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Best 40+ Classic Christmas Song Chords and Tabs

Oh Christmas time, the most wonderful time of the year. If you’re looking to get into the holiday spirit by learning some Christmas song chords and tabs, this collection of classic songs is a great place to start. There are a ton of popular Christmas songs and various renditions of each to choose from. However, in this list, I selected the best 40+ classic Christmas songs that everyone knows.

Now of course, almost every one of these songs have been re-recorded by various artists over the years. I tried to select the most popular version of each song, however, if you like one artist’s version better than the one I selected, you may just need to find the specific song chords / tabs for that version.

You’ll also notice that I’ve included a few links for each song

  1. A Premium Video Lesson from Guitar Tricks
  2. Tabs/Chords from Ultimate-Guitar
  3. Guitar Pro tabs / Songsterr tabs if GP was unavailable.
  4. A free video lesson from YouTube

If you choose to download the Guitar Pro version of the tabs I’d highly recommend using Guitar Pro to open the files. This piece of software helps you get a better feel for the timing of each tab and provides you with tools to learn songs much faster.

Furthermore, if you’d rather have an officially tabbed book of Christmas songs, I’d recommend checking out these popular Amazon options:

Without further ado, check out the full list of Christmas song chords and tabs below and start spreading some holiday cheer through song.

Best List of Christmas Song Chords & Tabs

1. Jingle Bell Rock – Bobby Helms


2. Wonderful Christmastime – Paul McCartney


3. Run Run Rudolph – Chuck Berry


4. Jingle Bells – Michel Cortez


5. Step Into Christmas – Elton John


6. Deck the Halls – Nat King Cole


7. We Wish You a Merry Christmas – Kidsongs


8. Joy To The World – Nat King Cole


9. Silver Bells – Dean Martin


10. O Come All Ye Faithful – Casting Crowns


11. It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas – Bing Crosby


12. Holly Jolly Christmas – Burl Ives


13. Happy Christmas (War Is Over) – John Lennon


14. Silent Night – Frank Sinatra


15. Let It Snow! – Dean Martin


16. Hark! the Herald Angels Sing – Frank Sinatra


17. Twelve Days of Christmas – Bing Crosby


18. The First Noel – Frank Sinatra


19. Away In a Manger – Nat King Cole


20. We Three Kings – John Hopkins


21. All I Want For Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey


22. Frosty The Snow Man – Walter Rollins


23. Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer – Elmo & Patsy


24. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas – Michael Bublé


25. I’ll Be Home For Christmas – Frank Sinatra


26. Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree – Brenda Lee


27. Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer – Gene Autry


28. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town – The Jackson 5


29. O Christmas Tree – Kidsongs


30. Christmas Time – Bryan Adams


31. Last Christmas – Wham!


32. It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year – Andy Williams


33. Winter Wonderland – Bing Crosby


34. Little Drummer Boy – Bing Crosby


35. Feliz Navidad – Jose Feliciano


36. The Christmas Song – Nat King Cole


37. Angels We Have Heard on High – Josh Groban


38. Blue Christmas – Elvis Presley


39. Here Comes Santa Claus – Gene Autry


40. Ring Christmas Bells – Ray Conniff


41. Do You Hear What I Hear? – Carrie Underwood


42. What Child Is This? – Martina McBride


43. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Clause – John Mellencamp

Christmas Song Chords and Tabs – Summary

This list of Christmas song chords and tabs should give you a good starting point of classic songs you can learn that everyone will sing along to. Certain songs are more guitar-focused than others, however, the chord progressions and song structure for each one are all fairly easy to play.

Did I miss any classic Christmas songs that you love to listen to during the holiday season? Let me know in the comments section below what your favorite Christmas song is!

Merry Christmas 🙂

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