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Playlist: Christmas songs that don’t totally suck

Tom Waits “Christmas Card From a Hooker in Minneapolis” (1978)

• The Pogues “Fairytale of New York” (1987)

• Fountains of Wayne “I Want an Alien for Christmas” (1987)

• Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers “Christmas All Over Again” (1992)

• Yo La Tengo “Rock N Roll Santa” (2002)

• Kurtis Blow “Christmas Rappin’” (1979)

• The Killers “A Great Big Sled” (2006)

The Waitresses “Christmas Wrapping” (1981)

• Sufjan Stevens “That Was the Worst Christmas Ever!” (2003)

• Death Cab for Cutie “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” (2004)

• The Ramones “Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want to Fight Tonight)” (1987)

• Run DMC “Christmas in Hollis” (1987)

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