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Lyr Add: Christmas is Near (Stanley Brothers)

21 Dec 10 - 07:21 PM (#3058959)
Subject: Lyr Add: CHRISTMAS IS NEAR (Stanley Brothers)
From: GUEST,Robin H

Ralph Stanley ?

Out in the country about this time of year
Everybody's happy Christmas time is near
Little children playing running to and fro
Santa Claus is coming riding on the snow

I remember years ago when just a lad at home
How I longed for Christmas time and nothing could go wrong
Now today as I look back it seems like just a year
Going back to see 'em all Christmas time is near

Holly in the window the fireplace burning bright
Candle lights a glowing on a Christmas night
I'll see the smiling faces once again this year
Waiting for me at the door Christmas time is near

I can see the pine trees now swaying here and there
They seem to know it's Christmas there's joy everywhere
Ice froze on the branches the water cool and clear
Snowflakes a falling Christmas time is near

Source: my ears. Not sure how accurate it is

21 Dec 10 - 10:12 PM (#3059041)
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Christmas is near (Stanley Brothers)
From: open mike

here is a song often done by Ralph Stanley...
here done by Bill Monroe...written by Tex Logan
Christmas Time;s a-Comin'

here is another christmas song by the Stanleys Its Christmas Time

22 Dec 10 - 12:35 AM (#3059080)
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Christmas is near (Stanley Brothers)
From: open mike

you sure are picking out some good old tunes!
the link above is not right..try this