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73. The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy

1 The virgin Mary had a baby boy,
the virgin Mary had a baby boy,
the virgin Mary had a baby boy,
and they say that his name is Jesus.

[Refrain:]
He come from the glory,
he come from the glorious kingdom.
He come from the glory,
he come from the glorious kingdom.
O yes! believer!
O yes! believer!
He come from the glory,
he come from the glorious kingdom.

2 The angels sang when the baby born,
the angels sang when the baby born,
the angels sang when the baby born,
and they say that his name is Jesus. [Refrain]

3 The shepherds came where the baby born,
the shepherds came where the baby born,
the shepherds came where the baby born,
and they say his name is Jesus. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: The virgin Mary had a baby boy
Title: The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy
Publication Date: 1996
Meter: Irregular with refrain
Topic: The Christian Year: Christmas; Angels; Biblical Characters: Mary, Mother of Jesus (5 more...)
Source: West Indian carol, from Edric Conner Collection of West Indian Spirituals, 1945
Language: English
Refrain First Line: He come from the glory
Notes: Now Public Domain
Copyright: © Boosey & Co, Ltd.
Tune Information
Name: THE VIRGIN MARY
Arranger: John Barnard (1982)
Meter: Irregular with refrain
Key: F Major
Source: West Indian carol from Edrich Conner Collection of West Indian Spirituals 1945
Copyright: Music © 1945 Boosey & Co., Ltd., copyright reserved.






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