Saturday, December 21, 2019

Postmodern Jukebox: I'll Be Home For Christmas

This was originally recorded by Bing Crosby in 1943. It quickly became one of America's most popular holiday songs along with "White Christmas," which Bing had put onto disc the previous year. 

The song particularly struck a nerve with overseas GIs and their families awaiting their return from serving their country in World War II. The GI magazine said Crosby accomplished more for military morale than anyone else of that era.  

Read more: Songfacts 

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I'll Be Home For Christmas 
Bing Crosby

I'll Be Home For Christmas 
PMJ Cover

YouTube comments:
  • Sweet Sara is back with the team.   What a gift for us.   Thanks for the music.
  • I came for the music and stayed for the relentless eye contact from the bass player.
  • PMJ has produced more exquisite musicians than any big-name label. Just incredible!

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