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AnAmericasTop10Christmas

"America's Top Ten Christmas Special" is a Christmas episode of Casey Kasem's weekly television music countdown show, "America's Top Ten", based on his long-running radio program. It aired during the early 1980s.

Songs featured on the show included:

Also profiled was a kindly older gentleman, a philanthropist who dressed as Santa, who was presented as a model of the Christmas spirit and the "real Santa Claus".

Casey also tells the story of the Christmas truce of World War I. In his narrative, a German soldier leaves his foxhole to sing "Stille Nacht", the original German version of "Silent Night", and the battle ceases as all listen. Then a French soldier stands to sing "Minuit, Chrétiens", the original French version of "O Holy Night".

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