Besides being a beautiful Christmas hymn, I Heard The Bells on Christmas Day is also a great exercise for working on finger dexterity while shifting chords.
Easy Christmas Songs for Guitar
Some Christmas carols are best described as lullabies. “El Noi de la Mare,” or “The Child of the Mother,” is one such traditional Catalonian Christmas song.
This chord melody version of Hark! The Herald Angels Sing might be slightly challenging for most beginners, but not completely beyond your capabilities.
This simple single-guitar arrangement of “Jingle Bells” features basic open chord shapes and a fun walking bass line.
Explore open D tuning with this easy arrangement of the traditional English Christmas carol “I Saw Three Ships.”
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!
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!
Here is a wonderfully simple, yet elegant arrangement of the beloved carol, “Good King Wenceslas,” done in open D tuning.