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The 12 Days Of Christmas (Studio Version)

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The 12 Days Of Christmas (Studio Version)
Appears on: Christmas Cheers
Lyrics:

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 fourth day of Christ-
On the third 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 ninth day of Christmas
my true love gave to me:
Nine Ladies Dancing,
Eight Ladies Dancing,
Seven Ladies Dancing,
Six Ladies Dancing,
Five-
You better not shout!
You better not cry!
You better not,
In a pair tree!

On the ninth—(NO!)
On the eighth—(COME ON!)
On the seventh day of Christmas
(deck the halls)
my true love gave to me
(with boughs of holly)
7 swans a swimming
(here we come a wassailing)
6 geese a laying
(among the leaves so)
5 golden rings
(Faaa-laaa-la-la-la)
4 calling birds
3 french hens
2 turtle doves
(here we come a wassailing)
The boar's head in hand bear I
(among the leaves so green)
Bedeck'd with bays
and partridge in a pear tree!

On the eleventh day of Christmas
My true love gave to me
11 pipers piping (ding)
10 lords a leaping (dong)
9 ladies dancing (ding)
8 maids a milking (dong)
7 swans a swimming (ding)
6 geese a laying (dong)
5 golden rings,
4 calling birds,
3 french hens,
2 turtle doves ,
and--rudolph the red nosed reindeer!

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me

I have a little dradle,
I made it out of clay,
and when it's dry and ready,
a dradle I shall play
Oh dradle…dradle…dradle…

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me

doo doo do do doot dooooooo
doo doo do do doot dooooooo

On the twelfth day my true love gave to me
12 drummers drumming like olympus above the Serengeti
11 pipers piping,
10 lords a leaping

9 ladies dancing they were dancing for meeee
8 maids a milking they were milking just for me

I had Christmas down in Africa
I had Christmas down in Africa
I had Christmas down in Africa (5 golden rings)
I had Christmas down in Africa (5 golden rings)
I had Christmas down in Africa (5 golden rings)
gonna deck the halls and do the things we never had

doo doo do do doot dooooooo
doo doo do do doot dooooooo
partridge in a big pear tree
partridge in a big pear tree

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on 22 October 2009 - 6:45pm

The 12 Days Of Christmas (Studio Version)

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Average: 4.9 (14 votes)
Lyrics: 

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 fourth day of Christ-
On the third 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 ninth day of Christmas
my true love gave to me:
Nine Ladies Dancing,
Eight Ladies Dancing,
Seven Ladies Dancing,
Six Ladies Dancing,
Five-
You better not shout!
You better not cry!
You better not,
In a pair tree!

On the ninth—(NO!)
On the eighth—(COME ON!)
On the seventh day of Christmas
(deck the halls)
my true love gave to me
(with boughs of holly)
7 swans a swimming
(here we come a wassailing)
6 geese a laying
(among the leaves so)
5 golden rings
(Faaa-laaa-la-la-la)
4 calling birds
3 french hens
2 turtle doves
(here we come a wassailing)
The boar's head in hand bear I
(among the leaves so green)
Bedeck'd with bays
and partridge in a pear tree!

On the eleventh day of Christmas
My true love gave to me
11 pipers piping (ding)
10 lords a leaping (dong)
9 ladies dancing (ding)
8 maids a milking (dong)
7 swans a swimming (ding)
6 geese a laying (dong)
5 golden rings,
4 calling birds,
3 french hens,
2 turtle doves ,
and--rudolph the red nosed reindeer!

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me

I have a little dradle,
I made it out of clay,
and when it's dry and ready,
a dradle I shall play
Oh dradle…dradle…dradle…

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me

doo doo do do doot dooooooo
doo doo do do doot dooooooo

On the twelfth day my true love gave to me
12 drummers drumming like olympus above the Serengeti
11 pipers piping,
10 lords a leaping

9 ladies dancing they were dancing for meeee
8 maids a milking they were milking just for me

I had Christmas down in Africa
I had Christmas down in Africa
I had Christmas down in Africa (5 golden rings)
I had Christmas down in Africa (5 golden rings)
I had Christmas down in Africa (5 golden rings)
gonna deck the halls and do the things we never had

doo doo do do doot dooooooo
doo doo do do doot dooooooo
partridge in a big pear tree
partridge in a big pear tree

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Comments

Franki May's picture

I love this song! It's so funny to see someone that's never heard this song, singing this version of the 12 days of christmas, the look on their face cracks me up when they realize that they messed up.

David Haraden's picture

I heard this song in 2003 performed by the BYU men's Choir "Vocal Point". Is this a remake of that song?

EileenR's picture

Sparkfanatic- I believe it's SNC's twist on an arrangement by Richard Gregory, an alum of the Yale Whiffenpoofs. SNC's arrangement added "Africa" at the end, and was arranged by (I think) Dan Ponce. My CD is out in my car or I'd check the liner notes.

Vixter's picture

"Africa" by Toto. Old '80's song.

jdubb719's picture

at 1:31, what tune is that from?

sparkfanatic's picture

who is that arranger of this?!?!?

Nancy_13's picture

I heard you guys on Jim Bohannon last night.
Great sound and lyrics and blended songs!
I am now hooked!

LovedeAcapella's picture

Very cool to see the lyrics! May want to correct those spelling errors, though. =)

VOICES TWELVE's picture

Hey guys,
We are so inspired by you!
Who does your arrangements - we would love to do some of them!
V12

broadwing's picture

12 Days of Xmas, Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Deck the Halls, Here We Come A-Wassailing, The Boar's Head Carol, Carol of the Bells, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, The Dreidel Song, Africa...

...Did I miss any? ;-)

GarethPrice's picture

What are the songs featured in this!? AMAZING!

angel24's picture

Advance Merry Christmas to everybody! I love their The 12 Days Of Christmas (Studio Version)... You rock!

Shaina's picture

Oh, and I agree with S. But I still love it!!!!

Shaina's picture

I thought it was spelled "dreidel"... And I feel like we had an intensive discussion on this subject on the old site... Or am I just crazy?

S. Brandon's picture

Great, of course, but without the audience and stage energy it's not *quite* as fun. Still, you can hear the ins and outs a bit more than when you do have an enthusiastic audience responding.

Lauren Ernat's picture

Absolutely Amazing! I cannot wait to hear these guys in person!!!! :D