The Supremes (Mary Wilson, Florence Ballard, Diana Ross) in 1965.

With the bulk of the parties and office Secret Santa ceremonies over with, we’ve entered what might be the sweetest chapter of the holiday season: The period when the days (and the emails) slow down, and the number-one priority is to surround ourselves with those we love most. This playlist, heavy on soul and songs about fondness and happiness, is the ultimate sonic accompaniment to good old-fashioned memory-making.

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