God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen – Traditional

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A popular traditional English Christmas carol, it's one of the oldest dating back to the 16th century.

Did you know? It's been featured in Glee and famously covered by Bing Crosby, Annie Lennox, Mariah Carey, Pentatonix, and Barenaked Ladies with Sarah McLachlan.


E          E      B    B-A       G-F#-E
God rest ye merry gentlemen

D        E-F#      G       A-B
Let nothing you dismay

E - E - B              B        A    G-F#E
Remember Christ our Savior

D         E      F#      G - A         B
Was born on Christmas Day

B    ^C    A    B   ^C    ^D-^E    B-A
To save us all from Satan's power

A            G       E        F#      G-A
When we were gone astray


G-A  B-^C  B   B-A-G     F#    E
Oh tidings of comfort and joy

G  -  F#       E     A
Comfort and joy

G-A  B-^C-^D  ^E
Oh tidings of

B-A-G        F#    E
Comfort and joy

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