It Came Upon The Midnight Guitar Chords and Lyrics

Key: C
Text: Edmund Sears
Based on: Luke 2:14
Meter” 8.6.8.6 (C.M.D.)
Melody “Carol”, by Richard Storrs Willis, or “Noel,” adapted by Arthur Sullivan

	C     F     C            
It came upon a midnight clear
	  F        D7      G7
That glorious song of old
	 C       F      C            
From angels bending near the earth
	 F          G7       C  
To touch their harps of gold
	   E7                   AM        
"Peace on the earth,  good will to men
	   G       D7          G     
From heaven's all gracious King;"
	 C        F      C            
The world in solemn stillness lay,
	F        G7     C
To hear the angels sing

V2
C     F     C            
Still through the cloven skies they come
	 F        D7      G7
With peaceful wings unfurled,
	 C       F      C            
And still their heavenly music floats  
	 F          G7       C   
O'er all the weary world
	   E7                   AM        
Above its sad and lowly plains
	   G       D7          G     
They bend on hovering wing;
	 C        F      C       
And ever o'er its Babel sounds
	F        G7     C
The blessed angels sing.


  C     F     C             
O ye, beneath life's crushing load
	 F        D7      G7
Whose forms are bending low,
	 C       F      C            
Who toil along the climbing way
	 F          G7       C   
With painful steps and slow
	   E7                   AM        
Look now! for glad and golden hours
	   G       D7          G     
Come swiftly on the wing;
	 C        F      C       
O rest beside the weary road
	F        G7     C
And hear the angels sing

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