8.75 x 11.75
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
With the Three-Chord Christmas Songbook you will need only minimal playing skills and three chords-G, C, and D7-to accompany each song in this great book. The jam-packed book is invaluable for all beginning musicians, casual musicians, teachers, family bands, and performers. Melody, lyrics, and chords are included for all songs.
Guitar, uke, and five-string banjo diagrams are included for the three chords, along with basic accompaniment tips. Transposing and how-to-use-the-capo tips are included for singers. An invaluable sourcebook for teachers and a handy, compact fakebook for performers. A unique collection of timeless songs for the entire family.
• Accompany 50 vibrant Christmas songs with only minimal playing skills.
• Each song includes melody, lyrics, and chords.
• Perhaps the most interesting collection of Christmas songs to be found in print today.
• Interesting historical images are found throughout the text.
• A superb book for getting beginners involved and keeping them involved.
• Only a few minutes of technical training equips any person to accompany all 50 songs in this book.
• Teachers can use this collection as a foundation to teach more advanced patterns and arranging techniques.
• Excellent "mini fake book" resource for all musicians and performers.
A Babe i s Born All of a May
A Little Child on Earth Has Been Born
All Through the Night
Angels We Have Heard on High
As With Gladness Men of Old
Auld Lang Syne
Away in a Manger
Born is He, This Holy Child
Child in the Manger
Christ Was Born in Bethlehem
Christ Was Born on Christmas Day
Christmas is Coming
Come, Thou Almighty King
Ding Dong Merrily on High
Glad Christmas Bells
Go Tell It on the Mountain
God Bless the Master of This House
Good Christian Men, Rejoice
Good King Wenceslas
Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
Here We Come A-Caroling
I Saw Three Ships
In the Silence of the Night
Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
Joy to the World
Let Our Gladness Know No End
Let Us Go, O Shepherds
Love Came Down at Christmas
Mary Had a Baby
O Come, Little Children
Oh Christmas Tree
Once in Royal David's City
Out of the Orient Crystal Skies
Over the River and Through the Woods
Shepherds, Shake off Your Drowsy Sleep
Sussex Carol (On Christmas Night, All Christians Sing)
The Boar's Head Carol
The Cherry Tree Carol
The Christmas Tree with its Candles Bright
The First Noel
The Friendly Beasts
The Holly and the Ivy
The Holly Bears a Berry (The St. Day Carol)
The Seven Blessings of Mary
The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy
Up on the Housetop
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks by Night
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