This Is The Most Popular Christmas Song In Montana? Seriously?
If you love Christmas music, then this is certainly your time of year. It seems like every store you walk into across Gallatin County greets you with a familiar holiday tune.
Personally, I love Christmas music and look forward to it all year long. Playing Christmas music while putting up the tree and decorations is a family tradition in our house.
I love all the old-school greats like Bing Crosby, Burl Ives, and Andy Williams. Although, I really enjoy the newer contemporary stuff as well; some of it's really fine.
Yahoo did some research last year to find out what each state's favorite Christmas song was. So what was Montana's choice? Well, let's just say that I'm not sure I can get on board with this one.
According to the research, Montana's favorite Christmas song is by none other than the King himself, Elvis Presley, with "Blue Christmas."
I'm not here to judge anyone or their choices, but I feel like we can do better than that. I mean, don't get me wrong, Elvis is an icon and one of the biggest artists the world has ever known, but "Blue Christmas"?? Heck, I would have been okay with "Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer", but "Blue Christmas"?
We're not alone in our love for this holiday classic—Arkansas also picked the song as their Christmas favorite. Just in case you're wondering, the most popular Christmas song across the United States is Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas is You".
So what did our neighboring states pick?
Our friends in North Dakota went with "Carol of the Bells", and South Dakota picked "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas." Idaho loves "Sleigh Ride", and Wyoming's Christmas song of choice is "Feliz Navidad."
What about you? Are you like the majority of Montanans and love "Blue Christmas", or is your favorite Christmas tune something else? Let us know by sending us a message on our station app.
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