Do You Hear What I Hear chords & lyrics

by Órla Fallon & Méav Ní Mhaolchath

  • Do You Hear What I Hear Music & Lyrics: Noel Regney & Gloria Shayne
  • Performance: Órla Fallon & Méav Ní Mhaolchath from the album Orla Fallon's Celtic Christmas
  • Music: 3 key signatures (B♭, C and D Major) with 2 key changes in 4/4 time at 86 bpm (♩)
  • Song Chords: B♭, G, A, Am, Am7, D, Dm, Dm7, F, Em, E, E7, C

Do You Hear What I Hear by Orla & Méav

Intro: 4/4                                  (hold)
         |   Bb   |       |       |       |   Bb   |

             Bb               Fm7      Bb
1. Said the night wind to the lit-tle lamb

   Do you see what I see
   Bb                 Fm7      Bb
   Way up in the sky  lit-tle lamb

   Do you see what I see
      Gm                Dm
   A star___ A star___ Danc-ing in the night
           Eb      F        D              
   With a tail as big as a kite
           Eb      F     | Bb  /  / Fm7  |  Bb  |
   With a tail as big as a kite

            Bb                  Fm7       Bb
2. Said the lit-tle lamb to the shep-herd boy

   Do you hear what I hear___ (Do you hear what I hear)
    Bb                      Fm7       Bb
   Ring-ing through the sky shep-herd boy

   Do you hear what I hear___ (Do you hear what I hear)
      Gm                Dm 
   A song___ A song___ High a-bove the trees
           Eb       F          D            
   With a voice as big as the sea 
           Eb       F         Bb     | C  / / Gm7  |  C  |
   With a voice as big as the sea...   (key change)

             C                    Gm7     C
3. Said the shep-herd boy to the might-y king

   Do you know what I know___ (Do you know what I know)
   C                     Gm7     C
   In your pal-ace wall might-y king
   
   Do you know what I know___ (Do you know what I know)
      Am                  Em
   A child___ A child___ Shiv-ers in the cold
            F        G           E
   Let us bring him sil-ver and gold 
            F        G           C    |  C  | 
   Let us bring him sil-ver and gold         ...(key change)

             D                  Am7      D
4. Said the king to the peo-ple ev-‘ry-where

   Listen to what I say___ (Listen to what I say)
    D                    Am7      D
   Pray for peace people ev-‘ry-where

   Listen to what I say___ (Listen to what I say)
        Bm                     F#m
   The child___ The child____ Sleep-ing in the night
             G       A             F#      (rit. / slow down)
   He will bring us good-ness and light        
             G       A           |  D  / / Am7  |  D  | D  / / Am7  |  D  |
   He will bring us good-ness and light                                Pause

Bb Major → C Major → D Major

Red Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4: Fingers/Notes 
Unmarked strings: play open
x: don't play string
alt: alternative chord voicing

 Right Handed Chord Tabs  

         Bb               Fm7              Gm               Gm7               Dm              Eb
   e|-1-|---|---|   e|-1-|---|---|   e|-1-|---|---|   e|-1-|---|---|   e|-1-|---|---|   e|-1-|---|---|
   B|-1-|---|-4-|   B|-1-|---|---|   B|-1-|---|---|   B|-1-|---|---|   B|---|---|-3-|   B|-1-|---|-4-|
   G|-1-|---|-3-|   G|-1-|---|---|   G|-1-|---|---|   G|-1-|---|---|   G|---|-2-|---|   G|-1-|---|-3-|
   D|-1-|---|-2-|   D|-1-|---|---|   D|-1-|---|-4-|   D|-1-|---|---|   D|---|---|---|   D|-1-|---|-2-|
   A|-1-|---|---|   A|-1-|---|-3-|   A|-1-|---|-3-|   A|-1-|---|-3-|   A|---|---|---|x  A|-1-|---|---|
   E|---|---|---|x  E|-1-|---|---|   E|-1-|---|---|   E|-1-|---|---|   E|---|---|---|x  E|---|---|---|x
Frets 1   2   3        1   2   3        3   4   5        1   2   3        1   2   3        6   7   8 

         C                Gm7              Am               Am7              Em                F
   e|---|---|---|   e|-1-|---|---|   e|---|---|---|   e|---|---|---|   e|---|---|---|   e|-1-|---|---|
   B|-1-|---|---|   B|-1-|---|---|   B|-1-|---|---|   B|-1-|---|---|   B|---|---|---|   B|-1-|---|---|
   G|---|---|---|   G|-1-|---|---|   G|---|-3-|---|   G|---|---|---|   G|---|---|---|   G|-1-|-2-|---|
   D|---|-2-|---|   D|-1-|---|---|   D|---|-2-|---|   D|---|-2-|---|   D|---|-2-|---|   D|-1-|---|-4-|
   A|---|---|-3-|   A|-1-|---|-3-|   A|---|---|---|   A|---|---|---|   A|---|-1-|---|   A|-1-|---|-3-|
   E|---|---|---|x  E|-1-|---|---|   E|---|---|---|x  E|---|---|---|x  E|---|---|---|   E|-1-|---|---| 
Frets 1   2   3        3   4   5        1   2   3        1   2   3        1   2   3        1   2   3 

          D                G               Bm               F#m               A               F#
   e|---|-2-|---|   e|---|---|-3-|   e|-1-|---|---|   e|-1-|---|---|   e|---|---|---|   e|-1-|---|---|
   B|---|---|-3-|   B|---|---|---|   B|-1-|-2-|---|   B|-1-|---|---|   B|---|-3-|---|   B|-1-|---|---|
   G|---|-1-|---|   G|---|---|---|   G|-1-|---|-4-|   G|-1-|---|---|   G|---|-2-|---|   G|-1-|-2-|---|
   D|---|---|---|   D|---|---|---|   D|-1-|---|-3-|   D|-1-|---|-4-|   D|---|-1-|---|   D|-1-|---|-4-|
   A|---|---|---|   A|---|-1-|---|   A|-1-|---|---|   A|-1-|---|-3-|   A|---|---|---|   A|-1-|---|-3-|
   E|---|---|---|   E|---|---|-2-|   E|---|---|---|x  E|-1-|---|---|   E|---|---|---|x  E|-1-|---|---| 
Frets 1   2   3        1   2   3        2   3   4        2   3   4        1   2   3        2   3   4 

Left-Handed Chord Tabs 
      Bb               Fm7              Gm               Gm7               Dm              Eb
 |---|---|-1-|e   |---|---|-1-|e   |---|---|-1-|e   |---|---|-1-|e   |---|---|-1-|e   |---|---|-1-|e
 |-4-|---|-1-|B   |---|---|-1-|B   |---|---|-1-|B   |---|---|-1-|B   |-3-|---|---|B   |-4-|---|-1-|B
 |-3-|---|-1-|G   |---|---|-1-|G   |---|---|-1-|G   |---|---|-1-|G   |---|-2-|---|G   |-3-|---|-1-|G
 |-2-|---|-1-|D   |---|---|-1-|D   |-4-|---|-1-|D   |---|---|-1-|D   |---|---|---|D   |-2-|---|-1-|D
 |---|---|-1-|A   |-3-|---|-1-|A   |-3-|---|-1-|A   |-3-|---|-1-|A  x|---|---|---|A   |---|---|-1-|A
x|---|---|---|E   |---|---|-1-|E   |---|---|-1-|E   |---|---|-1-|E  x|---|---|---|E  x|---|---|---|E
   3   2   1        3   2   1        5   4   3        5   4   3        3   2   1        8   7   6  Frets

       C               Gm7              Am               Am7              Em                F
 |---|---|---|e   |---|---|-1-|e   |---|---|---|e   |---|---|---|e   |---|---|---|e   |---|---|-1-|e
 |---|---|-1-|B   |---|---|-1-|B   |---|---|-1-|B   |---|---|-1-|B   |---|---|---|B   |---|---|-1-|B
 |---|---|---|G   |---|---|-1-|G   |---|-3-|---|G   |---|---|---|G   |---|---|---|G   |---|-2-|-1-|G
 |---|-2-|---|D   |---|---|-1-|D   |---|-2-|---|D   |---|-2-|---|D   |---|-2-|---|D   |-4-|---|-1-|D
 |-e-|---|---|A   |-3-|---|-1-|A   |---|---|---|A   |---|---|---|A   |---|-1-|---|A   |-3-|---|-1-|A
x|---|---|---|E   |---|---|-1-|E  x|---|---|---|E  x|---|---|---|E   |---|---|---|E   |---|---|-1-|E
   3   2   1        5   4   3        3   2   1        3   2   1        3   2   1        3   2   1  Frets
 
       D                G               Bm               F#m               A               F#
 |---|-2-|---|e   |-3-|---|---|e   |---|---|-1-|e   |---|---|-1-|e   |---|---|---|e   |---|---|-1-|e
 |-3-|---|---|B   |---|---|---|B   |---|-2-|-1-|B   |---|---|-1-|B   |---|-3-|---|B   |---|---|-1-|B
 |---|-1-|---|G   |---|---|---|G   |-4-|---|-1-|G   |---|---|-1-|G   |---|-2-|---|G   |---|-2-|-1-|G
 |---|---|---|D   |---|---|---|D   |-3-|---|-1-|D   |-4-|---|-1-|D   |---|-1-|---|D   |-4-|---|-1-|D
 |---|---|---|A   |---|-1-|---|A   |---|---|-1-|A   |-3-|---|-1-|A   |---|---|---|A   |-3-|---|-1-|A
 |---|---|---|E   |-2-|---|---|E  x|---|---|---|E   |---|---|-1-|E  x|---|---|---|E   |---|---|-1-|E
   3   2   1        3   2   1        4   3   2        4   3   2        3   2   1        4   3   2  Frets 
Orla & Meav
Orla & Meav

Orla and Meav are 2 of the original members of Celtic Woman. They are both Irish singers that specialize in traditional music from their Homeland along with a variety of tunes with a strong Celtic flavor.

Since leaving Celtic Woman they have continued on with flourishing solo careers including a variety of projects and recordings. Orla has a mystical and hauntingly beautiful sound to her voice while Maev reaches heights with a smooth precision and clarity that is truly outstanding.

Orla Fallon - Official website: OrlaFallon.com

Méav Ní Mhaolchath - Official website: Meav.com

Album: Orla Fallon's Celtic Christmas

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