The Holly and the Ivy is an 18th century Christmas carol, but like many of the traditional songs that we sing and perform during the holiday season, the composer is unknown. The lyrics of The Holly and the Ivy are cryptic in some ways, but holly is a common Christian symbol of birth and life in the cold of winter.
Select the song image below for a printable PDF of The Holly and the Ivy. The site will soon have versions of the carol in several other keys. You can also view and print the lyrics to The Holly and the Ivy.
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Tap the image of the sheet music for a full-size PDF of The Holly and the Ivy.