Singing Loud for all the Hear

Here’s a list of the Top 10 Christmas Carols of all time compiled in 2018 by Southern Living- Did your favorite make the list?  You can hear all your favorites at 90.9 KSWP from now through Christmas Day! Listen now

  1. Silent Night
    Granz Xaver Gruber (German); 1818
  2. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
    English; 1760
  3. O Come All Ye Faithful
    John Francis Wade, 1744; most common version by Fr. Frederick Oakeley (England); 1841
  4. O Holy Night
    Adolphe Adam (French); 1847
  5. What Child is This?
    William Chatterton Dix (England); 1865
  6. We Three Kings
    John Henry Hopkins (American); 1857
  7. The First Noel
    Carols Ancient and Modern, English; 1823
  8. Away in a Manger
    Original words by Martin Luther (German) in a poem to his children in the early 1500s; Variations are by William J. Kirkpatrick (1895) and James Ramsey Murray (1887).
  9. O Little Town of Bethlehem
    Rev. Phillips Brooks and Lewis Redner (American); 1868
  10. Joy to the World
    Isaac Watts (English); 1719; According to Hymnary.org, it is the most published Christmas hymn in North America.