Holly Jolly ChristmasWords & Music by Johnny Marks, 1962
Recorded by Burl Ives, 196
G C G7 C Have a holly, jolly Christmas; C Edim G It's the best time of the year; G7 Cdim G7 Edim I don't know if there'll be snow, G7 Fdim C G9 But have a cup of cheer. C G7 C Have a holly, jolly Christmas; C Edim G And when you walk down the street G7 Cdim G7 Edim Say hello to friends you know G7 Fdim C And ev' - ry - one you meet. Bridge: F Em Oh, ho, the mistletoe [F Em] Dm7 G7 C Hung where you can see; [Dm7 C] Fdim G7 Am Am7 Some - bod - y waits for you; D9 Am7 D7 D9 G G7 Kiss her once for me. C G7 C Have a holly jolly Christmas, C Edim G And in case you didn't hear, G7 Cdim G7 C C/B Am7 Am7/G Oh by golly, have a hol - ly, jol - ly D7 Dm7 G7 C Christ - mas this year.