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Happy Birthday To You
Words and Music by Mildred Hill and Patty Hill
Melody - 1893, Lyrics - 1935
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 G D7  - G
- C G         D7 G      (repeat)
12-beat intro. with 2 lead-in notes.  Start strumming on the word "Birth".
Play 3-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Hap -py Birth -day to you, Hap -py Birth -day to you,
Hap -py Birth -day dear (some -one) Hap -py Birth -day to you.
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Sound Clips:
Listen to Jim play "Happy Birthday" on the plectrum banjo
Here's a plectrum chord-melody variation
Listen to Jim play "Happy Birthday" on the 5-string banjo
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
Plectrum and 5-string banjo, melody/tablature notation (C-Tuning)
5-string banjo, melody/tablature notation (G-Tuning)
Tenor banjo, melody/tablature notation
 
This Chord Chart may not appear correctly with some browsers.  It should be viewed with a full size window.
The chord names should appear in single rows.   Let me know of any problems.
 
email: jbott@ix.netcom.com