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KERA Staffers Try And Shake Loose The Holiday Songs Stuck In Their Heads

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Turn on the radio, walk through a department store, watch just one online ad, and you’re at risk of getting a holiday song stuck in your head. Here's a montage of holiday-season earworms — love ‘em or hate ‘em, and a rundown of the tune KERA staffers just can't shake loose.

Rachel Osier Lindley

"Auld Lang Syne"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3sXVxqDbFk&t=24s

Stella M. Chávez

Band Aid: "Do They Know It's Christmas?" 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjQzJAKxTrE

Justin Martin

Nat King Cole: "The Christmas Song"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89gVQvFV7hQ

Gus Contreras

Augie Rios: "Donde Esta Santa Claus?"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mK77rxuXK5s

Molly Evans

Mariah Carey: "All I Want for Christmas is You"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXQViqx6GMY

Chris Connelly & Stephen Becker

Paul McCartney: "Wonderful Christmastime"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9BZDpni56Y

Krystina Martinez

NSYNC: "Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKj92352UAE

Stephanie Kuo

Otis Redding: "White Christmas"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_k5skKLwb8

Hady Mawajdeh

Donny Hathaway: "This Christmas"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xrxvHpKI9-0

Rick Holter

Kay Starr: "The Man with the Bag"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rH-cmEPKFSY