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The Stories Behind Classic Christmas Songs

From "White Christmas" to "Silent Night," learn the origin stories of holiday hits.
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  • The Unlikely Story of Writing “Silent Night”
    Backstory — Silent Night
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  • "Go Tell It on the Mountain" & Black Spiritual Carols
    Here we come a-caroling!
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  • The Blizzard Behind “This Christmas”
    Things you didn't know about Donny Hathaway's THIS CHRISTMAS! Behind the Christmas Hits
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  • The Saddest Christmas Song: “White Christmas”
    Pandemic Music; Story Behind 'White Christmas' Song
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  • Judy Garland Hopes You "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas"
    Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
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  • The Enduring Appeal of "All I Want for Christmas Is You"
    Christmas Hits A High Note
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Things you didn't know about Donny Hathaway's THIS CHRISTMAS! Behind the Christmas Hits
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Pandemic Music; Story Behind 'White Christmas' Song
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