Chuck Berry - Run Rudolph Run Guitar Chords

Chuck Berry

blues-rock, christmas, classic rock, folk rock

Song versions: 1 2
Chords: C, F9, C7, F, G, G7, F7
Run Rudolph Run - Chuck Berry
Composers: Credited variously Berry or  Berry,Marks 
Original Key: C

This number reminds me of Little Queenie.


There is  slight difference between the first line of the choruses.There is a change to F in the first chorus
which is missing in later ones. The F in these is in brackets.


[Intro]

C   F9   C  C7

F                                                  C
Out of all the reindeers you know you're the mastermind
G                                          C
Run, run Rudolph, Randolph ain't too far behind


[Chorus]
C                 F                         C
Run, run Rudolph, Santa's got to make it to town
F                                                      C 
Santa make him hurry, tell him he can take the freeway down
G                                                   C
Run, run Rudolph 'cause I'm reelin' like a merry-go-round


[Verse 1]
C                          F                          C
Said Santa to a boy child "What have you been longing for?"
F                                                        C
"All I want for Christmas is a Rock and Roll electric guitar"
          G                                           C
And then away went Rudolph a-whizzing like a shooting star


[Chorus]
C              ( F )                       C
Run, run Rudolph, Santa's got to make it to town
F                                                      C 
Santa make him hurry, tell him he can take the freeway down
G                                        C
Run, run Rudolph reelin' like a merry-go-round


[Instrumental]
C  F  C  G  C  G7


[Chorus]
C               ( F )                       C
Run, run Rudolph, Santa's got to make it to town
F                                                      C 
Santa make him hurry, tell him he can take the freeway down
G                                            C
Run, run Rudolph I'm reelin' like a merry-go-round


[Verse 2]
     C                      F                             C
Said Santa to a girl child "What would please you most to get?"
   F                                               C
"A little baby doll that can cry, sleep, drink and wet"
          G                                        C
And then away went Rudolph a whizzing like a Sabrejet


[Chorus]
C               ( F )                       C
Run, run Rudolph, Santa's got to make it to town
F                                                      C 
Santa make him hurry, tell him he can take the freeway down
G                                                   C
Run, run Rudolph  I'm reelin' like a merry-go-round


[Outro]
C7  F7  C7 

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