Christmas carol countdown #1

"O Holy Night"

And now the moment you’ve been waiting for! The number one Christmas carol on my list is “O Holy Night.”

“O Holy Night” is another traditional carol. It was originally set to music in 1847 based on a French poem. The version that we know was translated by John Dwight, a Unitarian minister, in 1855.

The song has been recorded many times. This version by Josh Groban reached number one on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary chart in 2002. Not bad for a 150-year-old song!

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