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San Antonio Christmas

By Bo Reynolds

I was about 10 years old when I first visited the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, an historic Mission that many Texans have a special reverence for. It was Christmas time and my whole family was there and the Alamo Plaza was lit up and twinkled with the rest of the Holiday lights in the river walk area. Mariachi music mixed with Holiday tunes and the smell of tamales and carnes filled the Plaza. It was a wonderful time with family and Holiday celebration and I carried those memories into adulthood until they finally became a song. - Bo Reynolds, 8 April 2012

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When I was just a boy I dreamed I was a mariachi
Like Vicente Fernandez singing in the movies
And when the church bells rang they woke me up
And I saw the dancing lights
Of San Antonio Christmas

There were German waltzes and accordion polkas
And Spanish guitar and all the different voices
But in the candle light of the Alamo mission
We all sang Silent Night
That San Antonio Christmas

Many years have passed
And I've been on my own now
But I think of my family back in San Antonio
And when I close my eyes I can hear their voices
And I can see the dancing lights
Of San Antonio Christmas

And when I close my eyes I can hear their voices
And I can see the dancing lights
Of San Antonio Christmas
I can see the dancing lights
Of San Antonio Christmas

Copyright © 1999 Bo Reynolds




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different....Viva el Alamo!! nice
2013-08-11


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