FREE Christmas Carol Songbook

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    Three Little Birds

    Bob Marley

     

    Chord Guide

            123

    A:    x02220

             132

    D:    xx0232

           231

    E:    022100

     

     

    Strum Guide

    This is the strum pattern used in the recording:

      U   U   U   U

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

    This doesn’t sound as “reggae,” but it might be better for a solo guitar performance:

    D D DU UD D DU

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

    Intro:

    / A - - - / x4

     

    Chorus:

             A                     A

    Don’t worry about a thing
              D                                          A

    ’Cause every little thing gonna be all right

                       A                     A
    Singin’ don’t worry about a thing,
                D                                         A

    ’Cause every little thing gonna be all right

     

    Verse:

                         A
    Rise up this mornin’

                            E
    Smiled with the risin’ sun

                     A
    Three little birds

                        D
    Pitch by my doorstep

                  A
    Singin’ sweet songs

                       E
    Of melodies pure and true

               D                              (A)
    Sayin’ this is my message to you-ou-ou

    Chorus

    Verse

    Chorus x3

     

    End on A


    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.