God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen chords & lyrics

by Annie Lennox

  • Writer of God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen: Unknown
  • Performance: Annie Lennox from the album A Christmas Cornucopia.
  • Music: Key of Dm in 2/2 time at 72 bpm (Minim)
  • Chords: Dm, B♭, A7, F, Gm, C

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen by Annie Lennox

        Dm                                Bb              A7
1. God rest ye mer-ry gen-tle-men___ Let noth-ing you dis-may
       Dm                                  Bb                A7
   For Jes-us Christ our Sav-i-our___ Was born on Christ-mas day
       Gm               F                       Dm               C
   To save us all from Sat-an's  pow'rs___ When we were gone a-stray

               F           C           Dm                   C
Refrain: Glad tid-ings of com-fort and joy___ Com-fort and joy
               F           C         | Dm  | % | % | % | % | % | % | % |
         Glad tid-ings of com-fort and joy
           
       Dm                              Bb                A7
2. In Beth-le-hem in Is-ra-el___ This bles-sed Babe was born
        Dm                          Bb                A7
   And laid with-in a man-ger___ Up-on this bles-sed morn
        Gm               F             Dm                C
   The which His Moth-er Ma-ry___ Did noth-ing take in scorn
                               
            F           C           Dm                   C
Refrain: O tid-ings of com-fort and joy___ Com-fort and joy
             F           C         | Dm  | % |  
         O  tid-ings of com-fort and joy

        Dm                              Bb              A7
3. From God our Heav'n-ly Fath-er___ A bles-sed an-gel came
       Dm                                   Bb               A7
   And un-to cert-ain shep-herds___ Brought tid-ings of the same
        Gm              F                  Dm             C
   How that in Beth-le-hem was born___ The Son of God by name

            F           C           Dm                   C
Refrain: O tid-ings of com-fort and joy___ Com-fort and joy
            F           C         | Dm  | % | % | % |   
         O tid-ings of com-fort and joy

         Dm                                 Bb               A7
4. "Fear not” then said the An-gel___ "Let noth-ing you af-fright
         Dm                            Bb                 A7
    This day is born a Sav-i-our___ Of our pure Vir-gin bright
        Gm                  F                  Dm                   C
    To free all those who trust in Him___ From Sa-tan's pow'r and might

            F           C           Dm                   C
Refrain: O tid-ings of com-fort and joy___ Com-fort and joy
            F           C         | Dm  | % | % | % |
         O tid-ings of com-fort and joy

       Dm                               Bb                A7
5. Now to the Lord sing prais-es___ All you with-in this place
        Dm                                      Bb             A7
   And with true love and broth-er-hood___ Each oth-er now em-brace
        Gm              F               Dm              C
   This ho-ly tide of Christ-mas__  All oth-er doth de-face

            F           C           Dm                   C
Refrain: O tid-ings of com-fort and joy___ Com-fort and joy
            F           C         | Dm  | % | % | % | % | % | % | % |
         O tid-ings of com-fort and joy...


D Minor

Numbered Circles: Chord fingering - number inside circle indicates which finger to use
White Numbered Circles: Optional Notes
Unmarked strings: Play open
X: Don't play string
Barre Line: One finger holds down multiple strings
R: Root Note
B: Bass Note
T: Thumb

Right Handed Charts:

Left Handed Charts:

Annie Lennox
Annie Lennox

Born: Ann Lennox on the 25th December, 1954 in Aberdeen, Scotland

Occupation: Singer, songwriter, activist, humanitarian ambassador

Instruments: Vocals, piano, keyboards, guitar, accordion, harmonium, flute, bass guitar

Active Years: 1993 – present

Music Styles: Pop, pop rock, rock, soul, blue-eyed soul, new wave, R&B, synthpop, electronica

Associations: The Catch, The Tourists, Eurythmics

Annie Lennox

Official Website: eurythmics.me.uk

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