Little Donkey – Traditional

Difficulty: Easy

Can be played on piccolo

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This famous Christmas carol is sung by school children around the world - enjoy the music letter notes to 'Little Donkey' :)

Did you know?  This has been recorded by Gracie Fields, The Beverley Sisters, Vera Lynn, Aled Jones among many others.

 

E - E    G - E       F-F      A-F
Little donkey, little donkey

E      E     G-E      D
On the dusty road

E      E     G      E       F - F         A - F
Got to keep on plodding onwards

G            G        B-G       ^C
With your precious load.

 

E        E     G      E       F-F     A-F
Been a long time little donkey,

E                 E        G-E         D
Through the winter's night

E            E     G     E       F-F     A-F
Don't give up now, little donkey

G - G - B          G      ^C
Bethlehem's in sight

 

^C       ^C      ^C        B        A-G
Ring out those bells tonight

A - BA - G       A - BA - G
Bethlehem, Bethlehem

^C-^C     ^C      B       A-G
Follow that star tonight

A - BA - G       A - BA - G
Bethlehem, Bethlehem

 

E - E       G-E       F-F     A-G
Little donkey, little donkey

E        E    G-E     D
Had a heavy day

E - E       G-E       F-F      A-F
Little donkey, carry Mary

G - G     B     G     ^C
Safely on her way!

 

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