Who Sang The Holly and the Ivy? The Five Fifths

The Five Fifths Irish Christmas cover art
Release information
Release Date: 2005
length: 2:36
The holly and the ivy,
When they are both full grown,
Of all the trees that are in the wood,
The holly bears the crown.
O the rising of the sun,
And the running of the deer,
The playing of the merry organ,
Sweet singing in the choir.

The holly bears a blossom
As white as lily flower;
And Mary bore sweet Jesus Christ
To be our sweet Savior.
The holly bears a berry
As red as any blood;
Any Mary bore sweet Jesus Christ
To do poor sinners good.

The holly bears a p****le
As sharp as any thorn;
And Mary bore sweet Jesus Christ
On Christmas day in the morn.
The holly bears a bark
As bitter as any gall;
And Mary bore sweet Jesus Christ
For to redeem us all.

The holly and the ivy,
When they are both full grown,
Of all the trees that are in the wood,
The holly bears the crown.

Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 Deck the Halls
  • 2 The First Noël
  • 3 Silent Night
  • 4 What Child Is This?
  • 5 The Holly and the Ivy
  • 6 The White Blanket
  • 7 Huron Carol
  • 8 Good King Wenceslas
  • 9 God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
  • 10 The Piper Through the Meadow
  • 11 Away in a Manger
  • 12 In the Bleak Midwinter
  • 13 Carolan's Concerto

  • Release information
    label: Reflections
    country(area): Canada
    format: CD
    barcode: 096741087226
    script: Latin