I'm wrapping presents and tying bows
Haven't got time for regular life
But here's to you with a HO HO HO!
It's not easy being a Christmas wife
Have a jolly time.
John Coltrane, with Elvin Jones, Jimmy Garrison and McCoy Tyner - What Child is This? (Greensleeves)
Bessie Smith - At the Christmas Ball (1925) Have you ever been to a Christmas Ball? Me neither. It sounds fancy!
Leadbelly - Christmas is A-Coming
Tom Waits - Silent Night & Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis
Charles Brown - Merry Christmas Baby
Blind Blake - Lonesome Christmas Blues (1929)