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Thread #53537   Message #825398
Posted By: open mike
13-Nov-02 - 01:55 PM
Thread Name: List Your Favorite Folk Christmas Songs
Subject: Lyr Add: LAST MONTH OF THE YEAR
i like the one which seems to be a black spiritual
Twelvth month of the year..
it is on the seeger family christmas i think
and the chorus goes january (january) february (february)
March, april and may,,,,june july and august,,,, sept. oct. nov.
it was the 25th day of december...
there is one line in the verse as i recall
such as:
he was born by the virgin mary....
on the last month of the year,,,

what month was jesus born?
on the last month of the year,,,

gonna tell God how you treat me...
on the last month of the year,,,

gonna shake glad hands with my mother
on the last month of the year,,,

although i believe i have heard a more'
rousing version than the seeger family..
by Bim and Connie Kaldor on their
album new songs for a old celebration...

it is a good educational song-
little ones may learn the months of the year
from hearing them repeated so often in the chorus..