I'll Be Home for Christmas brings back memories of Mel's family, specifically his brothers. Mel talks about the first Christmas that his older brother couldn't come home for Christmas while he was in the military, and I'll Be Home for Christmas brings back the sweet memories of the days he could be home. this leads Mel to discuss the connection of music and memories and the emotions that they bring to the table.
Mel also covers the concept of gift giving during the holidays. talking about the annual Christmas shopping that his wife and daughter partake in, and a comical memory of getting gifts for his parents.