Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas chords & lyrics

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

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

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

Right Handed Charts:

Left Handed Charts:

Lady Antebellum
Lady Antebellum

Origin: Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Line-up:
Hillary Scott - lead & backing vocals
Charles Kelley - lead & backing vocals, guitar
Dave Haywood - backing vocals, guitar, piano, mandolin

Active Years: 2006 – present

Music Styles: Country, country pop

Associations: Jim Brickman, Linda Davis, Josh Kelley

Lady Antebellum

Official Website: ladyantebellum.com

Featured Album: On This Winter's Night

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