Best Christmas Carol Of All Time

"Little Drummer Boy"

Little Drummer Boy History....

  • "Little Drummer Boy" was originally titled "Carol of the Drums" because of the repeating line "pa rum pum pum pum" which imitates the sound of a drum.


  • The song "Little Drummer Boy" is believed to have been written by Katherine K. Davis in 1941 based on an old Czech carol. Other names credited for this song are Henry Onorati and Harry Simeone.



  • The Little Drummer Boy is a 1968 Christmas stop-motion television special produced by Rankin/Bass, based on the famous Christmas song of that name. It was followed by a sequel in 1976

LITTLE DRUMMER BOY LYRICS

Come they told me pa rum pum pum pum.

A new born 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.

Little Baby 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 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.

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.

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