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You’ve Got A Friend

Words and Music by Carole King

Slowly = 88
C F/C C Bm7 E7
x o o x x o o x o o oo

1. When you’re down

Am E7/B E7 Am E7
xo o x o o o oo xo o o o oo

and trou - bled and you need some love and care
(2.) a - bove you grows dark and full of clouds

Am E7/B Am Dm7 G G7
xo o x o xo o xxo ooo ooo

and noth - in’, noth - in’ is go - in’ right.


and that ol’ north wind be - gins to blow.

1971 Screen Gems-EMI Music Inc, USA

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2 C B7sus
x
x o o

Close your eyes and


Keep your head to -

E7 Am Eaug7 Am E7/B Am
o o oo xo o o o xo o x o xo o

think of me and soon I will be there, to


geth - er and call my name out loud;

Dm7 Em7 F6/G G


xxo o o o x ooo

bright - en up e - ven your dark - est night.


soon you’ll hear me knock -in’ at your door.

F6/G C
x x o o

You just call out my name and you know

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F C 3
xx x o o

wher - ev - er I am I’ll come run - nin’

F6/G
x

to see you a - gain.

C Cmaj7 F
x o o x ooo xx

Win - ter, spring, sum - mer or fall, all you have to do is call

To Coda 1.
C6 C7 F Em7 Dm7 F6/G
x o x o xx o o o xxo x

and I’ll be there. You’ve got a friend.

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C F/C F C/E Dm C
x o o x xx xx o o xxo x o o

Bm7 E7 2. F Em7 Dm7 F6/G


x o o oo xx o o o xxo x

N.C.

2. If the sky there, yes, I will. Now

B Fadd9 C
x xx x o o

ain’t it good to know that you’ve got a friend when peo - ple can be so cold?

Cmaj7 F B 7
x ooo xx x

They’ll hurt you, yes, and de - sert you, and

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Am D7 D9 Dm7/G 5
xo o xxo x x xo
4 fr

take your soul if you let them. Oh, but don’t you let them.

F Em7
Coda xx o o o

D.S. al Coda

You just call there, yes, I will,

Dm7 F6/G C F/C


xxo x x o o x

You’ve got a friend. You’ve got a

C F/C C
x o o x x o o

Play x3

friend. Ain’t it good to know you’ve got a friend.

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