Our Top 5 Favorite Versions of "Go Tell It on the Mountain"

 "Go Tell It on the Mountain"

"Go Tell It on the Mountain" is a traditional African-American spiritual song with roots in the American slave experience. The exact origins of the song are not well-documented, but it is believed to have emerged in the early 19th century among African-American slaves in the southern United States.

The song's lyrics reflect the biblical story of Jesus Christ's birth, particularly the account found in the Gospel of Luke, where shepherds are told about the birth of Jesus by an angel and then spread the news. The song emphasizes the joyous message of the birth of Jesus and the call to share this news with others.

Over the years, "Go Tell It on the Mountain" has become a popular Christmas carol in many Christian denominations. Its jubilant melody and uplifting message have made it a favorite for both individual and group performances during the holiday season. The song has been recorded by numerous artists in various styles, including gospel, blues, folk, and jazz, further contributing to its enduring popularity.

The song's themes of faith, joy, and sharing the good news of Jesus' birth have resonated with people of diverse backgrounds, making it a beloved part of the Christmas music repertoire.

Here are our top 5 favorite versions:

1. Tommee Profitt featuring Crowder: 

2. for King and Country:

3. Zach Williams:

4. Josh Turner:

5. Vineyard Worship:










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