Around the world and throughout history, people celebrate holidays with music. With the weather getting colder in the and the days getting shorter in the Northern hemisphere, people often turn to tradition, family, and music to lighten their lives in the middle of winter. In this playlist, listen to songs of Christmas, Hannukah, and Kwanza. Many well-known and well-loved Christmas carols are here, including several sung in different languages. There is a French recording of "Angels We Have Heard On High" and a German "Silent Night". There are lesser-known recordings too, like a bluegrass "Little Drummer Boy" and a Hannukah song by Woody Guthrie. Enjoy the music of the holiday season and hear why these songs and themes resonate year after year.