The First Noel

Album: various (1833)
  • The first Noel, the angel did say
    Was to certain poor shepherds in fields as they lay
    In fields where they lay keeping their sheep
    On a cold winter's night that was so deep

    Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel
    Born is the King of Israel

    They looked up and saw a star
    Shining in the the East, beyond them far
    And to the earth it gave great light
    And so it continued both day and night

    Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel
    Born is the King of Israel

    This star drew night to the northwest
    O'er Bethlehem it took it's rest
    And there it did both stop and stay
    Right over the place where Jesus lay

    Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel
    Born is the King of Israel Lyrics from a song in Public Domain

Comments: 4

  • I Am from Somewhere That You Don't Need To KnowHi! "And to the earth it gave great light" doesn't have the right syllable count, is it accurate?
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn Christmas Day in 1965 Johnny Mathis appeared on the ABC-TV program 'Shindig!'; and he sang "Marshmallow World," "Rudolph, the Red Nose Reindeer", "Winter Wonderland," "Carol Of The Bells"/"Ding Dong", "Sounds of Christmas", "I'll Be Home for Christmas", and "Oh Holy Night"...
    But he did perform "The First Noel"???
    R.I.P. Jimmy O'Neil {Shindig's host, 1940 - 2013} and John Royce Mathis will celebrate his 80th birthday come next September 30th {2015}.
  • Robert from .punta Gorde, Flhe and elvis would blo the place away with connie francis
  • Joan from Victorville, CaI think JOHNNY MATHIS is the greatest singer ever and could make any song sound good. Especially CHRISTMAS SONGS LIKE THIS ONE. He is truly "A CLASS ACT" a real fan Joan or Joanie
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