Bruce covered the song 19 times:
1980-12-28 - NASSAU VETERANS MEMORIAL COLISEUM, UNIONDALE, NY
The premieres of the R&B Christmas standard "Merry Christmas Baby".
1980-12-29 - NASSAU VETERANS MEMORIAL COLISEUM, UNIONDALE, NY
1980-12-31 - NASSAU VETERANS MEMORIAL COLISEUM, UNIONDALE, NY
This live 31 Dec 1980 version of the song was released in November 1986 as the B-side to the WAR . The song was played in its E Street Band arrangement.
1994-12-20 - TRADEWINDS, SEA BRIGHT, NJ
With Tim McLoone's Holiday Express. Tim McLoone is a restaurant proprietor and founder of Holiday Express, a volunteer, non-profit and non-sectarian organisation dedicated to bringing music, gifts and holiday cheer to those less fortunate.
1997-12-16 - McLOONE'S RUM RUNNER, SEA BRIGHT, NJ
Bruce's annual Christmas party. Bobby Bandiera was hired for the entertainment but Bruce played for two hours.
2000-12-17 - CONVENTION HALL, ASBURY PARK
2000-12-18 - CONVENTION HALL, ASBURY PARK
2001-12-03 - CONVENTION HALL, ASBURY PARK
2001-12-04 - CONVENTION HALL, ASBURY PARK
2001-12-06 - CONVENTION HALL, ASBURY PARK
2001-12-07 - CONVENTION HALL, ASBURY PARK
2001-12-08 - CONVENTION HALL, ASBURY PARK
2001-12-15 - CONTINENTAL AIRLINES ARENA, EAST RUTHERFORD
Guest appearance with Tim McLoone's Holiday Express. Also present are Joe Piscopo, Bobby Bandiera, and Gary U.S. Bonds.
2002-12-11 - STUDIO 6A, GE BUILDING, ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NY
2003-12-08 - CONVENTION HALL, ASBURY PARK
With no Asbury Park Holiday shows planned that year, Bruce Springsteen made a guest appearance on Late Night With Conan O'Brien on 11 Dec 2002. The taping took place in Studio 6A in the GE Building of the Rockefeller Center. Backed by the E Street Band, and with some help from the show's house band the Max Weinberg 7, he delivered one of his best television performances.
2004-12-19 - HARRY'S ROADHOUSE, ASBURY PARK
Late: Holiday Shows. Bruce Springsteen & Friends performing two shows; one at 4:30pm and another at 8:30pm.
2008-12-22 - COUNT BASIE THEATRE, RED BANK
Bruce makes an unscheduled appearance at Bobby Bandiera's Hope Concert. On the bill are Bobby Bandiera's Jersey Shore Rock-N-Soul Revue, Jon Bon Jovi, Southside Johnny, Gary U.S Bonds, Brian Fallon, Nicole Atkins and Tim McLoone and the Shirleys.2009-11-22 - HSBC ARENA, BUFFALO
Final show of the 'working on a dream' tour, the longest at 34 songs and nearly three-and-a-half hours. Bruce's first album Greetings From Asbury Park, NJ is performed in its entirety, dedicated to Mike Appel.
2016-12-14 - CARNEGIE HALL, NY
Bruce performs at the 27th Rainforest Fund Concert. Springsteen's set is comprised of three songs backed by the house band that includes a large symphony, opening with "Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town
" while walking in from the back of the theatre. Bruce remains on stage for the closing numbers, but doesn't provide lead vocals. Other artists at Sting's biennial fundraiser include Darlene Love, Ronnie Spector, James Taylor, Idina Menzel, Vittorio Grigolo, Jennifer Nettles, and Sting himself.