You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch – How the Grinch Stole Christmas

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The Christmas song, "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" was originally written by Dr. Seuss for the 1966 children's animated cartoon special "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!" and appeared in a film version too.

A fun and easy tune to play, I hope you enjoy the letter notes below :)


F           G     A       D     F-A      G
You're a mean one, Mr. Grinch

F-G   A-D    B   E  ^C#
You really are a heel

A          A   ^D-^C  Bb  A  Bb-G
You're as cuddly as a cactus

G            G    ^C-Bb    A   G    A    F-E      D
You're as charming as an eel, Mr. Grinch

B            B    B    B-B-B
You're a bad banana

B       B  ^C#-B    ^C#  ^D
With a greasy black peel!


F           G      A-D      F-A      G
You're a monster, Mr. Grinch

F-G        A         D      B-E   ^C#
Your heart's an empty hole

A        ^D   ^C  Bb  A  Bb-G
Your brain is full of spiders

G            G   ^C-Bb   A    G     A      F-E      D
You've got garlic in your soul, Mr. Grinch

B    B - B         B         B      B    B
I wouldn't touch you with a

B-B-^C#       B    B   ^C#  ^C# ^D
Thirty-nine and a half foot pole!


F           G    A      D    F-A     G
You're a vile one, Mr. Grinch

F          G        A - D     B      E     ^C#
You have termites in your smile

A           A   ^D  ^C   Bb-A     Bb - G
You have all the tender sweetness

G   G  ^C-Bb    A-G-A     F-E      D
Of a seasick crocodile, Mr. Grinch

B - B     B        B            B - B        B      B    B    B
Given the choice between the two of you

B      B       B   ^C#-B  ^C#-^C#-^D
I'd take the seasick crocodile!


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