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‘O Holy Night’: No. 2 in songs countdown

The the runner-up in our Christmas-songs countdown is another carol with roots in 1800s Europe.

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Grandpa ‘takes it well’ in Christmas song No. 3

So Grandma had just a little too much eggnog and, on her way home from the family Christmas eve party... No tragedy here, rather the novelty Christmas song at No. 3 in our holiday-tunes countdown.

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‘Mary, did you know?’: Christmas song No. 4

Written by Mark Lowry, this tune offers a retelling of the birth of Jesus of sorts, with special emphasis on mother Mary and her baby boy's future.

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‘Silent Night’: Christmas song No. 5

This famous carol, originally written in the early 1800s (the original German version's lyrics composed by a Parish priest) in part retells the tale of the virgin birth.

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Christmas classic at No. 6 in songs countdown

Bing Crosby's classic version of the Irving Berlin-written "White Christmas," according to the Guinness Book of World Records, holds the title of the top-selling single of all time.

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Holiday stress on the road: Common problems and how to handle them

Truckers are not alone in feeling the financial pressure and expectations of the season but are slammed by the extra stressors that come with the job. Here are some unique holiday problems truckers face, along with solutions to help you.

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Alabama’s ‘Christmas in Dixie’: Song No. 7

The 1982-released country-pop track is a celebration as much of Christmas in the South as throughout the nation.

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Christmas song No. 8: ‘Santa’s Got a Semi’

Naturally for a trucking magazine's top Christmas songs list, this tune gives Santa a diesel-powered tractor pulling the biggest, bottomless dry toy van across the world.

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The No. 9 Christmas song: ‘Jingle Bell Rock’

The 1957-recorded "Jingle Bell Rock," made popular that year by singer Bobby Helms, is a classic of Christmas music and early rock 'n' roll.

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Overdrive’s Christmas songs, No. 10

"You're a mean one, Mr. Grinch," from the classic 1960s TV special based on Dr. Seuss' "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," continues our countdown of Overdrive's Top Christmas Songs, voted by readers.

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