Music, History & Popular Culture

Singing of Duke, Page & Peasant

Familiar tune with elusive lyrics

Dr. Matthew Pate
Counter Arts
Published in
8 min readDec 23, 2021

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St. Wenceslas Chapel at the St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague, Czech republic. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

As it is the Christmas season, I want to share some thoughts on my favorite carol. Everyone knows the tune. According to my convenience sample of people around me, nobody seems to know the words. The singer, Mojo Nixon, even made a parody song about not knowing the words…

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Dr. Matthew Pate
Counter Arts

Criminal Justice Researcher. Erstwhile Detective, Author. Mixed Media Artist. Habitual Line Stepper. Loves Dogs and Cats. Holds Doors. Wishes for Better.