Can you name the musicians on the biggest Christmas records of the 1960s?

The Yuletide tunes remain classics today.

Odds are, you still reach for one of these albums when you want to set a Christmas mood. The Sixties were the silver-and-golden era of holiday music, when the recordings were as warm and comforting as a roaring fire. Some of them rocked, too.

This best-selling records became instant classics. So we bet you recognize the musicians from the covers. See if you can name them all! Good luck!
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  1. This Andy Griffith Show star had the best-selling Christmas album of 1969.
  2. The Andrews Sisters backed him up on a few tracks on this, the timeless top-seller in 1960.
  3. Her j-j-j-j-j-j-jangling 'A Christmas Album' was the best-selling holiday platter of 1967.
  4. His 'Merry Christmas' was the best-selling Christmas album in '66.
  5. His 'Christmas Album' outsold the the competition in '63 and '64.
  6. This singer hit the slope for the cover of his 'Merry Christmas,' the best-selling holiday album in '62.
  7. He had 'That Christmas Feeling' in '68 — and the top-selling Christmas album of the year.
  8. He and "His Gang" offered a 'Holiday Sing Along,' which was the top-seller in '61.
  9. His "Jingle Bell Rock" was first released in '57, but it was the best-selling Christmas single in '69, too.
  10. Finally, this 'Little Drummer Boy' album was the best-seller in '65. Who recorded it?
Can you name the musicians on the biggest Christmas records of the 1960s?

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AChromeBird 2 months ago
Missed the last 3, but not too bad for a child of the eighties!
Geronimo 2 months ago
I guessed a couple.................10/10
Brownthunder 2 months ago
6 out of 10. My parents were not fans of
EllisClevenger 3 months ago
You got 9 out of 10
Thanks for horsing around with us this year! Have a happy holiday and new year!
JeffTanner 3 months ago
You got 10 out of 10 ----------Thanks for horsing around with us this year! Have a happy holiday and new year!
CarrieMcCourt 3 months ago
8/10 I deliberately missed #3 because I can't stand Barbra Streisand. And I missed #10. Harry Chapin was the only one I knew and just guessed at the other two.
SheriHeffner 3 months ago
9 out of 10, I got number 9 wrong because I have never heard of him, I guessed Jimmy Dean the sausage tycoon in my lifetime.
ndebrabant 3 months ago

You got 9 out of 10
Thanks for horsing around with us this year! Have a happy holiday and new year!
Missed number 3.
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