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THE BELLS OF ST MARYS

SONG & HIT DETAILS

Artist Name: PERRY COMO

Song Author: A. Emmett Adams, the lyrics by Douglas Furber

Year Recorded: 1962

SONG PROFILE

The Bells of St. Mary’s

The Bells of St. Mary’s” is a popular song.

The music was written by A. Emmett Adams, the lyrics by Douglas Furber, following a visit to St. Mary’s Church, Southampton, England. The song was published in 1917.

The song was revived, in 1945 in the Hollywood musical of the same name, by Bing Crosby and Ingrid Bergman. On June 14, 1962, it was recorded by Perry Como for an album, By Request, but was omitted from the album as released.

Many singers have included a cover of “The Bells of St. Mary’s” on their Christmas albums.