Skip to comments.WORST HOLIDAY SONGS (Streisand at #4, just behind the "Jingle Bells" dogs)
Posted on 12/08/2004 8:50:15 AM PST by presidio9
EVER been driven up the chimney by a Christmas song that you really, really hate? New Jersey researchers have named the six worst Christmas songs of all time, as picked by holiday-music fans who were asked to rate more than 600 yule tunes.
The biggest lump of coal goes to "O Holy Night" as sung by the foul-mouthed Cartman from "South Park," according to Edison Media Research.
Close behind are Seymour Swine & the Squealers' butchered "Blue Christmas," "Jingle Bells" by The Singing Dogs and, separately, Barbra Streisand and "12 Days of Guido Christmas" by the Ha Ya Doin' Boys.
"We play very lightly the Barbra Streisand version of 'Jingle Bells' because she's got a following in New York," says Jim Ryan, programmer of top-rated Lite FM (WLTW/106.7).
"People tend not to like it because it's a really fast, up-tempo version of 'Jingle Bells' almost like she did it as a goof," Ryan told The Post.
WPLJ (95.5 FM) music director Tony Mascaro says his research turned up a sixth song that listeners can't stand: Elmo & Patsy's "Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer."
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Streisand's Jingle Bells is awful.
But even worse is that hideous piece of tripe from Paul McCartney "Simply Havin' a Wonderful Christmas Time".
AYYY!! Screw you!
Oh I can't stand that song! I cringe when I hear it come on.
LOL! I hate that song too!
As long as they don't dis Porky Pig's Blue Christmas. That's one of my favorites.
Democrats p*** me off.
When I think "worst" Christmas songs, John & Yoko come to mind immediately.
One vote for 'All I want for Christmans is a Hippo'
I don't know who the female vocalist was, but there was a version of Jingle Bells playing in a resturant where I was lunching.
The entire song had the same effect as nails on a blackboard on me.
I love "Grandma got run over by a reindeer"
Yes, the poll is totally screwed up. Worst Christmas Songs should be limited to songs that were intended to be a serious celebration of the season but instead just plain suck! All of the comedic offerings should be dropped from this list so that Streisand and McCartney can take their rightful place on the crappiest holiday song list. But then again, what do you expect from a poll of New Yorkers (NYC that is)? The can't get it right on things like US Senate and Presidential races so why would we expect them to be able to come up with a good list of worst holiday songs?
I LOVE the dogs!!!
And the Twelve Redneck Days of Christmas :)
I used to have a cat named Guido. Wish I knew about that one when he was still alive.
That was probably the Streisand offering in question.
guess they must not have heard "the most offensive song ever" sung by kenny and mr. hanky.
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