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The Story Of Carols - A Civil War Christmas

The Story Of Carols - A Civil War Christmas

December 21, 2020

The Story Of Carols - A Civil War Christmas

It’s ironic that an act as divisive as the Civil War, would unify the way Americans celebrate Christmas. But, the holiday we know today largely came into existence in and around the war.

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The Story Of Carols - Silent Night Holy Night

The Story Of Carols - Silent Night Holy Night

December 21, 2020

The Story Of Carols - "Silent Night, Holy Night"

A damaged pipe organ, a part time organist, and a forgotten poem all came together to create one of the best loved carols of all time.

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The Story Of Carols - Rise Up Shepherd and Follow

The Story Of Carols - Rise Up Shepherd and Follow

December 17, 2020

The Story Of Carols - Rise Up Shepherd and Follow

A young woman working as a secretary, helped save more than a hundred African American Spirituals , and she did it all in the south, during the Civil War.

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The Story Of Carols - I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day

The Story Of Carols - I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day

December 10, 2020

The Story Of Carols - "I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day"

Did you know that one of America’s most famous poets, wrote a Christmas Song - and made it to the top of the charts in the twenty-first century?

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Check Out Some Of Our Favorite Versions of I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day

Casting Crowns - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7670CXvPX0

Bing Crosby - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMmRkimMBOE

Frank Sinatra - https://youtu.be/eFKwlkJbT0Y

(John Baptiste Calkin Version) St. Peter's Choir - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOGz9WqNQoI

 

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The Story Of Carols - An Olde English Christmas

The Story Of Carols - An Olde English Christmas

December 3, 2020

The Story Of Carols - "An Olde English Christmas"

We often don’t understand the lyrics to our favorite Christmas Songs. So we’ll look at the truth behind An Olde English Christmas.

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Check Out Some Of Our Favorite Versions of Olde English Christmas Tunes

Medley - Jim Holthouser - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QrTyeNsLGSI

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen The Pentatonix - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5KpZBQ6yGE

Ding Dong Merrily On High King's College Choir - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6J_2tKCwu7Q

Deck The Halls - Nat King Cole - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WgEVI8DEkF8

 

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The Story Of Carols - “O Holy Night”

The Story Of Carols - “O Holy Night”

November 26, 2020

The Story Of Carols - "O Holy Night"

Today we think of "O Holy Night" as one of the most spiritual of all carols, but it was once banned by the church, and declared absent the spirit of religion.

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Check Out Some Of Our Favorite Versions of O Holy Night

Josh Groban - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Zh-yR0pbmU

Jim Holthouser - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYIObVjr5Ls

King's College Choir - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTFG_nvreoI

 

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The Story Of Carols - “Go Tell It On The Mountain”

The Story Of Carols - “Go Tell It On The Mountain”

November 16, 2020

The Story Of Carols - "Go Tell It On The Mountain"

The story of how "Go Tell It On The Mountain," saved an early African American University - and that university saved the song for us all.

 

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Check out some of our favorite performances of Go Tell It On The Mountain

Mahailia Jackson - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lq5aEwtvdRI

Jim Holthouser - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OKIZEZYFDfE

 

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