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Blue Christmas Elvis Presley (Billy Hayes / Jay Johnson, 1957)
Au Chant De L'alouette Traditionelle
Mon Joe Paul Piché (avec Pierre Bertrand d'après folklore, 1977)
Song For A Winters Night Gordon Lightfoot (1967)
Ain't No Cure For Love Leonard Cohen (1986)
Atlanta Moan Manitoba Hal (Barbecue Bob, 1930)
Please Come Home For Christmas Eagles (Charles Brown & Gene Redd, 1960)
Let It Snow Sammy Cahn & Julie Styne (1945)
Petit Papa Noel Tino Rossi (Raymond Vinci et Henri Martinet, 1946)
Mele Kalikimaka Bing Crosby (Robert Alex Anderson, 1949)



Blue Christmas
Elvis Presley (Billy Hayes / Jay Johnson, 1957)


4/4 | d - D u d - D u |
      1   2 & 3   4 &

I'll have a [D] blue Christmas [A] without you,
I'll be so blue just [A7] thinking [D] about you. [D7]
Decor- [D]-ations of [D7] red on a [G] green Christmas tree, [Em]
[E7] Won't be the same dear, if [A] you're not here with [A7] me.

And when those [D] blue snowflakes start [A] fallin',
That's when those blue [A7] memories start [D] callin' [D7]
You'll be [D] doin' [D7] all right with your [G] Christmas of [E7] white
But [A] I'll have a blue, blue, blue, blue [D] Christmas. [A]

[D] Mmm mm mm mm [D] Mmm mm mm mm
[A] Mmm mm mm mm [A] Mmm mm mm mm
[A7] Mmm mm mm mm [A7] Mmm mm mm mm
[D] Mmm mm mm mm mm mm

I'll have a [D] blue Christmas [A] that's certain
And when that blue [A7] heartache starts [D] hurting'
You'll be [D] doin' [D7] all right with your [G] Christmas of [E7] white
But [A] I'll have a blue, blue, blue, blue [D] Christmas.


#Capo on 2nd fret to play with this video.
#Last Updated 12/8/17 JJ
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Au Chant De L'alouette
Traditionelle



4/4 | d - D u d u D u |

REFRAIN:
Chorus
[Dm] Au chant de l'Alouette, je [F] veille et je [C] dors
J'é- [F] coute l'Alou- [C] ette, et puis [F] je [C] m'en- [Dm] dors

VERSET 1:
[Dm] On m'envoie au champs, c'est pour [C] y cue- [G] illir
[Dm] On m'envoie au champs, c'est pour [C] y cue- [G] illir
[F] Je n'ai pas cuei- [C] lli, j'ai cher- [F] ché [C] des [Dm] nids

REFRAIN:
Chorus
[Dm] Au chant de l'Alouette, je [F] veille et je [C] dors
J'é- [F] coute l'Alou- [C] ette, et puis [F] je [C] m'en- [Dm] dors

VERSET 2:
[Dm] Je n'ai pas cueilli, j'ai cher- [C] ché des [G] nids
[Dm] Je n'ai pas cueilli, j'ai cher- [C] ché des [G] nids
[F] J'ai trouvé la [C] caille assise [F] sur [C] son [Dm] nid

REFRAIN:
Chorus
[Dm] Au chant de l'Alouette, je [F] veille et je [C] dors
J'é- [F] coute l'Alou- [C] ette, et puis [F] je [C] m'en- [Dm] dors

VERSET 3:
[Dm] J'ai trouvé la caille assise [C] sur son [G] nid
[Dm] J'ai trouvé la caille assise [C] sur son [G] nid
[F] J'lui marchai sur [C] l'aile, et la [F] lui [C] rom- [Dm]pis

REFRAIN:
Chorus
[Dm] Au chant de l'Alouette, je [F] veille et je [C] dors
J'é- [F] coute l'Alou- [C] ette, et puis [F] je [C] m'en- [Dm] dors

VERSET 4:
[Dm] Je lui marchai sur l'aile, et la [C] lui rom- [G] pis  
[Dm] Je lui marchai sur l'aile, et la [C] lui rom- [G] pis  
[F] Elle me dit Pucelle, retire- [F] toi [C] d'i- [Dm] ci."

REFRAIN:
Chorus
[Dm] Au chant de l'Alouette, je [F] veille et je [C] dors
J'é- [F] coute l'Alou- [C] ette, et puis [F] je [C] m'en- [Dm] dors

VERSET 5:
[Dm] Elle me dit Pucelle "Retire-toi d'i- [G] ci."  
[Dm] Elle me dit Pucelle "Retire-toi d'i- [G] ci."  
[F] Je n'suis pas Pu- [C] celle, je lui [F] ré- [C] pon- [Dm] dis

REFRAIN:
Chorus
[Dm] Au chant de l'Alouette, je [F] veille et je [C] dors
J'é- [F] coute l'Alou- [C] ette, et puis [F] je [C] m'en- [Dm] dors

[Dm] Au chant de l'Alouette, je [F] veille et je [C] dors
J'é- [F] coute l'Alou- [C] ette, et puis [F] je [C] m'en- [Dm] dors

[Dm] Au chant de l'Alouette, je [F] veille et je [C] dors
J'é- [F] coute l'Alou- [C] ette, et puis [F] je [C] m'en- [Dm] dors

#Last Updated 7/7/17 JJ


Mon Joe
Paul Piché (avec Pierre Bertrand d'après folklore, 1977)


4/4 | d -  D u d -  D u |

Début Acapella
C't'aujourd'hui le jour de l'an,
gaie lon la mon Joe ma lurette
C't'aujourd'hui le jour de l'an,
y faut changer d'maîtresse
Faut changer d'maît- [D] resse mon Joe,
faut changer maîtres- [Em] se.

Échange- [Em] ra qui voud- [D] ra,
gaie lon [C] la mon Joe ma lu- [B7] rette
Échange- [Em] ra qui voud- [D] ra,
mais moi je garde la mien- [Em] ne  
[Em] Moé je garde  la [D] mienne mon Joe,
[D] moé je garde la mien- [Em] ne.

Elle a de [Em] jolie yeux [D] doux,
gaie lon [C] la mon Joe ma lu- [B7] rette
Elle à de [Em] jolie yeux [D] doux,
une bouche vermeil- [Em] le
Une bouche ver- [D] meille mon Joe,
une bouche vermeil- [Em] le.

Comme il [Em] serait [D] doux,
gaie lon [C] la mon Joe ma lu- [B7] rette
Comme il [Em] serait [D] doux,
d'avoir un baiser d'el- [Em] le
D'avoir un baiser [D] d'elle mon Joe,
d'avoir un baiser d'el- [Em] le.

Mais encore [Em] bien plus [D] doux,
gaie lon [C] la mon Joe ma lu- [B7] rette
Mais encore [Em] bien plus [D] doux,
de dormir avec el- [Em] le
De dormir avec [D] elle mon  Joe,
de dormir avec el- [Em] le.

Dans un [Em] grand lit [D] blanc,
gaie lon [C] la mon Joe ma lu- [B7] rette
Dans un [Em] grand lit [D] blanc,
tout près d'une chandel- [Em] le
Tout près d'une chan- [D] delle mon Joe,
tout près d'une chandel- [Em] le.

Lay la [Em] lay, Lay la [D] lay,
Lay la [C] lay, Lay la [B7] lay
Lay la [Em] lay, Lay la [D] lay,
Lay la lay, Lay la [Em] lay   [Em↓]    

Acapella
Faut changer maîtresse mon Joe,
Moé j'change pas de maîtresse.

#Capo sur 2ieme frette pour jouer avec l'original.
#Last Updated 12/8/17 JJ
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Song For A Winter's Night
Gordon Lightfoot (1967)


Fingerpicking Pattern in 4/4
|----------M-------------|
|----I-----------I-------|
|-T-----------------T----|
|-------T----------------|
  1  &  2  &  3  &  4  &

[G] The lamp is [D] burning low up [Em] on my table [C] top
[G] The snow is [D] softly [G] falling [D]
[G] The air is [D] still within the [Em] silence of my [C] room
[G] I hear your [D] voice softly [G] calling [G]

Chorus
If [G] I could [D] only [C] have you [D] near
[Bm] To breathe a [Em] sigh or [C] two [D]
[G] I would be [D] happy just to [Em] hold the hands I [C] love
[G] On this [D] winter's night with [G] you [D]

[G] The smoke is [D] rising in the [Em] shadows over- [C] head
[G] My glass is [D] almost [G] empty [D]
[G] I read a- [D] gain between the [Em] lines upon each [C] page
[G] The words of [D] love you [G] send me [G]

Chorus
If [G] I could [D] know with- [C] in my [D] heart
[Bm] That you were [Em] lonely [C] too [D]
[G] I would be [D] happy just to [Em] hold the hands I [C] love
[G] On this [D] winter's night with [G] you [D]

[G] The fire is [D] dying now my [Em] lamp is getting [C] dim
[G] The shades of [D] night are [G] lifting [D]
[G] The morning [D] light steals a- [Em] cross my window [C] pane
[G] Where webs of [D] snow are [G] drifting [G]

Chorus
If [G] I could [D] only [C] have you [D] near
[Bm] To breathe a [Em] sigh or [C] two [D]
[G] I would be [D] happy just to [Em] hold the hands I [C] love
[G] On this [D] winter's night with [B7] you [Em]
[C] And to be [D] once again with [G] ↓ you


#Capo on 2nd fret to play with original.
#Last Updated 12/8/17 JJ
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Ain't No Cure For Love
Leonard Cohen (1986)


      Regular Strum              Choppy Strum
4/4 | d - D u - u d u |    4/4 | d d d d d d d d |
      1   2 &   & 4 &            1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

Intro
| [G]   | [D]   | [Am7] | [C]   |   
| [Em] | [D]   | [C]   | [D]   | [D]   |   
| [G] I loved you for a | [G7] long, long time
| [C] ...I know this love is | [C] real
It don't matter | [G] ...how it | [G7] all went wrong
That | [D] don't change the way I | [D] feel
And I | [G] can't believe that | [B7] time is
Gonna heal this | [Em] wound that I'm speaking | [C↓] of [Eb↑] |   
There | [G] ain't no cure, there | [D] ain't no cure
There | [C] ain't no cure for | [G] love   | [G]

| [G] I'm aching for you | [G7] baby
| [C] I can't pretend I'm | [C] not
| [G] I need to see you | [G7] naked
In your | [D] body and your | [D] thought
| [G] I've got you like a | [B7] habit
And I'll | [Em] never get e- | [C↓] nough [Eb↑] |   
There | [G] ain't no cure, there | [D] ain't no cure
There | [C] ain't no cure for | [G↓] love

Start Choppy Downstrumming
(There ain't no | [Em] cure for love) | [G]  
(There ain't no | [Em] cure for | [G] love)
All the rocket ships are | [C] climbing through the sky
The holy | [C] books are open wide
The doctors | [D] working day and night
But they'll | [D] never ever find that | [Em] cure for love   | [G]  
(There ain't no | [C] drink, no | [C] drug)
(There's | [A] nothing pure e- | [A] nough to be a | [D] cure for | [D↓] love)

| [G] I see you in the | [G7] subway
And | [C] I see you on the | [C] bus
| [G] I see you lying | [G7] down with me
And I | [D] see you waking | [D] up
I | [G] see your hand, I | [B7] see your hair
Your | [Em] bracelets and your | [C] brush
And I | [G] call to you, I | [B7] call to you
But I | [Em] don't call soft e- | [C↓] nough [Eb↑] |     
There | [G] ain't no cure, there | [D] ain't no cure
There | [C] ain't no cure for | [G] love   | [G]

| [G] I walked into this | [G7] empty church
I had | [C] no place else to | [C] go
| [G] When the sweetest voice I | [G7] ever heard
| [D] Whispered to my | [D] soul
I | [G] don't need to be for- | [B7] given
| [Em] For loving you so | [C] much
| [G] It's written in the | [B7] scriptures
| [Em] It's written there in | [C] blood
| [G] I even heard the | [B7] angels
De- | [Em] clare it from a- | [C↓] bove [Eb↑] | ...  
There | [G] ain't no cure, there | [D] ain't no cure
There | [C] ain't no cure for | [G↓] love

Start Choppy Downstrumming
(There ain't no | [Em] cure for love)   | [G]  
(There ain't no | [Em] cure for | [G] love)
All the rocket ships are | [C] climbing through the sky
The holy | [C] books are open wide
The doctors | [D] working day and night
But they'll | [D] never ever find that | [Em] cure, that | [G] cure for love
(No | [Em] cure for | [G] love, there ain't no | [Em] cure for | [G] love...)
Repeat last line and fade

#Play along in this key.
#Last Updated 11/07/17 JJ
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Atlanta Moan
Manitoba Hal (Barbecue Bob, 1930)


    Fingerpicking / Strum
4/4 | t i D u t i D u |
      1   2   3   4

12 Bar Blues Chord Progression (for Intro and Solos)
| [G]   | [G]   | [G] | [G]
| [C]   | [C]   | [G] | [G]
| [D7] | [D7] | [G] | [G]

Ain't no- | [G] body knows At- | [G] lanta
like I | [G] do | [G]
Ain't no- | [C] body knows At- | [C] lanta
like I | [G] do | [G]
And the | [D7] reason I know it is I
| [D7] travelled it through and | [G] through | [G]

Now if you | [G] got a good woman
here's a | [G] lesson I give to | [G] you | [G]
If you | [C] got a good woman
here's a | [C] lesson I give to | [G] you | [G]
Don't | [D7] take her to Atlanta
| [D7] They'll take her away from | [G] you | [G]

You see they've | [G] taken my woman
and they've | [G] cut me to the | [G] bone | [G]
They've | [C] taken my woman
and they've | [C] cut me to the | [G] bone | [G]
That's the | [D7] reason why
| [D7] you hear me wail and | [G] moan | [G]

Well now | [G] can't you hear that
| [G] steep old whistle | [G] blow | [G]
| [C] Can't you hear that | [C] steep old whistle
| [G] blow | [G]
Man it | [D7] blows just like it's
| [D7] never blown be- | [G] fore | [G]

Ain't no- | [G] body knows At- | [G] lanta
like I | [G] do | [G]
Ain't no- | [C] body knows At- | [C] lanta
like I | [G] do | [G]
And the | [D7] reason I know it is I
| [D7] travelled it through and | [G] through | [G]

Ain't no- | [G] body knows At- | [G] lanta
like I | [G] do | [G]
Ain't no- | [C] body knows At- | [C] lanta
like I | [G] do | [G]
And the | [D7] reason I know it is I
| [D7] travelled it through and | [G] through | [G]

#Play along in this key with Manitoba Hal's version.
#Last Update 10/31/17 JJ
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Please Come Home For Christmas
Eagles (Charles Brown & Gene Redd, 1960)


4/4 | d - D - d - D - |

Intro:

A|-10--5--7--2--|
E|--------------|

Bells will be | [G] ringing [Gmaj7] the sad sad | [G7] news
Oh what a | [C] Christmas to have the | [C#dim7] blues
My baby's | [G] gone [C] I have no | [G] friends [Em]
To wish me | [A7] greetings once a- | [D] gain [Daug]

Choirs will be | [G] singing [Gmaj7] Silent | [G7] Night
Christmas | [C] carols by candle | [C#dim7] light
Please come home for | [G] Christmas
[C] Please come home for | [G] Christmas [Em]
If not for | [A7] Christmas [D7] by New Year's | [G] night [G7]

Bridge
Friends and re- | [C] lations send salu- | [Cm] tations
| [G] Sure as the [Daug] stars shine a- | [G] bove [G7]
But this is | [C] Christmas, yes Christmas | [Cm] my dear
The time of | [A7] year to be with the one you | [D↓] love

So won't you | [G] tell me [Gmaj7] you'll never more | [G7] roam
Christmas and | [C] New Year's will find you | [C#dim7] home
There'll be no more | [G] sorrow [B7]
No grief and | [Em] pain [C]
And I'll be | [G] happy at [A7↓] Christmas [D7↓] once a- | [G] gain [Daug]

| [G] [Gmaj7] | [G7] | [C] | [C#dim7]

There'll be no more | [G] sorrow [B7]
No grief and | [Em] pain [C]
And I'll be | [G] happy [A7↓] Christmas [D7↓] once a- | [G↓] gain
Outro:

A|-10--5--7--2--|
E|--------------|


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#Last Updated 12/8/17 JJ
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Let It Snow
Sammy Cahn & Julie Styne (1945)


4/4 | d - D - d - D - |
      1   2   3   4

Oh, the [C] weather out- [G7] side is [C] frightful
But the [C] fire is [Cdim7] so de- [G7] lightful
And [Dm] since we've no [A7] place to [Dm] go
Let it [G7] snow, let it snow, let it [C] snow [G7]

It [C] doesn't show [G7] signs of [C] stopping
And I [C] brought some [Cdim7] corn for [G7] popping
The [Dm] lights are turned [A7] way down [Dm] low
Let it [G7] snow, let it snow, let it [C] snow

BRIDGE:
When we [G] finally kiss good night
How I [Am] hate going [D7] out in the [G] storm
But if [G] you really hold me tight
[A7] All the way [D7] home I'll be [G↓] warm [Bbdim7↓] [G7↓]

The [C] fire is [G7] slowly [C] dying
And my [C] dear, we're [Cdim7] still good- [G7] byeing
But as [Dm] long as you [A7] love me [Dm] so
Let it [G7] snow, let it snow, let it [C] snow

BRIDGE:
When we [G] finally kiss good night
How I [Am] hate going [D7] out in the [G] storm
But if [G] you really hold me tight
[A7] All the way [D7] home I'll be [G↓] warm [Bbdim7↓] [G7↓]

The [C] fire is [G7] slowly [C] dying
And my [C] dear, we're [Cdim7] still good- [G7] byeing
But as [Dm] long as you [A7] love me [Dm] so
Let it [G7] snow, let it snow, let it [C↓] snow [G7↓]  [C↓]

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#Last Updated 12/8/17 JJ
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Petit Papa Noël
Tino Rossi (Raymond Vinci et Henri Martinet, 1946)


4/4 | d - D - d - D - |

C'est la bel- [C↓] le nuit de Noël; la neige é- [Am↓] tend son manteau blanc
Et les yeux [F↓] levés vers le ciel, à genoux [C↓] les petits enfants
A- [F↓] vant de fermer les pau- [C↓] pières
[G7↓] Font une dernière pri- [C↓] ère

Chorus
Pe- [C] tit pa- [F] pa No- [C] ël, quand tu [C] descen- [F] dras du [C] ciel
A- [F] vec tes jouets par mill- [C] iers, n'oublie [F] pas  mon petit sou- [G7] lier
Mais [C] avant [F] de par- [C] tir, il fau- [C] dra bien [F] te cou- [C] vrir,
De- [F] hors, tu vas avoir si [C] froid, c'est un [Am] peu  à [G7] cause de [C] moi.

[F] Il me tarde tant que le jour se [C] lève [Am] pour voir si tu [F] m'as appor- [G7] té    
[Eb] Tous les beaux joujoux que je [Fm] vois en rêve [Eb] et que je [Fm] t'ai comman- [G7] dés

Chorus
Pe- [C] tit pa- [F] pa No- [C] ël, quand tu [C] descen- [F] dras du [C] ciel
A- [F] vec tes jouets par mill- [C] iers, n'oublie [F] pas  mon pe- [G7] tit sou- [C] lier

Le marchand [C↓] de sable est passé; les enfants [Am↓] vont faire dodo
Et tu vas [F↓] pouvoir commencer, avec ta [C↓] hotte sur le dos,
Au [F↓] son des cloches des é- [C↓] glises, ta distribu- [G7↓] tion de sur- [C↓] prises

Chorus
Pe- [C] tit pa- [F] pa No- [C] ël, quand tu [C] descen- [F] dras du [C] ciel
A- [F] vec tes jouets par mill- [C] iers, n'oublie [F] pas  mon petit sou- [G7] lier
Et [C] si tu [F] dois t'arrê- [C] ter sur les [C] toits du [F] monde en- [C] tier
Tout [F] ça, avant demain ma- [C] tin, mets- toi [Am] vite, [G7] vite en che- [C] min

[F] Et quand tu seras sur ton grand nu- [C] age, [Am] viens d'abord sur [F] notre mai- [G7] son
[Eb] Je n'ai pas été tous les [Fm] jours très sage, [Eb] mais j'en de- [Fm] mande par- [G7] don

Chorus
Pe- [C] tit pa- [F] pa No- [C] ël, quand tu [C] descen- [F] dras du [C] ciel
A- [F] vec tes jouets par mill- [C] iers, n'oublie [F] pas  mon pe- [G7] tit sou- [C] lier
Pe- [C] tit pa- [F] pa No- [C] ël, quand tu [C] descen- [F] dras du [C] ciel
A- [F] vec tes jouets par mill- [C] iers, n'oublie [F] pas  mon pe- [G7] tit sou- [C] lier
Pe- [F] tit pa- [Fm] pa No- [C] ël!


#L'originale est en Si (demi-ton plus bas).
#Last Updated 12/9/17 JJ
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Mele Kalikimaka (Hawaiian Christmas Song)
Bing Crosby (Robert Alex Anderson, 1949)


4/4 | d - D u d u D u |

Intro
| [D]   | [D]   | [D] | [B7]   |
| [Em] | [A7] | [D] | [A7]   |

Gentlemen
| [D] Mele Kaliki- | maka is the | thing to say |
On a | [D] bright Ha- | waiian Christmas | [A7] Day. | [A7]  
| [A7] That's the island | greeting that we | send to you | [A7]
from the | [A7] land where | palm trees | [D] sway | [D]
| [D7] Here we know that | Christmas will be | [G] green and | bright
The | [B7] sun to shine by | day and all the | [E7] stars at | [A7] night
| [D] Mele Kaliki- | maka is Ha- | waii's | [B7] way to | [Em] say
Merry | [A7] Christmas to | [D] you

Ladies
[D] Mele Kalikimaka is the thing to say
On a bright Hawaiian Christmas [A7] Day.
[A7] That's the island greeting that we send to you
from the land where palm trees [D] sway
[D7] Here we know that Christmas will be [G] green and bright
The [B7] sun to shine by day and all the [E7] stars at [A7] night
[D] Mele Kalikimaka is Hawaii's [B7] way to [Em] say
Merry [A7] Christmas to [D] you

Instrumental
| [D]   | [D]   | [D]   | [D]   |
| [D]   | [D]   | [A7] | [A7]   |
| [A7] | [A7] | [A7] | [A7]   |
| [A7] | [A7] | [D]   | [D]   |

Gentlemen & Ladies
[D7] Here we know that Christmas will be [G] green and bright
The [B7] sun to shine by day and all the [E7] stars at [A7] night
[D] Mele Kalikimaka is Hawaii's [B7] way to [Em] say
Merry [A7] Christmas to [D] you

[D] Mele Kalikimaka is the thing to say
On a bright Hawaiian Christmas [A7] Day
[A7] That's the island greeting that we send to you
from the land where palm trees [D] sway
[D7] Here we know that Christmas will be [G] green and bright
The [B7] sun to shine by day and all the [E7] stars at [A7] night
[D] Mele Kalikimaka is Hawaii's [B7] way to [Em] say Merry [A7] Christmas
A [Em] very merry [A7] Christmas
A [Em] very very merry merry [A7] Christmas to [D] you

#Original starts in this key, then moves up 1 semi-tone in second verse (try capo 1).
#Last Updated 12/8/17 JJ
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