“I’ll be home for Christmas,” written by Walter Kent with lyrics by James “Kim” Gannon, recorded by Elvis Presley in 1957. Bing Crosby had the first hit with this tune in 1943, backed by the John Scott Trotter Orchestra.
“I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” Performing Arts Encyclopedia, Library of Congress
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