Guitar Christmas Songs

Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire

Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire, also know as The Christmas Song was written by Bob Wells and Mel Torme. Find out more about the song here on Wikipedia. Get the guitar chords for the song below and watch tutorial videos.

Chestnuts on a plate in front of an open candle
Chestnuts in front of an open candle

Nat King Cole recorded the song, and it has been a very popular seasonal and nostalgic song for many people. Music from this era has some great harmonies and you do need to be able to play your bar chords to play this. The version below was carefully transcribed from the original recording trying to keep the original key and chords.

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Chestnuts Roasting Guitar Tutorial Video – Part 1

Get started learning the chords for The Christmas Song in this overview of the first verse in the video below. Download the TAB/ Notation sheet below the video and start learning the chords.

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The Christmas Song Tutorial Video – Part 2

In Part 2, get an overview of the Chords for the 2nd Verse, Bridge, the Repeat and the Ending.

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FREE TAB – The Christmas Song

Get The Christmas Song – Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire TAB/Notation file here. This is a 4-page music sheet with TAB, Chords and standard notation for the chords. Music is written in the original key.

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