The first Noel the angel did say, [C Am G, FC FC]
Was to certain poor shepherds in fields as they lay; [FC FC GC G7C]
In fields where they lay keeping their sheep [C Am G, FC FC]
On a cold winters night that was so deep [FC FC GC G7C]
Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel [C Em, F CG]
Born is the King of Israel. [FGF CFG C G7 C]
They looked up and saw a star, Shining in the East, beyond them far; And to
the earth it gave good light; And so it continued both day and night.
This star drew nigh to the North West, O'er Bethlehem it took its rest, And
there it did stop and stay, Right over the place where Jesus lay.
Then enter'd in there Wise Men three Full rev'rently on bended knee, And
offered there in His presence Their gold and myrrh and frankincense.