Instrumental Christmas Albums Albums
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Instrumental Christmas Albums

List of all instrumental Christmas albums. For many, instrumental Christmas albums capture the essence of the holiday spirit, even if the music isn't quite what you'd expect to hear around holiday time. Some of the biggest bands and artists of the genre have released holiday songs that were much better than the traditional songs that flooded airwaves, allowing for the popularity of instrumental songs, which are among the most requested during the holiday season. The albums featured on this list are some of the most well known and popular titles of that genre, and likely introduced an entirely new audience to holiday and Christmas music. These are some of the most popular Christmas songs of all time and some of the greatest jingles in the history of music. Instrumental composers like John Darnell, 101 Strings and Booker T & The M.G.'s released music that captured the holiday spirit. Not to be outdone, Bradley Joseph and let's not forget Mannheim Steamroller also released Christmas albums.

What are the best instrumental Christmas albums? There are some albums that feature the traditional, standard songs, or reinterpreted songs. No matter what style or type of Christmas song you enjoy, you're likely to find an album on this list that will fit whatever music you enjoy. 

This is the list of instrumental Christmas albums. From innovative takes on traditional songs to recreating the versions that have been around for years, instrumental composers sure now how to make holiday music enjoyable. Take a look at other lists like Punk Christmas albums and R&B Christmas Albums.
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    Artist: John Darnall
    Tracks: The First Nowell, Mount Fuji Christmas, Happy Xmas (War Is Over), Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Silent Night/Holy Night Jam + 10 more
    A Guitar Christmas Album : see more

  2. 2

    Tracks: O Come, O Come Emmanuel, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, O Little Town of Bethlehem, Carol of the Bells, Deck the Halls + 5 more
    Length (mins): 00:44:27
    Merry Axemas, Volume 2: More Guitars for Christmas : see more

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    Artist: 101 Strings
    Tracks: Deck the Halls, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, Silver Bells, We Wish You A Merry Christmas, The Christmas Song + 27 more
    Length (mins): 01:08:17
    Label: Madacy Records
    25 Christmas Favorites : see more

  4. 4

    Artist: Bert Kaempfert
    Release Date: 1963
    Tracks: Jingo Jango, Children's Christmas Dream, The Little Drummer Boy, White Christmas, Toy Parade + 6 more
    Label: Taragon
    Genre(s): Christmas music
    Christmas Wonderland : see more

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    Artist: Booker T. & the M.G.'s
    Release Date: 1966
    Tracks: Winter Wonderland, Silver Bells, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, Blue Christmas, The Christmas Song + 7 more
    Genre(s): Southern soul, Instrumental rock
    In the Christmas Spirit : see more

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