'O Christmas Tree' Chords

Learn to Play Christmas Songs on Guitar

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Performance Tips:

This song is played in waltz time - each line above should be strummed six times. Be careful, though - when there are three chords shown in a line above, you'll play the first chord two times, the second chord once, and the third chord three times.

For example, in the first line of the song above, strum the D chord twice, the A7 chord once, then the B7 chord three times. Repeat this pattern throughout the song.

O Christmas Tree

Chords Used: D | A7 | B7 | Em | G

Waltz (3/4) Time

  D               A7 B7
O Christmas tree, O  Christmas tree,
     Em              A7     D
With faithful leaves unchanging.
  D               A7 B7
O Christmas tree, O  Christmas tree,
     Em              A7     D
With faithful leaves unchanging,
         G        A7
Not only green in summer's heat,
    Em      A7    D
But also winter's snow and sleet;
  D               A7 B7
O Christmas tree, O  Christmas tree,
     Em              A7     D
With faithful leaves unchanging.

Additional Verses:
O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree,
Of all the trees most lovely.
O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree,
Of all the trees most lovely;
Each year you bring to me delight
Gleaming in the Christmas night.


O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree,
Of all the trees most lovely.

O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree,
Your leaves will teach me also,
O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree,
Your leaves will teach me also
That hope and love and faithfulness
Are precious things I can possess.
O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree,
Your leaves will teach me also.



O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree,
How lovely are your branches.
O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree,
How lovely are your branches.
In summer sun or winter snow
A coat of green you always show.
O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree,
How lovely are your branches.