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Happy Xmas War Is Over ukulele

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First version especially arranged for ukulele / transcribed in playable G / suggestions for ukulele voicings. Was this info helpful? Yes No
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     Happy Xmas (War is Over)
     John & Yoko / Plastic Ono Band with the Harlem Community Choir
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: soprano C

John & Yoko / Plastic Ono Band with the Harlem Community Choir 
Happy Xmas (War is Over) (1971)
(Lennon/Ono)

I transposed this tab to G (a little easier to play, at least for me). 
To match the original recording put on one of those cute ukulele 
capos on the 2nd fret or transpose this tab up +2 to the key of A.

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CHORDS
         g-C-E-A
G        0-2-3-2                 Dsus4    2-2-3-0
Gsus2    0-2-3-0                 D        2-2-2-0
Gsus4    0-2-3-3                 Dsus2    2-2-0-0
Am       2-0-0-3                 C        0-0-0-3
Asus2    2-0-0-2 (here: Amadd9)  Csus2    0-2-3-3
Asus4    2-0-0-5 (here: Amadd13) Csus4    0-0-1-3

Dm       2-2-1-0
Dsus2    2-2-0-0
Dsus4    2-2-3-0

F        2-0-1-0
D7       2-2-2-3
D6       2-2-2-2


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(whispered)
(Yoko:) Happy Christmas, Kyoko!
(John:) Happy Christmas, Julian!


VERSE
               G           Gsus2  Gsus4 
And so this is Christmas
    G             Am  Asus2  Asus4 
And what have you done
 Am          Dsus4  D  Dsus2  
Another year over
      D              G   Gsus2  Gsus4
And a new one just begun
    G          C          Csus2  Csus4
And so this is Christmas
  C             Dm   Dsus2  Dsus4
I hope you have fun 
    Dm           Gsus4      G  Gsus2
The near and the dear ones
    G            C     Csus2  Csus4 
The old and the young


CHORUS
  C          F
A very merry Christmas
                G
And a happy New Year
                  Dm
Let's hope it's a good one
F             C     [ D7    D6 ]
  Without any fear  [   And so this is ... ]


VERSE
D7    D6         G           Gsus2  Gsus4
  And so this is Christmas
    G            Am  Asus2  Asus4 
For weak and for strong
    Am           Dsus4     D  Dsus2  
For rich and the poor ones
    D          G   Gsus2  Gsus4
The road is so long
    G        C          Csus2  Csus4
And so happy Christmas
    C             Dm   Dsus2  Dsus4
For black and for white
    Dm         Gsus4      G  Gsus2
For yellow and red ones
      G            C     Csus2  Csus4 
Let's stop all the fight


CHORUS
  C            F
A merry, merry Christmas
                G
And a happy New Year
                  Dm
Let's hope it's a good one
F             C     [ D7    D6 ]
  Without any fear  [   And so this is ... ]


VERSE
D7    D6         G           Gsus2  Gsus4
  And so this is Christmas
    G            Am  Asus2  Asus4 
And what have we done
 Am           Dsus4  D  Dsus2  
Another year over
      D              G   Gsus2  Gsus4
And a new one just begun
    G        C          Csus2  Csus4
And so happy Christmas
   C             Dm   Dsus2  Dsus4
We hope you have fun 
    Dm           Gsus4      G  Gsus2
The near and the dear ones
    G            C     Csus2  Csus4 
The old and the young


CHORUS
  C          F
A very merry Christmas
                G
And a happy New Year
                  Dm
Let's hope it's a good one
F             C      D7  D6  
  Without any fear


CODA
G   Gsus2  Gsus4 G
War is     o  -  ver
Am Asus2 Asus4 Am
If you   want  it
Dsus4 D  Dsus2   D
War   is o   -   ver
G     Gsus2 Gsus4 G
Now - ow -  ow  - ow


            
            
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