This year, after you have your full artificial Christmas trees already set up and ready to go, will you be taking the time to sing some Christmas carols? Many people make it a tradition to sing a few Christmas tunes while they are standing around their full artificial Christmas trees with their friends/family, other people make it a point to go out and do this in their neighborhood. Whether you are singing around the full artificial Christmas trees, at your local religious structure, or just door to door in your community, Christmas carols are a great way to celebrate the holidays and spread some joy.
However, before you decide to start singing out your heart’s content to showcase your Christmas spirit, here are some interesting facts about Christmas carols!
– When the idea of Christmas caroling came to be it was not as well spirited as it was now.
– In the 17th century, those who arrived to carol were doing this without announcing themselves and they had some demands for the homeowners.
– They would threaten violence, destroy property, and since their songs which were not Christmas carols at all.
– They wanted the homeowner to give them the finest drinks and food in order to leave the home
Thankfully, now singing Christmas carols are more about spreading joy with the songs that are out there. What are some of the most popular Christmas carols out there? There are many, and if you are looking to make a list of the songs that you can sing around your tree or around the neighborhood, you will find that you cannot go wrong with songs like:
– Jingle Bells
– Silent Night
– The 12 Days of Christmas
These are those that just about everyone will know by heart!
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