1. How many miles to Bethlehem?
Three scores and ten.
Can I get there by candlelight?
Yes and back again.
2. Open the gates and let me pass.
Toll first you pay.
I have no gold, what shall I do?
Turn and go away.
- Christmas songs
- songs in 6/8
- songs with chords I, IV, V
- similar song: How Many Miles to Babylon
- source: American Folk Songs for Christmas, Ruth Crawford Seeger, Loomis House Press, 1953
Extras for Plus Members
- Song with chords (PDF)
- MIDI file