Traditional Christmas Songs

Traditional Christmas Songs
Christmas without songs or carols can be quite boring. Here are some traditional Christmas songs that will help you celebrate the festive season with joy and happiness.
Christmas is that time of the year when you want to forget all your worries and troubles and just revel in the joy and happiness of the season. These days, however, exchanging gifts has taken on more priority than all the other aspects of Christmas.

Christmas carols, or songs that are traditionally played on Christmas are slowly being replaced with newer hits of popular singers. If you too, have become accustomed to celebrating this festival the newfangled way, then fear not, we have some of the best Christmas songs for you this season.

Best Traditional Christmas Songs

Dig out those old tapes records, and put them on this Christmas, and sing along with the songs that are traditionally played on this festival. Here are the lyrics of some of the more famous songs to help you out.

Christmas In Killarney

The holly green, the ivy green
The prettiest picture you've ever seen
Is Christmas in Killarney
With all of the folks at home
It's nice, you know, to kiss your beau
While cuddling under the mistletoe
And Santa Claus you know, of course
Is one of the boys from home

The door is always open
The neighbors pay a call
And Father John before he's gone
Will bless the house and all

How grand it feels to click your heels
And join in the fun of the jigs and reels
I'm handing you no blarney
The likes you've never known
Is Christmas in Killarney
With all of the folks at home

Curoo, Curoo

Full many a bird did wake and fly
Curoo, curoo, curoo
Full many a bird did wake and fly
To the manger bed with a wandering cry
On Christmas day in the morning
Curoo, curoo, curoo
Curoo, curoo, curoo

The lark, the dove, the red bird came
Curoo, curoo, curoo
The lark, the dove, the red bird came
And they did sing in sweet Jesus' name
On Christmas day in the morning
Curoo, curoo, curoo
Curoo, curoo, curoo

The owl was there with eyes so wide
Curoo, curoo, curoo
The owl was there with eyes so wide
And he did sit at sweet Mary's side
On Christmas day in the morning
Curoo, curoo, curoo
Curoo, curoo, curoo

The shepherds knelt upon the hay
Curoo, curoo, curoo
The shepherds knelt upon the hay
And angels sang the night away
On Christmas day in the morning
Curoo, curoo, curoo
Curoo, curoo, curoo

Auld Lang Syne

Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
And never brought to mind
Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
And auld lang syne

And surely ye 'll be your pint' stowp
And surely I 'll be mine
And we 'll take a cup o' kindness yet
For auld lang syne

We twa hae run about the braes
And pou'd the gowans fine
But we 've wander'd monie a weary fit
Sin' auld lang syne.

We twa hae paidl'd in the burn
Frae morning sun till dine
But seas between us braid hae roar'd
Sin' auld lang syne

And there's a hand, my trusty fiere
And gie 's a hand o' thine
And we 'll tak a right guid-willie waught
For auld lang syne

[CHORUS]
For auld lang syne, my dear
For auld lang syne
We'll tak a cup o' kindess yet
For auld lang syne

Times Long Gone―English Version

Should old acquaintances be forgotten,
And never brought to mind
Should old acquaintances be forgotten,
And days of long ago

[CHORUS:]
For old long ago, my dear
For old long ago,
We will take a cup of kindness yet
For old long ago

We two have run about the hillsides
And pulled the daisies fine,
But we have wandered many a weary foot
For old long ago

We two have paddled in the stream
From noon until dinner time,
But seas between us broad have roared
Since old long ago
And there is a hand, my trusty friend,
And give us a hand of yours,
And we will take a goodwill draught
For old long ago

And surely you will pay for your pint,
And surely I will pay for mine
And we will take a cup of kindness yet
For old long ago

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Have yourself a merry little Christmas
Let your heart be light
From now on our troubles will be out of sight
Have yourself a merry little Christmas
Make the yuletide gay
From now on our troubles will be far away

Once again as in olden days
Happy golden days of yore
Faithful friends who are dear to us
Gather near to us once more

Through the years we all will be together
If the fates allow
Hang a shining star upon the highest bough
And have yourself a merry little Christmas now
Once again as in olden days
Happy golden days of yore
Faithful friends who are dear to us
Gather near to us once more

Through the years we all will be together
If the fates allow
Hang a shining star upon the highest bough
And have yourself a merry little Christmas now

Deck the Halls

Deck the halls with boughs of holly,
Fa la la la la, la la la la
'Tis the season to be jolly,
Fa la la la la, la la la la
Don we now our gay apparel,
Fa la la la la, la la la la
Troll the ancient Yultide carol,
Fa la la la la, la la la la

See the blazing Yule before us,
Fa la la la la, la la la la
Strike the harp and join the chorus,
Fa la la la la, la la la la
Follow me in merry measure,
Fa la la, la la la, la la la
While I tell of Yuletide's treasure.
Fa la la la la, la la la la

Fast away the old year passes,
Fa la la la la, la la la la
Hail the new, ye lads and lasses,
Fa la la la la, la la la la
Sing we joyous all together,
Fa la la, la la la, la la la
Heedless of the wind and weather.
Fa la la la la, la la la la

Sing along and celebrate this Christmas a little differently than every year of giving presents. Spread some song and cheer in your household this holiday. And here's wishing you the Merriest Christmas ever!
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