Christmas Songbook

Little Drummer Boy

"Come"❟ they told me❟ pa-rum-pum-pum-pum❟
"Our newborn King to see❟" pa-rum-pum-pum-pum.
"Our finest gifts we bring❟" pa-rum-pum-pum-pum❟
"To lay before the King❟" pa-rum-pum-pum-pum❟
Rum-pum-pum-pum❟ rum-pum-pum-pum.
"So to honour him❟" pa-rum-pum-pum-pum❟
"When we come."

"Baby Jesus❟" pa-rum-pum-pum-pum❟
"I am a poor boy too❟" pa-rum-pum-pum-pum.
"I have no gift to bring❟" pa-rum-pum-pum-pum❟
"That❜s fit to give our King❟" pa-rum-pum-pum-pum❟
Rum-pum-pum-pum❟ rum-pum-pum-pum.
"Shall I play for you❟" pa-rum-pum-pum-pum❟
"On my drum?"

Mary nodded❟ pa-rum-pum-pum-pum❟
The ox and lamb kept time❟ pa-rum-pum-pum-pum.
I played my drum for Him❟ pa-rum-pum-pum-pum❟
I played my best for Him❟ pa-rum-pum-pum-pum❟
Rum-pum-pum-pum❟ rum-pum-pum-pum.
Then❟ he smiled at me❟ pa-rum-pum-pum-pum❟
Me and my drum.