Virgin Mary Had a Little Baby
DESCRIPTION: "The Virgin Mary had a little baby, O, glory hallelujah. O, pretty little baby, Glory be to the newborn King." "What you gonna name that pretty little baby?" "Some call him one thing, think I'll call him Jesus"
EARLIEST DATE: 1953 (R. C. Seeger, American Folk Songs for Christmas)
KEYWORDS: religious Jesus Christmas
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Silber-FSWB, p. 384, "Virgin Mary Had One Son" (1 text)
Pete Seeger, "Glory to the New Born King" (on PeteSeeger37, PeteSeeger42)
Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List
Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography
The Ballad Index Copyright 2013 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.