Away in a Manger is a classic Christmas carol. It is one of the most popular carols written in the 1880s.
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Key of the Song: C major
The original key of The Christmas Song is C major.
Guitar Chords for Away In A Manger
Video Lesson for Away In A Manger
Away In A Manger – Lyrics with Guitar Chords
G G C G Away in a manger, no crib for a bed D D G G The little Lord Jesus lay down his sweet head. G G C G The stars in the bright sky looked down where he lay, D G C D G The little Lord Jesus asleep on the hay. G G C G The cattle are lowing, the baby awakes, D D G G But little Lord Jesus no crying he makes. G G C G I love Thee, Lord Jesus, look down from the sky D G C D G And stay by my cradle til morning is nigh. G G C G Be near me, Lord Jesus, I ask Thee to stay D D G G Close by me forever, and love me, I pray G G C G Bless all the dear children in thy tender care, D G C D G And take us to heaven, to live with Thee there.
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If you’re looking for more Christmas songs like this one to play, we have some great lessons you can find here on our blog like our 5 Wonderful Christmas Songs To Learn. If you’re up for a challenge, then you should take a look at the Christmas song chords in our lesson on the Nat King Cole classic Christmas song. After that, check out our lesson on “Joy To The World” chords and charts, another classic song! We hope this lesson brings lots of Christmas joy and cheer for all your friends and family to hear! (that rhymed!)