Joy To The World chords & lyrics

by Orla Fallon

  • Joy To The World Composer: George Frederick Handel
  • Lyrics: Isaac Watts
  • Performance: Orla Fallon from the album: Orla Fallon's Celtic Christmas
  • Music: B♭ Major with a Key change to C Major in 2/4 time at 103 bpm (♩)
  • Chords: B♭, C, Cm, Dm, E♭, F, F7, G, G7
  • Easier - Play in G Major with a key change to A Major - Capo on 3 if playing with the video.
  • Chords with Capo: G, A, Am, Bm, C, D, D7, E, E7 (charts below)

Joy To The World by Orla Fallon

Capo on 3rd fret if playing with video

Intro: 2/4   
    | C     | C     | C     |  C  | D     | D     | D    |  D  |
     Joy Joy Joy Joy Joy Joy  Joy  Joy Joy Joy Joy Joy Joy Joy
           
    G  D        G      Am   G   D   G
1. Joy to the world___ The Lord is come
         C           D           G
   Let earth___ Re-ceive___ Her King
       G    C    G                C   G 
   Let ev -’ry heart___ Pre-pare Him room
        G  
   And Hea-v’n and na-ture sing
        D
   And Hea-v’n and na-ture sing
        G       C   G      Am  G   D7   G
   And Hea-v’n and Hea-v’n and na-ture sing
  
                                          key change...
   | G     | G     | G     |   G   | E     | E     | E     |   E   |
    Joy Joy Joy Joy Joy Joy   Joy   Joy Joy Joy Joy Joy Joy   Joy 


    A    E         A       Bm    A    E    A
 3. He rules the world___ With truth and grace
          D       E          A                
    And makes the na-tions prove
         A    D   A                D    A
    The glor-ies  of___ His right-eous-ness
         A     
    And won-ders of His love
         E       
    And won-ders of His love
         A  D          A  Bm        A  E7   A
    And won - ders___ Won - ders___ Of His love

    ||     A     |     A     |     E     |    E7    |


    A  E        A      Bm   A   E   A
4. Joy to the world___ The Lord is come
         D           E           A   
   Let earth___ Re-ceive___ Her King
        A   D    A                D   A  
   Let ev -’ry heart___ Pre-pare Him room
        A  
   And Hea-v’n and na-ture sing
        E
   And Hea-v’n and na-ture sing
        A       D   A      Bm  A   E7   A
   And Hea-v’n and Hea-v’n and na-ture sing
                      ...ritardando
        A       D   A      Bm  A   E7   A...
   And Hea-v’n and Hea-v’n and na-ture sing

G Major → A Major

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

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