God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen chords

by Annie Lennox

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen Writer: 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
Annie Lennox

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

Red Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4: Fingers/Notes 
A column of 1's: Barre 1st finger over marked strings
Unmarked strings: play open
x: don't play string
barre: barre chord

 Right Handed Chord Tabs  
          Dm                 A7                 Bb              Bb (barre) 
    e|-1-|---|---|     e|---|---|---|     e|-1-|---|---|     e|-1-|---|---|
    B|---|---|-3-|     B|---|-3-|---|     B|---|---|-4-|     B|-1-|---|-4-|
    G|---|-2-|---|     G|---|---|---|     G|---|---|-3-|     G|-1-|---|-3-|
    D|---|---|---|     D|---|-1-|---|     D|---|---|-2-|     D|-1-|---|-2-|
    A|---|---|---|x    A|---|---|---|     A|---|---|---|x    A|-1-|---|---|
    E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|x
Frets  1   2   3          1   2   3          1   2   3          1   2   3 

           C                 Gm                  F              F (barre) 
    e|---|---|---|     e|-1-|---|---|     e|-1-|---|---|     e|-1-|---|---|
    B|-1-|---|---|     B|-1-|---|---|     B|-1-|---|---|     B|-1-|---|---|
    G|---|---|---|     G|-1-|---|---|     G|---|-2-|---|     G|-1-|-2-|---|
    D|---|-2-|---|     D|-1-|---|-4-|     D|---|---|-3-|     D|-1-|---|-4-|
    A|---|---|-3-|     A|-1-|---|-3-|     A|---|---|---|x    A|-1-|---|-3-|
    E|---|---|---|x    E|-1-|---|---|     E|---|---|---|x    E|-1-|---|---|
Frets  1   2   3          3   4   5          1   2   3          1   2   3 


 Left Handed Chord Tabs   
          Dm                 A7                 Bb             Bb (barre) 
    |---|---|-1-|e     |---|---|---|e     |---|---|-1-|e     |---|---|-1-|e
    |-3-|---|---|B     |---|-3-|---|B     |-4-|---|---|B     |-4-|---|-1-|B
    |---|-2-|---|G     |---|---|---|G     |-3-|---|---|G     |-3-|---|-1-|G
    |---|---|---|D     |---|-1-|---|D     |-2-|---|---|D     |-2-|---|-1-|D
   x|---|---|---|A     |---|---|---|A    x|---|---|---|A     |---|---|-1-|A
   x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E
      3   2   1          3   2   1          3   2   1          3   2   1   Frets
      
          C                 Gm                  F              F (barre)
    |---|---|---|e     |---|---|-1-|e     |---|---|-1-|e     |---|---|-1-|e
    |---|---|-1-|B     |---|---|-1-|B     |---|---|-1-|B     |---|---|-1-|B
    |---|-2-|---|G     |---|---|-1-|G     |---|-2-|---|G     |---|-2-|-1-|G
    |---|---|---|D     |-4-|---|-1-|D     |-3-|---|---|D     |-4-|---|-1-|D
    |-3-|---|---|A     |-3-|---|-1-|A    x|---|---|---|A     |-3-|---|-1-|A
   x|---|---|---|E     |---|---|-1-|E    x|---|---|---|E     |---|---|-1-|E
      3   2   1          5   4   3          3   2   1          3   2   1   Frets      
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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