“Virgin Mary Had a Little Baby”


"The Virgin Mary had a little baby, O, glory hallelujah. O, pretty little baby, Glory be to the newborn King." "What you gonna name that pretty little baby?" "Some call him one thing, think I'll call him Jesus"


  • Pete Seeger, "Glory to the New Born King" (on PeteSeeger37, PeteSeeger42)


  1. Silber-FSWB, p. 384, "Virgin Mary Had One Son" (1 text)
  2. Roud #12207
  3. BI, FSWB384A


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1953 (R. C. Seeger, American Folk Songs for Christmas)
Found in: US