'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.

Editor's Comment
We salute Kgomo Khumo for a job well done

Stock theft has become rampant and difficult to contain thus keeping the police on their toes as the country is rocked by stock theft cases that are becoming difficult to contain.This form of crime is causing great misery to farmers in Botswana, especially in rural communities that largely depend on agriculture for a living. As stock theft cases escalate, the police say that most of the meat consumed in major towns and villages is from stolen...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up