Easy Christmas Songs on Guitar

Having some Christmas songs in your guitar repertoire will give you a greater sense of structure and melody. They will also help you learn to play other songs and develop an ear for writing your own songs.

Dec21
Silent Night

Silent Night is a classic three-chord song. Here is a simple yet elegant, single guitar arrangement of this beautiful Christmas song.

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Dec24
Jingle Bells

This simple single-guitar arrangement of “Jingle Bells” features basic open chord shapes and a fun walking bass line.

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Dec23
Sting If On A Winter's Night

Explore open D tuning with this easy arrangement of the traditional English Christmas carol “I Saw Three Ships.”

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Dec24
We Wish You A Merry Christmas

Learn a very simple arrangement of this holiday favorite, which may be even better than figgy pudding! It’s not just a sentiment of good tidings, it’s a song lesson!

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Dec16
Christmas Decorations

Have fun playing this simple, yet challenging arranging of one of everyone’s favorite carols. If you can handle playing C, F and G and some basic fingerpicking, you’ll be performing “Deck the Hall” in no time!

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Dec12
Christmas Snow Scene

Here is a wonderfully simple, yet elegant arrangement of the beloved carol, “Good King Wenceslas,” done in open D tuning.

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Dec23
O Little Town of Bethlehem

For this lesson on “O Little Town of Bethlehem,” we show how using two notes of a chord can create a beautiful chord melody arrangement.

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Dec24

Here is another interesting and beautiful sounding chord melody arrangement. This time we are working with the old Christmas carol Away in a Manger.

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Dec23
Christmas Stockings by the fire

This is our fingerstyle / chord melody take on I’ll Be Home for Christmas, a song from the 1940’s that’s been sung by almost everyone.

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