I'll Be Home for Christmas (If Only in My Dreams)

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Buck Ram took legal action over this song, which he claims was lifted from a song of the title and lyric idea that he had published in 1942. He claims to have played the song to Walter Kent, and that Kent expressed interest in working on the song. The matter was settled amicably, with Ram being added to Kent and Gannon in the recipients of ASCAP royalties for the song.

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I'll Be Home for Christmas Lee Benoit 2012 Not verified - Submitted by VirileVagabond
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I'll Be Home for Christmas Billy Gilman Not verified - Submitted by hawaii81
I'll Be Home for Christmas Hadda Brooks Not verified - Submitted by Eva

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