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Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

from the film Meet Me in St. Louis

H.Martin, R.Blane

 

Each chord gets 2 beats unless otherwise noted.

 

Chord Guide

       32 1

C:    x32010

        231

Am:   x02210

         231

Dm:   xx0231

      3    1

G7:   3x0001

       2 1

E7:   020100

        1 3

A7:   x02020

         213

D7:   xx0212

      3 2 1

C/G:  3x2010

      134211

F:    133211

       12

Em:   022000

         32

Cmaj7:  x32000

       213 4

B7:   x21202

      3    4

G:    3x0003

 

 

 

 

           >       >

Strum: B U D U B U D U   gently, w/swing feel

       1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

   C            Am    Dm             G7

Have yourself a merry little Christmas

C                Am        Dm     G7

    Let your heart be light

   C           Am         Dm                G7      E7   A7   D7   G7

From now on, our troubles will be out of sight

 

  C            Am     Dm             G7

Have yourself a merry little Christmas

C                 Am       Dm   G7

   Make the Yuletide gay

   C           Am          Dm                E7      Am (1)   C/G (1)

From now on, our troubles will be miles away

 

Bridge:

  F (1)                  Em (1)

Here were are as in olden days

             Dm         G7      Cmaj7 (1)

happy golden days     of yore

Am              B7                   Em (1)

     Faithful friends who are dear to us

            G           Am          Dm   G7

gather near to us     once more

 

     C              Am       Dm              G7

Through the years we all will be together

C             Am    Dm  G7

    If the fates allow

   C         Am      Dm              E7        Am (2)

Hang a shining star upon the highest bough

         F           Dm     G7 (hold 1)                 C (hold)

And have yourself a merry little Christmas now.

 

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This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.