Christmas Carols

The Friendly Beasts

Christmas Carols

Jesus our brother, kind and good Was humbly born in a stable rude And the friendly beasts around Him stood Jesus our brother, kind and good.   “I,” said the donkey, shaggy and brown, “I carried His mother up hill and down; I carried her safely to Bethlehem town.” “I,” said the donkey, shaggy and

The First Nowell

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The First Noel, the Angels did say Was to certain poor shepherds in fields as they lay In fields where they lay keeping their sheep On a cold winter’s night that was so deep. Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel Born is the King of Israel! They looked up and saw a star Shining in the East

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Far Away on Judea’s Plains

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Far, far away on Judea’s plains, Shepherds of old Heard the joyous strains: Glory to God, Glory to God, Glory to God in the highest: Peace on earth, Good-will to men; Peace on earth, Good-will to men!   Sweet are these strains Of redeeming love, Message of mercy from heaven above: Glory to God, Glory

Do You Hear What I Hear?

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Said the night wind to the little lamb Do you see what I see? ‘Way up in the sky, little lamb Do you see what I see?   A star, a star Dancing in the night With a tail as big as a kite With a tail as big as a kite   Said the

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Down in Yon Forest

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Down in yon forest there stands a hall: The bells of Paradise I heard them ring: It’s covered all over with purple and pall And I love my Lord Jesus above anything.   In that hall there stands a bed: The bells of Paradise I heard them ring: It’s covered all over with scarlet so

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Ding Dong Merrily on High

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Ding dong! merrily on high In heav’n the bells are ringing: Ding dong! verily the sky Is riv’n with Angel singing.   REFRAIN Gloria, Hosanna in excelsis! Gloria, Hosanna in excelsis!   E’en so here below, below, Let steeple bells be swungen, And “Io, io, io!” By priest and people sungen.   REFRAIN Pray you,

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Come Thou Long Expected Jesus

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Come, Thou long expected Jesus Born to set Thy people free; From our fears and sins release us, Let us find our rest in Thee. Israel’s Strength and Consolation, Hope of all the earth Thou art; Dear Desire of every nation, Joy of every longing heart.   Born Thy people to deliver, Born a child

Come Buy My Nice Fresh Ivy

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Come, buy my nice fresh ivy, and my holly sprigs so green. I have the finest branches that ever yet were seen. Come buy from me, good Christians, and let me home, I pray, That God will bless your Christmas and a happy New Year’s Day Ah, won’t you buy my ivy? It’s the loveliest

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The Christmas Song

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Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping on your nose, Yuletide carols being sung by a choir, And folks dressed up like Eskimos. Everybody knows a turkey and some mistletoe, Help to make the season bright. Tiny tots with their eyes all aglow, Will find it hard to sleep tonight.   They know

Christmas is Coming

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Christmas is coming, the geese are getting fat Please put a penny in the old man’s hat If you haven’t got a penny, a ha’penny will do If you haven’t got a ha’penny, then God bless you!