little drummerboy Jars Of Clay
Date: Mon, 08 Dec 1997 19:24:40 PST From: Darryl Kechnie Subject: Chords(alt.tun.): "Little Drummerboy" - by Jars of Clay Chords to: "Little DrummerBoy" by Jars of Clay From the Album: Drummer Boy, Jars of Clay Christmas Transcribed by: Darryl Kechnie Note: Alternate tuning, tune guitar to: EABEBE, from EADGBE. Guitar is now in open "E" tuning. The chords: E Asus2* Bsus (020000) (x05500) (x20200) C#m F#mll C#sus (x4x454) (x47500) (x46400) C* D (x35300) (x57500) or or (x35333) (x57555) B* (x24200) or (x24222) "Little Drummer Boy" Verse 1: E Come, they told me (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum) A newborn king to see (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum) F#mll Asus2 Bsus Our finest gifts we bring (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum) F#m11 Asus2 D*(2ndxAsus2,3rdBsus) To lay before the king (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum x 3) E So, to honor Him (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum) C#m When we come Verse 2: E C* B* Little baby (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum) E C* B* I am a poor boy too (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum) I have no gifts to bring (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum) That's fit to give a king (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum x 3) Shall I play for you (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum) On my drum? Verse 3: Mary nodded (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum) The ox and lamb kept time (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum) I played my drum for Him (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum) I played my best for Him (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum x 3) (use rhythmic-|--> Then, He smiled at me (pa-rum-pa-pum-pum) Palm-muting. | Me and my drum only use the | (return to vamping on E after 6 measures) bottom 4 | strings). | Fade on "E". (Harmonics on 12th fret high B and E (EABE) Down- | strings) Slap with with fingers very quickly and stroke the E | lightly, but with a snap, takes a while to learn, and A, up- | especially to do it in between chording. (Helps to stroke the B | have another guitar playing). :) [harmonics used and E. | in the beginning as well].
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