Jesus, Jesus, rest your head, You have got a manger bed; All the evil folks on earth Sleep in feathers at their birth. Jesus, Jesus, rest your head, You have got a manger bed. Have you heard about our Jesus, Have you heard about His fate? How His Mother went to the stable On that Christmas Eve so late? Winds were blowing, Cow were lowing, Stars were glowing, Glowing, glowing. Jesus, Jesus, rest your head, You have got a manger bed, etc...
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive):
- by John Edmunds (1913 - 1986), "Jesus, Jesus, rest your head", published 1954, copyright © 1954. [voice and piano] [ sung text checked 1 time]
Researcher for this text: Garrett Medlock [Guest Editor]
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