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Posted By: janemick
25-Dec-10 - 04:28 AM
Thread Name: Christmas songs about Joseph?
Subject: RE: Any known Christmas songs about Joseph?
How about "When Righteous Joseph wedded was"
It is mostly about Mary, but gives some of Joseph's side of the story. It has a verse reassuring Joseph that Mary was indeed still a virgin!
I believe it is in:
English Traditional Songs and Carols by Lucy Broadwood
(London: Boosey & Co., 1908)
but the words are available online - I found them here Righteous Joseph