Now that Thanksgiving is behind us and we get into Christmas music, I wanted to share some Dolly Parton Christmas songs.

I have spent the majority of my life as a Dolly Parton fan. From a young age I have been studying, listening to and enjoying the work and music of Parton.

I discovered Miss Dolly when I was just 11 years old. My mother was an immigrant to America from the Netherlands, and it was Parton’s music that we listened to together as she explored all American music had to offer.

Years later, I moved to Nashville and got into the music business. I have interviewed Parton more times than I can count, written several magazine articles on the country icon and even got the opportunity to work personally on a tour project with her in 2016. She’s as kind and fun as you would think she is.

So, it’s safe to say that I am a pretty good gauge on Dolly’s music and her Christmas music has played in my home for my friends and family for many years. I bought her first Christmas project on vinyl the day it came out in 1984 when vinyl was the way to listen to music.

It is with great joy that I count down what I believe are Dolly Parton’s very best Christmas songs.