One of the world's best-known carol, composed by an Austrian schoolmaster in 1818 and later a favourite in the trenches of the First World War.
2 Jingle Bells: Composed by James Pierpont, originally for American Thanksgiving.
3 The Holly and the Ivy: English carol reflecting traditional church decoration.
4 Away In a Manger: Originally called Luther's Cradle Song, this carol is set to a tune called St Kilda.
5 The First Noel: Noel is French for Christmas, the carol originated in Cornwall.
6 Little Donkey: A novelty No.1 hit for Nina and Frederick in 1959.
7 O Little Town of Bethlehem: Written by a pastor in Philadelphia.
8 Mary's Boy Child: Writen in 1956 and later a No 1 for both Harry Belafonte and Boney M.
9 Good King Wenceslas: Based on the 9th Century St Wenceslaus, Duke of Bohemia, it was written in 1853.
10 Hark! the Herald Angels Sing: Original version altered by the composer Felix Mendlelssohn.