Christmas Carols with easy guitar chords

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Xmas Bells We have put together a number of popular Christmas carols and songs in alphabetical order, with guitar chords and lyrics. We have simplified the chords as much as possible so that everyone, including beginners can play... and they're all free to download. There's nothing more 'Christmassy' than sitting around an open fire, strumming your guitar to your favorite Christmas tunes with friends and family soaking up the Christmas spirit.

The following is a Christmas Song List of all your favorite carols: * Also included: Auld Lang Syne
Merry Christmas Everyone
This is a very long page so brace yourselves and enjoy the ride...

You can find a more comprehensive version of all the Christmas Carols on the 'Christmas Music' page. They are performed by various artists and include videos, chords & lyrics, chord charts, song tips, information as well as useful links and downloads.

Some of the versions are quite different to the original versions, but they are all beautifully presented in the wonderful spirit of Christmas. So, grab your guitar and strum up a storm... Merry Christmas everyone!


Christmas Song Charts

Version 1

Away In A Manger by James R. Murray

Time Signature: 3/4
Key Signature: G Major

      G                   C          G         D7                       G
1. A-way in a man-ger no crib for a bed___ The lit-tle Lord Jesus laid down his sweet head
         G                      C             G         D7           G          C      D7   G
   The stars in the sky looked down where he lay___ The lit-tle Lord Je-sus a-sleep on the hay

        G                       C           G          D7                      G              
2. The cat-tle are lo-wing the poor ba-by wakes___ But lit-tle Lord Je-sus no cry-ing He makes
      G                          C             G            D7         G            C       D7  G
   I love Thee Lord Je-sus look down from the sky____  And stay by my cra-dle till mor-ning is nigh

       G                     C           G            D7                   G
3. Be near me Lord Je-sus I ask Thee to stay___ Close by me for-e-ver and love me I pray
          G                         C          G           D7         G          C         D7    G
   Bless all the dear chil-dren in Thy tender care___ And take us to hea-ven to live with Thee there


Version 2
   
Away In A Manger by by Willian J, Kirkpatrick

 Time Signature: 3/4
 Key Signature: C Major

      C     G  Am           C        F  G7                      C            Dm             G7
1. A-way in a  man-ger, no crib for his bed___ The lit-tle Lord Je-sus laid down his sweet head
         C       G    C                Em        Am G7                     C         G7           C
   The stars in the bright sky looked down where he lay__ The lit-tle Lord Je-sus a-sleep on the hay

        C       G  Am          C     F  G7                       C         Dm          G7
2. The cat-tle are lo-wing the ba-by a-wakes___ But lit-tle Lord Je-sus no cry-ing He makes
      C         G   C            Em       Am  G7                     C          G7           C
   I love Thee Lord Je-sus look down from the sky___ And stay by my side un-til mor-ning is nigh

       C       G   Am        C       F   G7                     C          Dm        G7
3. Be near me Lord Je-sus I ask Thee to stay___ Close by me for-e-ver and love me I pray
          C       G    C           Em      Am   G7                    C         G7              C
   Bless all the dear chil-dren in Thy ten-der care__ And feed us for-e-ver to live with Thee there
Away In A manger Christmas Music
Deck The Halls                                           Ding Dong Merrily On High 

Time Signature: 4/4                                        Time Signature: 4/4
Key Signature: D Major                                     Key Signature: G Major

    D                    Bm       D                            G         C            D  
1. Deck the halls with boughs of hol-ly,                   1. Ding dong mer-ri-ly on high,
   A           D         A  D                                     C          D         G
   Fa la la la la, la la la la.                               In heav'n the bells are ring-ing
    D              Bm     D                                    G         C            D
  'Tis the sea-son to be jol-ly,                              Ding dong ver-i-ly the sky,
   A           D         A  D                                     C         D        G
   Fa la la la la, la la la la.                               Is riv'n with an-gel ing-ing.
    A              D     A                                     G    Am  G    Am  Em  D
   Don we now our gay ap-pa-rel                               Glo...o...o....o...o...o-ri-a,
   D         E         A  E  A                                    C     D      G
   Fa la la, la la la, la la la.                              Ho-san-na in ex-cel-sis!
     D                 Bm       D                              G    Am  G    Am  Em  D
   Troll the an-cient Yule-tide ca-rol,                       Glo...o...o....o...o...o-ri-a,  
   G           D         A  D                                     C     D      G
   Fa la la la la, la la la la.                               Ho-san-na in ex-cel-sis!

    D                Bm      D                                 G       C               D  
2. See the bla-zing Yule be-fore us,                       2. E'en so here be-low, be-low,
   A           D         A  D                                      C         D       G
   Fa la la la la, la la la la.                               Let stee-ple bells be swun-gen,
     D                  Bm       D                             G     C         D
   Strike the harp and join the cho-rus.                      And "I-o, i-o, i-o!"
   A           D         A  D                                      C         D       G
   Fa la la la la, la la la la.                               By priest and peo-ple sun-gen.
    A             D      A                                     G    Am  G    Am  Em  D
   Fol-low me in mer-ry mea-sure,                             Glo...o...o....o...o...o-ri-a,
   D         E         A  E  A                                    C     D      G
   Fa la la, la la la, la la la.                              Ho-san-na in ex-cel-sis!
     D             Bm        D                                 G    Am  G    Am  Em  D
   While I tell of Yule-tide trea-sure,                       Glo...o...o....o...o...o-ri-a, 
   G           D         A  D                                     C     D      G
   Fa la la la la, la la la la.                               Ho-san-na in ex-cel-sis!


    D             Bm        D                                  G        C              D
3. Fast a-way the old year pas-ses,                           Pray you, du-ti-ful-ly prime
   A           D          A  D                                      C        D        G
   Fa la la la la,  la la la la.                              Your ma-tin  chime, ye ring-ers
    D                Bm       D                                G       C              D
   Hail the new, ye lads and las-ses,                         May you beau-ti-ful-ly rime
   A           D          A  D                                      C        D        G
   Fa la la la la,  la la la la.                              Your eve-time song, ye sing-ers.
    A              D     A                                     G    Am  G    Am  Em  D
   Sing we joyus, all to-ge-ther,                             Glo...o...o....o...o...o-ri-a,
   D          E          A  E  A                                  C     D      G
   Fa la la,  la la la,  la la la.                            Ho-san-na in ex-cel-sis!
    D                Bm       D                                G    Am  G    Am  Em  D
   Heed-less of the wind and wea-ther,                        Glo...o...o....o...o...o-ri-a,
   G           D          A  D                                    C     D      G
   Fa la la la la,  la la la la.                              Ho-san-na in ex-cel-sis!
Do You Hear What I Hear by Noel Regney & Gloria Shayne

Time Signature: 4/4
Key Signature: C Major

              C	              Gm7      C
1. Said the night wind to the lit-tle lamb___ Do you see what I see___ (Do you see what I see)
    C	             Gm7      C
   Way up in the sky lit-tle lamb___ Do you see what I see___ (Do you see what I see)
      Am              Em
   A star, a star____ Dan-cing in the night
           F	   G	    E              F	   G	    C
   With a tail as big as a kite___ With a tail as big as a kite

             C	                Gm7        C
2. Said the lit-tle lamb to the she-pherd boy___ Do you hear what I hear___ (Do you hear what I hear)
    C		                Gm7        C
   Ring-ing through the sky she-pherd boy___ Do you hear what I hear___ (Do you hear what I hear)
      Am              Em
   A song, a song___ High a-bove the tree
            F       G	       E              F	      G	         C
   With a voice as big as the sea___ With a voice as big as the sea

	         C	                 Gm7      C
3. Said the she-pherd boy to the migh-ty king___ Do you know what I know___ (Do you know what I know)
   C                    Gm7	     C
   In your pa-lace wall migh-ty king___ Do you know what I know___ (Do you know what I know)
      Am               Em
   A child, a child___ Shi-vers in the cold
            F        G	          E              F        G	          C
   Let us bring him sil-ver and gold___ Let us bring him sil-ver and gold


             C	                Gm7      C
4. Said the king to the peo-ple ev'-ry-where___ Lis-ten to what I say___ (Listen to what I say)
    C	                 Gm7      C       C
   Pray for peace people ev'-ry-where___ Lis-ten to what I say___ (Listen to what I say)
        Am                  Em
   The child, the child___ Sleep-ing in the night
             F	     G	            E                F	     G	            C
   He will bring us good-ness and light___ He will bring us good-ness and light 
 
Santa and his Reindeers
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen - Traditional

Time Signature: 4/4
Key Signature: Em

       Em      B7      Em                 C        Am      B7
1. God rest ye mer-ry, gen-tle-men___ Let no-thing you dis-may,
       Em       B7       Em               C        Am       B7
   For Je-sus Christ our Sa-viour___ Was born on Christ-mas day,
       Am              G                      Em               D
   To save us all from Sa-tan's pow'r___ When we were gone a-stray

           G    C       D   B7      Em                   D
Refrain: O ti-dings of com-fort and joy___ Com-fort and joy,
           G    C       G   B7      Em
         O ti-dings of com-fort and joy.
           
       Em             B7    Em          C        Am       B7
2. In Beth-le-hem, in Is-ra-el___ This bles-sed Babe was born,
        Em            B7  Em        C        Am       B7
   And laid with-in a man-ger___ U-pon this bles-sed morn,
         Am              G            Em                 D
   The which His Mo-ther Ma-ry___ Did no-thing take in scorn... Refrain:
         
        Em       B7       Em            C       Am      B7
3. From God our Heav'n-ly Fa-ther___ A bles-sed an-gel came,
       Em    B7       Em                     C        Am      B7
   And un-to cer-tain she-pherds___  Brought ti-dings of the same
        Am              G                  Em             D
   How that in Beth-le-hem was born___ The Son of God by name

           G    C       D   B7      Em                   D
Refrain: O ti-dings of com-fort and joy___ Com-fort and joy,
           G    C       G   B7      Em
         O ti-dings of com-fort and joy. 

       Em         B7       Em               C     Am      B7  
4. The she-pherds at those ti-dings___ Re-joiced much in mind, 
        Em          B7     Em              C         Am        B7
   And left their flocks a-fee-ding___ In tem-pest, storm and wind,
        Am              G                        Em               D
   And went to Beth-le-hem straight-way___ This bles-sed Babe to find... Refrain:
 
        Em      B7     Em                     C       Am      B7
5. But when to Beth-le-hem they came___ Where-at this In-fant lay,
         Em       B7   Em             C      Am     B7    
   They found Him in a man-ger___ Whe o-xen feed on hay,
       Am             G              Em               D
   His mo-ther Ma-ry knee-ling___ Un-to the Lord did pray

           G    C       D   B7      Em                   D
Refrain: O ti-dings of com-fort and joy___ Com-fort and joy,
           G    C       G   B7      Em
         O ti-dings of com-fort and joy.
         
        Em     B7      Em             C        Am       B7
6."Fear not,” said the An-gel___ "Let no-thing you af-fright.
        Em      B7    Em              C       Am        B7
   This day is born a Sa-viour___ Of the pure Vir-gin bright.
       Am                  G                  Em                   D
   To free all those who trust in Him___ From Sa-tan's pow'r and might"... Refrain:

       Em      B7       Em              C       Am       B7
7. Now to the Lord sing pra-ses___ All you with-in this place,
        Em        B7      Em                    C      Am      B7
   And with true love and bro-ther-hood___ Each o-ther now em-brace
        Am              G                Em              D
   This ho-ly tide of Christ-mas___  All o-ther doth de-face
   
           G    C       D   B7      Em                   D 
Refrain: O ti-dings of com-fort and joy___ Com-fort and joy,
           G    C       G   B7      Em
         O ti-dings of com-fort and joy.
Good King Wenceslas - Music: Traditional     Lyrics: John Mason Neale 

Time Signature: 4/4
Key Signature: G Major
  
    G                Em                C                G
1. Good King Wen-ces-las looked out___ On the feast of Ste-phen,
    G                 Em              C                 G
   When the snow lay round a-bout___ Deep and crisp and e-ven.
     G                  Em                  C                    G 
   Bright-ly shone the moon that night___ Though the frost was cruel,
    G               Em               Bm                C  G
   When a poor man came in sight___ Gath’-ring win-ter fu-el.

   G                   Em            C                   G
2. Hi-ther, page, and stand by me___ If thou knows’t it tel-ling:
    G               Em              C                 G    
   Yon-der peasant, who is he?___ Where and what his dwel-ling?
    G                Em                  C                 G
   Sire, he lives a good league hence___ Un-der-neath the moun-tain,
     G               Em               Bm                C    G
   Right against the fo-rest fence___ By Saint Ag-nes’ foun-tain.
   
     G                  Em                C                G
3. Bring me flesh, and bring me wine___ Bring me pine logs hi-ther;
    G              Em               C                 G
   Thou and I will see him dine___ When we bear them thi-ther.
    G                  Em                  C                G
   Page and mo-narch, forth they went___ Forth they went to-ge-ther;
      G                    Em             Bm               C   G
   Through the rude winds wild la-ment___ And the bit-ter wea-ther.
   
    G                 Em              C                   G
4. Sire, the night is dar-ker now___ And the wind blows stron-ger;
     G                Em             C            G
   Fails my heart, I know not how___ I can go no lon-ger.
    G                 Em                C                 G
   Mark my foot-steps my good page___ Tread thou in them bold-ly;
    G                  Em                  Bm                   C   G
   Thou shalt find the win-ter’s rage___ Freeze thy blood less cold-ly.

   G                 Em               C                 G
5. In his mas-ter's step he trod___ Where the snow lay din-ted;
    G              Em             C                  G 
   Heat was in the ve-ry sod___ Which the saint had prin-ted.
     G                    Em                C                 G
   There-fore, Chris-tian men, be sure___ Wealth or rank pos-ses-sing,
   G                Em                Bm                     C    G
   Ye who now will bless the poor___ Shall your-selves find bles-sing.
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing - Music: Felix Mendelssohn     Lyrics: Charles Wesley 

Time Signature: 4/4
Key Signature: D Major

    D       A7      D        A7       D     G       D   A7   D
1. Hark the he-rald an-gels sing___ "Glo-ry to the new-born King!
     D                 Bm     E7      A      E7       A  E7    A
   Peace on earth and mer-cy mild___ God and sin-ners re-con-ciled"
    D              A7   D    A7      D                G        A7
   Joy-ful, all ye na-tions rise___ Join the tri-umph of the skies
    G             B7   Em  B7   Em         A7       D       A7      D
   With the an-ge-lic host pro-claim___ "Christ is born in Beth-le-hem"
    G            B7  Em  B7   Em      A7     D      A7        D   
   Hark! The he-rald an-gels sing___ "Glo-ry to the new-born King!"
   
     D        A7        D       A7        D        G      D   A7   D
2. Christ by high-est heav'n a-dored___ Christ the e-ver-last-ing Lord!
    D               Bm       E7      A         E7    A   E7    A
   Late in time be-hold Him come___ Off-spring of a Vir-gin's womb
     D                 A7   D   A7      D                   G        A7
   Veiled in flesh the God-head see___ Hail the in-car-nate De - i - ty
      G            B7  Em  B7  Em      A7       D     A7    D
   Pleased as man with men to dwell___ Je-sus, our Em-man-u-el
    G            B7  Em  B7   Em      A7     D      A7        D
   Hark! The he-rald an-gels sing___ "Glo-ry to the new-born King!"

    D         A7          D        A7        D        G       D    A7   D
3. Hail the heav'n-born Prince of Peace!___ Hail the Son of Right-eous-ness!
     D               Bm       E7       A          E7      A  E7    A
   Light and life to all He brings___ Ris'n with heal-ing in His wings
    D               A7  D  A7     D                G       A7  
   Mild He lays His glo-ry by___ Born that man no more may die
    G            B7   Em  B7  Em       A7      D        A7        D
   Born to raise the sons of earth___ Born to give them se-cond birth
    G            B7  Em  B7   Em      A7     D      A7        D
   Hark! The he-rald an-gels sing___ "Glo-ry to the new-born King!"
It Came Upon A Midnight Clear - Music: Richard Storrs Willis   Lyrics: Edmund Sears 

Time Signature: 6/8
Key Signature: C Major

       C      F       C                       F          D7     G7
1. It came u-pon the mid-night clear___ That glo-ri-ous song of old,
        C        F        C                     F          G7       C  
   From an-gels bend-ing near the earth___ To touch their harps of gold
         E7                  Am                  G           D7         G 
  "Peace on the earth, good-will to men___ From hea-vens all gra-cious King!"
         C       F        C                   F       G7       C   
   The world in sol-emn still-ness lay___ To hear the an-gels sing.
            
            C         F        C                       F        D7        G7
2. Still through the clo-ven skies they come___ With peace-ful wings un-furled
         C          F         C                      F      G7       C 
   And still their hea-ve-nly mu-sic floats___ O'er all the wea-ry world
      E7              Am                     G      D7          G   
   A-bove its sad and low-ly plains___ They bend on ho-ve-ring wing
       C      F       C                     F       G7       C 
   And e-ver o'er its Ba-bel sounds___ The bles-sed an-gels sing.
                  
     C       F            C                       F        D7      G7
3. O ye be-neath life's crush-ing load___ Whose forms are bend-ing low,
        C      F         C                    F        G7        C 
   Who toil a-long the climb-ing way___ With pain-ful steps and slow
        E7                Am                      G      D7      G
   Look now, for glad and gol-den hours___ Come swift-ly on the wing
       C       F        C                  F       G7       C  
   Oh rest be-side the wea-ry road___ And hear the an-gels sing.

       C        F         C                  F         D7     G7  
4. For lo! the days are haste-ning on___ By pro-phets seen of old,
         C       F      C                        F        G7        C 
   When with the e-ver-circ-ling years___ Shall come the time fore-told,
        E7                   Am                      G         D7          G 
   When the new hea-ven and earth shall own___ The Prince of Peace, their King,
        C          F         C                      F      G7       C 
   And the whole world send back the song___ Which now the an-gels sing.
Jingle Bells by James Lord Pierpont 

Time Signature: 2/4
Key Signature: G Major

   G                                                   C
1. Da-shing through the snow___ On a one-horse o-pen sleigh
   Am                  D7                        G
   O-ver the fields we go___  Laugh-ing all the way
     G                                          C              
   Bells on bob-tail ring___ Ma-king spi-rits bright
        Am            G        E7         Am        D7      G       D
   What fun it is to ride and sing___ A sleigh-ing song to-night___ Oh
                                           
         G                                              
Chorus: Jin-gle Bells  Jin-gle Bells___ Jin-gle all the way!
        D7            G                  A7                D7
        O what fun it is to ride___ In a one-horse o-pen sleigh...
         G                                               
        Jin-gle Bells  Jin-gle Bells___  Jin-gle all the way!
        D7            G                  D7                G
        O what fun it is to ride___ In a one-horse o-pen sleigh

      G                                      C
2. A day or two ago___ I thought I'd take a ride
        Am                D7                         G
   And soon Miss Fan-ny Bright___ Was sea-ted by my side
         G                                                 C
   The horse was lean and lank___ Mis-for-tune seemed his lot
       Am           G       E7           Am      D7      G     D
   He got in-to a drif-ted bank___  And there we got up-sot___ Oh... Chorus:
   
    G                                              C 
3. Now the ground is white___ Go it while you're young
    Am                D7                                G
   Take the girls to-night___ And sing this sleigh-ing song
         G                                          C
   Just get a bob-tailed bay___ Two-for-ty as his speed
    Am             G       E7           Am            D7       G      D
   Hitch him to an o-pen sleigh___ And crack! you'll take the lead___ Oh... Chorus:
Jingle Bell Rock by Joseph Carleton Beal & James Ross Boothe (Bobby Helms version)

Time Signature: 4/4
Key Signature: D Major

    D            Dmaj7         D6           Dmaj7   D6            Dmaj7     Em7            A7
1. Jin-gle Bell, Jin-gle Bell, Jin-gle Bell rock___ Jin-gle bells swing and Jin-gle bells ring
   Em7           A7         Em7         A7    Em7                    A7
   Snow-ing and blow-ing up bush-els of fun___   Now the Jin-gle hop has be-gun

    D            Dmaj7         D6           Dmaj7   D6            Dmaj7    Em7           A7
2. Jin-gle Bell, Jin-gle Bell, Jin-gle Bell rock___ Jin-gle bells chime in Jin-gle bell time
   Em7            A7         Em7            A7      Em7       A7      D 
   Danc-ing and pranc-ing in Jin-gle Bell square___   In the fros-ty air
   
                 G                    Gm               D
Bridge: What a bright time, it's the right time___ To rock the night a-way 
                 E                           A             
        Jing-le Bell time is a swell time___  To go gli-ding in a one-horse sleigh

    D        Dmaj7           D6          Dmaj7   D6        Dmaj7      B7 
3. Gid-dy up Jin-gle horse, pick up your feet___ Jin-gle a-round the clock
    G                        Gm                Em7           A7           D
   Mix and a-min-gle in the jing-ling beat___    That's the Jin-gle Bell Rock
 

Instrumental: Play Verses 1 & 2

                 G                    Gm               D
Bridge: What a bright time, it's the right time___ To rock the night a-way 
                 E                           A             
        Jing-le Bell time is a swell time___  To go gli-ding in a one-horse sleigh
        
    D        Dmaj7           D6          Dmaj7   D6        Dmaj7      B7 
3. Gid-dy up Jin-gle horse, pick up your feet___ Jin-gle a-round the clock
    G                        Gm                Em7           A7          
   Mix and a-min-gle in the jing-ling beat___    That's the Jin-gle Bell
 Em7           A7              Em7           A7           D  ...
   That's the Jin-gle Bell___    That's the Jin-gle Bell Rock   
Joy To The World  - Music: George Frederick Handel     Lyrics: Isaac Watts

Time Signature: 2/4
Key Signature: D Major

    D  A        D    Em   D   A   D             G        A        D
1. Joy to the world, the Lord is come!___ Let earth re-ceive her King
       G        D           G        D 
   Let ev’-ry heart___ Pre-pare Him room___
         D                              A
   And Heav’n and na-ture sing___ And Heav’n and na-ture sing___ 
        D        G   D       Em  D   A7   D
   And Hea-ven, and Hea-ven, and na-ture sing.
  
    D  A        D    Em  D   A     D              G          A       D
2. Joy to the earth, the Sa-vior reigns! ___ Let men their songs em-ploy
           G          D                G         D
   While fields and floods___ Rocks, hills and plains
       D                             A
   Re-peat the sound-ing joy___  Re-peat the sound-ing joy___ 
       D    G   D    Em    D   A7   D
   Re-peat, re-peat, the sound-ing joy.
   
   D   A        D   Em   D   A    D            G        A         D
3. No more let sins and sor-rows grow___ Nor thorns in-fest the ground
        G       D           G          D
   He comes to make___ His bles-sings flow
       D                            A
   Far as the curse is found___ Far as the curse is found___
       D    G  D   Em    D   A7   D     
   Far as, far as, the curse is found.  

   D    A         D    Em    D    A    D            G       A          D
4. He rules the world with truth and grace___ And makes the na-tions prove
        G       D           G          D
   The glo-ries of___  His righ-teous-ness,
        D                           A
   And won-ders of His love___ And won-ders of His love___ 
        D         G   D   Em   D  A7   D
   And won-ders, and won-ders, of His love.
Christmas  Snow

There are so many versions of this song, so I chose the 'Glee' version. It doesn't matter which lyrics you use... the chord structure remains the same.
O Christmas Tree  - Traditional German Carol

Time Signature: 3/4
Key Signature: C Major

       C              G7  C                      Dm          G7        C
1. O Christ-mas Tree, O Christ-mas Tree___ Thy leaves are so un-chang-ing
       C              G7  C                      Dm          G7        C
   O Christ-mas Tree, O Chris-tmas Tree___ Thy leaves are so un-chang-ing
                        Dm                    G7               C
   Not on-ly green when sum-mer’s here___ But al-so when it’s cold and drear
       C              G7  C                      Dm          G7        C
   O Christ-mas Tree, O Chris-tmas Tree___ Thy leaves are so un-chang-ing
   
        C             G7  C                      Dm          G7        C
2. O Christ-mas Tree, O Christ-mas Tree___ Such plea-sure do you bring me
        C             G7  C                      Dm          G7        C
   O Christ-mas Tree, O Christ-mas Tree___ Such plea-sure do you bring me
                         Dm                 G7               C
   Oh ev'-ry year this Christ-mas tree___ Brings to us such joy and glee
        C             G7  C                      Dm          G7        C
   O Christ-mas Tree, O Christ-mas Tree___ Such plea-sure do you bring me  
   
        C             G7   C                  Dm          G7        C
3. O Christ-mas Tree, O Christ-mas Tree___  O e-ver green un-chang-ing
      C               G7       C             Dm       G7        C
   A sym-bol of good will and love___ You’ll e-ver be un-chang-ing 
                           Dm                         G7             C
   Each shi-ny light, each sil-ver bell___ No o-ther light spreads cheer so well
        C             G7   C                      Dm       G7        C
   O Christ-mas Tree, O Christ-mas Tree___ You’ll e-ver be un-chang-ing
O Come All Ye Faithful  by John Francis Wade

Time Signature: 4/4
Key Signature: G Major

      G            D            G              D
1. O Come All Ye Faith-ful___  Joy-ful and tri-um-phant,
      Em         D          A7      D
   O come ye, O come ye to Beth-le-hem,
    G           Am   G      D        Em     D
   Come and be-hold Him___ Born the King of An-gels;
      G                           D7
   O come let us a-dore Him___ O come let us a-dore Him,
      C             D7          G   D7       G
   O come let us a-dore Him___ Chri-ist the Lord.
   
    G              D           G            D
2. Sing, choirs of an-gels___ Sing in ex-ul-ta-tion,
    Em          D              A7       D
   Sing, all ye ci-ti-zens of heav’n a-bove.
    G         Am   G     D   Em    D
   Glo-ry to  Go - od___ In  the  High-est
      G                           D7
   O come let us a-dore Him___ O come let us a-dore Him,
      C             D7          G   D7       G
   O come let us a-dore Him___ Chri-ist the Lord.  
   
    G              D            G                D   
3. Yea, Lord, we greet Thee___ Born this hap-py mor-ning;
    Em        D        A7      D
   Je-sus to Thee  be  glo-ry giv’n,
    G          Am  G       D      Em       D
   Word of the Fa-ther___ Now in flesh ap-pea-ring
      G                           D7
   O come let us a-dore Him___ O come let us a-dore Him,
      C             D7          G   D7       G
   O come let us a-dore Him___ Chri-ist the Lord. 
O Holy Night - Music: Adolphe Charles Adam    Lyrics: Johnn Sullivan Dwight

Time Signature: 12/8
Key Signature: C Major

   C                    F                  C
1. O ho-ly night! The stars are bright-ly shi-ning,
                           G               C                           
   It is the night of our dear Saviour's birth.
    C                     F             C   C7
   Long lay the world in sin and er-ror pi-ning.
                Em            B7            Em               
   Till He ap-peared and the Soul felt its worth.
       G7                C                            
   A thrill of hope the wea-ry world re-joi-ces,
       G7                C                              
   For yo-nder breaks a new and glo-rious morn.
    Am           Em         Dm             Am
   Fall on your knees! Oh, hear the an-gel voi-ces!
      C     G7        C      F    C   G7                 C
   O  ni - ight   di-vine,   O  night   when Christ was born;
       G7        C        F   C     G7            C            
   O  night, di-vine!     O night,    O night di-vine!
   
    C                      F         C 
2. Tru-ly He taught us to love one a-no-ther,
                            G           C                                 
   His law is love and His gos-pel is peace.
      C                            F           C   C7
   Chains shall He break for the slave is our bro-ther
               Em          B7              Em
   And in His name all op-pres-sion shall cease
           G7              C              
   Sweet hymns of joy in grate-ful cho-rus raise we
       G7               C                         
   Let all with-in us praise His Ho-ly name
    Am            Em      Dm             Am
   Christ is the Lord and e-ver, e-ver praise we
        C   G7         C      F    C    G7             C
   No - e - el      No-el     O  night,   O  night di-vine!
      G7      C      F   C     G7             C
   No-el   No-el     O night,    O  night di-vine!
      G7      C      F   C     G7             C  
   No-el   No-el     O night,    O  night di-vine!
Peace on Earth - Christmas
O Little Town Of Bethlehem - Lyrics: Phillip Brooks   Music: Lewis Redner 
   
Time Signature: 4/4
Key Signature: G Major

      G               Am                   G      D7        G
1. O lit-tle town of Beth-le-hem!___ How still we see thee lie
      G        E7        Am                    G         D7     G
   A-bove thy deep and dream-less sleep___ The si-lent stars go by 
       G       Am          B7              Em    Am         B7
   Yet in thy dark streets shi-neth___ The e-ver-last-ing Light;
        G                 Am                    G      D7       G
   The hopes and fears of all the years___ Are met in thee to-night.
                           
         G               Am           G         D7     G
2. For Christ is born of Ma-ry___ And ga-thered all a-bove,
          G        E7        Am                      G      D7           G
   While mor-tals sleep, the an-gels keep___ Their watch of won-de-ring love.
      G        Am       B7              Em       Am     B7
   O mor-ning stars, to-ge-ther___ Pro-claim the ho-ly birth!
        G               Am                    G      D7      G
   And prai-ses sing to God the King___ And Peace to men on earth.
   
       G               Am                 G         D7     G
3. How si-lent-ly, how si-lent-ly___ The won-drous gift is gi-ven!
       G       E7     Am                    G         D7      G
   So God im-parts to hu-man hearts___ The bles-sings of His Hea-ven.
       G       Am      B7             Em       Am      B7
   No ear may hear His co-ming___ But in this world of sin,
          G                  Am                     G          D7      G
   Where meek souls will re-ceive him still___ The dear Christ en-ters in.
              
     G               Am                  G      D7      G
4. O ho-ly Child of Beth-le-hem!___ De-scend to us, we pray
         G      E7       Am               G      D7     G
   Cast out our sin, and en-ter in___ Be born in us to-day.
       G         Am       B7              Em        Am        B7
   We hear the Christ-mas an-gels___ The great glad ti-dings tell,
      G             Am                  G      D7    G
   O come to us, a-bide with us___ Our Lord Em-man-u-el!
Santa on a Harley - Christmas
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town




Silent Night - Lyrics: Joseph Mohr    Music: Franz Gruber 
   
Time Signature: 3/4
Key Signature: C Major

   C                             G7            C
1. Si-lent night, Ho-ly night___ All is calm, all is bright
     F               C                    F                 C
   Round yon Vir-gin Mo-ther and Child___ Ho-ly In-fant so ten-der and mild
     G7                  C        C      G7           C     
   Sleep in hea-ven-ly peace___ Sleep in hea-ven-ly peace
   
   C                              G7               C
2. Si-lent night, Ho-ly night!___ She-pherds quake at the sight
    F                    C                F                    C
   Glo-ries stream from hea-ven a-far___ Hea-ven-ly hosts sing Al-lel-u-ia!
     G7                     C        C         G7           C    
   Christ, the Sa-viour is born___ Christ, the Sa-viour is born

   C                             G7           C
3. Si-lent night, Ho-ly night___ Son of God, love's pure light
   F                     C                 F                   C
   Ra-di-ant beams from Thy Ho-ly face___ With the dawn of re-deem-ing grace
   G7                   C        C       G7           C 
   Je-sus, Lord at Thy birth___ Je-sus, Lord at Thy birth

Baby Jesus in a manger

The First Noel - Traditional
   
Time Signature: 3/4
Key Signature: D Major

         D      A         G            D              G             D              A7            D
1. The first No-el___ The an-gels did say ___ Was to cer-tain poor she-pherds in fields as they lay
        D           A7        G               D            G               D         A      D
   In fields where they lay, kee-ping their sheep___ On a cold win-ter's night that was so deep

            D        A         G        D
Refrain: No-el,   No-el,    No-el,   No-el,
          Bm             D        A     D
         Born  is  the  King  of  Is-ra-el.
     
          D    A       G     D               G       D        A7        D
2. They looked up and saw a star___ Shi-ning in the east, be-yond them far
       D        A7      G           D          G         D             A       D
   And to the earth it gave great light___ And so it con-ti-nued both day and night

            D        A         G        D
Refrain: No-el,   No-el,    No-el,   No-el,
          Bm             D        A     D
         Born  is  the  King  of  Is-ra-el.

       D        A       G         D             G        D         A7       D
3. And by the light of that same star___ Three Wise Men came from coun-try far
       D          A7        G       D              G           D            A         D
   To seek for a King was their in-tent___ And to fol-low the star where-so-e-ver it went

            D        A         G        D
Refrain: No-el,   No-el,    No-el,   No-el,
          Bm             D        A     D
         Born  is  the  King  of  Is-ra-el.

         D         A       G         D            G       D      A7       D
4. This star drew nigh to the north-west___ O'er Beth-le-hem it took its rest
         D      A7        G        D            G           D         A       D
   And there it did both stop and stay___ Right o-ver the place where Je-sus lay
                                             
            D        A         G        D
Refrain: No-el,   No-el,    No-el,   No-el,
          Bm             D        A     D
         Born  is  the  King  of  Is-ra-el.

        D        A         G         D            G       D    A7         D
5. Then en-tered in those Wise Men three___ Fell rev’rent-ly u-pon their knee
       D          A7      G        D             G         D         A        D
   And of-fered there in His pre-sence___ Their gold and myrrh and frank-in-cense

            D        A         G        D
Refrain: No-el,   No-el,    No-el,   No-el,
          Bm             D        A     D
         Born  is  the  King  of  Is-ra-el.

         D      A        G      D            G       D      A7          D
6. Then let us all with one ac-cord___ Sing prai-ses to our Hea-ven-ly Lord
         D        A7            G        D            G         D        A          D
   That hath made hea-ven and earth of nought___ And with his blood man-kind hath bought

            D        A         G        D
Refrain: No-el,   No-el,    No-el,   No-el,
          Bm             D        A     D
         Born  is  the  King  of  Is-ra-el.


The Little Drummer Boy



The Twelve Days Of Christmas

Christmas -  Twelve Days Of Christmas




We Three Kings Of Orient Are  by John Henry Hopkins Jr
   
Time Signature: 3/4
Key Signature: D Major

   Em                B7       Em                       B7          Em
1. We three kings of O-ri-ent are___ Bear-ing gifts we tra-verse a-far
    G         D          G        D7          Am          B7       Em
   Field and foun-tain, moor and moun-tain___ Fol-low-ing yon-der star
         
        D7    G                C       G        G                C        G
Chorus: O___ Star of won-der, star of night___ Star with ro-yal beau-ty bright
         Em        D          C        D            G              C         G
        West-ward lead-ing, still pro-cee-ding___ Guide us to thy Per-fect Light

    Em             B7            Em                       B7         Em
2. Born a King on Beth-le-hem's plain___ Gold I bring to crown Him a-gain
    G       D       G       D7        Am       B7      Em
   King for-e-ver, ceas-ing ne-ver___ O-ver us all to reign
 
        D7    G                C       G        G                C        G
Chorus: O___ Star of won-der, star of night___ Star with ro-yal beau-ty bright
         Em        D          C        D            G              C         G
        West-ward lead-ing, still pro-cee-ding___ Guide us to thy Per-fect Light 
 
    Em               B7          Em                   B7       Em
3  Frank-in-cense to of-fer have I___ In-cense owns a De-i-ty nigh
     G          D         G       D7         Am            B7        Em
   Prayer and prais-ing, all men rais-ing___ Wor-ship Him, God most High

        D7    G                C       G        G                C        G
Chorus: O___ Star of won-der, star of night___ Star with ro-yal beau-ty bright
         Em        D          C        D            G              C         G
        West-ward lead-ing, still pro-cee-ding___ Guide us to thy Per-fect Light 
        
     Em               B7           Em                         B7           Em
4. Myrrh is mine, its bit-ter per-fume___ Breathes of life of ga-ther-ing gloom
    G            D          G        D7          Am           B7         Em
   Sor-row-ing, sigh-ing, bleed-ing, dy-ing___ Sealed in the stone-cold tomb

        D7    G                C       G        G                C        G
Chorus: O___ Star of won-der, star of night___ Star with ro-yal beau-ty bright
         Em        D          C        D            G              C         G
        West-ward lead-ing, still pro-cee-ding___ Guide us to thy Per-fect Light 

   Em                 B7         Em                         B7   Em 
5. Glo-ri-ous now be-hold Him a-rise___ King and God and Sa-cri-fice
   G     D        G     D7        Am           B7         Em
   Al-le-lu-ia,   Al-le-lu-ia___ Earth to the heav'ns re-plies

        D7    G                C       G        G                C        G
Chorus: O___ Star of won-der, star of night___ Star with ro-yal beau-ty bright
         Em        D          C        D            G              C         G
        West-ward lead-ing, still pro-cee-ding___ Guide us to thy Per-fect Light

White Christmas

Christmas  Snow


We hope you have enjoyed playing and singing all these Christmas songs. No matter how many times you play them, you always come away feeling good. Don't forget to keep the music 'alive', and have a safe and happy Christmas.
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