Sunday, December 20, 2009

Christmas Is Coming

The music to Christmas is Coming was composed by Edith Nesbit Bland in the late nineteenth century. The author of the lyrics is unknown but the popularity of this traditional Christmas song is handed down from generation to generation in the form of a nursery rhyme. The words of Christmas is coming reflects the Christmas festival of celebration of being a time of plenty but that charity should be given to the less fortunate according to the giver's means!

Christmas is Coming : Lyrics

Christmas is coming,
The geese are getting fat,
Please put a penny
In the old man's hat.
If you haven't got a penny,
A ha'penny will do,
If you haven't got a ha'penny,
Then God bless you.

(Above taken from this page)

4 comments:

Intense Guy said...

:)

I like this song. I don't think I've eaten goose in ages though.

Merry Christas Tori!!

AliceKay said...

I've always loved this little tune. :)

Deanna said...

I'm with Iggy and AK. I love this song. And I've never eaten a goose!

Tori_z said...

I've never eaten goose either. But it is a nice little rhyme! :)