January 7, 2016
What better way to celebrate this festive season than with music? Whether you’re putting up your tree, getting ready for the office party, or hitting our Christmas chat games - join us in cranking up some Tinsel Tunes to get your on your merry way!
From traditional classics, to contemporary favourites, to beloved carols – we love it all! So, without further ado, we hope you’ll enjoy Bingo Extra’s top singalong picks for season – happy crooning!
- Do They Know Its Christmas by Band Aid – written in 1984 by Bob Geldof, the original version has sold nearly 4 million copies in the UK.
- Blue Christmas by Elvis Presley – a tale of unrequited love, awww.
- All I Want for Christmas Is You by Mariah Carey – can you believe that this love song favourite has earned over $50 million in royalties?! Happy Xmas Mariah ;-)
- The Chipmunk Song by Ross Bagdasarian – winner of 3 Grammy Awards in 1958.
- Frosty The Snowman by Gene Autry – fun fact: there is no mention of Christmas during this song! Did you notice?
- Last Christmas by Wham! – the biggest selling single in UK Chart history that somehow never reached number one.
- Let It Snow –By Jule Styne and Sammy Cahn – Rod Stewart’s version of this song reached No.1 on Billboards in December 2012.
- Jingle Bells by James Lord Pierpont – the first song broadcast from space as a Christmas-themed prank!
- Santa Baby by Joan Javits – Tongue-in-cheek Christmas list addressed to Santa, karaoke favourite!
- Thank God It’s Christmas by Queen – never originally released on any Queen album, what a shame!
- Wonderful Christmastime by Paul McCartney - can be heard in the 1998 animation film, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.
- Merry Xmas Baby by Bruce Springsteen – One of the most popular American Christmas songs
- Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer by Gene Autry – over 12.5 million copies sold!
- Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas by Hugh Martin – Frank Sinatra recorded a version with modified lyrics.
- Mistletoe by Justin Bieber – A warm and fuzzy chorus!
Is your top Tinsel Tune missing? Tell us what it is on Facebook or in the bingo rooms, where we have these special chat games running all over Christmas. Turn up the volume as you play your favourite games at BingoExtra.com !