Jeff Westover

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Do You Hear What I Hear is not really all that old of a Christmas song. But it is a classic and one that has been covered twice this year by Gentri, who we admit have become one of our perennial Christmas favs:

That video above is the live studio version with Bri Ray — and it is a stunner, no?
But don’t forget this other version, featuring the kids telling the Nativity story:

Both of these versions are worthy of our attention — for both their musicality and they message.
The song was born in the fall of 1962, a troubled time if there ever was one. It was a tense time, a time when the world was on the verge of war. It is an anthem for peace, which is, of course, at the very core of the message of Christmas:
Said the night wind to the little lamb,
do you see what I see
Way up in the sky, little lamb,
do you see what I see
A star, a star, dancing in the night
With a tail as big as a kite
With a tail as big as a kite
Said the little lamb to the shepherd boy,
do you hear what I hear...

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