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Popularised by Cat Steven's hit version of 1972, this song has a long history. It was first published as a Christian hymn in 1931 with lyrics by Eleanor Farjeon to a Gaelic tune known as Bunessan. The same tune was also used for a 19th Century carol "Child In The Manger", with lyrics by Mary Macdonald. Cat Steven's version is notable for its bridging episodes taking it from the key of C to D for the third verse and returning… read more

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Morning has broken like the first morning
Blackbird has spoken like the first bird
Praise for the singing, praise for the morning
Praise for them springing fresh from the Word

Cat Stevens - Morning Has Broken Lyrics


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  • eternal!
  • Super Song !!!!!
  • beautiful!!! always sang that in music class :)
  • this one triggered my childhood memory in my head
  • Morning has broken...
  • Praise with elation, praise every morning!
  • Excepcional!!!!
  • Linda a música, lindo o vídeo... Adorável!
  • "Morning Has Broken" is a popular and well-known Christian hymn first published in 1931. It has words by English author Eleanor Farjeon and is set to a traditional Gaelic tune known as "Bunessan"
  • Each morning I live is God's gift to me - wonderful song.

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