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George Mabry The Virgin Mary Had-A One Son (Calypso Carol)

Categories
Anthems
Instrument(s)
Percussion
Voicing
SATB
Original Publication
Sewanee Composer's Project - Vol. 04
Difficulty
Moderately Difficult
Suggested Uses(s)
Description

SATB (divisi) a capella, congas (or bongos), and finger cymbals (or triangle). A catchy Calypso rhythm, sure to be a hit with your choir - especially in colder climes!

The Virgin Mary had-a one son,
Yes, Lord, yes, Lord!
The Virgin Mary had-a one son,
Hallelujah!

Glory, Hallelujah,
Glory be to the new-born King,
Glory, Hallelujah,
Glory to the Lord.

Mary, what you gonna call your purty little baby?
Yes, Lord, yes, Lord;
Mary, what you gonna call your purty little baby?
Hallelujah.

Some call him a-one thing,
Think I'll call him 'Manuel,
'Manuel, 'Manuel,
Some call him a-one thing,
Think I'll call him Counselor,
HAllelujah!

Glory, hallelujah!
Glory to the new-born king!
Glory, hallelujah!
Glory to the Lord.

Some call him a-one thing,
Think I'll call him Jesus,
HAllelujah!

Glory, hallelujah!
Glory to the new-born king!
Glory, hallelujah!
Glory to the Lord.

Contact

Mark Schweizer
P.O. Box 249
Tryon, North Carolina 28782
Phone 828.859.0323
Toll Free 877.822.0304

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