An exquisite playlist: perfect songs for Christmas Eve dinner or Christmas lunch

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This year, let music fill your Christmas with magic and color. With the family celebrations around the corner, we propose a perfect playlist to accompany you and yours to the table on December 24 and 25, but also during the rest of the holidays.

Great jazz voices such as Tony Bennett, Ella Fitzgerald either Frank Sinatra, who have left us masterpieces and an incalculable legacy. Nor could we pass up classics by artists with tremendous success during the forties and fifties such as Brenda Lee, Nat King Cole or Peggy Lee.

In this playlist there is also room for more current proposals such as those of Norah Jones, Michael Buble, Jamie Cullum, Robbie Williams either Ellie Goulding, who covered the best Christmas songs of all time in a very special way.

Many of these artists wanted to revisit Christmas classics and leave their mark on these jazz and pop carols that we propose to you today. Popular songs to create a pleasant atmosphere in the celebrations to come. Press play, don’t turn up the volume too much and enjoy this soundtrack as a family.

Get ready for the Christmas celebrations with this exquisite playlist. / Getty Images

More than 30 songs make up this essential playlist to surprise your loved ones this Christmas with music. Perfect compositions for Christmas Eve dinner, Christmas lunch, New Year’s Eve dinner or Epiphany afternoon. But not only that, it can also be used to set the mood and listen to it while you prepare for the parties or to receive guests at home if you are the host or hostess.

It is a exquisite and elegant playlist, created with care and whose songs have the ideal tempo, cadence and sound to play during your celebrations at the table. No strident Christmas carols or fast-paced melodies, quite the opposite. In this list you will find the perfect soundtrack for your celebrations.

An image of Brenda Lee, American rockabilly and soul singer.

An image of Brenda Lee, American rockabilly and soul singer. / GAB Archive/Redferns

List of songs included in the ‘Christmas Table’ playlist

  • It’s beginning to look alot like christmas, by Meredith Willson, covered by Michael Buble.
  • Last Christmas, the classic from Wham! Versional by The Puppini Sisters.
  • It’s the holiday season, composed by Andy Williams and reinterpreted by The Count Basie Orchestra and Johnny Mathis.
  • White Christmas by Norah Jones
  • Silver Bells, by Tony Bennett
  • Its the most wonderful time of the year, Brett Eldredge
  • The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas to you), by Nat King Cole.
  • Oh Holy Night, for Ellie Goulding
  • Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Of Rod Stewart and Dave Koz
  • One With (For Christmas) by Whitney Houston
  • Love to keep me Warn, by Laufey and Dodie
  • Peace on earth / little Drummer boy, by Bing Crosby, David Bowie and London Symphony Orchestra
  • Winter Wonderland, by Robbie Williams
  • Frosty The Snowman by Ella Fitzgerald
  • Christmas in Rio by Jeremy Lister
  • All I Want for Christmas is You by Jamie Cullum
  • Sleigh Ride by Diana Krall, Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
  • 2000 thousand per Coldplay
  • Last Christmas, by Shane Hampsheir and London Music Works
  • First Christmas, by Leslie Odom Jr.
  • Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!, this time for Robbie Williams
  • Driving Home for Christmas by Tom Speight
  • I wish you a merry Christmas by Bing Crosby
  • Jingle Bell Rock by Brenda Lee
  • The Christmas song by Michael Buble
  • It’s Christmas by Jamie Cullum
  • The little Drummer Boy, by Frank Sinatra, Fred Waring & The Pennsylvanians
  • Winter Wonderland Peggy Lee
  • I’ve got my love to keep me Warm by Rod Stewart
  • Sleigt Ride by Ella Fitzgerald
  • A nigtngale sang in berkeley square by Nat King Cole and Gloria Estefan
  • Somewhere Only We Know by Lily Allen

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Christopher Johnson

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