Christmas songs don't get much better than this.
But there wasn’t much of a commercial market for Christmas tunes at the time, so the song disappeared for a while..
In 2004 it finished at No.
He initially refused, but the actress stood firm, saying, “If I sing that to that sweet little Margaret O’Brien, they’ll think I’m a monster!”.
Some of the original lyrics that were penned by Martin were rejected before filming began.
Do you think you could jolly up that line for me?”.
The same year, Sony Music Special Products reissued the album, as Home for Christmas with an altered order of tracks, and again in October 2012 as part of The Classic Christmas Album line with additional tracks.
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(However, Sinatra had recorded the original song’s lyrics in 1948.) On The Judy Garland Show Christmas Special, Garland sang the song to her children Joey and Lorna Luft with Sinatra’s alternate lyrics.
In 2001, Martin, occasionally active as a pianist with religious ministries since the 1980s, wrote an entirely new set of lyrics to the song with John Fricke, “Have Yourself a Blessed Little Christmas,” a religious version of the secular Christmas standard.
Take a look at some of the less-than-lighthearted lyrics Martin composed before filming began:.
For example, the lines “It may be your last / Next year we may all be living in the past” became “Let your heart be light / Next year all our troubles will be out of sight”.
This really doesn't get old.
Don’t hesitate to explain what songwriters and singer wanted to say.
It also peaked inside top forty in Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Switzerland.
ok, its May but its Luther so I'll allow it!!! One love.
It was magical…..x.
Whichever rendition, the song — sentimental and, yes, kind of sad — remains a touching and enduring classic..
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“Deck the Halls” and “Jingle Bells” are swell Christmas songs.
A steady seller throughout the Christmas season, it was eventually certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), exceeding physical sales of 1.0 million copies in 2002.
troops during World War II.
romantic beautiful soulful jazzy christmas song.