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20 classic, not-too-hard songs your friends and family will love.

Beatles - Petty - Johnny Cash - Eagles - John Denver - Dylan


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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


    Am:   x02210


    Dm:   xx0231

          3    1

    G7:   3x0001

           2 1

    E7:   020100

            1 3

    A7:   x02020


    D7:   xx0212

          3 2 1

    C/G:  3x2010


    F:    133211


    Em:   022000


    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



      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.


    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.