Nevertheless, for our second carol let's have Once in Royal, not sung by some posh pre-pubescent at one of our elite musical institutions but by Jethro Tull (aka Ian Anderson) from Blackpool.
And let's stay in the regions for today's lesson, the evergreen and evocative Child's Christmas in Wales, by Dylan Thomas.
The real Nine Lessons and Carols (that is, from King's College, Cambridge) has been broadcast by the BBC since 1928 and - thanks to the World Service - is heard by millions all over the globe.
I wonder what reach my little alternative is likely to achieve?
Click back again tomorrow to see what Day Three has to offer.