What are the worst Christmas songs of all time?

Glenn recently released his very first Christmas album, Believe Again, featuring nine world-class musicians of all different Christian faiths coming together to create and make music like you’ve never heard before. On radio this morning, Pat and Stu debated the best and worst Christmas songs – and, as you might expect, disagreements abounded.

The conversation started when Stu expressed his dislike of a Christmas classic: “Little Drummer Boy.” The song has enjoyed quite the resurgence this week, after a rendition by a cappella group Pentatonix went viral:

As Stu explained, the song is far too repetitive for his liking. Instead, he prefers the little known hit “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas.” Pat and Jeffy weren’t impressed.

“During the break, Stu played a little bit of the song he was talking about,” Pat said. “It's awful. I thought ‘Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer’ was bad. This is horrible.”

Check out the song in the clip below:

Pat proceeded to read a list of the 10 worst Christmas songs of all time as ranked by Slant Magazine. While neither “Little Drummer Boy” nor “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas” made the list, Slant did dig up some truly terrible songs.

10. “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” – Jimmy Boyd

9. “Dominick the Donkey” – Lou Monte

8. “Same Old Lang Syne” – Dan Fogelberg

7. “Cherry Cherry Christmas” – Neil Diamond

6. “Christmas Conga” – Cyndi Lauper

5. “Funky, Funky Xmas” – New Kids on the Block

4. “Boys and Girls (Xmas Time Love” – The Cheeky Girls

3.”Merry Christmas with Love” – Clay Aiken

2. “Please, Daddy (Don’t Get Drunk This Country)” – John Denver

1. “The Christmas Shoes” – NewSong

“And I hate ‘Santa Baby’ by Madonna or anybody who does it. Awful. Awful,” Pat added. “‘Santa Claus is Coming To Town’ by Bruce Springsteen that everybody plays 150,000 times during Christmas season. I hate it. And it's the only one they play… And I don't know what the fascination is with every top 40 station playing that in the world.”

“You are not a huge fan of the Santa-type songs,” Stu observed. “Sometimes you connect with certain songs, and that's certainly natural. Obviously, I connected closely with the ‘I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas,’ which is, you know, a big time Christmas classic.”

…that no one has ever heard of.

Glenn Beck: Why MLK's pledge of NONVIOLENCE is the key to saving America

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Listen to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s pledge of nonviolence and really let it sink in: "Remember always that the nonviolent movement seeks justice and reconciliation — not victory."

On the radio program, Glenn Beck shared King's "ten commandments" of nonviolence and the meaning behind the powerful words you may never have noticed before.

"People will say nonviolent resistance is a method of cowards. It is not. It takes more courage to stand there when people are threatening you," Glenn said. "You're not necessarily the one who is going to win. You may lose. But you are standing up with courage for the ideas that you espouse. And the minute you engage in the kind of activity that the other side is engaging in, you discredit the movement. You discredit everything we believe in."

Take MLK's words to heart, America. We must stand with courage, nonviolently, with love for all, and strive for peace and rule of law, not "winning."

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Conservatives are between a rock and a hard place with Section 230 and Big Tech censorship. We don't want more government regulation, but have we moved beyond the ability of Section 230 reforms to rein in Big Tech's rising power?

Rachel Bovard, Conservative Partnership Institute's senior director of policy, joined the Glenn Beck radio program to give her thoughts and propose a possibly bipartisan alternative: enforcing our existing antitrust laws.

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Dan Bongino, host of The Dan Bongino Show, is an investor in Parler — the social media platform that actually believes in free speech. Parler was attacked by Big Tech — namely Amazon, Apple, and Google — earlier this week, but Bongino says the company isn't giving up without a fight. In fact, he says, he's willing to go bankrupt over this one.

Dan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he calls a "smear" campaign behind the scenes, and how he believes we can move forward from Big Tech's control.

"You have no idea how bad this was behind the scenes," Dan told Glenn. "I know you're probably thinking ... well, how much worse can the attack on Parler have gotten than three trillion-dollar companies — Amazon, Apple, and Google — all seemingly coordinated to remove your business from the face of the Earth? Well, behind the scenes, it's even worse. I mean, there are smear campaigns, pressure campaigns ... lawyers, bankers, everyone, to get this company ... wiped from the face of the earth. It's incredible."

Dan emphasized that he would not give up without a fight, because what's he's really fighting for is the right to free speech for all Americans, regardless of their political opinions, without fear of being banned, blacklisted, or losing jobs and businesses.

"I will go bankrupt. I will go absolutely destitute before I let this go," he said. "I have had some very scary moments in my life and they put horse blinders on me. I know what matters now. It's not money. It's not houses. It's none of that crap. It's this: the ability to exist in a free country, where you can express your ideas freely."

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Joe Biden's administration is getting ready for something historic, but we're all being distracted. And now that Biden has hired at least 14 former or current executives from Big Tech — experts at colluding to censor unflattering news about Biden — Americans must be laser-focused on what's coming.

On January 20, the most corrupt president in American history will be inaugurated, and it looks like some of his cabinet choices were picked specifically so everything just – poof – goes away. The administration nominees appear to be all about preserving corruption, crony capitalism, and executing a Great Reset. Those same people also have one more thing in common: Ukraine.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn exposes their radical agenda in their own words and gives U.S. senators the questions they must ask before confirming corrupt nominees to some of the highest offices in the country.


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