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Old 12-17-2012, 02:14 PM
antechinus antechinus is offline
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Originally Posted by twickster View Post
Actually, Cafe Society.

twicks, a "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" fan
Did you know the original was a fairly morbid song written during WWII. The lyrics were changed for Judy Garland to make it more cheery.

The lyrics were changed a second time in 1957 because Frank Sinatra still thought they weren't jolly enough.

So the feel of the song changed quite a bit from the original.
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