Away in a Manger

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The Drifters

The Drifters are a long-lived American doo-wop and R&B/soul vocal group. They were originally formed to serve as backing group for Clyde McPhatter (of Billy Ward & the Dominoes) in 1953. more »

Away in a manger, no crib for his bed,
the little Lord Jesus laid down his Sweet head.
The stars in the bright sky looked down where he lay,
The little Lord Jesus asleep on the hay.

The cattle are lowing, the baby awakes,
But little Lord Jesus no crying he makes.
I love thee, Lord Jesus! Look down from the sky,
And stay by my side until morning is nigh.

Be near me, Lord Jesus; I ask thee to stay
Close by me forever, and love me, I pray.
Bless all the dear children in thy tender care,
And fit us for heaven, to live with thee there.

Written by: EVAN JOLLY

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