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"Feliz Navidad" - Lyrics and Chords

Music, Words and Different Versions of Jose Feliciano's Timeless Christmas Song

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"Feliz Navidad" is definitely the most popular Latin music song for Christmas. A very simple tune written by Puerto Rican singer and songwriter Jose Feliciano, this bilingual single expresses within its own simplicity the beauty of this time of the year. Below, you can find the lyrics and chords of this popular Christmas hit.

Besides that, I also bring you a video of myself playing "Feliz Navidad" with my guitar. As you can see on the video, I am far from being a professional guitar player. However, this song is quite easy to play even if you are only a beginner. Also, you can find at the bottom of this article some of the different versions that have been produced for this popular song.

Lyrics and Chords

The following are the words and music of "Feliz Navidad". As I mentioned before, you can find here a video of how to play this song in your guitar. However, before moving into the guitar part, let's get familiar with the lyrics and chords of this song:

                Em7 A7           D
Feliz Navidad, feliz Navidad
                Em7              A7                D
Feliz Navidad, prospero año y felicidad
                Em7 A7           D
Feliz Navidad, feliz Navidad
                Em7              A7                D
Feliz Navidad, prospero año y felicidad
                             G                         A7
I wanna wish you a merry Christmas
                             D
I wanna wish you a merry Christmas
                             G                                       A7                     D
I wanna wish you a merry Christmas from the bottom of my heart
                             G                         A7
I wanna wish you a merry Christmas
                             D
I wanna wish you a merry Christmas
                             G                                       A7                     D G D
I wanna wish you a merry Christmas from the bottom of my heart

Now that you are familiar with the lyrics and chords, you can see how to play "Feliz Navidad" with your guitar.

Other Versions

Very often, artists take advantage of a popular single to create their own version of that song. The following are some of the alternative versions that have been created for "Feliz Navidad". They include all kinds of genres such as Salsa, Latin Jazz, Pop, Banda and even Reggaeton.

  • For those of you who are into Latin Jazz, Bobby Rodriguez made a very nice version of "Feliz Navidad" using delicate arrangements and a nice trumpet playing.
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  • If you are into Flamenco music, Azucar Moreno provides a unique touch to this song.
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  • There are several Salsa versions of "Feliz navidad". One of them is this one by Pete Escovedo.
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  • If you want to listen to a Reggaeton version of this song, Los Reggaetronics play this track with the typical beats of this popular genre.
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  • For those who like the sounds of Mexican Popular music, the band Brave Combo offers a unique version of "Felz Navida".
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  • There are several Pop versions of "Feliz Navidad". Some of them have been interpreted by famous artists including Celine Dion and Jaci Velasquez. One of the latest versions of "Feliz Navidad" in the field of Pop is the one from Michael Buble who sings this track alongside Mexican artist Thalia.
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