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Shepherds! Shake off your drowsy sleep [song lyrics]

Shepherds! Shake off your drowsy sleep [song lyrics]
Song lyrics to Shepherds! Shake off your drowsy sleep – Traditional French carol; translator unknown, traditional French melody Shepherds Shake Off Your Drowsy Sleep,Rise and leave your silly sheep;Angels from heav’n around are singing,Tidings of great joy are bringing. Chorus; Shepherds, the chorus come and swell,Sing ” Noel,...
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Mary Did You Know? song lyric

Song lyrics to Mary Did You Know? A Christmas song addressing Mary, mother of Jesus, with lyrics written by Mark Lowry in 1984, and music written by Buddy Greene in 1991. Originally recorded by Christian recording artist Michael English on his self-titled debut solo album in 1991. At the time, English and Lowry were members of the Gaither Vocal Band, and Greene was touring with them.
Song lyrics to Mary Did You Know? A Christmas song addressing Mary, mother of Jesus, with lyrics written by Mark Lowry in 1984, and music written by Buddy Greene in 1991. Originally recorded by Christian recording artist Michael English on his self-titled debut solo album in 1991. At...
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The Wedding Banquet Lyrics, aka. I Cannot Come

The Wedding Banquet Lyrics, aka. I Cannot Come by Miriam Therese Winter, based on the parable of the wedding banquet, Matthew 22
Song lyrics to The Wedding Banquet Lyrics, aka.  I Cannot Come This hymn by American Medical Mission Sister Miriam Therese Winter is based on the parable of the wedding banquet, from Matthew 22.  It was originally published in her 1966, collection “Joy is Like the Rain“. It has subsequently been...
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The Twelve Days of Christmas

The Twelve Days of Christmas song lyrics
The Twelve Days of Christmas song lyrics The Twelve Days of Christmas was published in England in 1780 without music as a chant or rhyme, is thought to be French in origin. The standard tune now associated with it is derived from a 1909 arrangement of a traditional...
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Little Drummer Boy lyrics

The Little Drummer Boy (originally known as Carol of the Drum) is a popular Christmas song written by the American classical music composer and teacher Katherine Kennicott Davis in 1941. First recorded in 1951 by the Trapp Family Singers, the song was further popularized by a 1958 recording by the Harry Simeone Chorale.
Song lyrics to Little Drummer Boy, a Christmas carol The Little Drummer Boy (originally known as Carol of the Drum) is a popular Christmas song written by the American classical music composer and teacher Katherine Kennicott Davis in 1941. First recorded in 1951 by the Trapp Family Singers,...
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Break Forth, O Beauteous, Heavenly Light

Song lyrics to ‘Break Forth, O Beauteous, Heavenly Light’, a traditional Christmas carol
Song lyrics to ‘Break Forth, O Beauteous, Heavenly Light’, a traditional Christmas carol Break forth, O beauteous, heav’nly light And usher in the morning Ye shepherds, shrink not with affright But hear the angel’s warning This Child now weak in infancy Our confidence and joy shall be The...
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Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella song lyrics

Song lyrics to ‘Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella’, a traditional French Christmas carol
Song lyrics to ‘Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella’, a traditional French Christmas carol Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella (French: Un flambeau, Jeannette, Isabelle) is a Christmas carol which originated from the Provence region of France in the 17th century. The song is usually notated in 3/8 time.  The...
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What Child Is This?

Song lyrics to the classic Christmas carol, ‘What Child is This?’
Song lyrics to the classic Christmas carol, ‘What Child is This?’ What Child Is This? is a Christmas carol, lyrics were written by William Chatterton Dix, in 1865. At the time, Dix had been struck by a severe illness. While recovering, he underwent a spiritual renewal that led...
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A Babe Is Born In Bethlehem

Song lyrics to A Babe Is Born In Bethlehem, Words and Music: Puer natus in Bethlehem, a 14th Century Latin Hymn
Song lyrics to A Babe Is Born In Bethlehem, Words and Music: Puer natus in Bethlehem, a 14th Century Latin Hymn 1. A Babe is born in Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Therefore rejoice, Jerusalem. Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
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