Posts Tagged ‘hymns’

Joy To The World

December 25, 2019

“Joy To The World,” performed by Sufjan Stevens. The lyrics, by Isaac Watts, are based on Psalm 98, and were set to music by Lowell Mason in 1839.

Sufjan Stevens website.

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Hotshot Crew 61

October 24, 2017

Lori Light found the firefighters of Samoa’s Hotshot Crew 61 on the job in Trinity County, California. They’re singing Fa’afetai i le Atua (“Thanks to God”) to the tune Charles Crozat Converse composed for “What a Friend We Have in Jesus.” The crew is battling the Helena-Fork Fire on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest in northwest California. Crewmembers work for the National Park of American Samoa.

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O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

December 29, 2015

“O Come, O Come, Emmanuel,” a hymn given an emotional treatment by Tyler Joseph, better known as half of the duo Twenty-One Pilots. The retro video, directed by Mark C. Eshleman, is a segment from a 2013 Christmas With The Stars performance at Five14 Church in New Albany, Ohio.

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