Oops, an error
Loading. Please wait.

Thank God Its Not Christmas chords

version 2
version 2

Whole song

by Sparks
130 views 9 this week
no commentswrite comment
1 2 3 4 5
3 more votes to show rating
add to favorites
×
Save as Personal and add changes to this tab that will be seen only by you. Learn more ›
×
You can save this tab as Personal to edit and correct it or add notes. All changes will be seen only by you. Learn more »
launch autoscroll
font size
0
reset
transpose
0
reset
simplify chords
display chords
guitar tuner
edit
Autoscroll
slow
fast
+/-
esc
set tempo
stop
Author
Difficulty
Strumming
There is no strumming pattern for this song yet. and get +5 IQ
Unlike prior chords on this website, this one is in the right key, the chords are correct, and all the bits of
it are here--even the riffs and such. Just in time to learn for you to bring out your inner misanthrope in the
festive season. Enjoy.

[Intro]
e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4---------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|---------7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-|-4-4-4-4---------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------5-5-5-5-|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-|-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-|
A|-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-|-----------------|-----------------|

Play above riff thrice.

[Verse]
D
What do I hear, what do I hear?
Bm
Chit-chat, and clinking glass
Am
Cheap talk, a lady's laugh
A
After hours

D
What do I see, what do I see?
Bm
Some sunken hideaway
Am
Where people go to play
B
After hours

[Bridge]
Em                              A5
There I'll spend the night
D                       A5
Meeting fancy things
Em
At bistros and old haunts
Em
Trying very hard to sin

Play the following chord progression as octaves on the A/G strings, with the final A an octave higher than the
initial one:
A B C D E F G A

[Verse]
D
Then it is day, and in a way
Bm
The pattern's much the same
Am
In spots, a matinee
A
Every day

D
Blend with the crowd, blend with the loud
Bm
Hypnotic ebb and flow
Am
Until the day goes slowly
B
Into night

[Bridge]
Em                      A5
See the same old crowd
D                               A5
At bistros and old haunts
Em
'Til the lights grow dim,
Em
The not-so-subtle hint to be gone

A B C D E F G A

[Chorus]
F
Thank God it's not Christmas
               G
When there is only you, and nothing else to do
F
Thank God it's not Christmas
                    G
Where there's just you to do
                        A
The rest is closed to public view

[Guitar Solo]
A

[Verse]
(play intro riff throughout rather than chords)
Carolling kids, carolling kids
A trifle premature
In tones so rich and pure and crystalline

Call for the day, the popular day
It's fast approaching now
But will the mood allow
One dissent

[Bridge]
Em                  A5
If this were Seine
D                    A5
We'd be very suave
Em
But it's just the rain
Em
Washing down the boulevard

A B C D E F G A

[Chorus]
F
So thank God it's not Christmas
                G
When there is only you, and nothing else to do
F
Thank God it's not Christmas
                   G
When there's just you to do
                        A
The rest is closed to public view

[Guitar Solo]
A

[Piano Break]
D Bm Am A

[Verse]
D
Popular days, popular ways
Bm
Are for the chosen few
Am
Not meant for me and you
A
Obviously

D
Popular nights, popular rites
Bm
Great things to say and do
Am
They aren't said or done by you
A
Obviously

[Bridge]
Em                  A5
If this were Seine
D                    A5
We'd be very suave
Em
But it's just the rain
Em
Washing down the boulevard

[Outro]
A   B   C   D   E   F   G   A   D
Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo... 

            
            
Suggest correction
Creating personal tab
Creating personal tab
You can edit any tab online and save it as your Personal.

You can edit, replace or remove any tab part or add personal notes – all changes will be seen only by you.

Personal tabs can be accessed anytime from any device, even offline.
Learn more »
Give kudos to tab author, rate the tab!
1 2 3 4 5
comments
print report bad tab
guest
You may want to rate the tab now too:
select rating
Wanna post a correction for this tab? Suggest correction