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    Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

    John Lennon

     

    In 6/8.  All chords played for two measures.

     

    Chord Guide

            123

    A:    x02220

           13421

    Bm:   x24432

           231

    E:    022100

             132

    D:    xx0232

          3    4

    G:    3x0003

           12

    Em:   022000

     

     

     

           >           >

    Strum: D   D U D U D   D U D U

           1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +

     

                  A

    So this is Christmas

                       Bm

    And what have you done

                 E

    Another year over

                        A

    And a new one just begun

                     D

    and so this is Christmas

                    Em

    I hope you have fun

                        A

    The near and the dear one

                    D

    The old and the young

     

    Chorus:

                  G

    A very merry Christmas                           

                     A

    And a happy New Year

                           Em

    Let’s hope it’s a good one

                 D

    Without any fear

     

                    A

    And so this is Christmas

                     Bm

    For weak and for strong

                          E

    For rich and the poor ones

                    A

    The world is so wrong

                   D

    And so happy Christmas

                      Em

    For black and for white

     

                       A

    For yellow and red ones

                       D

    Let’s stop all the fight

     

    Repeat Chorus

     

                     A

    And so this is Christmas

                     Bm

    And what have we done

                 E

    Another year over

                    A

    A new one just begun

                   D

    And so happy Christmas

                     Em

    We hope you have fun

                       A

    The near and the dear one

                     D

    The old and the young

     

    Repeat Chorus

     

    A

    War is over,

    Bm

    If you want it

    E

    War is over

    A

    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.