Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas chords

by Lady Antebellum

Merry Little Christmas Music & Lyrics: Ralph Blane & Hugh Martin - 1943
The song was first introduced by Judy Garland in the 1944 musical Meet Me in St. Louis
Featured Artists: Lady Antebellum from the album On This Winter's Night
Music: Key of D Major in 3/4 time at 103 bpm (♩)
Chords: D, D7, Bm, Bm7, Em, A, A7, F#7, G, F#m, Dmaj7, Dsus2
Lady Antebellum

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas by Lady Antebellum

Intro: 3/4 | Dsus2  |  Dsus2/B |  Em/G  | A  Asus  A7sus/addE  | x2 
Timing:      1 2 3     1 2 3      1 2 3   1  2     3

    Dsus2        Dsus2/B      Em/G         A  Asus  A7sus/addE
E |----------0-|----------0-|----------0-|-0----0----0-|
B |-------3--3-|-------3--3-|-------0--3-|-2----3----5-|
G |----2-----2-|----2-----2-|----0-----0-|-2----2----0-|
D |-0----------|------------|------------|-2----2----0-|
A |------------|-2----------|------------|-0----0----0-|
E |------------|------------|-3----------|-------------|
    
You can continue to play this pattern over the verses as the band does
or simply play the chords as follows:
 
Intro:  ||:  D  |  Bm  |  Em  |  A7  :||   

  D           Bm     Em               A7
1. Have  your-self a mer-ry lit-tle Christ-mas
  D          Bm       Em    A7
   Let your heart be light 
  D         Bm       Em               A7      D    Bm   Em  A7 
   From now on, our trou-bles will be out of sight

  D           Bm    Em               A7 
2. Have your-self a mer-ry lit-tle Christ-mas
    D        Bm       Em     A7
   Make the Yule-tide gay
  D         Bm       Em               F#7     Bm   Bm7  D  D7 
   From now on, our troub-les will be miles a-way 

       G                    F#m 
Chorus: Here were are as in old-en days
                Em             Dmaj7 
        Hap-py gold-en days of yore
      Bm                          F#m 
        Faith-ful friends who are dear to us
                 A        Em        A    A7 
        Gath-er near to us... once more

  D             Bm      Em             A7 
3. Through the years we all will be to-ge-ther
  D        Bm      Em    A7
   If the Fates al-low
  D        Bm       G             F#7       Bm   Bm7  D  D7
   Hang a shin-ing star up-on the high-est bough
        G               Em              A7         D 
   And have your-self a mer-ry lit-tle Christ-mas now...

         (now)
Instr:  |  D  |  Bm  |  Em  |  A7  |   D  |  Bm  |  Em  |  A7  |
        |  D  |  Bm  |  Em  |  F#7 |  Bm  | Bm7  |  D   |  D7  |

       G                    F#m 
Chorus: Here were are as in old-en days
                Em             Dmaj7 
        Hap-py gold-en days of yore
      Bm                          F#m 
        Faith-ful friends who are dear to us
                 A        Em        A      A7 
        Gath-er near to us... once more
       
  D             Bm      Em             A7 
4. Through the years we all will be to-ge-ther
  D        Bm      Em     A7
   If the Fates al-low
  D        Bm       G             F#7       Bm   Bm7  D  D7
   Hang a shin-ing star up-on the high-est bough
        G               Em              A7            D 
   And have your-self a mer-ry lit-tle Christ-mas... now...

Outro:  |  D  |  Bm  |  Em  |  A7  |   D  | 

D Major

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

 Right Handed Chord Tabs  
          D              Dsus2             D7              Dmaj7             Bm               Bm7
   e|---|-2-|---|   e|---|---|---|   e|---|-3-|---|   e|---|-1-|---|   e|-1-|---|---|   e|-1-|---|---|
   B|---|---|-3-|   B|---|---|-3-|   B|-1-|---|---|   B|---|-1-|---|   B|-1-|-2-|---|   B|-1-|-2-|---|
   G|---|-1-|---|   G|---|-1-|---|   G|---|-2-|---|   G|---|-1-|---|   G|-1-|---|-4-|   G|-1-|---|---|
   D|---|---|---|   D|---|---|---|   D|---|---|---|   D|---|---|---|   D|-1-|---|-3-|   D|-1-|---|-3-|
   A|---|---|---|x  A|---|---|---|x  A|---|---|---|x  A|---|---|---|x  A|-1-|---|---|   A|-1-|---|---|
   E|---|---|---|x  E|---|---|---|x  E|---|---|---|x  E|---|---|---|x  E|---|---|---|x  E|-1-|---|---|x
Frets 1   2   3        1   2   3        1   2   3        1   2   3        2   3   4        2   3   4 

         Em                A               A7                G               F#m              F#7
   e|---|---|---|   e|---|---|---|   e|---|---|---|   e|---|---|-3-|   e|-1-|---|---|   e|-1-|---|---|
   B|---|---|---|   B|---|-3-|---|   B|---|-3-|---|   B|---|---|---|   B|-1-|---|---|   B|-1-|---|---|
   G|---|---|---|   G|---|-2-|---|   G|---|---|---|   G|---|---|---|   G|-1-|---|---|   G|-1-|-2-|---|
   D|---|-2-|---|   D|---|-1-|---|   D|---|-1-|---|   D|---|---|---|   D|-1-|---|-4-|   D|-1-|---|---|
   A|---|-1-|---|   A|---|---|---|   A|---|---|---|   A|---|-1-|---|   A|-1-|---|-3-|   A|-1-|---|-3-|
   E|---|---|---|   E|---|---|---|x  E|---|---|---|x  E|---|---|-2-|   E|-1-|---|---|   E|-1-|---|---| 
Frets 1   2   3        1   2   3        1   2   3        1   2   3        2   3   4        2   3   4 

 Left Handed Chord Tabs   
       D              Dsus2             D7              Dmaj7             Bm               Bm7
 |---|-2-|---|e   |---|---|---|e   |---|-3-|---|e   |---|-1-|---|e   |---|---|-1-|e   |---|---|-1-|e
 |-3-|---|---|B   |-3-|---|---|B   |---|---|-1-|B   |---|-1-|---|B   |---|-2-|-1-|B   |---|-2-|-1-|B
 |---|-1-|---|G   |---|-1-|---|G   |---|-2-|---|G   |---|-1-|---|G   |-4-|---|-1-|G   |---|---|-1-|G
 |---|---|---|D   |---|---|---|D   |---|---|---|D   |---|---|---|D   |-3-|---|-1-|D   |-3-|---|-1-|D
x|---|---|---|A  x|---|---|---|A  x|---|---|---|A  x|---|---|---|A   |---|---|-1-|A   |---|---|-1-|A
x|---|---|---|E  x|---|---|---|E  x|---|---|---|E  x|---|---|---|E  x|---|---|---|E  x|---|---|---|E
   3   2   1        3   2   1        3   2   1        3   2   1        4   3   2        4   3   2  Frets
      
    Em                A               A7                G               F#m              F#7
 |---|---|---|e   |---|---|---|e   |---|---|---|e   |-3-|---|---|e   |---|---|-1-|e   |---|---|-1-|e
 |---|---|---|B   |---|-3-|---|B   |---|-3-|---|B   |---|---|---|B   |---|---|-1-|B   |---|---|-1-|B
 |---|---|---|G   |---|-2-|---|G   |---|---|---|G   |---|---|---|G   |---|---|-1-|G   |---|-2-|-1-|G
 |---|-2-|---|D   |---|-1-|---|D   |---|-1-|---|D   |---|---|---|D   |-4-|---|-1-|D   |---|---|-1-|D
 |---|-1-|---|A   |---|---|---|A   |---|---|---|A   |---|-1-|---|A   |-3-|---|-1-|A   |-3-|---|-1-|A
 |---|---|---|E  x|---|---|---|E  x|---|---|---|E   |-2-|---|---|E   |---|---|-1-|E   |---|---|-1-|E
   3   2   1        3   2   1        3   2   1        3   2   1        4   3   2        4   3   2  Frets     
Back to Christmas Music

Contact Me


 RSS Icon