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Dixie Chicks - Merry Christmas From the Family


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Merry Christmas From the Family
Performed by: The Dixie Chicks and Rosie O'Donnell from Another Rosie 
Christmas (2000)
Written by: Robert Earl Keen Jr.
Transcribed by Jana Pochop (jenningsfan@yahoo.com)

Capo 2
Intro:  C  Em  F

C         Em       F
Mom got drunk and Dad got drunk
C         Em       F
At our Christmas party
C         G/B       Am       G 
We were drinkin' champagne punch
      F        G
And homemade eggnog

C        Em                F
Little sister brought her new boyfriend
C  Em    F
He was a Mexican
C          G/B           Am      G 
We didn't know what to think of him
     F                  G
'Til he sang Feliz Navidad
         C     Em   F
Feliz Navidad

C       Em               F
Brother Ken brought his kids with him
C     Em             F
The three from his first wife Lynn
C       G/B    Am       G 
And the two identical twins
            F              G
>From his second wife Mary Nell
C   Em               F
He also brought his third wife Kaye
C    Em          F
Who talks all about AA
C       G/B               Am     G 
Chain smokin' while the stereo plays
 F      G
Noel, Noel 
           C
The first Noel

CHORUS:
G                        
Carve the turkey turn the ball game on
F
Mix Margaritas when the eggnog's gone
G
Send somebody to the Quik-Pak store
F
We need some ice and an extension cord
G
A can of bean dip and some Diet Rite
F
A box of tampons and some Marlboro Lights
C     G/B        Am        G
Hallelujah everybody say cheese
F                          G      C   Em   F
Merry Christmas from the family

C         Em               F
Fred and Rita drove from Harlingen
C         Em              F
I can't remember how I'm kin to them
C               G/B                Am        G 
But when they tried to plug their motorhome in
      F                  G
They blew our Christmas lights
C        Em             F
Cousin David knew just what went wrong
C       Em           F
So we waited out on our front lawn
C             G/B              Am        G 
He threw the breaker and the lights came on
     F               G
And we sang Silent Night
            C   Em  F
Oh Silent Night
          C    Em   F
Oh holy night

CHORUS:
G
Carve the turkey turn the ballgame on
F
Make Bloody Marys cause we all want one
G
Send somebody to the Stop 'n Go
F
We need a can of cheese and a can of fake snow
G
A bag of corn nuts and some Diet Sprite
F
A box of tampons and some Salem Lights
C     G/B       Am         G
Hallelujah everybody say cheese
F                         G   C   Em   F
Merry Christmas from the family
           C
Feliz Navidad.



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