Away in a Manger Lyrics

Willie Nelson


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Traditional Evan Jolly
album: Track 5 in album Hill Country Christmas
release date: 1997-10-14
popularity : 11 users have visited this page.
length: 2:26
lyricist: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel, [anonymous]
composer: James R. Murray, Carl Mueller

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Away in a manger
No crib for His bed
The little Lord Jesus
Laid down His sweet head

The stars in the bright sky
Looked down where He lay
The little Lord Jesus
Asleep on the hay

The cattle are lowing
The poor Baby wakes
But little Lord Jesus
No crying He makes

I love Thee, Lord Jesus
Look down from the sky
And stay by my side
'Til morning is nigh

Be near me, Lord Jesus
I ask Thee to stay
Close by me forever
And love me I pray

Bless all the dear children
In Thy tender care
And take us to heaven
To live with Thee there

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 El Niño
  • 2 Away in a Manger
  • 3 Joy to the World
  • 4 O Little Town of Bethlehem
  • 5 Here Comes Santa Claus
  • 6 Pretty Paper
  • 7 Hark the Herald Angels Sing
  • 8 Silent Night
  • 9 Deck the Halls
  • 10 White Christmas
  • 11 El Niño (instrumental)