April 13, 2023

Letter Notes Piano: Little Donkey - Traditional

"Little Donkey" is a traditional Christmas song that was first recorded by the British singer and actress Gracie Fields in 1953.

E - E    G - E       F-F      A-F
Little donkey, little donkey

E      E     G-E      D
On the dusty road

E      E     G      E       F - F         A - F
Got to keep on plodding onwards

G            G        B-G       ^C
With your precious load.

E        E     G      E       F-F     A-F
Been a long time little donkey,

E                 E        G-E         D
Through the winter's night

E            E     G     E       F-F     A-F
Don't give up now, little donkey

G - G - B          G      ^C
Bethlehem's in sight

^C       ^C      ^C        B        A-G
Ring out those bells tonight

A - BA - G       A - BA - G
Bethlehem, Bethlehem

^C-^C     ^C      B       A-G
Follow that star tonight

A - BA - G       A - BA - G
Bethlehem, Bethlehem

E - E       G-E       F-F     A-G
Little donkey, little donkey

E        E    G-E     D
Had a heavy day

E - E       G-E       F-F      A-F
Little donkey, carry Mary

G - G     B     G     ^C
Safely on her way!

The song features a simple and sweet melody with lyrics that tell the story of a little donkey who carries Mary to Bethlehem on the night of Jesus' birth. "Little Donkey" has become a beloved classic in the Christmas music genre, and has been covered and reinterpreted by various artists and groups around the world. The song's heartwarming lyrics and melody evoke a sense of joy and wonder, making it a favorite among fans of Christmas music.

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