Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
Engelbert Humperdinck Lyrics


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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 Yuletide gay
From now on, our troubles will be miles away
Here we 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
So hang a shining star upon the highest bough
And have yourself a merry little Christmas now

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 Yuletide gay

From now on, our troubles will be miles away
Here we 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




So hang a shining star upon the highest bough
And have yourself a merry little Christmas now

Overall Meaning

“Have Yourself A Very Merry Christmas” by Engelbert Humperdinck is a classic Christmas song that shares a message of hope, love, and joy during the festive period. The first lyrics of the song encourage the listener to have a happy and enjoyable Christmas, while letting their heart be light. The second verse of the song suggests that the troubles that people may face throughout the year will be forgotten and will be several miles away during the Christmas season.


The third verse of the song reiterates the importance of loved ones gathering together during Christmas time, as faithful friends are remembered and once more gather close. Overall, the song focuses on the importance of Christmas and the feelings of togetherness and hope that it brings to people's lives. It conveys an uplifting message that can be enjoyed and appreciated by people of all ages and backgrounds.


Line by Line Meaning

Have yourself a merry little Christmas
May your Christmas be joyful and full of merriment


Let your heart be light
Try to be cheerful and not weighed down by any sadness or worries


From now on, our troubles will be out of sight
Let's forget about our problems and focus on enjoying the holiday season


Make the Yuletide gay
Let's celebrate the festive season with joy and happiness


Here we are as in olden days
We are together like we once were in the past


Happy golden days of yore
Remembering the happy times we had in the past


Faithful friends who are dear to us
Friends who are loyal and important to us


Gather near to us once more
Come together with us once again


Through the years we all will be together
We will remain united and supportive of each other


If the fates allow
If circumstances permit


So hang a shining star upon the highest bough
Let's add some sparkle and beauty to our holiday decorations


And have yourself a merry little Christmas now
Let's have a joyful and wonderful Christmas right at this moment




Lyrics © DistroKid, BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Tratore, Downtown Music Publishing, Songtrust Ave
Written by: Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane

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Waldo Pepper

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Donna Rowe

Beautiful!

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