Vic Shoen and His Orchestra The Twelve Days of Christmas cover

The Twelve Days of Christmas
by Vic Shoen and His Orchestra
Lyrics and Meaning


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Song Meaning
Verse 1
On the first day of Christmas, my true love sent to me
A partridge in a pear tree.
Verse 2
(On the second day of Christmas, my true love sent to me
Two turtledoves
And a partridge in a pear tree).
Verse 3
On the third day of Christmas, my true love sent to me
Three French hens,
(Two turtledoves)
And a partridge in a pear tree.
Verse 4
(On the fourth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me)
(Four calling birds,)
Three French hens,
(Two turtledoves)
And a partridge in a pear tree.
Verse 5
On the fifth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me
(Five golden rings.) Five golden rings
(Four calling birds,)
Three French hens,
(Two turtledoves)
And a partridge in a pear tree.
Verse 6
On the sixth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me
Six geese a-laying,
(Five golden rings). Five golden rings
(Four calling birds,)
Three French hens,
(Two turtledoves,)
And a partridge in a pear tree.
Verse 7
(On the seventh day of Christmas, my true love sent to me
Seven swans a-swimming,)
Six geese a-laying,
(Five golden rings). Five golden rings
(Four calling birds,)
Three French hens,
(Two turtledoves)
And a partridge in a pear tree.
Verse 8
(On the eighth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me
Eight maids a-milking,)
Seven swans a-swimming,
Six geese a-laying,
(Five golden rings). Five golden rings
(Four calling birds,)
Three French hens,
(Two turtledoves)
And a partridge in a pear tree.
Verse 9
On the ninth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me
Nine ladies dancing,
(Eight maids a-milking,)
(Seven swans a-swimming,)
Six geese a-laying,
(Five golden rings). Five golden rings
(Four calling birds,)
Three French hens,
(Two turtledoves)
And a partridge in a pear tree.
Verse 10
(On the tenth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me)
(Ten lords a-leaping,)
Nine ladies dancing,
(Eight maids a-milking,)
(Seven swans a-swimming,)
Six geese a-laying,
(Five golden rings). Five golden rings
(Four calling birds,)
Three French hens,
(Two turtledoves)
And a partridge in a pear tree.
Verse 11
On the eleventh day of Christmas, my true love sent to me
(I sent eleven pipers piping,)
Ten lords a-leaping,
Nine ladies dancing,
(Eight maids a-milking,)
Seven swans a-swimming,
Six geese a-laying,
(Five golden rings). Five golden rings
(Four calling birds,)
Three French hens,
(Two turtledoves)
And a partridge in a pear tree.
Verse 12
(On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me)
Twelve drummers drumming,
Eleven pipers piping,
Ten lords a-leaping,
Nine ladies dancing,
(Eight maids a-milking,
Seven swans a-swimming,)
Six geese a-laying,
(Five golden rings). Five golden rings
(Four calling birds,)
Three French hens,
(Two turtledoves)
And a partridge in a pear tree.
And a partridge in a pear tree.

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