I Wish It Could Be Christmas All Year Long

Yes I love Christmas, and I love this song from Disney Christmas Favourites. Here’s how I play it on bass:

Disney - I Wish It Could Be Christmas All Year Long

Bass tab by  2018-11-05


Intro

   Eb      C         F       Bb        F       Bb        A                
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-6~----6---------|-8~----8---------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|---------8~----8-|---------6~----6-|-8~----8-6~----6-|-5~----5-5~----5-|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  

   Eb      C         F       Bb        Eb      Ab        Eb      Ab
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-6~----6---------|-8~----8---------|-6~----6---------|-6~----6---------|
E|---------8~----8-|---------6~----6-|---------4~----4-|---------4~----4-|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  


Verse 1

   Everyone is happy, standing round the tree

   Eb                Bb                C       Bb        A
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-6~----6-6~----6-|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-6~----6-6~----6-|-8~----8-6~----6-|-5~----5-5~----5-|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  


   singing songs of the season, in ten-part harmony

   F                 Bb                Eb                Bb      C   D
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-8~----8-8~----8-|-----------------|-6~----6-6~----6-|-------------5---|
E|-----------------|-6~----6-6~----6-|-----------------|-6~----6-8-------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  


   It's so good to be together the feeling is so strong

   Eb                Bb                C       Bb        A
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-6~----6-6~----6-|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-6~----6-6~----6-|-8~----8-6~----6-|-5~----5-5~----5-|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  


   I wish it could be Christmas all year long

   Eb      C         F       Bb        Eb      Ab        Eb      Ab†
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-6~----6---------|-8~----8---------|-6~----6---------|-6~----6---------|
E|---------8~----8-|---------6~----6-|---------4~----4-|---------4~----4-|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  

† play Eb (not Ab) on second verse leading into Bridge



Verse 2

   Now you and I we know the things, that make each holiday
   a time of understanding, and loving words to say
   Silent night the candlelight, those warms and special songs
   I wish it could be Christmas all year long

† play Eb (not Ab) on second verse leading into Bridge



Bridge

I wish that every spirit in the world, could feel the power

   D                 G                 C                 F
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-5~----5-5~----5-|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-5~----5-5~----5-|-----------------|-----------------|-8~----8-8~----87|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-8~----8-8~----8-|-----------------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  


and know love not once a year, but every minute every hour

   D                 G                 F                 Bb
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-5~----5-5~----5-|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-5~----5-5~----5-|-----------------|-8~----8-8~----8-|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-6~----6-6~----6-|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  



Verse 3


   It's a dream and though it seems, you've heard these words before

   Eb                Bb                C       Bb        A
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-6~----6-6~----6-|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-6~----6-6~----6-|-8~----8-6~----6-|-5~----5-5~----5-|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  


   it's not a new idea to wish for something more

   F                 Bb                Eb                Bb      C   D
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-8~----8-8~----8-|-----------------|-6~----6-6~----6-|-------------5---|
E|-----------------|-6~----6-6~----6-|-----------------|-6~----6-8-------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  


   but if each day could feel this way, I know it isn't wrong
   I wish it could be Christmas all year long

   Eb                Bb                C       Bb        A
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-6~----6-6~----6-|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| x2
E|-----------------|-6~----6-6~----6-|-8~----8-6~----6-|-5~----5-5~----5-|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  


   I wish it could be Christmas all year long

   Eb      C         F       Bb        Eb      
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------
A|-6~----6---------|-8~----8---------|-6~~~------------|-6~~-------------|-6~~~--
E|---------8~----8-|---------6~----6-|-----------------|-----------------|-------
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1                 1                 1

 

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Ben Boyle

Web developer, Dad, gamer, mentor, animator, universal design advocate, fan of gadgets and sunshine!

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