“Up on the Housetop” Guitar Chords

Capo: Anywhere you like, depending on the singer’s vocal range. First note to sing matches third fret on B string.

Strumming: Start with a single strum on each chord. Then try:
1 2 3 4
D-DU-UDU

GUp on the housetop, reindeer pause,
COut jumps Ggood old DSanta Claus.
GDown through the chimney with lots of toys,
CAll for the Glittle ones, DChristmas Gjoys.

CHORUS
CHo, ho, ho! GWho wouldn’t go!
DHo, ho, ho! GWho wouldn’t go!
Up on the housetop, Cclick, click, click,
GDown through the chimney with Dgood Saint GNick.

GFirst comes the stocking of little Nell,
COh, dear GSanta Dfill it well;
GGive her a dolly that laughs and cries,
COne that will Gopen and Dshut her Geyes.

Repeat CHORUS

GNext comes the stocking of little Will,
COh just Gsee what a Dglorious fill!
GHere is a hammer and lots of tacks,
CAlso a Gball and a Dwhip that Gcracks.

Repeat CHORUS

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