Christmas Time”
Sara Hickman — “Kiss This Christmas Goodbye” (From This Christmas Wish EP)

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