What are the lyrics to the song The Twelve Days of Christmas?

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On the first day of Christmas
My true love gave to me
A partridge in a pear tree.

On the second day of Christmas
My true love gave to me
Two turtle doves
And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the third day of Christmas
My true love sent to me
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the fourth day of Christmas
My true love gave to me
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the fifth day of Christmas
My true love gave to me
Five golden rings,
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the sixth day of Christmas
My true love sent to me
Six geese a-laying,
Five golden rings,
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the seventh day of Christmas
My true love sent to me
Seven swans a-swimming,
Six geese a-laying,
Five golden rings,
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the eighth day of Christmas
My true love gave to me
Eight maids a-milking,
Seven swans a-swimming,
Six geese a-laying,
Five golden rings,
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the ninth day of Christmas
My true love gave to me
Nine ladies dancing,
Eight maids a-milking,
Seven swans a-swimming,
Six geese a-laying,
Five golden rings,
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the tenth day of Christmas
My true love gave to me
Ten lords a-leaping,
Nine ladies dancing,
Eight maids a-milking,
Seven swans a-swimming,
Six geese a-laying,
Five golden rings,
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the eleventh day of Christmas
My true love gave to me
Eleven pipers piping,
Ten lords a-leaping,
Nine ladies dancing,
Eight maids a-milking,
Seven swans a-swimming,
Six geese a-laying,
Five golden rings,
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the twelfth day of Christmas
My true love gave to me
Twelve drummers drumming,
Eleven pipers piping,
Ten lords a-leaping,
Nine ladies dancing,
Eight maids a-milking,
Seven swans a-swimming,
Six geese a-laying,
Five golden rings,
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two turtle doves,
And a partridge in a pear tree.
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Does the song The Twelve Days of Christmas have anything to do with the Christian tradition of the Epiphany?

1 Yes. The "Twelve Days" are the days after Christmas, leading up to Epiphany. Note that Christmas itself isn't one of the twelve days; it is the twelve days *after* Christmas that count! There were once traditions associated with each of the twelve days; I recommend reading John Matthew's "The W (MORE)

Who wrote The Twelve Days of Christmas?

The earliest well-known version of the music of the song was recorded by English scholar James O. Halliwell 1842, and he published a version in 4th edition The Nursery Rhymes of England (1846), collected principally from 'oral tradition'. In the early 20th century, English composer Frederic Austin (MORE)

What is the significance of The Twelve Days of Christmas?

The partridge in a pear tree is Jesus the Christ, the Son of God, whose birthday we celebrate on December 25, the first day of Christmas. The Old and New Testaments, which together bear witness to God's self-revelation in history and the creation of a people to tell the Story of God to the worl (MORE)

What is the origin of the song Twelve Days of Christmas?

This song has been around for hundreds of years, in various forms, and as a result it is not known who actually penned it. However, according to the website at the related link below, it is likely that the song was written by some "wily Jesuit priests" in the 16th century.

What dates are the twelve days of Christmas?

The 12 days of Christmas begin with Christmas Day, Dec 25, and run through Jan 6 . January 6 is 12th night, the day of Epiphany, celebrated as the day the wise men arrived from the East to worship the Christ child.

What are the twelve gifts in the Twelve Days of Christmas?

A Partridge in a Pear tree, . Two Turtle Doves, . Three French Hens, . Four Calling Birds. . Five Golden Rings, . Six Geese a laying. . Seven Swans a swimming, . Eight Maids a milking, . Nine Ladies dancing, . Ten Lords a leaping, . Eleven Pipers piping, and . Twelve Drummers drumming.

The twelve gifts in The Twelve Days of Christmas?

Partridge in a Pear Tree . Turtle Doves . French Hens . Colly Birds . Gold Rings . Swans-a-Swimming . Geese-a-Laying . Maids-a-Milking . Ladies Dancing . Lords-a-Leaping . Pipers Piping . Drummers Drumming

How many birds are given in the song the twelve days of Christmas?

1 partridge, 2 turtle doves, 3 french hens, 4 calling birds, 6 geese a laying, 7 swans a swimming. Add that, and you get 23 birds total! If you count each day separately, you would get 184 birds ! 12 days X 1 partridge/day = 12 partridges 11 days X 2 turtle doves/day = 22 turtle doves (MORE)

What are the words for twelve days of Christmas?

On the first day of Christmas, my true love sent to me A partridge in a pear tree. On the second day of Christmas, my true love sent to me Two turtle doves, And a partridge in a pear tree. On the third day of Christmas, my true love sent to me Three French hens, Two turtle dove (MORE)

In the song the twelve days of Christmas how many presents are received all together?

Twelve drummers drumming, 
 . Eleven pipers piping, 
 . Ten lords a-leaping, 
 . Nine ladies dancing, 
 . Eight maids a-milking, . Seven swans a-swimming, 
 . Six geese a-laying, 
 . Five golden rings, 
 . Four calling birds, 
 . Three French hens, â (MORE)

What gift did you give for the fifth day of the song the twelve days of Christmas?

O n the first day of Christmas, my true love sent to me A partridge in a pear tree.. O n the second day of Christmas, my true love sent to me Two turtle doves, And a partridge in a pear tree.. O n the third day of Christmas, my true love sent to me Three French hens, Two turtle dov (MORE)

What are the lycrics of the song The Twelve Days of Christmas?

On the first day of Christmas, my true love sent to me A partridge in a pear tree. On the second day of Christmas, my true love sent to me Two turtle doves, And a partridge in a pear tree. On the third day of Christmas, my true love sent to me Three French hens, Two turtle doves, And a partridge i (MORE)

In the song twelve days of Christmas what did your sweetheart give to you?

There was NO Sweetheart in the song The Twelve Days of Christmas. There was a True Love though: On the first day of Christmas, my true love sent to me A partridge in a pear tree. On the second day of Christmas, my true love sent to me Two turtle doves, And a partridge in a pear tree. On th (MORE)

What are the lyrics for 'The Twelve Days after Christmas'?

The lyrics for The Twelve Days After Christmas are: The first day after Christmas my true love and I had a fight, And so I chopped the pear tree down and burned it just for spite. Then with a single cartridge, I shot that blasted partridge, My true love, my true love, my true love gave t (MORE)

What are the names of the people and animals in the song twelve days of Christmas?

12 drummers drumming, 11 pipers piping, 10 lords a leaping, 9 ladies dancing, 8 maids a milking, 7 swans a swimming, 6 geese a laying, 5 golden rings, 4 calling birds, 3 french hens, 2 turtle doves, 1 partridge in a pair tree although I have seen 12, 11, 10 and 9 in a different order also, they hav (MORE)

The Twelve Dogs of Christmas lyrics?

On the ______ day of Christmas my true love gave to me... A Poodle in a doghouse 2 St. Bernards 3 Cocker Spaniels 4 Basset Hounds 5 Golden Retrievers 6 Boxers Boxing 7 Huskies Howling 8 Sheepdogs snoring 9 Chihuahuas chomping 10 Dalmatians dancing 11 Labs a laughing A CAT!

Which Christmas song has the lyrics may your days be?

White Christmas, of course. May your days be merry and bright, and may all your Christmasses, be White. ( a parody had it- May all your mistresses be White! which was the law in Alabama until 2000 ( Alabama was the last state to have anti- Race-mixing marital laws!)

What day is the twelve day of Christmas?

January 6th, the day of Epiphany (when the three wise men or magi visited Jesus). In some countries, the twelve days between Christmas and Epiphany are still celebrated with parties and gift-giving.

What are examples from the twelve days of Christmas?

A Partridge in a pear tree, 2 Turtle doves, 3 French hens, 4 Calling birds, 5 Golden rings, 6 Geese a-laying, 7 Swans a-swimming, 8 Maids a-milking, 9 Ladies dancing, 10 Lords a-leaping, 11 Pipers piping, and 12 Drummers drumming.

What are the lyrics to the Big Time Rush 12 Days of Christmas song?

On the 12th day of Christmas, Snoop gave to me... 12 ringside tickets, 11 book of physics, 10 juicy corndogs, 9 lucky combs, 8 whooly beanies, 7 sweater vests, 6 hockey helmets, 5 musical bonds (with a rate of 3 percent.. that makes your money worth you. BTR- Huh? Snoop- ? BTR- Ohhh!) 4 compfy PJ's, (MORE)

What muppets are in the twelve days of Christmas?

On The First Day Of Christmas My True Love Gave To Me A Partridge In A Pear Tree On The Second Day Of Christmas My True Love Gave To Me 2 Turtle doves And A Partridge In A Pear Tree On The Third Day Of Christmas My True Love Gave To Me 3 French Hens 2 Turtle Doves And A Partridge In A Pear Tree On T (MORE)

What are the gifts in the song the twelve days of Christmas?

A partridge in a pear tree Two turtle doves Three French hens Four calling birds Five golden rings Six geese a laying Seven swans a swimming Eight maids a milking Nine ladies dancing Ten lords a leaping Eleven pipers piping Twelve drummers drumming

Who wrote the lyrics for the twelve days after Christmas?

Fred Silver wrote the song and sold it to Carol Burnette. Fred Silver was born in Brooklyn in March 1936. He started playing the piano at age 2. He had a Bachelor of Music degree from Boston University and a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science degree from Julliard School of Music. Fred was t (MORE)