Unto Us A Boy Is Born
TRANSLATOR: Percy Dearmer (1867-1936) HARMONIZER: George Herbert Palmer (1846-1926) TUNE BY: Puer Nobis TRANSCRIBED FOR GUITAR BY: James Hodgkin James_hodgkin734@hotmail.com (Standard Tuning E)- Traditional Christmas Song TITLE: UNTO US A BOY IS BORN VERSE 1 D A D G D Unto us a boy is born! King of all cre - a - tion, D A G D A D came he to a world for-lorn, The Lord of ev-ery na-tion, A D The Lord of every na-tion. VERSE 2 D A D G D Cradled in a stall was he with sleepy cows and ass-es; A G D A D But the very beasts could see that he all men sur-pass-es, A D That he all men surpasses. VERSE 3 D A D G D Herod then with fear was filled; 'A prince', he said, 'in Jew-ry!' D A G D A D All the little boys he killed, at Bethl'em in his fury, A D At Bethl'em in his fury. VERSE 4 D A D G D Now may Ma-ry's son, who came so long ago to love us, D A G D A D Lead us all with hearts aflame, Un-to the joys above us, A D Un-to the joys above us. VERSE 5 D A D G D He the source and he the end! Let the or-gan thun-der, D A G D A D While - our - happy - voices, and rend The air asun-der, A D And rend the air asunder.