Come-all-ye - definition of come-all-ye by The Free Dictionary
come-all-ye (kəˈmɔːljə; -jiː)
(Music, other) a street ballad or folk song
[C19: from the common opening words come all ye (young maidens, loyal heroes, etc)…]
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This audience became an accomplished and inspiring impromptu 1,000-strong choir in the come-all-ye
carols, and their Christians AwaKe was seriously good by any standard.
The most important of Henderson's songs is "Freedom Come-All-Ye
carols such as O little Town of Bethlehem and Hark The Herald Angels Sing were made for this audience, who sang with discipline and a tone quality recognisably from the same stable as that of the Choir.