[Lyrics] Christmas Songs: ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’

'The Twelve Days of Christmas'[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 turtle doves, 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 turtle doves, and
A partridge in a pear tree

[Verse 4]
On the fourth day of christmas my true love sent to me
Four colly birds
Three french hens
Two turtle doves, and
A partridge in a pear tree

[Verse 5]
On the fifth day of christmas my true love sent to me
Five gold rings
Four colly birds
Three french hens
Two turtle doves, 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 gold rings
Four colly birds
Three french hens
Two turtle doves, 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 gold rings
Four colly birds
Three french hens
Two turtle doves, 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 gold rings
Four colly birds
Three french hens
Two turtle doves, and
A partridge in a pear tree

[Verse 9]
On the nineth 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 gold rings
Four colly birds
Three french hens
Two turtle doves, 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 gold rings
Four colly birds
Three french hens
Two turtle doves, and
A partridge in a pear tree

[Verse 11]
On the eleventh day of christmas my true love sent to me
Eleven pipers piping
Ten lords a-leaping
Nine ladies dancing
Eight maids a-milking
Seven swans a-swimming
Six geese a-laying
Five gold rings
Four colly birds
Three french hens
Two turtle doves, and
A partridge in a pear tree

[Verse 12]
On the twelth 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 gold rings
Four colly birds
Three french hens
Two turtle doves, and
A partridge in a pear tree.

Brief Facts About ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’

Written By: Frederic Austin
Composer: Traditional
Release Date: 1909
Interpolated By: What You Want For Christmas by Quad City DJ’s, 69 Boyz & K-Nock
Cover By: The 12 Days of Christmas by Straight No Chaser

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