11. Gayla Peevey – ‘I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas’
It’s hard to say what makes this song so entertaining. Maybe it’s the innocent looking young girl asking for a hippo for Christmas. Or maybe it’s the fact that asking for a hippo for Christmas is just so goofy. Either way, Gayla Peevey earns the number 11 spot on our countdown for this endearing song. Even if we can’t understand why we really like it that much.