McCabe, Larry 50 Three-Chord Christmas Songs For Guitar, Banjo & Uke

Code: 21281

With the Three-Chord Christmas Songbook you will need only minimal playing skills and three chords–G, C, and D7–to accompany each song in this great book. The jam-packed book is invaluable for all beginning musicians, casual musicians, teachers, family bands, and performers. Melody, lyrics, and chords are included for all songs.

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Guitar, uke, and five-string banjo diagrams are included for the three chords, along with basic accompaniment tips. Transposing and how-to-use-the-capo tips are included for singers. An invaluable sourcebook for teachers–and a handy, compact fakebook for performers. A unique collection of timeless songs for the entire family.

• Accompany 50 vibrant Christmas songs with only minimal playing skills.
• Each song includes melody, lyrics, and chords.
• Perhaps the most interesting collection of Christmas songs to be found in print today.
• Interesting historical images are found throughout the text.
• A superb book for getting beginners involved and keeping them involved.
• Only a few minutes of technical training equips any person to accompany all 50 songs in this book.
• Teachers can use this collection as a foundation to teach more advanced patterns and arranging techniques.
• Excellent "mini fake book" resource for all musicians and performers.


A Babe i s Born All of a May      
A Little Child on Earth Has Been Born      
All Through the Night      
Angels We Have Heard on High      
As With Gladness Men of Old      
Auld Lang Syne      
Away in a Manger      
Born is He, This Holy Child      
Child in the Manger      
Christ Was Born in Bethlehem      
Christ Was Born on Christmas Day      
Christmas is Coming      
Come, Thou Almighty King      
Ding Dong Merrily on High      
Glad Christmas Bells      
Go Tell It on the Mountain      
God Bless the Master of This House      
Good Christian Men, Rejoice      
Good King Wenceslas      
Hark! the Herald Angels Sing      
Here We Come A-Caroling      
I Saw Three Ships      
In the Silence of the Night      
Infant Holy, Infant Lowly      
Jingle Bells      
Joy to the World      
Let Our Gladness Know No End      
Let Us Go, O Shepherds      
Love Came Down at Christmas      
Mary Had a Baby      
O Come, Little Children      
Oh Christmas Tree      
Once in Royal David's City      
Out of the Orient Crystal Skies      
Over the River and Through the Woods      
Shepherds, Shake off Your Drowsy Sleep      
Silent Night      
Sussex Carol (On Christmas Night, All Christians Sing)      
The Boar's Head Carol      
The Cherry Tree Carol      
The Christmas Tree with its Candles Bright      
The First Noel      
The Friendly Beasts      
The Holly and the Ivy      
The Holly Bears a Berry (The St. Day Carol)      
The Seven Blessings of Mary      
The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy      
Up on the Housetop      
We Wish You a Merry Christmas      
While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks by Night  


Product Type
Book / DVD/ CD Type
Song Book, Chord Book,
Instrument Suitability
Banjo, Ukulele,
Christmas Relevant
Number of Strings
5 String

Customer reviews

4 / 5
2 reviews for McCabe, Larry 50 Three-Chord Christmas Songs For Guitar, Banjo & Uke customer reviews
robert symes
Rated 4 out of 5
Cliff Rayes
Ideal for beginners.
Rated 4 out of 5