The Little Boy that Santa Claus Forgot

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"The Little Boy that Santa Claus Forgot"
Song by Vera Lynn
Published 1937 (1937)
Genre Christmas music
Songwriter(s) Michael Carr, Tommie Connor, Jimmy Leach

"The Little Boy that Santa Claus Forgot" is a 1937[1] song written by Michael Carr, Tommie Connor and Jimmy Leach;[1] most notably performed by Vera Lynn.[1] It is also known for the use of her version in the opening scene in Pink Floyd film Pink Floyd—The Wall.[2]

Other people who have recorded it include Johnny Adams, Billy Mackenzie, Elsie Carlisle,[1] Nat King Cole, Natalie Cole, Billy Cotton,[1] John Farnham, Alex Harvey, and Arthur Tracy. A portion of the song was sung by Jim Belushi in the 1996 film Jingle All the Way.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Bickerdyke, Percy; Drummond, Daisy (Winter 2008). "Search for a Song…". Evergreen. 24 (4): 23. 
  2. ^ Mabbett, Andy (1995). The Complete Guide to the Music of Pink Floyd. London: Omnibus,. pp. 150p. ISBN 0-7119-4301-X.