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Christmas Time Chords

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SONG  LISTED BELOW  IN VARIOUS KEYS 

Hope you enjoy my interpretation of this song ...Garry Smythe
Please e mail any corrections to:-  g.smythe@sky.com
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Christmas Time   Bryan Adams
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Bryan Adams sings this in the key of  “ C “

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Verse 1

          C   G           Am             F    C          G
We waited all through the year, for the day   to   ap - pear
     C        E7        Am   Am7          G
When we could be to – gether      in harmony,
    C        G         Am         F                C       G
You know the time will come,   Peace on earth for every - one
    C      E7      Am     Am7           
And we can live forever,          
      Dm                                Dm7              G
In a world where we are free,   Let it shine for you and me



Chorus:

        C                                 
There's something about Christmas time, 
F
Something about Christmas time
     C                      Am                G
That makes you wish it was Christmas every - day
   C
To see the joy in the children's eyes
F
The way that the old folks smile
C                        G            C
Says that Christmas will never go a - way


Verse 2

      C       G         Am                  F                    C         G
We're all as one   to - night,   makes no difference if you're black or white
        C      E7        Am            G
‘Cause we can sing to - gether in harmony.
    C        G       Am                    F     C       G
I know it's not too late; the world would  be a better place
    C      E7        Am    Am7             Dm
If we can keep the spirit,       More than one day in the year
        Dm7               G
Send a message loud and clear


Chorus:

        C                                 
There's something about Christmas time, 
F
Something about Christmas time
     C                      Am                G
That makes you wish it was Christmas every - day
   C
To see the joy in the children's eyes
F
The way that the old folks smile
C                        G             C
Says that Christmas will never go a - way



Bridge:

         G                                  C
It's the time of year when everyone's to - gether
       G                           C
We'll celebrate here on Christmas day
         Am
When the ones you love are there
        D7                    G                   G7
You can feel the magic in the air, you know it's everywhere


Chorus

          C
There's something about Christmas time
F
Something about Christmas time

Chorus:   KEY CHANGE

          D
There's something about Christmas time
G
Something about Christmas time
     D                      Bm                A
That makes you wish it was Christmas every - day
   D
To see the joy in the children's eyes
G
The way that the old folks smile
D                         A            D
Says that Christmas will never go a - way



Chorus:  
          D
There's something about Christmas time
G
Something about Christmas time
     D                     Bm                 A
That makes you wish it was Christmas every - day
   D
To see the joy in the children's eyes
G
The way that the old folks smile
D                         A           D
Says that Christmas will never go a - way

D                         A            D
Says that Christmas will never go a - way     FINISH

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Verse 1

          D   A           Bm             G    D          A
We waited all through the year, for the day   to   ap - pear
     D        F#7       Bm   Bm7          A
When we could be to – gether      in harmony,
    D        A         Bm         G                D       A
You know the time will come,   Peace on earth for every - one
    D      F#7     Bm     Bm7
And we can live forever,          
      Em                                Em7              A
In a world where we are free,   Let it shine for you and me



Chorus:

        D
There's something about Christmas time, 
G
Something about Christmas time
     D                      Bm                A
That makes you wish it was Christmas every - day
   D
To see the joy in the children's eyes
G
The way that the old folks smile
D                        A            D
Says that Christmas will never go a - way


Verse 2

      D       A         Bm                  G                    D         A
We're all as one   to - night,   makes no difference if you're black or white
        D      F#7       Bm            A
‘Cause we can sing to - gether in harmony.
    D        A       Bm                    G     D       A
I know it's not too late; the world would  be a better place
    D      F#7       Bm    Bm7             Em
If we can keep the spirit,       More than one day in the year
        Em7               A
Send a message loud and clear


Chorus:

        D
There's something about Christmas time, 
G
Something about Christmas time
     D                      Bm                A
That makes you wish it was Christmas every - day
   D
To see the joy in the children's eyes
G
The way that the old folks smile
D                        A             D
Says that Christmas will never go a - way



Bridge:

         A                                  D
It's the time of year when everyone's to - gether
       A                           D
We'll celebrate here on Christmas day
         Bm
When the ones you love are there
        E7                    A                   A7
You can feel the magic in the air, you know it's everywhere


Chorus

          D
There's something about Christmas time
G
Something about Christmas time

Chorus:   KEY CHANGE

          E
There's something about Christmas time
A
Something about Christmas time
     E                      C#m               B
That makes you wish it was Christmas every - day
   E
To see the joy in the children's eyes
A
The way that the old folks smile
E                         B            E
Says that Christmas will never go a - way



Chorus:  
          E
There's something about Christmas time
A
Something about Christmas time
     E                     C#m                B
That makes you wish it was Christmas every - day
   E
To see the joy in the children's eyes
A
The way that the old folks smile
E                         B           E
Says that Christmas will never go a - way

E                         B            E
Says that Christmas will never go a - way     FINISH

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Verse 1

          E   B           C#m            A    E          B
We waited all through the year, for the day   to   ap - pear
     E        G#7       C#m  C#m7         B
When we could be to – gether      in harmony,
    E        B         C#m        A                E       B
You know the time will come,   Peace on earth for every - one
    E      G#7     C#m    C#m7
And we can live forever,          
      F#m                               F#m7             B
In a world where we are free,   Let it shine for you and me



Chorus:

        E
There's something about Christmas time, 
A
Something about Christmas time
     E                      C#m               B
That makes you wish it was Christmas every - day
   E
To see the joy in the children's eyes
A
The way that the old folks smile
E                        B            E
Says that Christmas will never go a - way


Verse 2

      E       B         C#m                 A                    E         B
We're all as one   to - night,   makes no difference if you're black or white
        E      G#7       C#m           B
‘Cause we can sing to - gether in harmony.
    E        B       C#m                   A     E       B
I know it's not too late; the world would  be a better place
    E      G#7       C#m   C#m7            F#m
If we can keep the spirit,       More than one day in the year
        F#m7              B
Send a message loud and clear


Chorus:

        E
There's something about Christmas time, 
A
Something about Christmas time
     E                      C#m               B
That makes you wish it was Christmas every - day
   E
To see the joy in the children's eyes
A
The way that the old folks smile
E                        B             E
Says that Christmas will never go a - way



Bridge:

         B                                  E
It's the time of year when everyone's to - gether
       B                           E
We'll celebrate here on Christmas day
         C#m
When the ones you love are there
        F#7                   B                   B7
You can feel the magic in the air, you know it's everywhere


Chorus

          E
There's something about Christmas time
A
Something about Christmas time

Chorus:   KEY CHANGE

          F#
There's something about Christmas time
B
Something about Christmas time
     F#                     D#m               C#
That makes you wish it was Christmas every - day
   F#
To see the joy in the children's eyes
B
The way that the old folks smile
F#                        C#           F#
Says that Christmas will never go a - way



Chorus:  
          F#
There's something about Christmas time
B
Something about Christmas time
     F#                    D#m                C#
That makes you wish it was Christmas every - day
   F#
To see the joy in the children's eyes
B
The way that the old folks smile
F#                        C#          F#
Says that Christmas will never go a - way

F#                        C#           F#
Says that Christmas will never go a - way     FINISH

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Verse 1

          F   C           Dm             Bb   F          C
We waited all through the year, for the day   to   ap - pear
     F        A7        Dm   Dm7          C
When we could be to – gether      in harmony,
    F        C         Dm         Bb               F       C
You know the time will come,   Peace on earth for every - one
    F      A7      Dm     Dm7
And we can live forever,          
      Gm                                Gm7              C
In a world where we are free,   Let it shine for you and me



Chorus:

        F
There's something about Christmas time, 
Bb
Something about Christmas time
     F                      Dm                C
That makes you wish it was Christmas every - day
   F
To see the joy in the children's eyes
Bb
The way that the old folks smile
F                        C            F
Says that Christmas will never go a - way


Verse 2

      F       C         Dm                  Bb                   F         C
We're all as one   to - night,   makes no difference if you're black or white
        F      A7        Dm            C
‘Cause we can sing to - gether in harmony.
    F        C       Dm                    Bb    F       C
I know it's not too late; the world would  be a better place
    F      A7        Dm    Dm7             Gm
If we can keep the spirit,       More than one day in the year
        Gm7               C
Send a message loud and clear


Chorus:

        F
There's something about Christmas time, 
Bb
Something about Christmas time
     F                      Dm                C
That makes you wish it was Christmas every - day
   F
To see the joy in the children's eyes
Bb
The way that the old folks smile
F                        C             F
Says that Christmas will never go a - way



Bridge:

         C                                  F
It's the time of year when everyone's to - gether
       C                           F
We'll celebrate here on Christmas day
         Dm
When the ones you love are there
        G7                    C                   C7
You can feel the magic in the air, you know it's everywhere


Chorus

          F
There's something about Christmas time
Bb
Something about Christmas time

Chorus:   KEY CHANGE

          G
There's something about Christmas time
C
Something about Christmas time
     G                      Em                D
That makes you wish it was Christmas every - day
   G
To see the joy in the children's eyes
C
The way that the old folks smile
G                         D            G
Says that Christmas will never go a - way



Chorus:  
          G
There's something about Christmas time
C
Something about Christmas time
     G                     Em                 D
That makes you wish it was Christmas every - day
   G
To see the joy in the children's eyes
C
The way that the old folks smile
G                         D           G
Says that Christmas will never go a - way

G                         D            G
Says that Christmas will never go a - way     FINISH

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Verse 1

          G   D           Em             C    G          D
We waited all through the year, for the day   to   ap - pear
     G        B7        Em   Em7          D
When we could be to – gether      in harmony,
    G        D         Em         C                G       D
You know the time will come,   Peace on earth for every - one
    G      B7      Em     Em7
And we can live forever,          
      Am                                Am7              D
In a world where we are free,   Let it shine for you and me



Chorus:

        G
There's something about Christmas time, 
C
Something about Christmas time
     G                      Em                D
That makes you wish it was Christmas every - day
   G
To see the joy in the children's eyes
C
The way that the old folks smile
G                        D            G
Says that Christmas will never go a - way


Verse 2

      G       D         Em                  C                    G         D
We're all as one   to - night,   makes no difference if you're black or white
        G      B7        Em            D
‘Cause we can sing to - gether in harmony.
    G        D       Em                    C     G       D
I know it's not too late; the world would  be a better place
    G      B7        Em    Em7             Am
If we can keep the spirit,       More than one day in the year
        Am7               D
Send a message loud and clear


Chorus:

        G
There's something about Christmas time, 
C
Something about Christmas time
     G                      Em                D
That makes you wish it was Christmas every - day
   G
To see the joy in the children's eyes
C
The way that the old folks smile
G                        D             G
Says that Christmas will never go a - way



Bridge:

         D                                  G
It's the time of year when everyone's to - gether
       D                           G
We'll celebrate here on Christmas day
         Em
When the ones you love are there
        A7                    D                   D7
You can feel the magic in the air, you know it's everywhere


Chorus

          G
There's something about Christmas time
C
Something about Christmas time

Chorus:   KEY CHANGE

          A
There's something about Christmas time
D
Something about Christmas time
     A                      F#m               E
That makes you wish it was Christmas every - day
   A
To see the joy in the children's eyes
D
The way that the old folks smile
A                         E            A
Says that Christmas will never go a - way



Chorus:  
          A
There's something about Christmas time
D
Something about Christmas time
     A                     F#m                E
That makes you wish it was Christmas every - day
   A
To see the joy in the children's eyes
D
The way that the old folks smile
A                         E           A
Says that Christmas will never go a - way

A                         E            A
Says that Christmas will never go a - way     FINISH

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Verse 1

          A   E           F#m            D    A          E
We waited all through the year, for the day   to   ap - pear
     A        C#7       F#m  F#m7         E
When we could be to – gether      in harmony,
    A        E         F#m        D                A       E
You know the time will come,   Peace on earth for every - one
    A      C#7     F#m    F#m7
And we can live forever,          
      Bm                                Bm7              E
In a world where we are free,   Let it shine for you and me



Chorus:

        A
There's something about Christmas time, 
D
Something about Christmas time
     A                      F#m               E
That makes you wish it was Christmas every - day
   A
To see the joy in the children's eyes
D
The way that the old folks smile
A                        E            A
Says that Christmas will never go a - way


Verse 2

      A       E         F#m                 D                    A         E
We're all as one   to - night,   makes no difference if you're black or white
        A      C#7       F#m           E
‘Cause we can sing to - gether in harmony.
    A        E       F#m                   D     A       E
I know it's not too late; the world would  be a better place
    A      C#7       F#m   F#m7            Bm
If we can keep the spirit,       More than one day in the year
        Bm7               E
Send a message loud and clear


Chorus:

        A
There's something about Christmas time, 
D
Something about Christmas time
     A                      F#m               E
That makes you wish it was Christmas every - day
   A
To see the joy in the children's eyes
D
The way that the old folks smile
A                        E             A
Says that Christmas will never go a - way



Bridge:

         E                                  A
It's the time of year when everyone's to - gether
       E                           A
We'll celebrate here on Christmas day
         F#m
When the ones you love are there
        B7                    E                   E7
You can feel the magic in the air, you know it's everywhere


Chorus

          A
There's something about Christmas time
D
Something about Christmas time

Chorus:   KEY CHANGE

          B
There's something about Christmas time
E
Something about Christmas time
     B                      G#m               F#
That makes you wish it was Christmas every - day
   B
To see the joy in the children's eyes
E
The way that the old folks smile
B                         F#           B
Says that Christmas will never go a - way



Chorus:  
          B
There's something about Christmas time
E
Something about Christmas time
     B                     G#m                F#
That makes you wish it was Christmas every - day
   B
To see the joy in the children's eyes
E
The way that the old folks smile
B                         F#          B
Says that Christmas will never go a - way

B                         F#           B
Says that Christmas will never go a - way     FINISH

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dr.matser87 wrote on November 18 2013, 01:15 pm

I feel the bridge part, "You can feel the magic in the air" it should be D7 instead of Dm,
other than that, great tab!

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garryprince wrote on November 19 2013, 10:31 am

you are quite correct, a typing error that has obviously carried on throughout all the song listings in various keys, thanks for your correction

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