Gaudete: Steeleye Span

Today is Gaudete Sunday, and posting this song is a Coffee tradition.

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9 Comments on “Gaudete: Steeleye Span”

  1. Hedley Says:


    Whereever you are may your God go with you

  2. Birgit Says:

    A very nice Coffee tradition

  3. Jay Bird Says:

    In fact, I posted this on my Facebook page yesterday! A 2004 “Gaudete” video from a Steeleye Span reunion. Maddy Prior’s voice was still amazing.

    “Rejoice, rejoice, Christ is born of the virgin Mary, rejoice.” My Latin’s a little rusty for the rest, but WIKI has a translation.

    • katry Says:

      I had four years of Latin in high school and I remember so very little of it the translation is necessary for me was well.

      This is the best version of this song I know. I’ll check out the video. Maddy Prior still being amazing doesn’t surprise me at al.

      • Jay Bird Says:

        Listener warning — lovely song, but a wicked “ear worm”. I found myself humming “Gaudete” walking through Ace Hardware!

  4. katry Says:

    It didn’t happen to me, but I’ll not risk it by listening again. Ace Hardware, funny!

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