Happy Birthday Song Guitar Chords Guides

Last Updated on May 31, 2016

Some of us want to wish their friends by playing guitar.

Whether you are a professional or an amateur guitarist, it’s not so difficult to play and sing happy birthday song. All you need to play only three guitar chords.

If you want to know how to play guitar on happy birthday song, you are at the right place. Here, we have added happy birthday guitar chords:

Happy Birthday Guitar Chords

Happy birthday to you is the song that is generally used to wish. You can play this song by using down stroke strum or by Down-down-up-up-down (DDUUD) strumming. By the way, you can play it using A-E-D chords easily


Happy Birthday to You Lyrics

Happy Birthday to you,
Happy Birthday to you,
Happy Birthday to dear ( Name of birthday person)
Happy Birthday to you.

Guitar Chords Of “Happy Birthday To You”

A    A    A   A   E
Happy Birthday to you,

E     E    E   E A
Happy Birthday to you,

A    A   A     A      D
Happy Birthday to dear (Name of birthday person)

D    A   A   E   A
Happy Birthday to you.


Now coming to another way to play happy birthday song, we can use two scales namely, C and G major scale.  You can use G7 instead of G. Once you have done with these scales, you can add extra variations.


Happy Birthday Songs Collection

Stevie Wonder: Happy Birthday Song

The Tune Weavers: Happy, Happy Birthday Baby Song

Happy Birthday Song: New Kids on the Block (NKOTB)

The Crüxshadows (CXS): Birthday Song

The Click Five (TCF): Happy Birthday Song

Birthday Song: Katy Perry  

Birthday Song: Infected Mushroom & Sakharof



Happy Birthday C Major Scale Guitar Chords



C               G7

Happy birthday to you

G7              C

Happy birthday to you

C                F

Happy birthday to …..(Name)

C           G7   C

Happy birthday to you

Happy Birthday G Major Scale Guitar Chords

G               D

Happy birthday to you

D              G

Happy birthday to you

G              C

Happy birthday to …(name)

G          D   G

Happy birthday to you


These are the happy birthday chords that anyone can play without too much hassle. How do you find this article?? Let us know in the comments.

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