Readers' Poll: The Best Christmas Songs of All TimeSelections include 'Christmas In Hollis,' 'Wonderful Christmastime' and 'All I Want For Christmas Is You'
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8. The Kinks - 'Father Christmas'
This 1977 Kinks classic is about a department store Santa Claus who gets accosted by a group of impoverished children who have no interest in toys. "Father Christmas, give us some money," they say. "Don't mess around with those silly toys/We'll beat you up if you don't hand it over/We want your bread so don't make us annoyed/Give all the toys to the little rich boys." It's been covered by Green Day, Warrant and Bowling for Soup.