Christmas Carols, Ancient And Modern

With Historical notes Lyrics & Sheet music - online book.

Home Main Menu Singing & Playing Order & Order Info Support Search Voucher Codes

Share page  Visit Us On FB

Previous Contents Next
The first Nowell the Angel did say
Was to three poor Shepherds in the fields as they lay;
In fields where they lay keeping their sheep
In a cold winter's night that was so deep.
Nowell, Nowell, Nowell, Nowell, Born is the King of Israel.
They looked up and saw a Star Shining in the East beyond them far, And to the earth it gave great light, And so it continued both day and night.
Nowell, &c. And by the light of that same Star, Three Wise Men came from country far; To seek for a King was their intent, And to follow the Star wherever it went.
Nowell, &c. This Star drew nigh to the North West, O'er Bethlehem it took it's rest, And there it did both stop and stay Right over the place where Jesus lay.
Nowell, &c. Then did they know assuredly Within that house the King did lie;

Previous Contents Next

E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III