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10 forgotten songs deserving of airtime

Updated: January 18, 2013 6:08AM



Here are some holiday songs — seldom if ever heard on the Holiday Lite — that capture the joy and angst of the holidays:

1. “A Baby Just Like You,” John Denver

2. “Christmas Is for Mugs,” Graham Parker

3. “If We Make It Through December,” Merle Haggard

4. “Breath of Heaven,” Vince Gill

5. “White Christmas,” Jim Reeves

6. “Truckin’ Trees for Christmas,” Red Simpson

7. “We Wish You a Merry Christmas,” the Kingston Trio

8. “Hard Candy Christmas,” Dolly Parton

9. “Mary, Did You Know?” Kenny Rogers

10. “Who Spiked the Egg Nog?” Straight No Chaser

Sun-Times staff



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