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Lovely Child, Holy Child

The David N. Johnson arrangement of "Lovely Child, Holy Child" lists "Bethlehem" as the source. Does anyone have any idea from where this would have come? I checked the Billings and that does not seem to be the origin. I know it came from a folk carol, but I was looking for more specifics. Any information would help.
Thanks,
Daniel Clark
 
 "Lovely Child, Holy Child" link- 
on May 22, 2014 5:29am
Hi--Thanks for the link.  We've sung this at our church.  Haunting alleluias!  I think "BETHLEHEM" is the name of the tune.  The source is listed at the bottom of the page:  "Twelve Folksongs and Spirituals" compiled and arranged by David N. Johnson, copyright Augsburg Publishing House.  Looks like Mr. Johnson passed away in 1987.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_N._Johnson
 
Maybe someone else has further information!
Pearl Flamberg
 
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