Wm Pollock's Pianobook

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen 2

Traditional

    Em          B7           Em               C      B7
God rest ye merry, gentlemen; let nothing you dismay,
Em       B7            Em      C                 B7
Remember Christ our Savior was born on Christmas Day,
Am                  B7                 Em           D/F#
To save us all from Satan's pow'r when we were gone astray,

(Chorus:)
G  C          G  B7          Em
O tidings of comfort and joy,
D 
comfort and joy,
G  C          B7          Em
O tidings of comfort and joy,

(verse 2)
Em          B7                Em      C        B7
In Bethlehem, in Israel, this blessed Babe was born,
Em       B7            Em          C       B7
and laid within a manger upon this blessed morn,
Am                   B7        Em              D/F#
The which His Mother Mar-y did nothing take in scorn,

(Chorus:)
G  C          G  B7          Em
O tidings of comfort and joy,
D 
comfort and joy,
G  C          B7          Em
O tidings of comfort and joy,

Em           B7                 Em      C     B7
From God our heav'nly Father, a blessed angel came,
Em       B7            Em          C              B7
And unto certain shepherds brought tidings of the same,
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How that in Bethlehem was born the Son of God by name, 

(Chorus:)
G  C          G  B7          Em
O tidings of comfort and joy,
D 
comfort and joy,
G  C          B7          Em
O tidings of comfort and joy,