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From: Rick <RSambu@aol.com>

I picked this old English carol from an album called A Tapestry of Carols by
Maddy Prior and the Carnival band.  

SUSSEX CAROL

6/4

    D         G         D          A       D        G        A      D
On Christmas night all Christians sing to hear the news the angels bring
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On Christmas night all Christians sing to hear the news the angels bring
A
News of great joy news of great mirth
D   G   D   G        A      D
News of our merciful King's birth

Then why should men on earth be sad since our Redeemer made us glad
Then why should men on earth be sad since our Redeemer made us glad
When from our sin He set us free
All for to gain our liberty

When sin departs before His grace then life and health come in its place
When sin departs before His grace then life and health come in its place
Angels and men with joy may sing
All for to see the newborn King

All out of darkness we have light which made the angels sing this night
All out of darkness we have light which made the angels sing this night
Glory to God and peace to men
Now and forever more amen

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