Mary's Boychild (Lyrics and Chords)

  G                                C       Am                  D              G 1.    Long time ago in Bethlehem, so the Holy Bible say... thumbnail 1 summary
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1.   Long time ago in Bethlehem, so the Holy Bible says,
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    Mary`s boychild,     Jesus Christ, was born on Christmas Day.
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Hark now! Hear the angels sing, a king was born today,
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and man will live forever more because of Christmas day.

Chorus:
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Trumpets sound and angels sing, listen to what they say,
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that man will live forever more because of Christmas day.


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2.     While shepherds watch their flocks by night,
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    they see a bright new shining star.
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    They hear a choir      sing a song,
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    the music seemed to come from afar.
(Repeat Chorus) 

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3.     Now Joseph and his wife, Mary, came to Bethlehem that night.
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    They found no place to      bear the child,
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    not a single room was in sight
(Repeat Chorus)


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4.     And then they found a little nook, in a stable all forlorn.
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    And in a manger,       cold and dark, Mary`s little boy was born.


Chorus:
                  C              D          G    Em          Am          D
Trumpets sound and angels sing, listen to what they say,
          G                  C       Am         G              D            G
that man will live forever more because of Christmas day.

2018 Catholic Songbook
 

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