Mele Kalikimaka
words and music: R. Alex Anders; sung by Bing Crosby
transpose to G or to A


(D)Mele Kalikimaka is the thing to say
On a bright Hawaiian
(Fdim7)Christmas (A7)Day
That's the island greeting that we send to you
From the land where palm trees
(D)sway

(D7)Here we know that Christmas will be (G)green and bright
The
(B7)sun to shine by day, and all the (E7)stars at (A7)night
(D)Mele Kalikimaka is Ha(F#m7)waii's (B7)way
To
(E7)say Merry (A7)Christmas to (D)you

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* The original version by Bing Crosby jumps up a half step to (D#/Eb), which then would need barre chords on ukuleles, guitars etc... If you are able to play them, well, just do it. Otherwise simply repeat the whole song in the same key and finish as given below.

(D)Mele Kalikimaka is Ha(F#m7)waii's (B7)way
To
(E7)say Merry (A7)Christmas
A
(E7)very Merry (A7)Christmas
A
(E7)merry merry merry merry (A7)Christmass to (D)you

(E7 - A7 - D)



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