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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Johnny Marks

 

Chord Guide

       32 1

C:    x32010

       13421

Bm:   x24432

       231

Am:  x02210

      3    4

G:    3x0003

       12

Em:   022000

       1 2

A7:  x02020

         213

D7:   xx0212

         132

D:    xx0232

 

        B   D U B   D U

Strum:  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   w/swing feel

 

Intro (Play freely, one strum/chord):

                 C                 Bm            Am           G

You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen

  C               Bm          Am            G

Comet and Cupid and Donner and Blitzen

  Em           Am

But do you recall

               A7                       D7

The most famous reindeer of all?

 

w/strum pattern:

  G (3)

Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer

                           D

Had a very shiny nose

 D (3)

And if you ever saw it

                                  G

You would even say it glows

G (3)

All of the other reindeer

                                        D

Used to laugh and call him names

    D (3)

They never let poor Rudolph

                               G

Join in any reindeer games

 

    C                      G

Then one foggy Christmas Eve

  C                   G

Santa came to say:

   D (2)

"Rudolph with your nose so bright

   A7                         D7

Won't you guide my sleigh tonight?"

    G (3)

Then how the reindeer loved him.

                                       D

As they shouted out with glee:

   D (3)

"Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer

                                 G (hold 3rd beat)

You'll go down in history"

 

End



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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.

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