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It’s pretty easy to get very tired of Christmas songs by the time Christmas rolls around. I mean, how many freaking times can one listen to Silent Night? Uh, no offense to Anyone who might be listening….
There is a reason why you hear Christmas songs endlessly in every store from mid-November until New Years: People spend more money when they hear them! It’s a proven fact. That is why you are going to continue to hear Christmas songs in every public place you visit for at least 6 weeks a year. Merry Christmas, I guess.
Below are the 10 funniest Christmas songs, in our humble opinion, anyway. These are ones you probably don’t hear every time you walk into a Walmart. Thank God.
#10. I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas!
This classic will be remembered by people in their 50s and older. It was written by John Rox and was sung by a 10 year-old named Gayla Peevey in 1953. It actually made it to #24 on Billboard’s pop charts in 1953.
Other people who sang a version of this amusing tune were the 3 Stooges, and also Dr. Demento.
What can go wrong with a Christmas song about massaging a ‘hippo hero’? Works for us.