Jonathan Coulton and John Roderick – Christmas in July (Tab and Chords)

Jonathan Coulton and John Roderick – Christmas in July (Chords)

John “King God” Roderick and Jonathan “Jonathan Coulton” Coulton got together this year to make a wunnerful Christmas album with this standout ukulele track.

I couldn’t find the album version streaming on the web anywhere. But here it is on Spotify:

The chord shapes in the chart are, as ever, just one option. Feel free to use these inversions.

Twiddly Bits

Christmas in July (Tab)

Here’s a broad idea of the picking part for each section.

The picking is very tricky. Particularly at this speed.

The thumb is picking the g and C strings, the index finger the E and the middle finger the A. But there’s no set pattern to the picking. I’d highly recommend starting off by slowing it right down and using a more fixed picking pattern. Then work up your own version of the picking from there rather than trying to recreate the original exactly.

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