Carol of the Bells (Tab)

Carol of the Bells (MP3)

Carol of the Bells (Tab)

This tab was originally part of the How to Play Christmas Ukulele ebook (use the code “hamhand” – without quotes – before December and get $2 off) But it turned it out was a nightmare to play and didn’t fit with the easier tabs in the ebook. So here it is for anyone brave enough to attempt it.

But if you find this version far too easy for your vast talents, have a go at the John King version.

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  1. mictoboy November 22nd, 2012 7:31 pm

    nice one, my favourite christmas music, that. I shall give it a good go

  2. Gary November 23rd, 2012 4:59 am

    Al, the file is missing from the nalumusic site. Do you happen to have saved a copy?


  3. Woodshed November 23rd, 2012 8:47 am

    mictoboy: Good luck with it.

    Gary: Aw crap. I don’t think I do.

  4. Dee November 29th, 2012 2:34 am

    yes! wanted to play this for my mother for christmas, but surprisingly couldnt find tabs for it! Thank You!

  5. Woodshed November 29th, 2012 12:29 pm

    Dee: You’re welcome. I hope your mother enjoys it.

  6. Kempo December 2nd, 2012 9:22 pm

    Hey Gary, I think I’ve got that version saved on my laptop if you’re still looking for it?

  7. Woodshed December 3rd, 2012 10:47 am

    Gary and Kempo: I added it to the original post and crossed my fingers I don’t get in trouble.

  8. Liluke December 6th, 2012 6:19 pm

    Woooaaaah this is good o.o

  9. Woodshed December 6th, 2012 10:30 pm

    Liluke: Thanks!

  10. Palms January 16th, 2013 12:18 am

    Great wee festive cover :)
    I discovered that the intro sounds better if you tap the strings at the frets, makes them sound more like bells ;)
    Although a little rearranging of the notes is needed ’cause of the fact you can’t tap an open string, but it ain’t hard to work around it

  11. Woodshed January 16th, 2013 8:40 am

    Palms: Thanks very much. I’ll try that out.

  12. Shaun O'Reilly February 22nd, 2013 2:10 am

    This is one of my favourite christmas songs, so I have to learn it. Thank god for your site, all the uke players around here seem to be only interested in playing boring uke songs.

  13. Woodshed February 23rd, 2013 11:15 am

    Shaun: Thanks! And Merry Christmas!

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  15. Simon C November 23rd, 2017 3:33 pm

    I’m away from home and was either brave or stupid to bring just my new Clearwater baritone uke. No idea if this will work but will have fun trying / adapting. Loving the deep tones of the bari. Thanks as ever Woodshed.


  16. Woodshed November 23rd, 2017 6:24 pm

    Simon: Good luck with it!

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