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- Silent Night
Granz Xaver Gruber (German); 1818
- God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
- O Come All Ye Faithful
John Francis Wade, 1744; most common version by Fr. Frederick Oakeley (England); 1841
- O Holy Night
Adolphe Adam (French); 1847
- What Child is This?
William Chatterton Dix (England); 1865
- We Three Kings
John Henry Hopkins (American); 1857
- The First Noel
Carols Ancient and Modern, English; 1823
- 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).
- O Little Town of Bethlehem
Rev. Phillips Brooks and Lewis Redner (American); 1868
- Joy to the World
Isaac Watts (English); 1719; According to Hymnary.org, it is the most published Christmas hymn in North America.