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Quiz the Season: 10 Christmas Music Trivia Questions

From "The 12 Days of Christmas" to the 'Home Alone' soundtrack, test your holiday music knowledge

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Which solo Beatle never recorded a Christmas song?

The closest George Harrison got was "Ding Dong, Ding Dong," a New Year's Eve-themed song from 1974.

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Who didn't release a Christmas album in 2013?

Although he's sung the season before, 'Glee' star Darren Criss didn't release a holiday LP this year. If he had, it would have been called 'Crissmas,' we hope.

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On his 1968 album 'A Soulful Christmas,' James Brown sang, "Santa Claus Goes Straight to the Ghetto." Which rapper later recorded a song of the same name?

Snoop snagged the song title from James Brown for the 1996 label comp 'Christmas on Death Row.'

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Which classic punk group never recorded a Christmas song?

Although frequently misattributed to the Sex Pistols, the 1977 single "(It's Gonna Be A) Punk Rock Christmas" is actually from the long-forgotten punk outfit the Ravers.

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"Do They Know It's Christmas?" was a 1984 all-star charity single recorded to help alleviate the famine in which country?

Between 1983-85, famine claimed hundreds of thousands of lives in Ethiopia. It was partially caused by drought and exacerbated by government policies and human rights abuses.

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The original (18th and 19th century) version of "The 12 Days of Christmas" refer to "four colly birds," meaning... what?

"Colly bird" was an old British terms for blackbird, something no one ever wanted for Christmas. "Who cares" is the second-most accurate response.

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Which song does the Guinness Book of World Records state is the best-selling single of all time?

Although it was released pre-Billboard Hot 100, the Bing Crosby-crooned version of Irving Berlin's Oscar-winning song is believed to be the best-selling single ever with 50 million copies sold.

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