With the holiday season approaching, incorporating a festive song into your live set can be a nice change of pace while getting into the seasonal spirit. Tons of musicians including Chuck Berry, the Temptations, and Mariah Carey have released successful renditions of holiday songs over the years. Putting a new spin on a traditional piece is always interesting, so when you're planning your next setlist, take a look at some of these holiday songs and consider how to make them your own.
1. "All I Want For Christmas is You" by Mariah Carey
2. "Silent Night" written by Franz Xaver Gruber and Joseph Mohr
3. "Baby, It's Cold Outside" written by Frank Loesser
4. "Run Rudolph Run" by Johnny Marks and Marvin Brodie, popularized by Chuck Berry
5. "O Holy Night" written by Adolphine Adam, Placide Cappeau, and John Sullivan Dwight
What other holiday songs do you enjoy performing at your gigs? Let us know in the comments below!