'Mary's boy child', the all time Christmas special song

Boney M - 'Mary's boy child'
Boney M - 'Mary's boy child'

The other day I was tuning into Radio Botswana and then I heard the line, "Long time ago in Bethlehem, so the Holy Bible said. Mary's boy child Jesus Christ, was born on Christmas Day".

The lyrics of the first line of the song, Mary’s Boy Child/Oh My Lord by Boney M was enough to take me back to the time when we would listen to the song on radio during the days building up to Christmas Day. 

This is the song that engulfed that Christmas spirit within us and hearing that made me want to go back to past. The thing about an emotional memory is that it can be triggered by any stimulus. Although listening to Mary’s boy child may have not been felt as intensely as the original experience of the emotion, it surely made me want to go back.

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