We Are the Shepherds

Johnny Cash


album: Track 10 in album The Christmas Spirit
release date: 1963-11
popularity : 7 users have visited this page.
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country/Ballad/Easy Listening
length: 3:13

Album Information

label: Columbia
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Johnny Cash The Christmas Spirit cover art


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The new Saviour sleeps on his first earthly night
It's all that we have but it gives a good light
We left our flocks when the new star appeard
We had to come see him we had to come here
But our sheep are out there with wolves in the night
But with it the new Saviour has his first light
We thank Thee kind Joseph for bidding us enter
'Tis only one candle but it is our symbol
We are the shepherds...


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 The Christmas Spirit
  • 2 I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
  • 3 Blue Christmas
  • 4 The Gifts They Gave
  • 5 Here Was a Man
  • 6 Christmas as I Knew It
  • 7 Silent Night
  • 8 The Little Drummer Boy
  • 9 Ringing the Bells for Jim
  • 10 We Are the Shepherds
  • 11 Who Kept the Sheep
  • 12 The Ballad of the Harp Weaver