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The Best 1960s Christmas Albums 

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Updated June 14, 2019 1.4k votes 552 voters 80.1k views 30 items

List of all Christmas 1960s albums, ranked from best to worst. For many, the 1960s was a prosperous period for the release of Christmas music and albums. Some of the biggest bands and artists of the decade released holiday songs that were much better than the traditional songs that flooded airwaves in years past. The albums featured on this list are some of the most well known and popular titles of that time, 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. The 1960s saw bands like The Beach Boys, Everly Brothers and The Temptations release music that captured the holiday spirit. Not to be outdone, Ella Fitzgerald, Elvis Presley, Brenda Lee and let's not forget the Sinatra family also released Christmas albums during this decade.

There are some albums that feature the traditional, standard songs, or reinterpreted songs like by Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass Band and by Broadway favorites The Rockettes. 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. 

What Christmas albums were released in the 1960s? This is the list of Christmas albums that were released in the 1960s. From innovative takes on traditional songs to recreating the versions that have been around for years, the 1960s were a great time grab holiday music.
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A Charlie Brown Christma... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 1960s Christmas Albums
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The Andy Williams Christ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 1960s Christmas Albums
By Andy Williams (1963); Tracks: White Christmas, The First Noel & Kay Thompson's Jingle Bells
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We Wish You A Merry Chri... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 1960s Christmas Albums
By Ray Conniff and The Ray Conniff Singers (1962); Tracks: Medley: Jolly Old St. Nicholas / The Little Drummer Boy, Medley: The First Noel / Hark! The Herald Angels Sing / O Come & All Ye Faithful / We Wish You a Merry Christmas
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The Perry Como Christmas... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 1960s Christmas Albums
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The Little Drummer Boy ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 1960s Christmas Albums
By Harry Simeone; Tracks: Christmas Prelude, Do You Hear What I Hear & The Little Drummer Boy
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A Christmas Gift for You... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 1960s Christmas Albums
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A Jolly Christmas From F... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 1960s Christmas Albums
By Frank Sinatra (1957); Tracks: The First Noel, The Christmas Waltz & Jingle Bells
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Rockin' Around The Chris... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 1960s Christmas Albums
By Brenda Lee; Tracks: Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree, Here Comes That Feeling & Let's Jump The Broomstick
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20th Century Masters: Th... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 1960s Christmas Albums
By The Supremes (1965); Tracks: White Christmas, Born of Mary & Little Bright Star
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Christmas Album is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 1960s Christmas Albums
By The Beach Boys (1964); Tracks: Blue Christmas, Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town & I'll Be Home for Christmas
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Christmas Album is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 1960s Christmas Albums
By Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass (1968); Tracks: Sleigh Ride, Las Mañanitas & Winter Wonderland
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The Ventures’ Christmas ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 1960s Christmas Albums
Dudecicle added By The Ventures (1965); Tracks: We Wish You a Merry Christmas, White Christmas & Snow Flakes
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Ella Wishes You a Swingi... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 1960s Christmas Albums
By Ella Fitzgerald (1960); Tracks: Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer & Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
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Merry Christmas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 1960s Christmas Albums
By Andy Williams (1965); Tracks: Do You Hear What I Hear?, Winter Wonderland & My Favorite Things
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The Doris Day Christmas ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 1960s Christmas Albums
By Doris Day (1964); Tracks: Silver Bells, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas & Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
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Ella Fitzgerald's Christ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 1960s Christmas Albums
By Ella Fitzgerald (1967); Tracks: It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, Silent Night & O Holy Night
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That Christmas Feeling ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 1960s Christmas Albums
By Glen Campbell (1968); Tracks: Blue Christmas, Old Toy Trains & Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
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Christmas With The Everl... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 1960s Christmas Albums
By The Everly Brothers (2005); Tracks: Bring a Torch, Jeannette & Isabella
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Christmas With Buck Owen... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 1960s Christmas Albums
By Buck Owens and Buck Owens and His Buckaroos (1967); Tracks: Blue Christmas Tree, Christmas Morning & It's Christmas Time for Everyone but Me
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The Christmas Spirit is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 1960s Christmas Albums
By Johnny Cash (1963); Tracks: Blue Christmas, Silent Night & Who Kept the Sheep
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To Wish You a Merry Chri... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 1960s Christmas Albums
By Harry Belafonte (1958); Tracks: Jehova the Lord Will Provide, The Gifts They Gave & Mary's Boy Child
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The Very Best of Christm... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 1960s Christmas Albums
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Jim Nabors' Christmas Al... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 1960s Christmas Albums
By Jim Nabors; Tracks: Go Tell It on the Mountain, Christmas Eve in My Home Town & Silent Night
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Christmas Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 1960s Christmas Albums
By Bert Kaempfert (1963); Tracks: Jingo Jango, Children's Christmas Dream & I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
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The Sinatra Family Wish ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 1960s Christmas Albums
By Frank Sinatra and The Sinatra Family (1968); Tracks: Whatever Happened to Chrstmas?, I Wouldn't Trade Christmas & O Bambino