The Song "Christmas in the Northwest"

Information and Lyrics for this Popular Northwest Regional Holiday Tune

Christmas in the Northwest
Christmas in the Northwest. Getty Images/Westend61

Christmas in the Northwest is a series of holiday music CDs that benefit Seattle Children's Hospital. The first CD, a compilation of holiday tunes by Northwest artists, was released in 1985. The title song, Christmas in the Northwest, by Brenda Kutz White has become a regional favorite, playing frequently on the radio during the season. In subsequent years, albums were released featuring such Northwest musicians as Dave Matthews, Kenny G, and Heart. The success of the series has resulted in an entire series of CDs, as well as live performances.

Lyrics to Christmas in the Northwest
The wind may not blow
Might not even snow
But there's nothing like Christmas
Right here at home
It may not be white
Might be a rainy night
But there's nothing like sharing
The sounds and the sights of ...
Christmas in the Northwest
Is a gift that we can share
Christmas in the Northwest
Is a child's answered prayer
Take away the presents
And they still will have a dream
For Christmas in the Northwest
Is a gift God wrapped in green
That first Christmas night
Under just one light
In a small town, a child came down
The Father's gift of love and life
And so, I dedicate this prayer
To the children in our care
That we teach them of the gifts of love
He has planted everywhere
Just like ...
Christmas in the Northwest
It's a gift that we can share
Christmas in the Northwest
Is a child's answered prayer
If you take away the presents
Why, they still will have a dream
For Christmas in the Northwest
Is a gift God wrapped in green
And I know it may not turn out white
But it's still 'silent night'
So gather those you love
And tell the story of the gift of living
Believe we see from the one who's giving
Giving us ...
Christmas in the Northwest
Is a gift that we can share
Christmas in the Northwest
Is a child's answered prayer
And even if you take away the presents
I still would have a tree
For Christmas in the Northwest
Is a gift God wrapped in green
That God wrapped up in green
Christmas in the Northwest
Is a gift God wrapped up in green

Find more information about Christmas in the Northwest, including music downloads, ordering CDs, and performances, on their official website.

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