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Asked by: momma03-ga
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20 Nov 2003 13:27 PST
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Question ID: 278688
Who sings the Christmas song "The Gift"? It's about a little girl named Maria who finds a bird along the roadside, and offers it as her "unworthy" gift to the baby Jesus on Christmas eve.
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Answered By: bobbie7-ga on 20 Nov 2003 13:56 PST
Hi momma03! The Gift is performed by Garth Brooks and was written by Stephanie Davis. Album: Beyond the Season Performer: Garth Brooks Written by Stephanie Davis Source: The Gospel Music Archive http://www.gospel.mcmail.com/carols/the_gift.htm Planet Garth http://www.planetgarth.com/lyrics/the_gift.php The Gift is included in the CD ?Beyond the Season? by Garth Brooks at Amazon. Here is a review from a music fan: ?I found Beyond the Season to be not only a great Christmas album, but another great country CD by one of the greatest artists of our time. My favorite song is "The Gift," bringing the true meaning of Christmas to us through the example of charity from a poor, lost child. It brings tears to my eyes every time I hear it. Only Garth Brooks can affect people so deeply through music. If you don't have it, get it...now? http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000002V13/ref=m_art_bow_3/002-9812631-7508824?v=glance&s=music You may view the complete lyrics of ?The Gift? at AlltheLyrics.com http://www.allthelyrics.com/lyrics/garth_brooks/the_chase/the_gift/ Here are a few short excerpts of the lyrics where you may verify that this is the correct song. The Gift by Garth Brooks ?A poor orphan girl named Maria Was walking to market one day She stopped for a rest by the roadside Where a bird with a broken wing lay A few moments passed till she saw it For it's feathers were covered with sand But soon clean and wrapped it was travelling In the warmth of Maria's small hand? (..) ?Now the Christmas Eve service was coming And the church shone with tinsel and light And all of the town folks brought presents To lay by the manager that night There were diamonds and incense and perfumes In packages fit for a king But for one ragged bird in a small cage Maria had nothing to bring She waited till just before midnight So no one would see her go in And crying she knelt by the manger For her gift was unworthy of Him? Source: AlltheLyrics.com http://www.allthelyrics.com/lyrics/garth_brooks/the_chase/the_gift/ Garth Brook Lyrics: The Gift http://www.inlyrics.com/display/Garth_Brooks_Lyrics/The_Gift_Lyrics/115782.htm Search Criteria: Christmas song ?The Gift" Maria bird unworthy A poor orphan girl named Maria The Gift by Garth Brooks I hope you find this helpful! If anything is unclear please request clarification and I'll be glad to offer further assistance before you rate my answer. Best regards, Bobbie7
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