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Away in a Manger

Lyrics (Traditional American carol) Away in a manger, No crib for His bedThe little Lord Jesus, Laid down His sweet head The stars in the bright sky Looked down where He layThe little Lord Jesus Asleep on the hay The cattle are lowing, the Baby …

Wassail Song

Lyrics (Traditional carol) Here we come a-wassailingAmong the leaves so green,Here we come a-wand’ringSo fair to be seen. RefrainLove and joy come to you,And to you your wassail, too,And God bless you, and send youA Happy New Year,And God send …

Twelve Days of Christmas

Lyrics (Traditional English carol) On the first day of Christmasmy true love sent to me:A Partridge in a Pear Tree Two Turtle Doves Three French Hens Four Calling Birds Five Golden Rings Six Geese a Laying Seven Swans a Swimming …

Jolly Old St. Nicholas

Lyrics (Folk song) Jolly old St. Nicholas, Lean your ear this way!Don’t you tell a single soul, What I’m going to say;Christmas Eve is coming soon, Now, you dear old man,Whisper what you’ll bring to me: Tell me if you …

Deck the Halls

Info “Deck the Halls” is a traditional Christmas, yuletide, and New Years’ carol. The melody is Welsh dating back to the sixteenth century, and belongs to a winter carol, “Nos Galan”, while the English lyrics date to 1862. (source) Lyrics …

Jingle Bells

Lyrics (James Pierpoint, 1857) Dashing through the snowIn a one-horse open sleighO’er the fields we goLaughing all the wayBells on bobtail ringMaking spirits brightWhat fun it is to ride and singA sleighing song tonight! RefrainJingle bells, jingle bells,Jingle all the …

Up on the Housetop

Info Up on the House Top is the second-oldest secular Christmas song, (the oldest is“Jingle Bells”, 1857). It is also the first Christmas song to focus primarily on Santa Claus, being the first time the idea that Santa arrives on …

We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Info This carol can be traced back to the sixteenth-century. (source) Lyrics (English folk song) We wish you a Merry Christmas (repeat twice)And a Happy New Year. Now bring us some foggy pudding (repeat twice)And bring some out here.We won’t …

El rorro

Lyrics – Spanish (Mexican folk song) A la ru ru ru niño chiquito,Duérmase ya mi Jesusito.Cada animal y pájaroTiernamente guarda el bebé querido. Lyrics – Spanish A la ru ru ru* little child,Sleep my little Jesus,Every animal and birdTenderly guard the …

Dayenu

Info This song is over a thousand years old and is traditionally sung at Passover. There are a total of 15 verses. The word “Dayenu” means approximately “it would have been enough for us.” The song is about being grateful …

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