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Christmas Vacation chords

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Christmas Vacation
By Mavis Staples 


D   Em   G    D


D               Em
It's that time, Christmas time is here
A                              D
Everybody knows, there's not a better time of year
D                 Em
Hear that sleigh, Santa's on his way
A                                  D
Hip, hip hooray, for Christmas vacation


D                                         Em
Gotta a ton of stuff to celebrate (Jing-a-ling-a-ling-a-ling-ling)
A                                               D
Now it's getting closer, I can't wait (Jang-a-lang-a-lang-a-lang-lang)
D                           Em
Gonna make this holiday as perfect as can be
A                                    D
Just wait and see this Christmas vacation


D                       Em
This old house, sure is looking good
A                                               D
Got ourselves the finest snowman in the neighborhood
D                  Em
Ain't it fun, always on the run
A                                                       D
That's how it's done on Christmas vacation


D                                                        Em
Let's all deck the halls and light the lights (Jing-a-ling-a-ling-a-ling-ling)
A                                       D
Get a toasty fire burning bright (Jang-a-lang-a-lang-a-lang-lang)
D                                            Em
Give St. Nick the warmest welcome that he's every had
A                                          D
We're so glad it’s Christmas vacation


F#m                     Em
And when the nights are peaceful and serene
F#m                          A
We can cuddle up and do our Christmas dreaming


D                       Em      
A                       D
D                       Em

Em                          D
(Christmas vacation)


D                          Em
Christmas vacation Christmas vacation
G                          D
Christmas vacation Christmas vacation
D                          Em
Christmas vacation Christmas vacation
A                                       D
We're so glad it's Christmas vacation


D                                            Em
Peace and joy and love are everywhere (Jing-a-ling-a-ling-a-ling-ling)
A                                          D
You can feel the magic in the air (Jang-a-lang-a-lang-a-lang-lang)
D                                      Em
Let the spirit of the season carry us away
A                                                D
Hip, hip, hooray for Christmas vacation


D                                           Em
Fa, la, la, la, la and ho, ho, ho (Jing-a-ling-a-ling-a-ling-ling)
A                                         D
Jingle, jangle, jingle as we go (Jang-a-lang-a-lang-a-lang-lang)
Let the spirit of the season… (FADE OUT)

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3rdalbum 36 Dec 11, 2016 10:18 AM

Great tab! Thanks! The A on the second line of each chorus actually sounds better if you play it as A9 and then drop back to A (you'll be able to tell exactly when to change). Not sure if that's how it is on the CD, it might be.

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