Happy Birthday

The first song that you’ll ever learn in your life is Happy Birthday. So we too will start with it.

Key Signature: C Major Scale
Time Signature: 3/4
Count: 3 counts in a bar | 1& 2& 3& |

Melody (Tabs)

E||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B||-----------------|-------1----0----|-----------------|
G||--0----0----2----|--0--------------|--0----0----2----|
D||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

-----------------|------------3----|--0--------------|
-------3----1----|-----------------|-------1----0----|
--0--------------|--0----0---------|-----------------|
-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

-------1----1----|--0--------------|-------||
-----------------|-------1----3----|--1----||
--2--------------|-----------------|-------||
-----------------|-----------------|-------||
-----------------|-----------------|-------||
-----------------|-----------------|-------||

Play all the strokes downwards, when you are doing it for the first time, Get the feel of the song. Once you are OK with it you can do that with alternate strokes.

Chords

| C  | G7 |
| G7 | C  |
| C  | F  |
| C C G7 | C |

Rhythm

1& 2& 3&
?  ?v ?

The “?” indicates a downstroke (strum) and the “V” indicates an upward strum.
So it goes Down, Down-Up, Down…Down, Down-Up, Down… and so on…
The last sequence is
Down(C chord), Down(C) – Up(G7), Down(C)

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