Winter The Best Songs About Winter  

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Who says it has to be cold outside to enjoy songs about winter? Here's our list of the best songs about winter, ranked by votes from users like you. Winter is the season for curling up beside a fire and listening to your favorite records. Many musicians have written great songs about the beauty of winter, but others lament the season's cold temperatures and falling snow. From rock & roll to hip-hop, it seems that every genre of music has a ton of wonderful winter songs. The songs below aren't necessarily holiday winter songs, so if you're looking for a Christmas playlist than this list might not be right for you.

Tori Amos' Little Earthquakes hit, “Winter,” appears on this list of the top winter songs. Some of the stand-out lyrics from this tune include, “Snow can wait I forgot my mittens/Wipe my nose get my new boots on.” Paul Simon has written many songs about the seasons. In 2011, he released the winter single, “Getting Ready for Christmas Day.”

Bon Iver musician Justin Vernon is often inspired by winter's snow. The Bon Iver track, “Holocene,” is an example of a great song that references winter in its lyrics and captures winter's feel with its composition.

Which song on this list of the greatest winter songs do you think is the best. Give it a thumbs up to vote it to the top spot.

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Winter Wonderland Elvis Presley

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A Hazy Shade of Winter Simon and Garfunkel

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Winter Time Steve Miller Band

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Sleigh Ride Ella Fitzgerald

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White Winter Hymnal Fleet Foxes

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Wintertime Love The Doors

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Frosty the Snowman Leon Redbone

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ProvDog added I Am a Rock Simon and Garfunkel

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A Winter Snowscape Jethro Tull

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A Long December Counting Crows

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Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Songs About Winter

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December (Christmas) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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Winter Dreams Accept

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December Snow The Moody Blues

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December Child Cyndi Lauper

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Snowblind Black Sabbath

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Blowfish added January Hymn The Decemberists

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Winter Tori Amos

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My Love Is Winter The Smashing Pumpkins

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Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out Bruce Springsteen

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Long Long Winter Bob Marley

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Winterlong Pixies

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50 Words for Snow Kate Bush

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Sometimes in Winter Blood, Sweat & Tears

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Winter of a Broken Heart Alison Krauss

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Early Winter Gwen Stefani

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Cold Cold Ground Tom Waits

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Irma Thomas:  Two Winters Long is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Songs About Winter

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Walk out to Winter Aztec Camer... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Songs About Winter

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Writes of Winter Jimmy Page

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Season Suite: Winter John Denver

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Cold Weather Blues Muddy Waters

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Winter Song Bruce Springsteen

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JamieSummers added In the Winter Janis Ian

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Mike Reiss added Winter Family - Proto prog tune from the classic "Music in a Doll's House" album.

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December Weezer

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Let It Snow Boyz II Men, Brian McKnight

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Winter and My Soul Grand Funk Railroad

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Colder Than Winter Sarah Brightman

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Winter Melody Donna Summer

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Holocene Bon Iver

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The Winter Cake