Joy To The World

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This inspiring Christmas Carol, Joy To The World,  was written by Isaac Watts in 1719, the founder of English hymn writing. It was first published in 1719. The music is usually attributed to George Frederick Handel. I've changed some of the original chord charts here.

Key of C - Joy To The World  

C                 Dm   C   G7   C
Joy to the world!  The Lord is come;
     F        G        C
Let earth receive her King.
C
Let every heart prepare Him room,
     C
And heav'n and nature sing,
     G7
And heav'n and nature sing,
     C      F   C     Dm   C  G7  C  
And heav'n and heav'n and nature sing. 

http://guitar.about.com/library/Christmas_Tab/bl-joy-to-the-world.htm



Key of D - Joy To The World (Mariah Carey)

Verse: 
Joy to the world! 
[D] 
The Lord is come! 
[Em D A7 D] 
Let earth receive her King! 
[G A D] 
Let every heart prepare Him room, 
[D G D D G D] 
And heav'n and nature sing, 
[D] 
and heav'n and nature sing, 
[A A7] 
and heav'n and heav'n 
[D G D] 
and nature sing! 
[Em D A7 D] 
Joy to the world! 
[D] 
the Savior reigns; 
[Em D A7 D] 
Let men their songs employ; 
[G A D] 
While field and floods, rocks, hills, and plains. 
[D] 
Repeat the sounding joy, 
[D] 
Repeat the sounding joy, 
[A A7] 
Repeat, repeat 
[D G D] 
the sounding joy.
[Em D A7 D] 
He rules the world 
[D] 
with truth and grace 
[Em D A7 D] 
And makes the nations prove 
[G A D] 
The glories of His righteousness, 
[D G D D G D] 
And wonders of His love, 
[D] 
And wonders of His love, 
[A A7] 
And wonders, wonders 
[D GD] 
of His love.[Em D A7 D]
http://tabs.ultimate-guitar.com/m/mariah_carey/joy_to_the_world_crd.htm 
 
Key of D - Joy To The World
 
D         G   D     Em  D    A7  D

Joy to the world!  The Lord is come;

     G        A        D

Let earth receive her King.

 D         D        D        D

Let every heart prepare Him room,

     D

And heav'n and nature sing,

     A

And heav'n and nature sing,

     D      G   D     Em   D  A7  D  

And heav'n and heav'n and nature sing. 
 
 
Joy to the World (Three Dog Night)


                        C C# D
Jeremiah was a bullfrog

                           C C# D
A very good friend of mine.

            D7              G       Bb
I never understood a single word he said

      D          Em7              D
But I helped him to drink his wine

       G7              Em7         D
Yes he always had some mighty fine wine


Chorus

        D   A      D
Singing Joy to the World

A                   D
To all the boys and girls

           D7            G         Bb
Joy to the fishes in the deep blue sea

D      A7      D    C C# D
Joy to you and me. 
http://tabs.ultimate-guitar.com/t/three_dog_night/joy_to_the_world_crd.htm

Key of A - Joy To The World

A                        E7     A
Joy to the world!  The Lord is come;
     D        E        A
Let earth receive her King.
      D    A             D   A

Let every heart prepare Him room,
     
And heav'n and nature sing,
     E7
And heav'n and nature sing,
     A                    E7      A  
And heav'n and heav'n and nature sing.


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