Tuesday, December 23, 2014

#4 "Go Tell It on the Mountain/Mary Had A Baby"


"Go Tell It on the Mountain" is an African-American spiritual song, compiled by John Wesley Work, Jr., dating back to at least 1865, that has been sung and recorded by many gospel and secular performers. It is considered a Christmas carol because its original lyrics celebrate the Nativity of Jesus:
“ Go tell it on the mountain, over the hills and everywhere;
go tell it on the mountain, that Jesus Christ is born.

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