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Happy Xmas (War is Over) – John Lennon / Yoko Ono

Difficulty: Medium

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A song created separately from the Beatles, this famous Christmas tune was also in-part a protest against the Vietnam war. A varied note range makes the letter notes below great practice for beginners :)

Did you know? This has been covered by Celine Dion, Sarah McLachlan, The Fray, Neil Diamond, Sarah Brightman, Carly Simon, Jessica Simpson and of course has featured in Glee!

 

A    B  ^C#  A-E
So this is Xmas

E          A          B     ^C#    B
And what have you done

F#-B-^C# ^D ^C#-B
Another year over

E      E   ^C#  ^E ^C#  B-A-F#-E
And a new one just begun   ~

 

A    ^E  ^E ^E ^D-^C#
And so this is Xmas

A ^D    ^E   ^F#  ^E
I hope you have fun

B     ^ E     ^F#  ^G  ^F#   ^E
The near and the dear ones

A    ^F#  ^A ^F# ^D-B-A
The old and the young

 

D  B-B    B-B     A-G
A very Merry Xmas

G      G    G-A     B     A
And a happy New Year

A          A      G    F#   E      E
Let's hope it's a good one

E  -  E      D-C#   D
Without any fear

 

A     G#  B-A  B  Bb  ^C#  B
War is over, if you want it

A     G# F#-G#  A-G#-B-A
War is over, now    ~   ~   ~

^D ^C# ^E-^D ^E ^D# ^F# ^D
War is over, if you want it

D  ^C# ^B-^C# ^D-^C#-^E-^D
War is over, now ~  ~  ~

 

 

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