Bing Crosby – “White Christmas”

Time: 4/4 Key: G Bass: G

INTRO (RARELY SUNG): 4m, 1, 4-57, 1-4, 1

2m7 57 1
The sun is shining, the grass is green

57 4 57 16
The orange and palm trees sway

2m7 57 3m7 6m7
There’s never been such a day

2m7 57 16
In Beverley Hills, L. A.

4m6 57 4 57 1maj7 16
.. But it’s De-cember the twen-ty-fourth____

6m6 77 6 77 3m 2m7 4 57
.. And I am longing to be up north___

VERSE:

16 2m 1 2m7 4# 5 4 * 57 1 16
I’m dream-ing of a white Christ-mas just like the ones I used to know___

4 57 1 1maj7 17 4 4m6
Where the tree tops glisten and children listen

1 4 1 27 2m7 57
To hear sleigh bells in the snow___

1 2m 1 2m7 4# 5 4 * 57 1
I’m dream-ing of a white Christ-mas with every Christmas card I write___

4 57 1 1maj7 17 4 4m
May your days be merry and bright___

1 6m 4 57 1 2m7 57
And may all your Christmas-es be white_______

REPEAT ONCE THEN FINAL LINE:

1 6m 4 57 1 4 1
And may all your Christmas-es be white_______

NOTES:

SYMBOLS:
- Asterisk (*) = new measure, play same chord
- Period (.) = 1/8 note rest at start of a measure
- Underline(_) = sustain note into next measure

CHORDS (Number System):
- The numbers are the notes of the diatonic scale (do-re-me-fa-so-la-ti-do)
- Play a song in any key from the same chart
Common Keys 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Key of C: C D E F G A B
Key of D D E F# G A B C#
Key of G G A B C D E F#
Key of A A B C# D E F# G#

- Submitted by: Barrie McCombs (bmccombs@acs.ucalgary.ca)

MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM CANADA!

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