Silent Night

Album: Greatest Hits (1935)
Charted: 8
  • Silent night, holy night
    All is calm, all is bright
    Round yon Virgin, Mother and Child
    Holy Infant so tender and mild
    Sleep in heavenly peace
    Sleep in heavenly peace

    Silent night, holy night
    Shepherds quake at the sight
    Glories stream from heaven afar
    Heavenly hosts sing 'Alleluia!
    Christ the Savior is born
    Christ the Savior is born

    Silent night, holy night
    Son of God, love's pure light
    Radiant beams from Thy holy face
    With the dawn of redeeming grace
    Jesus Lord, at Thy birth
    Jesus Lord, at Thy birth Lyrics from a song in Public Domain

Comments: 5

  • Terry from Willmar, MnI live in a town called Willmar, Minnesota. Franz Gruber's great, great, great, grandson Leo Gruber lives in Willmar. He's 90 years old and plays the accordian. One more thing: Leo Gruber was born on December 25th.
  • Jay from Brooklyn, NyThis song appears on both of the Temptations' Christmas albums. The earlier version, with David Ruffin singing lead, is beautiful beyond description.
  • Tony from Topeka, KsWhether by Bing Crosby, a local choir, or anything in between, this song is, for me, THE Christmas carol.
  • Teresa from Mechelen, BelgiumThis is the last song on the Christmas cd of Phil Spector called "A Christmas gift for you from Phil Spector". It starts with "Hello this is Phil Spector ..." and I feel I'm melting completely when I hear his beautiful, nice, soft, spectorcular voice, mmmmm.....
  • Billy from Plymouth, NhThroughout his life, Bing Crosby refused to accept any money for his rendition of this song. Instead, all royalties were donated to charity. Bing believed it was wrong for, as he put it, a gambler & itinerant singer to profit from holy songs.
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