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Book TitleAuthorDateNotes
Song TitleBlessed are the sons of peace Music Note (Music Score Available)
Roud No.23616
Collected FromUnknown
LocationBritford
CountyWiltshire
Collected ByCourt, Glynn
Alternative Title
Tune
Date
Source Primary
Source SecondaryCourt, Glynn: Carols of the West Country, Westcountry Books, 1996, 1 898386 26 9 p xvi, 18
Recording
 
Song Lyrics
Verse 1

Blessed are the sons of peace
They sing a cheerful song,
Their voices raise and sing His praise:
This day a Saviour's born.

Verse 2

Hark, hark! The voice from heaven:
In Bethl'em you may see
A child wrapped up in swaddling bands
With Peace and Unity.

Verse 3

Our hallelujah praise
With sacred honours pay,
And loud hosannas shall proclaim
The triumphs of this day.

Verse 4

Go spread the news abroad:
The great Messiah's born:
And angels sing a Saviour's birth
With every voice a song.

Verse 5

Rejoice, mankind on earth,
We'll sing with one accord:
With ten-stringed instruments we'll sing
All people praise the Lord.

Verse 6

Praise Him upon the throne
Where zeal and friendship meet,
The King of Kings, the Lord of Lords:
Sing hallelujahs sweet.
 
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Notes
Reproduced with the kind permission of Dr Glynn Court.

Transcribed and edited by Chris Wildridge, 2010.

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