Welcome to Christmas And Holiday Music & Songcastle Music, music publisher Justin Wilde's definitive sources for new, original Christmas songs, and other holiday songs. Representing over 240 songwriters, this "BUSINESS TO BUSINESS" site is designed strictly for use by music industry professionals seeking original songs and/or masters for recording projects, film, video, and TV projects. As the ultimate source for new Christmas music in every style imaginable, we look forward to licensing our holiday copyrights and master tracks for your next project.

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A BAD CASE OF THE CHRISTMAS BLUES* - Traditional Blues with a great lyric

A CHRISTMAS WISH* - Joyful children's mid-tempo

A DAY LIKE CHRISTMAS* - A spiritually moving ballad in the classic tradition. All styles

AFTER ALL IT'S CHRISTMAS* - Mid-tempo pop/rock or alternative

A LIFETIME OF CHRISTMAS - Bi-Lingual lyric (English and Spanish). All Spanish and all English versions available. Also works well for a "legit" singer such as Pavarotti or Domingo

ALLELUIA, ALLELUIA ((Peace To All Men)* - Rousing up-tempo with a Bo-Diddly beat. Makes a great opener or finale for a Christian or Secular act. Very high energy


ALL O' THAT CHRISTMAS JAZZ* - The coolest Christmas tune for a 3 piece Jazz trio or Blues band. (Mel Torme meets Joe Williams!)

A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ME* - Absolutely exquisit Christmas ballad in 3/4 or 12/8. On par with the greatest standards, and adaptable to most formats. A true "gem"

THE ANIMALS ARE CELEBRATING* - Quirky children's song

A SWINGIN' CHRISTMAS - Perfect Country "Texas Swing", Big Band Swing, or Jazz Swing

BETHLEHEM, PA* - Rock ballad about a trucker on Christmas Eve

BIG RIG CHRISTMAS TREE* - Bob Wills styled up-tempo country swing

BRING ON THE HOLIDAYS* - Retro 60's Pop/Rock

CATCH THAT CHRISTMAS SPIRIT* - Medium to up-tempo 60's / 70's soul

CAUGHT UP IN CHRISTMAS* - Piano driven, mid-tempo rock with a touch of gospel, a la Delbert McClinton. Very cool!

CHILDREN OF GOD* - Acoustic folk, pop or country ballad with a message

CHRISTMAS AIN'T LIKE IT USED TO BE* - One of the best Christmas blues tunes you'll ever hear!

CHRISTMAS COMES ON EIGHTEEN WHEELS* - A trucker's Christmas song with a swing feel a la George Strait

CHRISTMAS DAY BLUE - A bluesy torch ballad in a 40's Frank Sinatra / Billie Holiday style

CHRISTMAS DOWN IN DIXIE - The classiest "swing ballad" either side of the Mason Dixon

CHRISTMAS HEAR THE BELLS* - A haunting folk melody in a minor key

CHRISTMAS IN L.A. - 50's feel, poking fun at L.A.'s "life style."

CHRISTMAS IN MY HEART* - All styles; an anthem about peace and humanity, with the most exquisite lyric you've heard in years. Guaranteed to give you "goosebumps"!

CHRISTMAS IN RIO - Extremely cool Latin Jazz. Instantly humable melody

CHRISTMAS LADY* - Gentle jazz ballad

CHRISTMAS LOVE* - Alternative or folk, female vocal

CHRISTMAS SMILE* - Pop/rock in 6/8 a la "The Piano Man"

CHRISTMAS STOCKING BLUES* - Mid-up-tempo hard blues, with a great hook line

CHRISTMASTIME - A wonderful jazz influenced R&B/Pop melody. Very Mel Torme

CHRISTMAS TIME IS GETTING OUTTA HAND* - Up-tempo, kickin' country

COME ON EVERYBODY IT'S CHRISTMAS* - Up-tempo Beatleesque party song

COWBOY CHRISTMAS TREE - Up-tempo western swing tune

DA FUNKY SC* - "G" Rated Christmas Rap

DANG IT, I'M VIXEN* - Extremely funny country tune about a very bitter Vixen, who has had it with Rudolph getting all the attention

DEAR SANTA (Bring Me A Brand New Dream Machine)* - Infectious 30's/40's jug band style country. Tons of fun, toe tapping mid-tempo

FIDGETY, DIDGETY MOUSE* - Concert piece (half spoken word/half sung) by a narrator with complete symphonic arrangement. Track and orchestra charts also available for Pops concerts. Perfect for singers or actors like Kelsey Grammer or Bill Cosby

THE FIRST CHRISTMAS MORN* - Haunting, contemporary carol with an exquisite lyric

FIRST DAY OF THE SON* - Hip Christmas with a reggae feel. Great for soloist or groups

THE GIFT* - Andrew Lloyd Weber meets Bon Jovi. Poignant story ballad for a serious rock or R&B artist such as Bon Jovi or Sting. Very subtle Christmas references

(GOD IS WITH US) EMMANUEL - A plantive, religious, big ballad Pop "anthem"

GOD'S GIFT* - Infectious, makes you want to get up and dance, Gospel. Great opener or finale. Guaranteed to knock your socks off! Great for solo artist or choir. A show stopper

GOD'S SWEET LULLABY - A gentle lullaby, appropriate for Christmas or non-seasonal uses. Religous or secular, all styles

HAULIN' MISTLETOE* - Up-Tempo, tongue in cheek trucker Christmas tune

HAWAIIAN CHRISTMAS MAGIC - Hawaiian ballad with an exceptional lyric

HEART OF MY CHRISTMAS* - Female alternative or folk

HEAVENLY CHOIRS* - Great for adult lead vocal with children's choir back ups & harmonies

HE'S SANTA CLAUS* - Smokin' 50's / 60's rock & roll a la Chuck Berry

HOLIDAY TIME IS NEAR* - A ballad that works pop, country or R&B. Same as above

HOLY, HOLY, CHILD OF BETHLEHEM* - Lush mid-tempo in 6/8. Instantly humable!

HOME (When Shadows Fall)* This timeless standard has been recorded by over thirty major name acts, including such luminaries as Nat King Cole, Louis Armstrong, Dean Martin, Slim Whitman, Sam Cooke, Bob Hope and too many others to name. It originally debuted on Thanksgiving Eve, 1931 and has been featured on numerous Christmas and Thanksgiving TV specials over the years.

HOORAY FOR CHRISTMAS - Rousing, uptempo opening number. Great for groups or solos

HOW CAN I COMFORT YOU?* - Reverent, poetic, acoustic alternative, but very adapatable to country. Minimalist, yet extremely intelligent. Perfect for guitar and vocal only

IF EVERYDAY WAS CHRISTMAS 'ROUND THE WORLD - Country ballad with a heartfelt holiday call for peace around the world. Great for solo or groups

I'LL BE HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS* - 50's/60's joyous shuffle. You'll be swaying to it. Works pop or country. Hear it once, and you won't be able to get it out of your head!

I'M A PRESENT* - As cool as jazz can get. A la Peggy Lee's "Fever." Male or female cast

I'M GETTING SLEEPY SANTA CLAUS* - Country/Folk/Pop in a Dan Fogelberg vein

ISLAND CHRISTMAS* - Mid tempo with a great Carribean beat

ISN'T CHRISTMAS TIME A WONDERFUL THING?* - Mid-tempo Big Band Swing, a la Frank Sinatra or Tony Bennett. Track really swings with a full Big Band orchestra

IT MUST HAVE BEEN THE MISTLETOE* - A great solo and an even better duet! Barbara Mandrell released the first version in 1984. Vikki Carr released the second version in 1992, and Kathie Lee Gifford recorded it for 1993, and Barbra Streisand released it in 2001. Beautifully romantic, with excellent imagery. As adaptable to all musical styles as "White Christmas." Over five million copies sold to date

IT'S A MAGICAL TIME OF THE YEAR - Gentle holiday waltz

IT'S A WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS THIS YEAR* - Rousing up-tempo jazz waltz. Great opening number

IT'S CHRISTMAS, (Yes Christmas)* - AABA structured ballad, filled with lush chord progressions. Written in the style of the classic "evergreen" holiday hit

IT'S JUST NOT CHRISTMAS WITHOUT YOU* - Extremely soulful mid-tempo jazz. Randy Newman meets Ray Charles, with a touch of Sinatra

IT'S "YOU CAN'T PUT THE KEYS IN YOUR POCKET WITH YOUR GLOVES ON " TIME* - Novelty a la "Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer"

IT WAS ON A CHRISTMAS MORNING* - Mid-tempo, traditional Celtic traditional track with guitar, whistle, strongs pipes and bodhran

JACK FROST - Mid-to-up tempo children's song, originally recorded by Bob & Delores Hope

KICKIN' ON CHRISTMAS* - Great Blues tune about kickin' smoking during the holidays

LIKE THIS CHRISTMAS TREE - A warm, "family oriented" Mid-tempo country ballad

THE LOVING ARMS OF CHRISTMAS* - Hip ballad for acoustic rock or progressive country

MAMA SHOT SANTA WITH A SALAD SHOOTER - Novelty a la "Grandma Got Runover..."

MARCH OF THE CHRISTMAS CHILDREN - A children's march a la "Little Drummer Boy"

MERRY CHRISTMAS* - Anthem like ballad; great for children's sing-a-long

MERRY CHRISTMAS, SANTA CLAUS* - Contemporary, up-tempo, acoustic rock

MISSIN' MY BABY (On This Lonely Christmas Day)* - Blues/pop with a swing feel

MR. CHRISTMAS* - Very contemporary Pop Ballad with an instantly humable melody. Works across Pop, A&R, Teen, and CHR formats

MR. CHRISTMAS* - Up-tempo, kickin' country

MR. SANTA CLAUS* - An absolute knock out, toe tapping, finger snapping, destined to be classic. It works pop, country, R&B ... you name it! Perfect for Randy Newman and Lyle Lovett to Julie Andrews. Castable across the board, and quite frankly, the cutest Christmas song you've heard in years

MY BRIGHT STAR IN THE NIGHT* - Extremely poignant ballad about a person's first Christmas after the loss of a loved one

MY FAVORITE TIME OF THE YEAR* - Light hearted Reggae/Pop feel with a female vocal

MY TREASURE HUNT* - G-rated Christmas Rap

ONCE AGAIN IT IS CHRISTMAS* - Country ballad about childhood memories

ONE BLUE CHRISTMAS* - Kickin' Up-tempo Country a la Brooks & Dunn

ONE MORE TRUCK STOP CHRISTMAS* - Mid-tempo trucker Christmas tune

THE ONLY GIFT WE WANT (IS YOU)* - Extremely poignant ballad about coming home for the holidays. Guaranteed to put a lump in your throat. Stellar!


ON NEW YEAR'S EVE* - Dance / Party hardly with a New Year's Eve Lyric

OPERATOR (PLEASE GIVE ME SANTA CLAUSE)* - Extremely clever and comical, in the vein of "When I'm Sixty-Five"

OUR CHRISTMAS TREE OF LIFE* - Ballad celebrating milestones in a family's life

PENNIES AND NICKELS AND QUARTERS AND DIMES - Wonderful story song about the spirit of giving a la Billy Joel or Garth Brooks. Works acoustic, rock or country

THE PERFECT GIFT - One of the most moving country Christmas story songs you'll ever hear. A re-telling of O'Henry's "The Gift of the Magi" destined to be a sure fire "classic." A work of art

ROLLIN' HOME FOR CHRISTMAS* - A Trucker's country Christmas song - up-tempo

SANTA BRING ME A DINOSAUR - Extremely clever children's tune, sung by an adult

SANTA CLAUS AND HIS REINDEER (Are Coming To Town)* - Rock and roll

SANTA CLAUS IS JUST A GOOD OL' BOY - A clever country novelty piece for kids. Great for "clogging" and unlimited video potential for a humorous, dressed up countrified Santa

SANTA CLAUS HAS THE BLAHS - Reggae with a cynical twist. A dysfunctional Christmas

SANTA CLAUS ON DE COCONUT TREE* - Santa crash lands in the islands. A fun novelty tune set to a Carribean beat. Great for kids or adults

SANTA MAN* - Sixties Rock & Roll with a blues edge a la Tom Jones or Brooks & Dunn. Great for a blues act, male or female

SANTA SAMBA* - A Christmas samba a la Gloria Estefan

SANTA WANTS A GUITAR* - Pumpin' mid-tempo country. The title says it all

THE SEVENTH STREET SHELTER* - Extremely well-crafted "Eaglesque" story song. Works rock or country

SHENANDOAH CHRISTMAS* - Country with a folk edge a la Mary Chapin Carpenter

SHE PUTS THE MERRY BACK IN CHRISTMAS* - Traditional jazz ballad. From Armstrong to Sinatra. Great also for a big band style arrangement


SLEEP, LITTLE ONE - Seasonal or non-seasonal lullaby

SOMEONE'S CLONING SANTA - A very clever Blues tune. Santa's everywhere!

SONG OF THE INNKEEPER - Majestic story song in a Broadway style. Also perfect for a classical artist

TAKE THIS SANTA SUIT AND SHOVE IT* - Half spoken, half sung

THANK GOD FOR CHRISTMAS DAY* - Alternative, male vocal

THAT'S WHERE YOU'LL FIND CHRISTMAS* - Acoustic pop or country or even R&B

THAT VERY FIRST CHRISTMAS NIGHT* - Big, religious or secular anthem from the point of view of a young shepherd boy

THROUGH THE EYE OF THE CAMEL* - Spoken word story song about the camels who brought the three wise men to the Christ Child. A showpiece for the right artist

TRUCKERS NEED CHRISTMAS TOO* - Mid-tempo trucker in totally trucker idiom

WARM WINTER'S EVE IN DECEMBER - Story song about Mary & Joseph. Alternative, country or folk. Gordon Lightfoot meets Johnny Cash or Willie Nelson

WAS THAT A KISS OR CHRISTMAS?* - Up-tempo Rockabilly

WHAT CHRISTMAS MEANS TO ME* - Adaptable to all styles, with a "standard" melody

WHAT CHRISTMAS REALLY MEANS* - Mid-Tempo religious country, solo or group

WHAT MADE THE BABY CRY?* - An Amy Grant type Christmas song with a gentle religious theme and a wonderful lyric, guaranteed to give you goosebumps. Perfect for pop, country or R&B acts

WHEN MARY'S SON WAS BORN - Soulful, bluesy, gospel/folk spiritual

WHEREVER YOU GO - Female Alternative Pop/Folk a la Sarah McLachlin or Joni Mitchell

WHY NOT START ON CHRISTMAS* - An acoustic rock tune a la Springsteen or Jewel

WISE MEN SEEK HIM STILL* - Exquisit lyric and melody. Works pop a la Janis Ian / Trisha Yearwood / James Taylor, or country a la Randy Travis, John Michael / Reba / Shania

YOUR GIFT OF LOVE* - Mid-tempo contemporary R&B ballad a la Boyz II Men


YOU TOOK THE MERRY ...* - Ballad a la Sinatra or Harry Connick, Jr.

YOU'VE JUST MISSED CHRISTMAS* - Sophistocated pop or jazz ballad. Soaring melody

YOU WOULD HAVE LOVED THIS* - So poignant and moving, it will make you cry. A la Celine Dion or Judy Collins' "Send In The Clowns." A real "artistic" piece

* Additional Children's Christmas Material available upon request. We purposely maintain a small, but very select catalog of the best holiday material available. Call for periodic updates. This list last updated 10/1/01

Justin Wilde
Christmas and Holiday Music / Songcastle Music
24351 Grass St.,
Lake Forest, CA 92630-5245

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