Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

One of my favorite holiday songs has to be;
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas from the film
Meet Me In St. Louis.Written by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane in 1943.
Have yourself a merry little Christmas,
Let your heart be light
From now on,our troubles will be out of sight
Have yourself a merry little Christmas,
Make the Yule-tide gay,
From now on,our troubles will be miles away.
Here were are as in olden days,happy golden days of yore.

Faithful friends who are dear to us gather near to us once more.
Through the years we all will be together

If the Fates allow
Hang a shining star upon the highest bough.
And have yourself a merry little Christmas now.
If you aren't hearing Judy Garland singing this in your head right now,
go put on Meet Me in Saint Louis right now!
What? You don't have it sitting in the drawer just waiting for you?
Tisk Tisk, poor you..no excuse..go rent it if you must.
And while you're at it...Have yourself, a Merry little Christmas now.....
I will be working on getting my camera hooked up to the new machine

so I can upload photos..soon..I promise. ((hugs))


patrice said...

I love that song too! My favorite line is "hang a shining star upon the highest bough." To me it means reach for peace and connection. All the decorating and gifting I(we all) do is really a symbol of love and hope.
Much warmth to you all,

Mrs. Darling said...

Yep I love that one too. It ahs such a catchy tune. My favorite though is O Holy Night.

Have a wonderful Christmas and stay snug and warm.

Tara said...

Here's wishing you all the light and joy of the season. Stay well.

Angela said...

I've been humming that for days! Wishing you are lovely holiday!

My Inspired Heart said...

LOVE that song....I hope you and your sweet family have a Merry Christmas, Kate! {hugs} to you!

8)(8 said...

I love the Judy Garland version. A merry and joyous Christmas to you and your family. Thank you, Kate.

zilla said...

That one's definitely harder to get tired of than most.

My all-time fave is Silver Bells, although I loathe a bustling city sidewalk at Christmas, or at any other time, really, so, go figure.

The one stuck in my head this season is O Holy Night. I'm not religious, mind you, but, when alone, in the car, I turn the heater (noisy) and the music (repetitive) off, and I sing O Holy Night until I'm blue in the face.

Scary part: for all intents and purposes, I'm tone deaf. And sometimes I have to make up the lyrics as I go.

MERRY CHRISTMAS, Kate, to you and yours, and I wish you all every happiness in the upcoming year!

Sara said...

Merry Christmas!

Forte said...

Yay! That is one of my favorite songs too:) That one and Sleigh Ride are on top of the list!
Merry Christmas to you , Farmer Dad and P!! :D
Forte and the Gang...

reprehriestless warillever said...

Merry Christmas!

Wendy said...

Merry Christmas!

Nina said...

I hope you are still enjoying the holidays and your new "machine." :) Merry Christmas

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