Weezer – The Christmas Song (Chords)

Weezer – The Christmas Song (Chords)

Time to break out the Christmas songs. In case you’ve joined us in the last year, the Christmas tabbing policy is tabs for well known songs and chords for completely obscure songs. Thus neatly dividing themselves between songs you can’t play and songs you don’t want to play. Weezer’s Christmas Song qualifies by virtue of it being, I’ve read, a Japanese B-side.

Suggested Strumming

It’s in 3/ 4 so you can go with:

d – d u d –

Once for each chord in what I’m calling the verse (except the final F – do it twice). Then four times each in the bridge section

You can vary it up with all down strums for the intro and the, “Since I found…” section.

Twiddly Bits

Some D minor pentatonic for the intro:

Christmas Song Intro (Tab)

And F major scale for the solo (reprised over the last verse):

The Christmas Song Solo (Tab)

I’m not sure how you can buy this song but you can buy Weezer’s Christmas record on Amazon.

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  1. aa December 8th, 2010 3:10 am

    good job woody. weezer is an interesting act. this song is so unchristmasy, though. a true christmas song for me personally is R.Kelly – Ignition (remix). i’m not sure why, maybe it’s just down here in miami, but they play that song more frequently around the holidays. it’s kinda subliminally implanted in our shit, the good feelings attached to xmas and to that song. it’s just a feel good jam anyway. why am i talking about this

  2. Will December 8th, 2010 3:35 am

    I’m having so much fun with this right now! Thanks! :)

  3. Drocka December 8th, 2010 7:18 am

    neatly dividing themselves between songs you can’t play and songs you don’t want to play


  4. George Stone December 8th, 2010 12:47 pm

    Weezer? Christmas Song? Ukelele Hunt? Al?

  5. Rob NY December 8th, 2010 12:51 pm

    I really like this. Thanks!

  6. The Duck December 8th, 2010 2:23 pm

    neatly dividing themselves between songs you can’t play and songs you don’t want to play


    Also, frustratingly true.

  7. Woodshed December 13th, 2010 8:55 pm

    aa: Never thought of Ignition as a Christmas song before.

    Will: Glad to hear it.

    Drocka and Duck: Sorry but this blog is perfect for about three people.

    Rob: Glad you liked.

  8. Torr Penn December 14th, 2010 1:36 am

    I still have some difficulties with the strumming pattern.
    I know, I’m not black, I have no rhythm ^_^

    Anyway, I found this video quite useful for me:

    Thanks again for this website !

  9. Woodshed December 14th, 2010 7:17 pm

    Torr: Thanks for the link.

  10. Topher November 19th, 2011 4:45 pm

    Thanks this is a great tab! Starting to get some new christmas tabs together and wanted to add another little bit of info about this particular song… there are alternate lyrics and both versions were recorded and have been subsequently released by the band. So if you think you heard this before but it was a little different… it probably was. The above youtube link has some of (possibly all of?) the other lyrics. :) HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!

  11. Woodshed November 19th, 2011 10:44 pm

    Topher: Thanks for the info.

  12. bryce Lynn February 1st, 2012 11:14 pm

    woodshed you should be very proud of yourself i just downloaded about 50 chords and tabs!! all thanks to you keep on keeping on man

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