Angels We Have Heard on High

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VERSE 1

F      Am      C        F 
Angels we have heard on high 

     C  F       C7       F 
Sweetly singing o'er the plains,

        Am        C    F  
And the mountains in reply, 

   C F          C7     F 
Echo back their joyous strains.

    Dm  Gm  C  F  Bb  C     F  C F  Gm  F C 
Glo - - - - - - - - - - ria in excelsis Deo.

F   Dm  Gm  C  F  Bb  C     F  C F  Gm  F  C F 
Glo - - - - - - - - - - ria in excelsis De - o.

  
VERSE 2

F          Am       C   F 
Shepherds, why this jubilee?

    C    F      C7         F 
Why your joyous strains prolong?

         Am       C       F 
What the gladsome tidings be, 

      C F          C7       F 
which inspire your heav'nly song?

    Dm  Gm  C  F  Bb  C     F  C F  Gm  F C 
Glo - - - - - - - - - - ria in excelsis Deo.

F   Dm  Gm  C  F  Bb  C     F  C F  Gm  F  C F 
Glo - - - - - - - - - - ria in excelsis De - o.

  
VERSE 3

F       Am    C       F 
Come to Bethlehem and see

    C     F         C7     F 
Him whose birth the angels sing;

      Am      C      F  
come adore on bended knee 

        C   F         C7      F 
Christ, the Lord, the newborn King.

    Dm  Gm  C  F  Bb  C     F  C F  Gm  F C 
Glo - - - - - - - - - - ria in excelsis Deo.

F   Dm  Gm  C  F  Bb  C     F  C F  Gm  F  C F 
Glo - - - - - - - - - - ria in excelsis De - o.

  
VERSE 4

F       Am   C      F 
See Him in a manger laid,

     C   F         C7     F 
Whom the choirs of angels praise;

      Am      C         F 
Mary, Joseph, lend your aid,

      C   F         C7      F 
While our hearts in love we raise.

    Dm  Gm  C  F  Bb  C     F  C F  Gm  F C 
Glo - - - - - - - - - - ria in excelsis Deo.

F   Dm  Gm  C  F  Bb  C     F  C F  Gm  F  C F 
Glo - - - - - - - - - - ria in excelsis De - o.

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Instrument Chords
Banjo A Minor Bb Major C Major C7 D Minor F Major G Minor
Guitar A Minor Bb Major C Major C7 D Minor F Major G Minor
Mandolin A Minor Bb Major C Major C7 D Minor F Major G Minor
Piano A Minor Bb Major C Major C7 D Minor F Major G Minor
Ukulele A Minor Bb Major C Major C7 D Minor F Major G Minor

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