Some songs are played every year, but others languish unsung.
Some songs are played every year, but others languish unsung. iStock
We're all familiar with the famous holiday songs like "Silent Night" and "Joy to the World" — sometimes too familiar. But just like that box of misfit toys up in the attic, there are countless songs that no one plays anymore. Tom Manoff looks at some music he's listening to this season that never made it to the favorites list, from the medieval Hungarian to the early American.