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Jars of Clay - Little Drummer Boy (Chord)
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Little Drummer Boy
Saw this on the request list.  I am not the original tabber:
Transcribed by: Brian Germer (Soul Detergent Music)
Email: BJG20773 (at) ix (dot) netcom (dot) com

Important!!  The guitar in this song is tuned EABEBE (Low to High).

Intro riff:  (starts in middle of first verse) ^= Natural Harmonic

 Lead in      Main intro riff         Chords: E  F#m  A   B   C  C#m   D      

***1st verse - Play harmonics where possible like with intro riff.

Come, they told me (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum)
(intro starts)
A newborn king to see (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum)
F#m***      A                  B
Our finest gifts we bring (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum)
F#m      A                  D                   C#m (2nd time)  B (3rd time)   
To lay before the king (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum x 3)
(Intro riff)
So, to honor Him (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum)

When we come

(Strum C#m) 

E                                C   B

Little baby (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum)
E                                         C   B
I am a poor boy too (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum)
F#m        A                  B 
I have no gifts to bring (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum)
F#m            A               D                   C#m (2nd time)  B (3rd time)
That's fit to give a king (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum x 3)
Shall I play for you (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum)

On my drum?

(Strum C#m)

(Same as second verse)
Mary nodded (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum)
The ox and lamb kept time (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum)
I played my drum for Him (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum)
I played my best for Him (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum x 3)
Then, He smiled at me (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum)
Me and my drum

Strum C#m (twice as long)

Outro: intro riff

"Little Drummer Boy" (c) Mills Music Inc., ASCAP
"Little Drummer Boy" arranged by Jars of Clay and Matt Bronlewee

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