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DECK THE HALLS Traditional Welsh

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1.) DECK THE HALLS WITH BOUGHS OF HOLLY FA LA LA LA LA, LA LA LA LA 'TIS
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THE SEASON TO BE JOLLY FA LA LA LA LA, LA LA LA LA DON WE NOW OUR GAY
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APPAREL FA LA LA, LA LA LA, LA LA LA TROLL THE ANCIENT YULE TIDE CAROL FA
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LA LA LA LA, LA LA LA LA
2.) See the blazing Yule before us, Fa la la la la, la la la la. Strike the harp and join the
chorus, Fa la la la la, la la la la. Follow me in merry measure, fa la la la la, la la la. While I
tell of Yuletide treasure, Fa la la la la, la la la la.
3.) FAST WAY THE OLD YEAR PASSES FA LA LA LA LA, LA LA LA LA HAIL THE
NEW YE, LADS AND LASSES FA LA LA LA LA, LA LA LA LA SING WE JOYOUS ALL
TOGETHER FA LA LA, LA LA LA, LA LA LA HEEDLESS OF THE WIND AND WEATHER
FA LA LA LA LA, LA LA LA LA

Away in a Manger Traditional German


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1.) Away in a manger, no crib for a bed. The little Lord Jesus laid down his sweet head. The
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stars in the sky look down where he lay, the little Lord Jesus asleep on the hay.

2.) The cattle are lowing, the Baby awakes. But little Lord Jesus, no crying he makes; I love
thee, Lord Jesus! Look down from the sky, and stay by my cradle till morning is nigh.

3.) Be near me, Lord Jesus, I ask thee to stay Close by me forever, and love, I pray. Bless
all the dear children in thy tender care. And fit us for heaven to live with thee there.

SILENT NIGHT by Joseph Mohr and Franz Gruber 1818


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1.) Silent night, holy night! All is calm, All is bright. Round yon Virgin, Mother and Child,
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Holy Infant so Tender and mild, Sleep in heavenly peace, Sleep in heavenly peace.
2.) Silent night, holy night, Shepherds quake at the sight; Glorious stream from heaven afar,
Heavenly host sing alleluia, Christ the Savior is born! Christ the Savior is born!
3.) Silent night, holy night, Son of God, loves pure light; Radiant beams from Thy holy face,
With the dawn of redeeming grace, Jesus, Lord at thy birth, Jesus, Lord at thy birth.

HAWAIIAN: POLAIE Translated by Noelani Kanoho Mahoe and Samuel H. Elbert


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Polaie, Pokamahao, Maluhia, malamalama Ka makuahine aloha, e, Me ke keiki hemolele


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e Moe me ka maluhia lani, Moe me ka maluhia lani.

JAPANESE Translator Unknown


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Kiyoshi kono yoru, hoshi wa hikari, s/uk/i no mi/ko wa, ma/bu/ne no naki ni ne/mu/ri
tamo/- o,/ i
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to ya /suku.

Jingle Bells by James Pierpont


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Dashing through the snow in a one-horse open sleigh, oer the fields we go, laughing all the
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way. Bells on bobtail ring, making spirits bright; what fun it is to ride and sing a sleighing
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song tonight. Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way. Oh what fun it is to ride in a oneC7
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horse open sleigh. Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way. Oh what fun it is to ride in a
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one-horse open sleigh, hey!

Hawaiian (translator unknown)


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Kanikani pele, kani kani pele, kani ma'o maa nei, Lealea makou I ka holo ana i ke kaa
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hau lio hookahi. Kanikani pele, kani kani pele, kani ma'o maa nei, Lealea makou I ka holo
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ana i ke kaa hau lio hookahi.

Bells Are Ringing By Susan Nipp


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Bells are ringing, Bells are ringing, Baby Jesus born today, Bells are ringing, Bells are
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ringing, Baby Jesus born today. Celebrate his birth in Bethlehem, Celebrate his birth with
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joy, Bells are ringing, Bells are ringing, Baby Jesus born today

RUDOLPH THE RED NOSED REINDEER Words and Music by Johnny Marks
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You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen. Comet and Cupid and Donner and
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Blitzen, but do you recall the most famous reindeer of all?
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Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer had a very shinny nose, and if you ever saw it, you would
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even say it glows. All of the other reindeer used to laugh and call him names; they never let
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poor Rudolph join in any reindeer games. Then one foggy Christmas eve, Santa came to
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say, "Rudolph with your nose so bright, wont you guide my sleigh tonight?" Then how the
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reindeer loved him, as they shouted out with glee, Rudolph the red nosed reindeer, youll go
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down in history.
SILVER BELLS Words and Music by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
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1.) City sidewalks, busy sidewalks, dressed in holiday style. In the air theres a feeling of
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Christmas. Children laughing, people passing, Meeting smile after smile, And on every
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Street corner you hear: Silver bells, silver bells, its Christmas time in the city. Ring-a-ling,
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Here them ring; soon it will be Christmas Day.
2.) Strings of street lights even stop lights, Blink a bright red and green, As the shoppers
rush home with their treasures. Hear the snow crunch, see the kids bunch, This is
Santas big scene, And above all the bustle you hear: Silver bells, silver bells, its
Christmas time in the city. Ring-a-ling, hear them ring, soon it will be Christmas Day.

WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS English Traditional Carol


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We wish you a Merry Christmas, We wish you a Merry Christmas, We wish you a Merry
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Christmas, And a Happy New Year.
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Chorus: Good tidings we bring to you and your kin, Good tidings for Christmas and a
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Happy New Year.

UP ON THE HOUSETOP Words and Music by B.R. Handy


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1.) Up on the housetop, reindeer pause Out jumps good old Santa Claus. Down through
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the chimney with lots of toys all for the little ones, Christmas joys Ho, Ho, Ho! Who
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wouldn't go? Ho, Ho, Ho! Who wouldn't go? Up on the housetop, click, click, click. Down
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through the chimney with good Saint Nick.
2.) First comes the stocking of little Nell: Oh, dear Santa, fill it well: give her a dolly that
laughs and cries, one that can open and shut its eyes. Ho, Ho, Ho! Who wouldn't go?
Ho, Ho, Ho! Who wouldn't go? Up on the housetop, click, click, click. Down through the
chimney with good Saint Nick.
3.) Look in the stocking of little Will; oh just see that glorious fill! Here is a hammer and lots
of tacks, whistle and a ball and a set of jacks. Ho, Ho, Ho! Who wouldn't go? Ho, Ho,
Ho! Who wouldn't go? Up on the housetop, click, click, click. Down through the chimney
with good Saint Nick.

JOY TO THE WORLD I. Watts, L.Mason. publ.1839


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Joy to the world! The Lord is come! Let earth receive her King. Let every heart prepare
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Him room, And heaven and nature sing, And heaven and nature sing, And heaven and
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heaven and nature sing!
Joy to the world, the savior reigns! Let men their songs employ! While fields and floods,
Rocks, hills, and plains, Repeat the sounding joy, Repeat the sounding joy, Repeat,
repeat the sounding joy.
He rules the world with truth and grace And makes the nations prove! The glories of His
right-eous-ness And wonders of His love, And wonders of His love, And wonders, and
wonders of His love.

IT CAME UPON A MIDNIGHT CLEAR Words by Edmund H. Sears.


Traditional English Melody Adapted by Arthur Sullivan.
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1.) It came upon a midnight clear That glorious song of old From angels bending near
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the earth To touch their harps of gold "Peace on the earth, good will to men From
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heaven's all gracious King; The world in solemn stillness lay, To hear the angels sing.

Mele Kalikimaka Composed By: Robert Alexander Anderson


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Mele Kalikimaka is the thing to say On a bright Hawaiian Christmas Day That's the island
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greeting that we send to you From the land where palm trees sway. Here we know that
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Christmas will be green and bright The sun to shine by day and all the stars at night.
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Mele Kalikimaka is Hawaii's way To say "Merry Christmas to you." (Repeat)

SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN (Coots / Gillespie)

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You better watch out, you better not cry You better not pout; I'm telling you why Santa
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Claus is coming to town. He's making a list and checking it twice Gonna find out who's
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naughty and nice Santa Claus is coming to town He sees you when you're sleeping He
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knows when you're awake He knows if you've been bad or good So be good for
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goodness sake. Oh! You better watch out, you better not cry better not pout, I'm telling
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you why Santa Claus is coming to town

The Little Drummer Boy by Katherine Davis, Henry Onorati, and Harry
Simeone

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1.) Come they told me Pa rum a pum pum A new born king to see Pa rum pa pum pum
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Our finest gifts we bring Pa rum a pum pum To lay before the King Pa rum pa pum pum
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Rum pa pum pum, rum pa pum pum So to honor Him Pa rum pa pum pum When we
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come

2.) Baby Jesus Pa rum pa pum pum I am a poor boy too Pa rum pa pum pum I have no
gift to bring Pa rum pa pum pum That's fit to give our King Pa rum pa pum pum Rum pa
pum pum, rum pa pum pum Shall I play for you Pa rum pa pum pum On my drum?
3.) Mary nodded Pa rum pa pum pum the ox and lamb kept time Pa rum pa pum pum I
played my best for Him Pa rum pa pum pum Rum pa pum pum, rum pa pum pum Then
He smiled at me Pa rum pa pum pum me and my drum

Here Comes Santa Claus by Gene Autry and Oakley Haldeman


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1.) Here comes Santa Claus! Here comes Santa Claus! Right down Santa Claus Lane!
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Vixen and Blitzen and all his reindeer are pulling on the rein. Bells are ringing, children
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singing; all is merry and bright. Hang your stockings and say your prayers, 'Cause Santa
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Claus comes tonight.
2.) Here comes Santa Claus! Here comes Santa Claus! Right down Santa Claus Lane!
He's got a bag that is filled with toys for the boys and girls again. Hear those sleigh bells
jingle jangle, what a beautiful sight. Jump in bed; cover up your head, Cause Santa
Claus comes tonight.
3.) Here comes Santa Claus, Here comes Santa Claus, Right down Santa Claus Lane.
He doesnt care if youre rich or poor for he loves you just the same. Santa knows that
were Gods children, that makes everything right. Fill your hearts with Christmas cheer,
Cause Santa Claus comes tonight.

JINGLE BELL ROCK Words and Music by Joe Beal and Jim Boothe
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JINGLE BELL JINGLE BELL JINGLE BELL ROCK JINGLE BELLS SWING AND JINGLE
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BELLS RING SNOWING AND BLOWING UP BUSHELS OF FUN NOW THE JINGLE
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HOP HAS BEGUN. JINGLE BELL JINGLE BELL JINGLE BELL ROCK. JINGLE BELLS
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CHIME IN JINGLE BELL TIME DANCIN' AND PRANCIN IN JINGLE BELL SQUARE IN
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THE FROSTY AIR. WHAT A BRIGHT TIME IT'S THE RIGHT TIME TO ROCK THE
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NIGHT AWAY JINGLE BELL TIME IS A SWELL TIME TO GO GLIDIN' IN A ONE
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HORSE SLEIGH. GIDDY UP JINGLE HORSE PICK UP YOUR FEET JINGLE AROUND
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THE CLOCK MIX AND MINGLE A JINGLIN' BEAT THAT'S THE JINGLE BELL ROCK
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THAT'S THE JINGLE BELL THAT'S THE JINGLE BELL ROCK.

White Christmas Words and music by: Irving Berlin


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I'm dreaming of a white Christmas, just like the ones I used to know, where the tree tops
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glisten and children listen to hear sleigh bells in the snow.
I'm dreaming of a white
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Christmas, with every Christmas card I write, may your days be merry and bright,
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and may all your Christmases be white.

WINTER WONDERLAND Words by Dick Smith and Music By Felix Bernard


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Sleigh bells ring, are you listening? In the lane snow is glistening. A beautiful sight, were
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happy tonight Walking in a winter wonderland. Gone away is the blue-bird, here to stay
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is a new bird, He sings a love song, as we go along, Walking in a winter wonderland. In
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the meadow we can build a snowman, And pretend that he is Parson Brown. Hell say
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Are you married? Well say No man! But you can do the job when youre in town.
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Later on well conspire, as we dream by the fire. To face unafraid, the plans that we
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made, Walking in a winter wonderland.

HERE COMES SANTA IN A RED CANOE 1957 by Johnny Kamano


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Here comes Santa in a red canoe paddling on a magic sea of blue. With a stocking full of
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Joy, for every girl and boy here comes Santa in a red canoe
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Now hes coming got his eyes on you, jolly old Santa with a heart so true and a wikiwiki
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Smile for a happy hula isle. Here comes Santa in a red canoe
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Its Christmas in Aloha Land on a sandy beach as white as snow and all the children
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Understand, Santa Claus is on the go, go, go, go
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Here comes Santa in a red canoe paddling on a magic sea of blue. With a hoomailimali
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Merry Christmas to you, here Comes Santa in a red canoe, here comes Santa in a red
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Canoe. Spoken: Mele Kalikimaka!

O HOLY NIGHT J.S.Dwight, A.C.Adam. 19th Century


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1.) O holy night, the stars are brightly shining; it is the night of the dear Savior's birth
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Long lay the world in sin and error pining, till he appeared and the soul felt its worth. A
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Thrill of hope, the weary world rejoices, for yonder breaks a new and glorious morn.
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Fall on your knees, Oh, hear the angel voices! O night divine, O night when Christ was
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Born! O night, O holy night, O night divine!
2.) Truly He taught us to love one another, His law is love and his gospel is peace;
Chains shall He break, for the slave is our brother, and in his name all oppression
shall cease. Sweet hymns of joy in grateful chorus raise we, Let all within us praise
his holy name; Christ is the Lord, O praise His name for-ever! His power and glory
ever more proclaim! His power and glory ever more proclaim.

FROSTY THE SNOWMAN S.Nelson, J.Rollins(c) 1950


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Frosty the Snow Man was a jolly happy soul, with a corn-cob pipe and a button nose and
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Two eyes made out of coal. Frosty the Snow Man is a fairy tale they say He was made
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Of snow but the children know how he came to life one day. There must have been some
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Magic in that old silk hat they found, for when they placed it on his head he began to
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Dance around. Oh, Frosty the Snow Man was alive as he could be, and the children say
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He could laugh and play just the same as you and me.
Frosty the Snow Man knew the sun was hot that day, so he said, Lets run and we'll
have some fun now before I melt away. Down to the village with a broomstick in his
hand, running here and there all around the square, saying "Catch me if you can. He led
them down the streets of town right to the traffic cop, and he only paused a moment
when he heard him holler, "Stop!" Frosty the Snow Man had to hurry on his way, but he
waved good-bye, saying, "Don't you cry; Ill be back again some day." Thumpety thump
thump, thumpety thump thump, look at Frosty go.Thumpety thump thump, thumpety
thump thump, over the hills of snow.
O COME ALL YE FAITHFUL Words by John Francis Wade, Music by John Reading,
Translation by Frederick Oakeley
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1.) O come all ye faithful, joyful and tri um phant, O come ye, O come ye, to
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Be thle hem. Come and behold him, born the King of Angels, O come, let us adore
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Him, O come, let us adore him, Christ the Lord.
2.) Sing choirs of angels, sing in exultation, and Sing all you citizens of heaven above.
Glory to God in the highest. O come, let us adore him, O come, let us adore him, O
come, let us adore him, Christ the Lord.
3.) Yea Lord we greet Thee, Born this happy morning Jesus to Thee be all glory given,
Word of the Father now is flesh appearing. O come, let us adore him, O come, let us
adore him, O come, let us adore him, Christ the Lord.

ANGELS WE HAVE HEARD ON HIGH Traditional Old French Carol


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1.) Angels we have heard on high sweetly singing oer the plains.
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And the mountains in rep ly echo ing their joyous strains.
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- ria, In ex cel sis De o.

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- ria, In ex cel sis De o.

2.) Shepherds, why this jubilee? Why your joyous strains prolong?
Say what may the tidings be Which inspire your heavenly song.
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3.) Come to Bethlehem and see Him whose birth the angels sing:
Come adore on bended knee, Christ, the Lord, the newborn King.
(Chorus)

THE FIRST NOEL English Traditional Carol


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1.) The first No- el, the angel did say, was to certain poor shepherds in fields as they
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lay; In fields where they lay keeping their sheep, On a cold winters night that was so
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deep. No el, Noel, Noel, Noel, Born is the King of Israel.

O Come, O Come, Emmanuel Thirteenth Century Latin Melody. English Translation


By John Mason Neale
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And ransom captive Is ra
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That mourns in lonely exile here


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Re joice! Re joice! Em man u


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Shall come to thee O Is

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O come, O Dayspring, come and cheer


Our spirits by thine advent here
And drive away the shaves of night
And pierce the clouds and bring us light
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Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel
Shall come to thee O Israel

Go, Tell It on the Mountain Traditional African American Spiritual


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When I was a sinner, I prayed both night and day, I asked the Lord to aid me, And he
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showed me the way.
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Go tell it on the mountain, over the hills and everywhere, go tell it on the mountain that
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Jesus Christ is born.
When I was a seeker, I sought both night and day; I asked the Lord to help me and he
taught me to pray. Go tell it on the mountain, over the hills and everywhere, go tell it on
the mountain that Jesus Christ is born.

Hark the Herald Angels Sing Words by Charles Wesley and music by Felix
Mendelssohn
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Hark the herald angels sing, Glory to the newborn King, peace on earth, and mercy mild,
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God and sinners reconciled. Joyful, all ye nations, rise, join the triumph of the skies; with
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angelic host proclaim,' Christ is born in Bethle hem 'Hark! The herald angels sing, Glory
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to the newborn King.

Jolly Old Saint Nicolas Traditional


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Jolly old Saint Nicholas,


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lean your ear this way!
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Don't you tell a single soul
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what I'm going to say:
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Christmas Eve is coming soon;
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now, you dear old man
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whisper what you'll bring to me;
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tell me if you can.
When the clock is striking twelve,
when I'm fast asleep
Down the chimney, broad and black,
with your pack you'll creep
All the stockings you will find
hanging in a row
Mine will be the shortest one,
you'll be sure to know.

O Christmas Tree Traditional German Folk Melody


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O Christmas Tree! O Christmas Tree, you stand in verdant beauty!. O Christmas
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Tree! O Christmas Tree, you stand in verdant beauty!. O Christmas Tree, O Christmas
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Tree, you stand in verdant beauty! Your boughs are green in summers glow, and do not
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Fade in winters snow. O Christmas Tree, O Christmas tree, you stand in verdant beauty!
O little town of Bethlehem Words by Phillips brooks and Music by Lewis H. Redner
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O little town of Bethlehem, how still we see thee lie!


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Above thy deep and dreamless sleep the silent stars go by.
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Yet in thy dark streets shineth the everlasting Light;
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The hopes and fears of all the years are met in thee tonight.
For Christ is born of Mary, and gathered all above,
While mortals sleep, the angels keep their watch of wondering love.
O morning stars together, proclaim the holy birth,
And praises sing to God the King, and peace to men on earth!

We Three Kings Words and Music by John Henry Hopkins, Jr


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We three kings of Orient are;


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Bearing gifts we traverse afar,
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Field and fountain, moor and mountain,

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Following yon der star.


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O Star of wonder, star of night,


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Star of royal beauty bright,
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Westward leading, still proceeding


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Guide us to thy perfect light.

WHAT CHILD IS THIS English Traditional Melody Based on Greensleves


Lyrics by William Chatterton Dix

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What child is this, who, laid to rest, On Mary's lap, is sleeping,


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Whom angels greet with anthems sweet, While shepherds watch are keeping?
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This, this is Christ the King, Whom shepherds guard and angels sing: Haste, haste to

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bring him laud, The Babe, the Son of Mary!

Why lies he in such mean estate Where ox and ass are feeding?
Good Christian, fear for sinners here, The silent Word is pleading? Nails, spears shall
Pierce Him through, the cross be borne for me. for you; Hail, hail the word made
flesh, the babe the son of Mary!

So bring Him incense, gold, and myrrh, Come peasant king to own Him,
The King of kings, salvation brings, Let loving hearts enthrone Him.
Raise, raise the song on high, The Virgin sings her lullaby:
Joy, joy, for Christ is born, The Babe, the Son of Mary!

DO YOU HEAR WHAT I HEAR By Noel Regeney and Gloria Shayne


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Said the night wind to the little lamb,


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Way up in the sky, A little lamb,
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Do you see what I see?
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A star, a star, dancing in the night
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With a tail as big as a kite,
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With a tail as big as a kite."
Said the little lamb to the shepherd boy,
"Do you hear what I hear?
Ringing through the sky, shepherd boy,
Do you hear what I hear?
A song, a song high above the trees
With a voice as big as the sea,
With a voice as big as the sea."
Said the shepherd boy to the mighty king,
"Do you know what I know?
In your palace warm, mighty king,
Do you know what I know?
A Child, a Child shivers in the cold-Let us bring him silver and gold,
Let us bring him silver and gold."
Said the king to the people everywhere,
"Listen to what I say!
Pray for peace, people, everywhere,
Listen to what I say!
The Child, the Child sleeping in the night
He will bring us goodness and light,
He will bring us goodness and light."

THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS 1760 English


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On the first day of Christmas my true love sent to me: A Partridge in a pear tree
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On the second day of Christmas my true love sent to me: Two Turtle Doves and a Partridge in a
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Pear Tree.
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On the third day of Christmas my true love sent to me: Three French Hens, Two Turtle Doves,
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and a Partridge in a Pear Tree.
On the fourth day of Christmas my true love sent to me: Four Calling Birds, Three French Hens,
Two Turtle Doves and a Partridge in a Pear Tree.
On the fifth day of Christmas my true love sent to me: Five Golden Rings, Four Calling Birds,
Three French Hens, Two Turtle Doves, and a Partridge in a Pear Tree.
On the sixth day of Christmas my true love sent to me: Six Geese a Laying, Five Golden Rings,
Four Calling Birds, Three French Hens, Two Turtle Doves and a Partridge in a Pear Tree.
On the seventh day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: Seven Swans a Swimming,
Six Geese a Laying, Five Golden Rings, Four Calling Birds, Three French Hens, Two Turtle
Doves, and a Partridge in a Pear Tree.
On the eighth day of Christmas my true love sent to me: Eight Maids a Milking, Seven Swans a
Swimming, Six Geese a Laying, Five Golden Rings, Four Calling Birds, Three French Hens, Two
Turtle Doves, and a Partridge in a Pear Tree.
On the ninth day of Christmas my true love sent to me: Nine Ladies Dancing, Eight Maids a
Milking, Seven Swans a Swimming, Six Geese a Laying, Five Golden Rings,
Four Calling Birds, Three French Hens, Two Turtle Doves and a Partridge in a Pear Tree.
On the tenth day of Christmas my true love sent to me: Ten Lords a Leaping, Nine Ladies
Dancing, Eight Maids a Milking, Seven Swans a Swimming, Six Geese a Laying, Five Golden
Rings, Four Calling Birds, Three French Hens, Two Turtle Doves, and a Partridge in a Pear Tree.
On the eleventh day of Christmas my true love sent to me: Eleven Pipers Piping, Ten Lords a
Leaping, Nine Ladies Dancing, Eight Maids a Milking, Seven Swans a Swimming, Six Geese a
Laying, Five Golden Rings, Four Calling Birds, Three French Hens, Two Turtle Doves, and a
Partridge in a Pear Tree
On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: 12 Drummers Drumming Eleven Pipers
Piping, Ten Lords a Leaping, Nine Ladies Dancing, Eight Maids a Milking
Seven Swans a Swimming, Six Geese a Laying, Five Golden Rings, Four Calling Birds,
Three French Hens, Two Turtle Doves, and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

(The 12 Days of Christmas local style)


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by Eaton B. Magoon Jr., Edward Kenny, Gordon N. Phelps

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Numbah One day of Christmas, my tutu give to me One mynah bird in one
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papaya tree.
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Numbah Two day of Christmas, my tutu give to me Two coconut, an' one mynah
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bird in one papaya tree.


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Numbah Tree day of Christmas, my tutu give to me Tree dry squid, two coconut,
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An' one mynah bird in one papaya tree.


Numbah Foah day of Christmas, my tutu give to me
Foah flowah lei, tree dry squid, two coconut,
An' one mynah bird in one papaya tree.
Numbah Five day of Christmas, my tutu give to me
Five beeg fat peeg... foah flowah lei, tree dry squid, two coconut,
An' one mynah bird in one papaya tree.
Numbah Seex day of Christmas, my tutu give to me
Seex hula lesson, five beeg fat peeg (that make TEN!),
Foah flowah lei, tree dry squid, two coconut,
An' one mynah bird in one papaya tree.
Numbah Seven day of Christmas, my tutu give to me
Seven shrimp a-swimmin', seex hula lesson,
Five beeg fat peeg,
foah flowah lei, tree dry squid, two coconut,
An' one mynah bird in one papaya tree.

Numbah Eight day of Christmas, my tutu give to me


Eight ukulele, seven shrimp a-swimmin', seex hula lesson,
Five beeg fat peeg (that make TWENNY!),
foah flowah lei, tree dry squid, two coconut,
An' one mynah bird in one papaya tree.
Numbah Nine day of Christmas, my tutu give to me
Nine pound of poi, eight ukulele, seven shrimp a-swimmin',
Seex hula lesson,
five beeg fat peeg,
foah flowah lei, tree dry squid, two coconut,
An' one mynah bird in one papaya tree.
Numbah Ten day of Christmas, my tutu give to me
Ten can of beer, nine pound of poi, eight ukuklele,
seven shrimp a-swimmin', Seex hula lesson,
five beeg fat peeg,
Foah flowah lei, tree dry squid, two coconut,
An' one mynah bird in one papaya tree.
Numbah Eleven day of Christmas, my tutu give to me
Eleven missionary, ten can of beer, nine pound of poi,
Eight ukulele, seven shrimp a-swimmin', seex hula lesson,
Five beeg fat peeg,
foah flowah lei, tree dry squid, two coconut,
An' one mynah bird in one papaya tree.
(Numbah Twelve day of Christmas the bes', and the bes' stuff always come
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Numbah Twelve day of Christmas, my tutu give to me
Twelve TELEVISION, eleven missionary, ten can of beer, Nine pound of poi,
eight ukulele, seven shrimp a-swimmin', Seex hula lesson,
FORTY steenkin' peeg,
Foah flowah lei, tree dry squid, two coconut,
An' one mynah bird in one papaya tree!