When I played records on the radio, I had a Christmas Eve festive tunes special which featured this version of the song. After the song had finished, the phone went, and, on answering I had a very old and very tearful man on the line.
'I just wanted to say that I haven't heard this song in years. It made me cry then, and it's making me cry now. Thankyou for playing it'.
Written in 1937, and one of it's co-writers, Michael Carr also wrote White Horses, the hit by Jacky. His theme to The Edgar Wallace Mysteries has been covered by Muse.
Not bad for a man born in 1905.