Long Ago on Christmas Day

Composer
Laurence Wakefield. Arr. Anthony Wakefield
Year of composition
1976
Lyricist
L. & A. Wakefield
Publisher
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
4 minutes
Genre
World music
Instrumentation
Choir + keyboard
Instrumental parts

Born in 1976, this Christmas song was written by Laurence in 1983, and arranged for choir by yours truly. The text of the first verse is suggested by L. and extended throughout also by his father.

Laurence re-directed his life at a later date to become a heating engineer, and later still, adding his own music studio in his home where he has had several music tracks recorded, one of which made a number 1 hit in the Canary Islands(!) for a month. He is busy at present enjoying the fruits of life by caring for his partner Janine, and their son Hayden, two years old in January 2017.

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