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Lyr/Tune Req: Everything Changes Tonight (?)

03 Nov 98 - 01:09 PM (#44023)
Subject: Tom Paxton:
From:

I'm looking for the tune and words to this song. It's a Christmas song and I heard it on Prairie Home Companion a few years back. Help me!


01 Aug 01 - 01:18 PM (#519154)
Subject: RE: Tom Paxton:
From: Max

Boy, we missed a bunch back then.


01 Aug 01 - 01:43 PM (#519176)
Subject: RE: Tom Paxton:
From: MMario

well - according to a Tom Paxton Discography - he never recorded anything by that name.


07 Mar 15 - 09:52 PM (#3692270)
Subject: ADD: It Was a Night Like This (Tom Paxton)
From: Jason Xion Wang

Saved a bit from 21st Jan 2015...




Maybe a little bit too late but...

The song is called "It Was a Night Like This". A Christmas song released in 2003 on a compilation called "A Beachwood Christmas".

Jason


It Was a Night Like This
(Tom Paxton)

(Intro) G7 G6 G C


         G7
It was a night like this;
         C
It was a long time ago.
             G7
It might have been a little chilly;
             C
They might've had a little snow.
            C7
There was a man named Joseph
             F
And there was Mary his wife.
       G
She was carrying a baby;
       C
She was bursting with light.

There was a wind in the willows;
There was a wind in the firs.
They had one little burro
And the burro was hers.
Yes, her name was Mary;
She was bathed in grace;
She said, "it's time for the baby,
I wanna see his face."

    G                                 C       Am
And nothing's going to be the same in this old world -
G7                C
Everything changes tonight.

All the sheep in the meadow,
The cows in the corn
Were telling one another,
"A child was born."
First the sky was quiet,
Then the song began.
They were singing across the heavens
About the son of man.

And nothing's going to be the same in this old world -
Everything changes tonight.

So light up the window,
Bring on the bell.
We're gonna call this baby
Emmanuel.
We're gonna call him Jesus;
We're gonna call him Christ;
We're gonna call him saviour;
We're gonna call him light;

And nothing's going to be the same in this old world -
Everything changes tonight.
Oh, nothing's going to be the same in this old world -
Everything changes tonight.


Glad to be of help! The video link to the song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbLSgOeOOHE

Jason


07 Mar 15 - 09:55 PM (#3692271)
Subject: RE: Lyr/Tune Req: Everything Changes Tonight (?)
From: Joe Offer

I thought this came up because it's the eve of Daylight Savings Time...