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Have yourself a merry little Christmas

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This brief and infinitely touching song was written by the then novice team of Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane for the 1944 MGM film Meet Me in St Louis; it has remained their most enduring creation, memorably sung in the film by Judy Garland playing Esther, a young girl cheering up her little sister as their family faces leaving the home they love in St Louis to move to an uncertain future in New York. Garland’s performances of this song at troop concerts, coming at a time when many servicemen and women were parted from their families, reportedly brought her audiences to tears.

from notes by Collegium Records © 2008


Be all merry
Studio Master: SIGCD643Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Christmas Classics
CDHLL7504Download only
On Christmas night
SIGCD386Download only
Rutter: A Christmas Festival
COLCD133Download only
The King's Singers Christmas Songbook
Studio Master: SIGCD459Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Twelve days of Christmas
Studio Master: KGS0017Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Studio Master: CDA68087Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Track 9 on CDA68087 [3'08]
Track 13 on CDHLL7504 [3'56] Download only
Track 20 on COLCD133 [3'01] Download only
Track 13 on KGS0017 [2'24] Download only
Track 12 on SIGCD386 [2'55] Download only
Track 15 on SIGCD459 [2'48] Download only
Track 12 on SIGCD643 [2'57] Download only

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