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Transcribed by: asf0@comcast.net  Alice Franceschini
Date: December 5, 1997
Subject: Merry Christmas Strait To You by George Strait
Album: Merry Christmas Strait To You
Written by: Bob Kelly
Note: Please notice that this Gm stays a Gm but there is a chromatic scale while playing the Gm.
See how the fourth string goes down. 5,4,3

Gm
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Gm1
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Gm2
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     MERRY CHRISTMAS STRAIT TO YOU     George Strait

F D Bb C F

F
It's Christmas time I see the lines of people everywhere
Bb             F                    G                  C
Trying to pick out the gifts that show how much they care
Bb                    Am               Dm
It makes me wish that I could see my friends on Christmas day
Gm                     F
And fill my list with lots of gifts
    G          Gm
But I can only say  Here comes a

CHORUS:
F                         Gm
Merry Christmas strait to you
   Gm                Gm1             Gm2               C
I hope it cheers you up when you are down and feeling blue
F
Right or wrong I'll sing my song
                       Am
And you will know just who sings a
Gm       C                 F
Merry Christmas Strait to you.

lead
F
There's lot of ways to share the days

of Christmas with your friends
Bb                   F
A Christmas card, a tree that's starred,
     G                    C
and gifts that make you grin
Bb                      Am        Dm
I'd like to share this song with everyone who came our way
Gm                   F
Without a doubt the fires not out
    G                Gm
It burns for you to-day So here's a    go to chorus

ENDING:
F
You've been so kind and you've crossed my mind
                  Am
Nothing less will do
          Gm      C                 F
Here's a Merry Christmas Strait to you.
               Bb      C
Here comes a Merry Christmas
       Am                   D
And to all who might have missed us
   Bb            C                F
A very Merry Christmas Strait to you

Ending guitar lick.

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