Wednesday, 21 October 2009

64 Days to Christmas!

Today’s Christmas tune is a bit of a weird one, it’s actually a Christmas carol sung in Latin, from the 16th Century that Electric folk group Steeleye Span got hold of, and sang a capella version of it, and it became a Christmas hit ion the charts, reaching Number 14, in 1973.

There is no video, but I felt it should be included in the countdown, as it is recognizable to all I’m sure.

Another interesting fact is that it’s one of only 3 songs to reach the top 50 in the British charts, that have been sung in latin.

Here it is then:


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