Song

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

Music written by
Walter Kent
Lyrics written by
Kim Gannon
Language
English
Comments
Sometimes this song is wrongly credited to Sam "Buck" Ram. He also wrote a song called "I'll be Home for Christmas" in 1942, but it has nothing to do with the famous classic by Kent and Gannon.

Versions

I'll Be Home for Christmas (If Only in My Dreams) written by Kim Gannon, Walter Kent English

Title Performer Release date Info
I'll Be Home for Christmas (If Only in My Dreams) Bing Crosby 1943
I'll Be Home for Christmas Perry Como 1946
I'll Be Home for Christmas Frank Sinatra with the Ralph Brewster Singers September 1957
I'll Be Home for Christmas Elvis Presley November 1957
I'll Be Home for Christmas Johnny Mathis October 1958
I'll Be Home for Christmas Pat Boone November 1959
I'll Be Home for Christmas Connie Francis November 1959
I'll Be Home for Christmas Frankie Avalon 1962
I'll Be Home for Christmas Bobby Vee with The Johnny Mann Singers 1962
I'll Be Home for Christmas Jackie Wilson October 1963
I'll Be Home for Christmas Paul and Paula 1963
I'll Be Home for Christmas Doris Day September 14, 1964
I'll Be Home for Christmas The Beach Boys October 1964
I'll Be Home for Christmas John Klein 1964
I'll Be Home for Christmas Jack Jones 1964
I'll Be Home for Christmas Al Martino 1964
I'll Be Home for Christmas John Gary 1964
I'll Be Home for Christmas Jerry Vale 1964
I'll Be Home for Christmas Eddie Dunstedter with The Jingle-Bells Orchestra 1965
I'll Be Home for Christmas The Lettermen October 1966
I'll Be Home for Christmas Dean Martin November 1966
I'll Be Home for Christmas Johnny Tillotson November 1966
I'll Be Home for Christmas Pete Fountain November 1966
I'll Be Home for Christmas Jimmy Roselli 1966
I'll Be Home for Christmas Percy Faith His Orchestra and Chorus 1966
I'll Be Home for Christmas Roy Rogers and Dale Evans October 1967
I'll Be Home for Christmas Floyd Cramer October 1967
I'll Be Home for Christmas Al Caiola and Riz Ortolani 1967
I'll Be Home for Christmas Glen Campbell October 1968
I'll Be Home for Christmas Tony Bennett November 6, 1968
I'll Be Home for Christmas Boots Randolph 1969
I'll Be Home for Christmas Tonny Eyk Quartet + Frans Poptie 1974
I'll Be Home for Christmas The Mormon Tabernacle Choir 1977
I'll Be Home for Christmas Carpenters October 13, 1978
I'll Be Home for Christmas The Statler Brothers 1978
I'll Be Home for Christmas The Jordanaires 1978
I'll Be Home for Christmas Andy Tielman 1980
I'll Be Home for Christmas Anne Murray October 1981
I'll Be Home for Christmas Mickey Gilley October 1981
I'll Be Home for Christmas Ronnie Tober 1981
I'll Be Home for Christmas Barbara Mandrell November 1984
I'll Be Home for Christmas Ronnie Milsap December 1, 1986
I'll Be Home for Christmas The Blue Diamonds 1986
I'll Be Home for Christmas Reba McEntire November 1987
I'll Be Home for Christmas Ricky Van Shelton November 1989
I'll Be Home for Christmas Kenny Rogers November 1989
I'll Be Home for Christmas Leon Redbone 1989
I'll Be Home for Christmas Andy Williams 1990
I'll Be Home for Christmas Dolly Parton 1990
I'll Be Home for Christmas Johnny Cash featuring June Carter and The Carter Family with Jack Hale, Jr. and His Nashville All-Star Band & Singers October 1991
I'll Be Home/Merry Little Christmas Medley Emile Pandolfi 1991
Dream Medley: I'll Be Home for Christmas / I'm Getting Tired So I Can Sleep / Dream / Dream Dancing / You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To / White Christmas Andrea Marcovicci 1991
I'll Be Home for Christmas Amy Grant October 6, 1992
I'll Be Home for Christmas Gloria Estefan September 27, 1993
I'll Be Home for Christmas Fats Domino 1993
Christmas Medley Natalie Cole October 25, 1994
I'll Be Home for Christmas Holly Cole, Rebecca Jenkins, Mary Margaret O'Hara, Jane Siberry, Victoria Williams 1994
I'll Be Home for Christmas Neil Diamond 1994
I'll Be Home for Christmas Jerry Jeff Walker 1994
I'll Be Home for Christmas Donna Summer 1994
I'll Be Home for Christmas David Huntsinger 1995
I'll Be Home for Christmas The Cliffters With Gry Johansen 1995
I'll Be Home for Christmas Moe Bandy March 4, 1996
I'll Be Home for Christmas Vanessa Williams November 5, 1996
Winter Wonderland/I'll Be Home for Christmas Albert Burgos 1996
I'll Be Home for Christmas Laurie Mangano 1996
I'll Be Home for Christmas John Pizzarelli 1996
I'll Be Home for Christmas Gary Hoey September 23, 1997
I'll Be Home for Christmas Eddy Arnold 1997
I'll Be Home for Christmas Dwight Yoakam 1997
I'll Be Home for Christmas Orion and The Jordanaires 1997
I'll Be Home for Christmas Scott Hamilton 1997
I'll Be Home for Christmas Martina McBride September 1998
I'll Be Home for Christmas Babyface 1998
I'll Be Home for Christmas Kathy Troccoli September 28, 1999
I'll Be Home for Christmas 98° October 19, 1999
I'll Be Home for Christmas Charles David Smart 1999
I'll Be Home for Christmas Mary Stahl October 10, 2000
I'll Be Home for Christmas Linda Ronstadt 2000
I'll Be Home for Christmas Roch Voisine 2000
I'll Be Home for Christmas Benita Hill 2000
I'll Be Home for Christmas Caroline Henderson 2000
I'll Be Home for Christmas The Chenille Sisters 2000
I'll Be Home for Christmas Crystal Lewis 2000
I'll Be Home for Christmas Jody Adams & CD Woods 2000
I'll Be Home for Christmas Starflyer 59 October 23, 2001
I'll Be Home for Christmas Deana Carter 2001
I'll Be Home for Christmas Nancy Allen 2001
I'll Be Home for Christmas Laura Pursell 2001
I'll Be Home for Christmas Barbra Streisand 2001
I'll Be Home for Christmas Holly Cole 2001
I'll Be Home for Christmas Tom Grant 2001
I'll Be Home for Christmas David Gough 2001
I'll Be Home for Christmas Jaci Velasquez 2001
I'll Be Home for Christmas Carly Simon October 2, 2002
I'll Be Home for Christmas Brooks & Dunn October 8, 2002
I'll Be Home for Christmas Steve Tyrell October 22, 2002
I'll Be Home for Christmas Chris Botti October 22, 2002
I'll Be Home for Christmas Jo Dee Messina October 29, 2002
I'll Be Home for Christmas Barry Manilow November 12, 2002
I'll Be Home for Christmas Lynn Anderson November 2002
I'll Be Home for Christmas John Blaylock December 2002
I'll Be Home for Christmas Rob Landes 2002
I'll Be Home for Christmas Dan Gottshall with Miriam Kaul 2002
I'll Be Home for Christmas Elizabeth Keeney September 2003
I'll Be Home for Christmas Kenny Chesney October 7, 2003
I'll Be Home for Christmas Tift Merritt October 21, 2003
I'll Be Home for Christmas Michael Bublé November 25, 2003
I'll Be Home for Christmas Walker and the Brotherhood of the Grape 2003
I'll Be Home for Christmas Betsy Curtis 2003
I'll Be Home for Christmas Justin Guarini 2003
I'll Be Home for Christmas Whitney Houston 2003
I'll Be Home for Christmas Aaron Banks 2003
I'll Be Home for Christmas Harry Connick, Jr. 2003
I'll Be Home for Christmas Terry Buchwald 2003
I'll Be Home for Christmas Erin O'Donnell October 5, 2004
I'll Be Home for Christmas Dionne Warwick October 26, 2004
I'll Be Home for Christmas Ann-Margret November 23, 2004
I'll Be Home for Christmas Larry Koonse, Joe La Barbera, Tom Warrington, Clay Jenkins, and Featuring Bill Cunliffe 2004
I'll Be Home for Christmas Dianne Reeves 2004
I'll Be Home for Christmas Royce Campbell 2004
I'll Be Home for Christmas Kallen Esperian 2004
I'll Be Home for Christmas John Darnall 2004
I'll Be Home for Christmas Matthew Cook 2004
I'll Be Home for Christmas Annette Welburn 2004
I'll Be Home for Christmas Bertie Higgins 2004
I'll Be Home for Christmas Rob Keiter 2004
I'll Be Home for Christmas Diana Krall featuring The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra November 1, 2005
I'll Be Home for Christmas Martin Sexton November 15, 2005
Piano Medley: I'll Be Home for Christmas/Christmas Song Heartbound 2005
I'll Be Home for Christmas Rob Dorn 2005
I'll Be Home for Christmas Regis Philbin 2005
I'll Be Home for Christmas Lisa Addeo 2005
I'll Be Home for Christmas Lori Mechem 2005
I'll Be Home for Christmas Janice Hagan 2005
I'll Be Home for Christmas Anita Baker 2005
I'll Be Home for Christmas Jason Coleman 2005
I'll Be Home for Christmas Laura Ridgeway 2005
I'll Be Home for Christmas Aly & AJ September 26, 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas Bette Midler October 10, 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas Brad Paisley October 10, 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas Wynonna October 10, 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas Aimee Mann October 24, 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas Far-Less November 7, 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas Asleep at the Wheel November 7, 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas Christian Ingebrigtsen November 20, 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas Adam Paul Williams 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas David Jeremiah 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas Jim Belt 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas Bob Roetker 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas Blake Aaron featuring Jeff Gonzales 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas The Manhattan Transfer 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas Al Daniels 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas Graham & Company 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas / You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To Andrea Marcovicci 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas Jimmy Fortune 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas Jennifer Graf 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas Kim Fast 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas Søs Fenger 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas Jerry Hanlon 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas Sarah McLachlan 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas David Berns 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas Twisted Sister featuring Lita Ford 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas Wild Basin Winds 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas Raul Malo September 25, 2007
I'll Be Home for Christmas Sara Evans October 2, 2007
I'll Be Home for Christmas Diamond Rio October 9, 2007
I'll Be Home for Christmas Josh Groban October 9, 2007
I'll Be Home for Christmas The Isley Brothers featuring Ronald Isley October 9, 2007
I'll Be Home for Christmas Mindy Smith October 9, 2007
I'll Be Home for Christmas Toby Keith October 16, 2007
I'll Be Home for Christmas Matt Belsante October 23, 2007
I'll Be Home for Christmas Carnie Wilson November 2, 2007
I'll Be Home for Christmas Damien Leith November 17, 2007
I'll Be Home for Christmas Jordin Sparks November 20, 2007
I'll Be Home for Christmas Gloria Reuben November 27, 2007
I'll Be Home for Christmas Bonnie Lee Panda 2007
I'll Be Home for Christmas Judith D. Ray 2007
I'll Be Home for Christmas The Boilermaker Jazz Band 2007
I'll Be Home for Christmas Lana Puckett & Kim Person 2007
I'll Be Home for Christmas PJ Parker 2007
I'll Be Home for Christmas Jerry Elliott and Alfred St. John 2007
I'll Be Home for Christmas Pam Tillis 2007
I'll Be Home for Christmas Pete Huttlinger 2007
I'll Be Home for Christmas Michael Bolton 2007
I'll Be Home for Christmas Belle Voci 2007
I'll Be Home for Christmas Tim Riddle 2007
I'll Be Home for Christmas Tom Grant - Rebecca Kilgore 2007
I'll Be Home for Christmas Afatia 2007
I'll Be Home for Christmas Tim McKee 2007
I'll Be Home for Christmas BarlowGirl September 23, 2008
I'll Be Home for Christmas Sheryl Crow September 30, 2008
I'll Be Home for Christmas Holly Conlan October 14, 2008
I'll Be Home for Christmas Al Jarreau featuring Take 6 October 14, 2008
I'll Be Home for Christmas Elvis Presley with Carrie Underwood October 14, 2008
I'll Be Home for Christmas Kristin Chenoweth October 14, 2008
I'll Be Home for Christmas Ali Matthews November 4, 2008
I'll Be Home for Christmas Lenny LeBlanc November 14, 2008
I'll Be Home for Christmas Kendall Payne November 2008
I'll Be Home for Christmas Peggy Watson 2008
I'll Be Home for Christmas Willard 2008
I'll Be Home for Christmas Tricia Walker 2008
I'll Be Home for Christmas Raymond Ellis 2008
I'll Be Home for Christmas Courtney Collins and Jeremy Ylvisaker with J.T. Bates and Michael Lewis 2008
I'll Be Home for Christmas Cheryl Branz 2008
I'll Be Home for Christmas Lauren DeLeary 2008
I'll Be Home for Christmas Tony Witt 2008
I'll Be Home for Christmas Nate Birkey 2008
I'll Be Home for Christmas Catherine O'Connell 2008
I'll Be Home for Christmas Caleb Collins 2008
I'll Be Home for Christmas Arshag Chookoorian 2008
I'll Be Home for Christmas David Archuleta October 13, 2009
I'll Be Home for Christmas Bob Dylan October 13, 2009
I'll Be Home for Christmas/A Place Called Home Brent Barrett November 3, 2009
I'll Be Home for Christmas Straight No Chaser November 3, 2009
I'll Be Home for Christmas Rascal Flatts November 23, 2009
I'll Be Home for Christmas Etowah Jazz Society 2009
I'll Be Home for Christmas Linda Bianchi 2009
I'll Be Home for Christmas Everly 2009
I'll Be Home for Christmas Lark & Spur 2009
I'll Be Home for Christmas Jeff Martin [1] 2009
I'll Be Home for Christmas Michael John Hall 2009
I'll Be Home for Christmas Whitney Phoenix featuring Marianne LeMoine Phoenix 2009
I'll Be Home for Christmas Marlee & Karlee 2009
I'll Be Home for Christmas Bethanie Blomeke 2009
I'll Be Home for Christmas Jordan Bluth 2009
I'll Be Home for Christmas The Isaacs September 28, 2010
I'll Be Home for Christmas Jason Crabb September 28, 2010
I'll Be Home for Christmas Mandy Barnett September 2010
I'll Be Home for Christmas Leif Shires October 5, 2010
I'll Be Home for Christmas Indigo Girls October 12, 2010
I'll Be Home for Christmas Dave Barnes November 9, 2010
I'll Be Home for Christmas 33Miles November 9, 2010
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas with I'll Be Home for Christmas Mark Masri featuring Dawn Langstroth November 16, 2010
I'll Be Home for Christmas Trijntje Oosterhuis November 19, 2010
I'll Be Home for Christmas Jessica Simpson featuring John Britt November 22, 2010
I'll Be Home for Christmas Hondo December 25, 2010
I'll Be Home for Christmas Joy Appel 2010
I'll Be Home for Christmas Dirk Etienne 2010
I'll Be Home for Christmas Lindsay Thomas Morgan 2010
I'll Be Home for Christmas Anna Gilbert 2010
I'll Be Home for Christmas Julian 2010
I'll Be Home for Christmas Benise 2010
I'll Be Home for Christmas Michael Allen Harrison & Aaron Meyer 2010
I'll Be Home for Christmas Andrea Amos & Chris Clemente 2010
I'll Be Home for Christmas Leah Michelle Hamilton 2010
I'll Be Home for Christmas Carolyn Southworth October 4, 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Chicago October 4, 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas FFH October 18, 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Tommy Emmanuel October 24, 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas She & Him October 25, 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Palmer Allen October 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Black Label Society November 1, 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Jadon Lavik November 1, 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Jackie Evancho November 1, 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Paul Anka November 15, 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Aaron Hardin featuring Levi Stephens & Steven Walker November 22, 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Joey McIntyre November 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Chad Lawson November 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas David Ian November 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Krystl & Pat Boone November 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Keith Washo December 1, 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Kelly Clarkson December 6, 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Project 7 December 12, 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Evan December 19, 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Deana Martin 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Brian Oberlin 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Julie Roberts [1] 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Ara Malikian 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Chris Bauer 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Heather Ramsey 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Mark Smeby 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas J Grace 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Nina Sainato 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Yvette M. Devereaux 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Teddy Rune 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Jim Chuporak 2011
I'll Be Home for Christmas Chris Mann October 2, 2012
I'll Be Home for Christmas Blake Shelton October 2, 2012
I'll Be Home for Christmas Beegie Adair & David Davidson October 9, 2012
I'll Be Home for Christmas The Faith Crew October 9, 2012
I'll Be Home for Christmas Lunch at Allen's October 16, 2012
I'll Be Home for Christmas Colbie Caillat October 22, 2012
I'll Be Home for Christmas Lady Antebellum October 22, 2012
I'll Be Home for Christmas Chris O'Connor November 1, 2012
I'll Be Home for Christmas Phillip Nelson November 2, 2012
I'll Be Home for Christmas Tim Halperin with Hayley Orrantia November 6, 2012
I'll Be Home for Christmas John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John November 13, 2012
I'll Be Home for Christmas Sufjan Stevens November 13, 2012
I'll Be Home for Christmas Thomas Anders November 16, 2012
I'll Be Home for Christmas Nathan Eklund November 20, 2012
I'll Be Home for Christmas D & M November 22, 2012
I'll Be Home for Christmas Gavin Stewart November 23, 2012
I'll Be Home for Christmas Alexander Rybak November 23, 2012
I'll Be Home for Christmas Quiet Company November 29, 2012
I'll Be Home for Christmas Jae Jin with Bruce Kim December 10, 2012
I'll Be Home for Christmas Greg Kihn December 2012
I'll Be Home for Christmas Tom Kennerk 2012
I'll Be Home for Christmas Eirinn Abú 2012
I'll Be Home for Christmas/White Christmas Tom Gilchrist 2012
I'll Be Home for Christmas Jonathan Butler September 30, 2013
I'll Be Home for Christmas Joshua Bell featuring Frankie Moreno October 15, 2013
I'll Be Home for Christmas Susan Boyle October 28, 2013
I'll Be Home for Christmas / Mele Kalikimaka Matthew Morrison November 19, 2013
I'll Be Home for Christmas Sarah Darling November 19, 2013
I'll Be Home for Christmas Mina November 19, 2013
I'll Be Home for Christmas Burke & Sons 2013
I'll Be Home for Christmas Jewel 2013
I'll Be Home for Christmas Doug Edgell 2013
I'll Be Home for Christmas Candice Corbin 2013

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