What is the story behind Mary, Did You Know?

The lyrics evolved from a series of questions that Lowry scripted for a Christmas program at his church: I just tried to put into words the unfathomable. I started thinking of the questions I would have for her if I were to sit down & have coffee with Mary.

Who wrote the words to Mary, Did You Know?

Mark Lowry Mary, Did You Know? / Lyricist

Is Baby It’s Cold Outside public domain?

Unfortunately, the song, this year, fell out of copyright and entered the public domain. As for Legend’s heavy-handed attempt to protect women with his lyrics, one wishes he were equally as respectful with his words.

When was Silent Night written?

“Silent Night” is about a calm and bright silent night, and the wonder of a tender and mild newborn child, words written in 1816 by a young priest in Austria, Joseph Mohr, not long after the Napoleonic wars had taken their toll.

Is O Holy Night public domain?

Many date back to the 1800’s. 38 Public Domain Christmas Songs.

Song Year
O Come All Ye Faithful 1751
O Come, O Come, Emanuel Traditional
O Holy Night 1847
O Little Town of Bethlehem 1868

Is God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen public domain?

“God rest you merry, gentlemen” (or “God rest ye merry, gentlemen”) is an ancient Christmas carol, believed to date from about the 15th century. Recording, 1917; Music, c. 15th century. This media file is in the public domain in the United States.

What songs have no copyright?

Top Six Most Popular Royalty-Free Songs

  • Take Me Out to the Ball Game. Singers Jack Norworth and Albert Von Tilzer recorded the original version of Take Me Out to the Ball Game in 1908.
  • Happy Birthday.
  • House of the Rising Sun.
  • Rockin’ Robin.
  • Everybody Loves My Baby.
  • That’s All Right.

Who wrote My Grown Up Christmas List?

David Foster My Grown Up Christmas List / Composer

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