A "night wind" tells a lamb of Do You Hear What I Hear - Pat Boone - Christmas Is A Comin starfollowing which the lamb tells his young shepherd that he also hears a loud song.
They are each led to a "mighty king," whom they tell of a child in the cold and One Of Those Days - DeRita Sisters* - The Great Satan to bring the child silver and gold much as the Biblical Magiwhich in tradition with prophecies in the Book of Isaiah and Psalm 72 are often characterized as kings, did with their gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.
The king proclaims a prayer of peace and announces that the child will "bring goodness and light. The lyrics are inconsistent with the response of Herod the Greatthe reigning monarch over the region at the time, who feared the arrival of a new "king of the Jews" and ordered the child massacred. The Magi did not receive word of Christ's birth from the shepherds who instead went directly to Bethlehembut by noticing an astrological eventinterpreting it as a new Jewish king, and going to Jerusalemwhere Herod informed them of Old Testament prophecies and pointed them toward Bethlehem.
Regney wrote the lyrics for the song, while Shayne composed the music in October Usually it was Shayne who wrote the lyrics for their songs while Regney composed the music, as they did when they wrote a song based on the classic children's song " Rain Rain Go Away ".
Regney was inspired to write the lyrics "Said the night wind to the little lamb, 'Do you see what I see? You must realize there Mats Ronander - 50/50 a threat of war at the time. As a 45 rpm single, it went on to sell more My Love For You (Remix) - Blackwood - Friday Night a quarter-million copies during the Christmas holiday season.
Bing Crosby made the song into a hit when he recorded his own version of it on October 21, with the record being released as a single on October Crosby also performed the song on a Bob Hope Christmas television special on December 13 of that year. Over the years, Crosby's recording of the song has been widely played on the radio, and has been available on numerous compilation Christmas albums and compact discs put out by Capitol Records.
Regney said that his favorite version of the song was performed by Robert Goulet: as The New York Times noted, when the singer came to the line "pray for peace, people everywhere," he "almost shouted the words. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This section may contain indiscriminateexcessiveor irrelevant examples.
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