Mariah Carey performs during her holiday special “Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special” on Apple TV+ in 2020. Apple TV+ via AP

Yes, Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas is You” is amazing, isn’t it. Even after 1 million times, which is about what we’ve all heard it. But there are so many other great Christmas songs, some classics and some you’ve probably never heard of.

And that’s where you come in!

Tell us your favorite Christmas song of all time, and why. And if it’s obscure, so much the better.

Write to staff writer Mark LaFlamme at with your holiday favorite and the story behind why it’s so special to you. And add your most detested Christmas song too if you want.

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