Joy To The World chords

by Orla Fallon
  • Composer: George Frederick Handel
  • Lyrics: Isaac Watts
  • Performance: Orla Fallon from the album: Orla Fallon's Celtic Christmas
  • Music: B♭ Major with a Key change to C Major in 2/4 time at 103 bpm (♩)
  • Chords: B♭, C, Cm, Dm, E♭, F, F7, G, G7
  • Easier in G Major: Play in G Major with a key change to A Major
  • Chords in G Major: G, A, Am, Bm, C, D, D7, E, E7 (charts below)
Chart Legend
Numbered Circles: Fingers used to play chords   O: Optional Note
Barre Line: One finger holds down multiple strings   R: Root Note
Unmarked strings: Play open   X: Don't play string    B: Bass Note
C Major D Major D7 G Major Am A Major E Major E7 Bm Bm
C Major D Major D7 G Major Am A Major E Major E7 Bm Bm

Joy To The World

Capo on 3 if playing with the video

Song Key is highlighted - Transpose to any other key
Intro: 2/4   
     C       C       C       C     D       D       D       D
    |Joy Joy|Joy Joy|Joy Joy|Joy | Joy Joy|Joy Joy|Joy Joy|Joy |
           
   G    D      G        Am   G     D   G
1. Joy  to the world    The  Lord  is  come
       C           D            G
   Let earth    Re-ceive    Her King
       G    C   G                 C    G 
   Let ev -’ry  heart    Pre-pare Him  room
       G  
   And Hea-v’n and na-ture sing
       D
   And Hea-v’n and na-ture sing
       G       C   G       Am   G    D7   G
   And Hea-v’n and Hea-v’n and  na - ture sing

   
   G  D        G    Am  G     D    G
2. No more let sins and sor - rows grow,
       C         D        G
   Nor thorns in-fest the ground;
      G     C  G            C          G 
   He comes to make     His bles-sings flow
       G  
   Far as the curse is found,
       D
   Far as the curse is found, 
       G   C   G   Am  G     D7  G
   Far as, far as, the curse is found.


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                                 (key change...)
    G       G       G        G    E       E       E        E
   |Joy Joy|Joy Joy|Joy Joy| Joy |Joy Joy|Joy Joy|Joy Joy| Joy |


    A  E         A        Bm   A     E    A
 3. He rules the world    With truth and grace
        D         E        A                
    And makes the na-tions prove
        A    D    A               D    A
    The glor-ies  of    His right-eous-ness
        A     
    And won-ders of His love
        E       
    And won-ders of His love
        A   D         A   Bm        A   E7   A
    And won - ders    Won - ders    Of  His  love

           A           A           E          E7
    ||           |           |           |          |


   A   E      A        Bm   A    E   A
4. Joy to the world    The  Lord is  come
       D           E            A   
   Let earth    Re-ceive    Her King
       A    D   A                 D   A  
   Let ev -’ry  heart    Pre-pare Him room
       A  
   And Hea-v’n and na-ture sing
       E
   And Hea-v’n and na-ture sing
       A       D   A       Bm   A    E7   A
   And Hea-v’n and Hea-v’n and  na - ture sing
                        (...ritardando)
       A       D    A       Bm   A    E7   A
   And Hea-v’n and  Hea-v’n and  na - ture sing...

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