Awake, awake, and greet the new morn

Awake, awake, and greet the new morn. Marty Haugen* (1950- ). Written in 1983 as a Christmas hymn, and published in Haugen’s Rejoice, Rejoice (Chicago, 1983). Haugen's tune, REJOICE, REJOICE, takes its name from the opening words of the last stanza. In verse 1 line 3 Haugen wrote ’for now he is born', which was changed by the editors of Worship - Third Edition (1986), of whom Haugen was one, to 'for soon he is born’, which turns the hymn into one for...

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