Christmas Carol Spotlight: We Wish You A Merry Christmas

Christmas Carol Spotlight: We Wish You A Merry Christmas – The history of and lyrics to “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.” #MerryChristmas

Christmas Carol Spotlight: We Wish You A Merry Christmas

This is a popular song sung around Christmas time. I would say it is widely known too.

Christmas Carol Spotlight: We Wish You A Merry Christmas - The history of and lyrics to "We Wish You a Merry Christmas." #MerryChristmas
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Historians have uncovered the origins of many popular Christmas carols, but others remain somewhat mysterious. Such is the case with “We Wish You a Merry Christmas,” an instantly recognizable tune that some historians believe can be traced back to the 16th century. According to Songfacts.com, “We Wish You a Merry Christmas” reflects an English tradition in which wealthy people in England would give treats to visiting carolers on Christmas Eve. One such treat was figgy pudding, which the song has immortalized.

Lyrics

We Wish You a Merry Christmas [x3

]And a Happy New Year!

Good tidings we bring for you and your kin;

We wish you a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Now bring us some figgy pudding, [x3]

And a cup of good cheer!

Good tidings we bring for you and your kin;

We wish you a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

We all like our figgy pudding; [X3]

With all its good cheer.

Good tidings we bring for you and your kin;

We wish you a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

We won’t go until we get some [X3]

So bring it out here!

Good tidings we bring for you and your kin;

We wish you a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

We wish you a merry Christmas, [X3]

And a Happy New Year! [X2]

Good tidings we bring for you and your kin;

We wish you a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Lyrics courtesy of Hymnsandcarolsofchristmas.com

A lot of people like to Say Merry CHRISTmas and not X-Mas!

Christmas Carol Spotlights

  1. A-Z of Christmas Music
  2. Auld Lang Syne
  3. Deck the Halls
  4. The First Noel
  5. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
  6. I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
  7. Jingle Bells
  8. Let it Snow!
  9. Little Drummer Boy
  10. O Christmas Tree
  11. O Holy Night
  12. Silent Night
  13. We Wish You A Merry Christmas

Be sure to check out these Christmas Songs with Storied Past!

https://www.courageouschristianfather.com/christmas-songs-with-storied-pasts/

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