HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS

Latest update on 04/09/2020

Artist: Judy Garland
Author: Hugh Martin/Ralph Blane
Label: Decca
Year: 1944

In film Meet Me In St Louis, where a whole family is about to move to New York. The kids are desperate, particularly the youngest two. With this song the oldest one consoles the youngest.

Covers:

1957:

Frank Sinatra [see footnote]

1959:

Connie Francis

1965:

Andy Williams

1966:

Kenny Burrell [on lp Have Yourself A Soulful Little Christmas]

1967:

Barbra Streisand

1967:

Lou Rawls

1968:

Ramsey Lewis

1970:

Jackson 5

1979:

John Denver & The Muppets

1980:

Vanessa Williams

1986:

Crystal Gayle

1987:

Pretenders

1990:

Shawn Colvin

1991:

Cliff Richard

1993:

Carrie & Wendy Wilson

1993:

Travis Tritt

1996:

Michael Bolton

1997:

Melissa Manchester

1997:

Vince Gill

1999:

Anne Sofie von Otter

2001:

Toni Braxton

2001:

James Taylor

2005:

Diana Krall

2006:

Bette Midler

2006:

Aimee Mann

2006:

Katie Melua

2007:

Toby Keith

2007:

An & Jan [as Vrolijk Kerstfeest]

2008:

Melissa Etheridge

2008:

Bela Fleck

2008:

Al Jarreau

2009:

Bob Dylan

2011:

Michael Bublé

2011:

Carole King

2012:

Lady Antebellum

2012:

Rod Stewart

2012:

Tracey Thorn

2012:

John Travolta & Olivia Newton John

2013:

Susan Boyle

2018:

Eric Clapton

2018:

Michael McDonald

In '63 this christmas song was used in another film: The Victors, where Frank Sinatra had the whole audience by the throat while singing this song over footage of an American soldier being executed for desertion.

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