Merry Christmas DarlingWords & Music by Frank Pooler & Richard Carpenter
Recorded by The Carpenters, 1978
Intro verse: Em A7 F#m Bm Greeting cards have all been sent, G A D F#7 The Christmas rush is through; Bm F#7 Bm7 Bm7-5 But I still have one more wish to make, E7/9 E7 G/B A7+5 A spec - ial one for you. Dalt DM7 D6 Em7 A7 D9 F#m7 Em7 A7 Merry Christmas, Darling; we're apart, that's true, G Edim F#m A7 D But I can dream and in my dreams, B7 G F#m Em7 Cdim A7 I'm Christ - mas - ing with you. Dalt DM7 D6 Em7 A7 D9 F#m7 Em7 A7 Hol - i - days are joyful there's always something new G Edim F#m Bm7 E7 E7sus4 But every day's a hol - i - day when I'm near to you. Bridge: G A7 F#m Bm The lights on my tree I wish you could see G A D I wish it every day Bm D+ Bm7 B7 The logs on the fire fill me with desire G G/F# Em7 G/B A To see you and to say Dalt DM7 D6 Em7 A7 D9 F#m7 D7 D7+5 That I wish you a mer - ry Christmas, Happy New Year, too; G A7 F#m Bm I've just one wish on this Christmas Eve G A7 F#m B7 Em A7 A7+5 D I wish I were with you -- I wish I were with you.
*Based on a transcription found at Rec.Music.Makers.Guitar.Tablature posted by Steve Johnson, 1994.