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Top 5 Christmas Songs for Harmonica + Easy ‘C’ Harp Tabs


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Get ready to spread some holiday cheer with your harmonica! In this comprehensive lesson, we'll be playing 5 easy Christmas classics, transforming your harmonica into a melodious instrument of seasonal joy. Whether you're a seasoned harmonica maestro or a curious beginner, this lesson is tailor-made for you.


Equipped with a play-along video and free harmonica tabs for C diatonic harmonica, you'll be confidently playing these beloved tunes in no time. So grab your harmonica, gather your loved ones, and let's make this Christmas truly harmonious!


Learn more great Christmas songs with my Free Christmas Harmonica Tabs


Top 5 Easy Christmas Songs for Harmonica

  1. Silent Night

  2. Jingle Bells

  3. Frosty the Snowman

  4. O Little Town of Bethlehem

  5. Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer


The tab system

The song is tabbed out for diatonic harmonica (in any key). The symbols I use are pretty basic - positive numbers are blow, negative numbers are draw.


Click to learn more about the symbols with my Tab Guide


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Silent Night - harmonica tabs:

6 -6 6 5

Silent night

6 -6 6 5

Holy night

-8 -8 -7 7 7 6

All is calm, all is bright

-6 -6 7 -7 -6

Round yon Virgin

6 -6 6 5

Mother and Child

-6 -6 7 -7

Holy infant

-6 6 -6 6 5

So tender and mild

-8 -8 -9 -8 -7 7 8

Sleep in heavenly peace

7 6 5 6 -5 -4 4

Sleep in heavenly peace


Jingle Bells - harmonica tabs:

6 8 -8 7 6

Dashing through the snow

6 6 6 8 -8 7 -6

on a one horse open sleigh

-6 -9 8 -8 -7

over fields we go

9 9 -9 -8 8

Laughing all the way


6 8 -8 7 6

Bells on bobtail ring

6 8 -8 7 -6

Making spirits bright

-6 -6 -9 8 -8 9 9 9

What fun it is to ride and sing

9 -10 9 -9 -8 7

a sleighing song tonight


9 8 8 8 8 8 8

Oh Jingle bells, Jingle bells

8 9 7 -8 8

Jingle all the way

-9 -9 -9 -9 -9 8 8

Oh what fun it is to ride

8 8 8 -8 -8 8 -8

on a one horse open sleigh


9 8 8 8 8 8 8

Oh Jingle bells, Jingle bells

8 9 7 -8 8

Jingle all the way

-9 -9 -9 -9 -9 8 8

Oh, what fun it is to ride

8 8 9 9 -9 -8 7

on a one horse open sleigh


Frosty the Snowman - harmonica tabs:

6 5 -5 6 7

Frost-y the snow-man

-7 7 -8 7 -7 -6 6

Was a jol-ly, hap-py soul

-7 7 -8 7 -7 -6 -6 6 7 5

With a corn-cob pipe and a but-ton nose

5 -6 6 -5 5 -4 6

And two eyes made out of coal


6 5 -5 6 7

Frost-y the snow-man

-7 7 -8 7 -7 -6 6

Is a fair-y tale they say

-7 7 -8 7 -7 -6 -6 6 7 5

He was made of snow but the child-ren know

5 -6 6 -5 5 -4 4

How he came to life one day


6 -6 -6 7 7 -7 -6 6

There must have been some mag-ic in

5 -5 -6 6 -5 5

That old silk hat they found

4 -4 -4 6 6 -7 -7 -8

For when they placed it on his head

-7 7 -8 7 -7 -6 6

He be-gan to dance a-round


6 6 5 -5 6 7 -7 7 -8 7 -7 -6 6

Oh, Frost-y the snow-man was a-live as he could be

-7 7 -8 7 -7 -6 -6 6 7 5

And the child-ren say he could laugh and play

5 -6 6 -5 5 -4 4

Just the same as you and me


O Little Town of Bethlehem - harmonica tabs:

3 4 4 4 -4 5 -4 5 -5 6

Oh little town of Be-eth-le-e-hem

5 -5 5 4 -4 -4 4

How still we-e see thee lie

3 4 4 4 -4 5 -4 5 -5 6

Above thy deep and dre-eam-le-ess sleep

5 -5 5 4 -4 -4 4

The si-le-nt stars go by

4 5 6 -6 6 -5 5 -4 4 -4 5 -5 6

Ye-et in thy da-ark stre-ets shi-i-i-i-neth

3 4 5 -4 4 3

The everlasting light

3 4 4 4 -4 5 -4 5 -5 6

The hopes and fears of a-ll th-e years

5 -5 5 4 -4 -4 4

Are met i-n thee tonight


Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer - harmonica tabs:

6 -6 6 5 7 -6 6

Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer

6 -6 6 -6 6 7 -7

had a very shiny nose

-5 6 -5 -4 -7 -6 6

and if you ever saw it

6 -6 6 -6 6 -6 5

you would even say it glows


6 -6 6 5 7 -6 6

All of the other reindeer

6 -6 6 -6 6 7 -7

used to laugh and call him names

-5 6 -5 -4 -7 -6 6

They never let poor Rudolph

6 -6 6 -6 6 -8 7

join in any reindeer games


-6 -6 7 -6 6 5 6

Then one foggy Christmas eve

-5 -6 6 -5 5

Santa came to say

-4 5 6 -6 -7 -7 -7

Rudolph with your nose so bright

7 7 -7 -6 6 -5 -4

Won't you guide my sleigh tonight?


6 -6 6 5 7 -6 6

Then how the reindeer loved him

6 -6 6 -6 6 7 -7

as they shouted out with glee

-5 6 -5 -4 -7 -6 6

Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer

6 -6 6 -6 6 -8 7

you'll go down in history!


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