There are traditional Christmas songs, sung by specific singers, that I listened to as a child that will always define Christmas for me. The music wasn’t sung by singers from my era, but from my father’s generation.
Before my voice changed at the beginning of puberty, I was a choir boy at Immaculate Conception, the Catholic church and grade school I attended. Given that background, I can appreciate secular Christmas songs like “White Christmas,” but it is the classic and joyous sound of Christians celebrating the birth of the baby Jesus that stirs my soul at this time of year.
“And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night.
And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid.
And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.
For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.
And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.
And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.”
God bless you all. Merry Christmas
Connie Francis, The First Noel
Bing Crosby, Adestes Fideles
Frank Sinatra, Hark! the Herald Angel’s sing.
Johnny Mathis, O Holy Night
Dean Martin, Silent Night
Nat King Cole, Joy to the World
DONATE TO BIZPAC REVIEW
Please help us! If you are fed up with letting radical big tech execs, phony fact-checkers, tyrannical liberals and a lying mainstream media have unprecedented power over your news please consider making a donation to BPR to help us fight them. Now is the time. Truth has never been more critical!
- Citizens fed-up with PBC School Board members acting like petty tyrants - August 30, 2021
- Sri Lanka’s lesson for Israel: Win it! - May 20, 2021
- Jack’s Conservative Voter Guides are back in Boca Raton - February 6, 2021
We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please click the ∨ icon below and to the right of that comment. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.