‘O Holy Night’: No. 2 in songs countdown

| December 23, 2013

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Grandpa 'takes it well' in Christmas song No. 3

Grandpa ‘takes it well’ in Christmas song No. 3

So Grandma had just a little too much eggnog and, on her way home from the family Christmas eve party... No tragedy here, rather the ...

The runner-up in our Christmas-songs countdown is another carol with roots in 1800s Europe — Unitarian minister John Dwight Sullivan created the classic English version of “O Holy Night” after a French poem (“Minuit, chrétiens,” or “Midnight, Christians”) composed in 1847.

Here’s a vid of singer Carrie Underwood performed part of the song as part of a Christmas special in Washington, D.C., in 2005. 

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Anybody hazard a guess at the No. 1 song? 

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