Tuesday, December 20, 2011

oops, THIS is song 20:

(so, yesterday's song was actually #19, didn't really pay attention to the dates all that well, but all is fixed now)

What Child is This
Brad Paisley

Well, it's another Brad Paisley, and it's another from the CMA Country Christmas special, but this is my favorite version of "What Child is This", so I couldn't choose any other one.

It was written way back in 1865 by a man named William Chatterton Dix.  He was struck with a near-fatal illness and confined to 7 months of bedrest.  During this time he went into deep depression, yet during this time he wrote several hymns including "What Child is This".

Merry Christmas!

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