PLAYLIST: Christmas Songs of the 1940s and 1950s

Once upon a time, before the Baby Boomers and Generation X hijacked Christmas Music, there were beloved Christmas songs from stars like Judy Garland, Elvis Presley, Eartha Kitt, Peggy Lee, and Jimmy Durante. For a taste of what the holidays sounded like in the post-World-War-2 era, check out this playlist on Spotify, which includes tunes you’ve undoubtedly heard, as well as several more obscure tracks from that era:

Christmas Songs of the 1940s and 1950s