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Thread #13771 Message #1379658
Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
15-Jan-05 - 06:02 PM
Thread Name: ADD:Drive the Cold Winter Away/All Hail to the Day
Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Drive the Cold Winter Away
The version in the DT (sung by Lorena McKinnitt) is in "The Hymns and Carols of Christmas," version 1, "words by Tom Durfey (1653-1723) and Others." The music is said to be 18th c., midi provided.
A version 2 contains verses 1, 5 and 7 of those posted by Jim Dixon. These three appear in the sheet music of Carol # 23, by Martin Shaw and Percy Dearmer, "The English Carol Book, First Series (London; A. R. Mowbray & Co., Ltd. 1913).
A dreary midi is given in the link, below: