Christmas carols that keep coming back
December 17, 2020
Since Thanksgiving, radio and streaming platforms have begun overflowing with the gauntlet of holiday songs Americans have come to expect every year. Over the course of multiple holiday seasons, certain songs return again and again until they are integrated into the wider American population’s consciousness even outside the holiday season.
Christmas carols have ventured beyond their exclusively religious contexts and have entered into more secular environments as technology, marketing and distribution have evolved to keep up with the shifting musical and cultural landscape.