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Transcribed by: asf0@comcast.net  Alice Franceschini
Date: December 8, 1997
Subject: I Only Want You For Christmas  by Alan Jackson
Album: Honky Tonk Christmas
Written by Zack Turner\Tim Nichols
1991 Coburn Music, Inc./ Hannah's Eyes Music, Inc./Bro ' N' Sis Music,
Inc. (BMI)
Note: I taped it off the radio and I didn't get the first part of it.  So (f) is a guess. Thanks to Sean Fagan for the album name.  Again thanks to Sean for helping get this on the web. Thanks to rebel@interlinks.net for the writer's info and additional info.  

    I ONLY WANT YOU FOR CHRISTMAS     Alan Jackson

(f)                 C
The snow is falling   It's Christmas Eve
Dm                    C
Presents are wrapped Under the tree
Dm                G
Is there one for me?

CHORUS:
             C        Am
I only want you for Christmas, baby
   C                  G
I don't need nothing else
             C          F
I only want you for Christmas, baby
        C       G      C
Tie a ribbon 'round yourself
F          C        G       C
Oh, tie a ribbon 'round yourself


G                                C
I ain't gonna write no letter  Send north to the pole
D                                       G          F        G
Cause what I'm wanting this year Saint Nick don't need to know

chorus, lead   Oh pick it Rudolph   Go about it Frosty

G                                   C
So put on your Christmas stockings I'll find that mistle toe
D
Let's get into the the holiday spirits
      G      F     G                 A
And honey ho ho ho ho  (key change) ho ho ho ho

KEY CHANGED CHORUS:
             D        Bm
I only want you for Christmas, baby
    D                 A
I don't need nothing else
             D         G
I only want you for Christmas, baby
        D       A        D
Tie a ribbon 'round yourself
             D        Bm
I only want you for Christmas, baby
    D                 A
I don't need nothing else
             D         G
I only want you for Christmas, baby
        D       A        D
Tie a ribbon 'round yourself

G           D      A       D
Oh, tie a ribbon 'round yourself

Spoken:
Wooo oooo (train noise)  Oh I had a bicycle   I had a train too
Woooo I only want you