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50s Christmas Songs

Christmas songs that were written and recorded in the 1950's are still popular today and remain well known throughout the years. These beautiful songs have stood the test of time with new generations enjoying the music from decades past. Generally, these Christmas songs from the 1950's are secular, focusing more on the holiday rather than the religious aspects of the joyous holiday.

The 1950's were a great decade for rock and roll, as it was fairly new and exciting. Christmas songs were being recorded in a style which have never been apparent in generations before. "Jingle Bell Rock", recorded by Bobby Helms in 1957, seemed to be an updated version of "Jingle Bells" which was written about a century previous. Other rock and roll favourites that were recorded during this decade include, "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree", recorded in 1958 and "Blue Christmas", which was originally recorded in 1957.

Other new Christmas songs emerged during this time including, "Mary's Boy Child", "Little Drummer Boy", "Santo Natale" and "I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day",  were recorded in 1956, 1958, 1954 and 1958 respectively.

These songs are considered classics in today's world. These wonderful Christmas songs embody the wonderful feeling that comes along with the holiday season.