It’s not a party without a playlist. And it’s certainly not a holiday party-worthy playlist without a little help from music supervisor Randall Poster. We asked the Tory Daily contributor to round up the best songs and jingles — from Bruce Springsteen’s Santa Claus Is Coming To Town to Aretha Franklin’s Rock Steady — to play at our end-of-year fête.


  1. Christmas Time Is Here – Vince Guaraldi
  2. The Calypso Way – Wilmoth Houdini
  3. All I Want For Christmas – Huey “Piano” Smith & The Clowns
  4. You Can Get It If You Really Want It – Jimmy Cliff
  5. Baba Hengates – Buddy Terry
  6. Doo Wop – Lauryn Hill
  7. Christmas Is Love – James Brown
  8. Put On Your Tight Pants – Ike & Tina Turner
  9. Rock Steady – Aretha Franklin
  10. I’ll Be Home For Christmas – She & Him
  11. Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree – Brenda Lee
  12. Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town – Bruce Springsteen
  13. Hooked On A Feeling – Blue Swede
  14. Merry Christmas Baby – Charles Brown
  15. Skating – Vince Guaraldi
  16. That’s The Way Of The World – Earth, Wind and Fire
  17. I Can Dream About You – Dan Hartman
  18. Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! – Dean Martin

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