From the recording Comfort & Joy
"Joseph Dearest" is one of the most popular pieces of Christmas music in Germany. The author and composer of "Joseph Dearest" remain anonymous, but it is thought that the lyrics date to around 1400. "In Dulce Jubilo" is another ancient song with the melody also dating back to around 1400. The English lyrics ("Good Christian Men, Rejoice") were written by the Reverend Dr. John Mason Neale in the mid 1800s. Beverly - hammered dulcimer and recorder; Bob - guitar and triangle.