January 4th, 2015
If you’re looking to celebrate around the Christmas tree this year with some country music in the background to serenade your family as you open presents, then don’t miss out on these great songs that will put you right in the mood! Here are some of the best country music lyrics for Christmas:
Brad Paisley: 364 Days To Go
Paisley sings, “And as another Christmas ends/ My mind drifts and once again/ I’m thinking like a six-year-old/ Only 364 days to go.” While it may sound depressing, Paisley’s ditty is actually quite peaceful, as he sits on his couch with his sweetheart, reminiscing about his childhood holidays and dreading going back to the daily grind come January 2.
Patty Loveless: Bluegrass, White Snow
Loveless sings the eponymous song from her 12th studio album, with cameos from Dolly Parton and Ricky Skaggs, and of course, the name befits her music stylings. The soulful song is also reminiscent of times past, as Loveless sings about “A Christmas long ago/ Friends and family gather round/ the ol’ pot belly stove,” and the “Bluegrass white snow” setting puts you right in the Christmas mood.
Blake Shelton: Time For Me to Come Home
Shelton sings a song that he and his mother, Dorothy Shackleford, wrote together for his debut Christmas album. Dorothy misses her son as he’s out touring on the road, and so he croons, “Now it’s Christmas, Christmas, I’m hurrying on my way/ Christmas, Christmas, like I’m riding in a one horse sleigh/ Well, I don’t have to hear no jingle bells, just the ringing of the phone/ Mama called and said it’s time for me come on home.”
Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta: I Think You Might Like It
The duo recorded a full holiday album last year, with the proceeds going to charity, and they added one new hit in the mix: a follow-up to Grease’s “You’re the One That I Want.” The new song features lyrics like “Here comes my hometown/ So good to get my wheels down/ I’m coming home tonight/ Here comes that magical spell of Christmas Eve,” which elicits all those good childhood memories. Make sure to catch the videotoo, because the sight of Travolta and Newton-John line dancing is priceless! You’ll want to put on your cowboy hat and dance right along!
What’s your favorite Country Christmas song?