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10. 'It Must Be Santa'
Bob Dylan has spent the past 50 years confounding his fans' expectations. When you think he's a protest singer, he releases an album of songs about personal relationships. Peg him as a folk singer, and he'll start recording with an electric band. Call him a rock star, and he'll do a country album. Nobody saw a Christian period coming, and they certainly didn't think he'd appear in a commercial for Victoria's Secret. All that said, his fans were still somehow shocked in 2009 when he released Christmas in the Heart.
There's a long history of Jews recording Christmas albums, but somehow it never seemed like Dylan would join that club. The album is actually a lot of fun, and "It Must Be Santa" (a cover of the 1960 Mitch Miller tune) is off-the-wall zany. The video is even crazier, and for many Dylan fans, it was just one weird move too many.