The Christmas Song

{title:The Christmas Song} {subtitle:Lyrics/mel: Mel Tormé / Robert «Bob» Wells} {soc} Christmas song written in 1944. Nat King Cole recorded the song with his band in 1946. {eoc} {c: Part 1} [C]Chestnuts [Dm7]roasting on an [Em]open fire [Fmaj7] [G7] [Gm7]Jack Frost [C7]nipping at your [Fmaj7]nose [Fm6] [E7] [Am]Juletide [Fm6]carols being [Cmaj7/G]sung by a [F#m7]choir [B7] And [Emaj7]folks dressed [Fm7]up like [Bb7]Eski[Ebmaj7]mos {c: Part 2} [G7]Everybody [C]knows a [Dm7]turkey and some [Em7]misteltoe [Fmaj7] [G7] [Gm7]Help to [C7]make the season [Fmaj7]bright [Fm6] [E7] [Am] Tiny [Fm6]tots with their [Cmaj7/G]eyes all a[F#m7]glow [B7] Will [Em7]find it [A7]hard to [Dm7]sleep [G7] to[C]night [Fm/C] [C] {c: Part 3} They know that [Gm7]Santa's [C7] on his [Gm7]way [C7] He's loaded [Gm7]lots of toys and [C7]goodies om his [Fmaj7]sleigh And every [Fm7]mother's child [Bb7] is gonna [Ebmaj7]spy To see if [G/D]reindeer really [D7]know how to [Gsus4]fly [G7] {c: Part 4} And [C]so I'm [Dm7]offering this [Em7]simple phrase [Fmaj7] [G7] To [Gm7]kids from [C7]one to ninety-[Fmaj7]two [E7] [Am] Although it's been [Fm6]said many [C]times, [Dm7]many [Em7]ways [Eb11]Merry [Dm7]Christ[F/G]mas [G7]to [C]you