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.
"Auld Lang Syne"
Band Aid: "Do They Know It's Christmas?"
Nat King Cole: "The Christmas Song"
Augie Rios: "Donde Esta Santa Claus?"
Mariah Carey: "All I Want for Christmas is You"
Paul McCartney: "Wonderful Christmastime"
NSYNC: "Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays"
Otis Redding: "White Christmas"
Donny Hathaway: "This Christmas"
Kay Starr: "The Man with the Bag"