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You've Got A Friend - James Taylor
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"You've Got A Friend" is a 1971 song written by Carole King. It was first recorded by King, and included in her album Tapestry. Another well-known version is by James Taylor from his album Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon. The two versions were recorded simultaneously in 1971 with shared musicians. "You've Got a Friend" won Grammy Awards both for Taylor (Best Male Pop Vocal Performance) and King (Song of the Year). Dozens of other artists have recorded the song over the years. Read more at wikipedia.


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♫ You've Got A Friend (*Converted for Bb key instrument) ♫

♫ You've Got A Friend (*Converted for C key instrument) ♫

You’ve Got A Friend *Converted (Easy Version)
James Taylor
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Verse 1: @0:09
C               D       E        E     F     E
When you're down and troubled
A         B     C2     C2   B   A        E
And you need      a  helping hand
E         F    F         A       A    G   G     A~GG    G~E
And nothing, whoa, nothing is going      right
E           E       F~E       E      F     E   E
Close your eyes       and think of me
E        C2 C2  B   A     E
And soon I will be there
E        F    F    F       A G     G     G   E        D
To brighten up    even your darkest nights

Chorus 1: @0:50
E        F     G       E     F      G
You just call    out my name
E        G       A       A# A G F  A
And you know wherever I am
A       C2     A   G
I'll come running
E        D    D C            E     F    E  E~D
Oh yeah baby,    to see you again
E      G       G         G      E    G   A~G
Winter, spring, summer, or fall
A     C2 C2  A D2 D2 C2
All you got to do   is call
A      C2 G     D2~C2        A       G       D
And I'll be there,         yeah, yeah, yeah
C            D  C      G
You've got a friend

Verse 2: @1:37
C   D  E     
If the sky
E    F     E               A        B     C2   C2   B    A      E
Above you      should turn dark and full of clouds
E         E     F          A       A        G       E  A   G     G~E
And that old    north wind should begin to blow
             E        F~E    E  F  E
Keep your head     together
E       E2   A2  E2~D2      D2  D2~E2D2C2   A
And call my name          out loud                  now
E         E    A     A     G         E A      G      G~FED
Soon I'll  be knocking     upon your door

Chorus 2: @2:19
E        F     G       E     F       G
You just call    out my name
E         G      A        G2  A G  F  A
And you know    wherever I am
A      C2      A   G
I'll come running
E      D C   C         E     F    E E~D
Oh yes I will,     see you again
E      G         G        G     E    G   A..~GG   D~C
Winter, spring, summer, or fall          yeah
A     C2 E2 A2  E2 D2 C2              
All you got to   do  is call
A      C2 E2 D2..     C2        A       D~C
And I'll be there,  yeah, yeah, yeah

Bridge: @2:56
E          F   E      F   E       F                 G      F  E      F
Hey, ain't it good to know that you've got a friend?
E      G    E   G  A     G
People can be so cold
G             A    C2         C    E  G     E
They'll hurt you     and desert you
C             E       E       A     C2  B C2   B      A
Well, they'll take your soul if you let them
E       D               E     G     E      D
Oh yeah, but don't you let them

Chorus 3: @3:22
E        F     G        E   F       G
You just call    out my name
E        G       A         G2 A G  F   A
And you know    wherever I am
A      C2     C2   G          E     F    E  E~D
I'll come running to  see you again
A     G E        A      G      A        A
Oh baby,  don't you know about
E     G         G           G    E     G    A~G
Winter, spring,   summer, or fall
A        G     A   C2     C2  A D2 D2 C2
Hey now, all you have to do  is call
A       C2  E2  D2~C2    D2C2 A
Lord, I'll be there,      yes   I will
D            D  C     G
You've got a friend
A           C2 C2   A~G     D~C
You've got a friend,    yeah
G       G    A   C2   C2         A      G  E     G
Ain't it good to know you've got a friend
G      G    E2  D2   C2        A     C2 A      G
Ain't it good to know you've got a friend
A        G         D~C            C    D  C      G
Oh, yeah, yeah,        you've got a friend
I'm Yours Original
♫ You've Got A Friend - James Taylor



You’ve Got A Friend
James Taylor
For key of C instrument
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Verse 1: @0:09
A(low) B(low)    C#       C#   D    C#
When   you're down    and troubled
F#     G#     A        A   G# F#    C#
And you need      a  helping hand
C#      D    D       F#     F#  E    E     F#~EE     E~C#
And nothing, whoa, nothing is going         right
C#        C#     D~C#        C#    D   C#  C#
Close your eyes            and think of   me
C#       A   A    G# F#   C#
And soon I   will be  there
C#   D     D    D       F#E     E     E   C#  B(low)
To brighten up      even your darkest nights

Chorus 1:
@0:50

C#     D     E       C#  D      E
You just call    out my name
C#      E    F#       G F#  E D  F#
And you know  wherever I am
F#      A     F#  E
I'll come running
C# B(low)  B(low)A(low)       C# D   C#C#~B(low)
Oh yeah              baby,       to see you again
C#    E        E         E  C#     E   F#~E
Winter, spring, summer, or fall
F#   A    A   F#  B  B   A
All you got  to  do is call
F#     A  C2#  B~A          F#     E    B(low)
And I'll be there,        yeah, yeah, yeah
A(low) B(low) A(low)   E
You've     got        a    friend

Verse 2:
@1:37

A(low) B(low)  C#       
If               the   sky
C#  D    C#           F#      G#    A      A   G# F#    C#
Above you       should turn dark and full of clouds
C#    C#    D         F#     F#        E     C#F#  E     E~C#
And that old    north wind should begin  to blow
             C#     D~C#  C#DC#
Keep your head       together
C#   C2# F2# C2#~B     B     B~C2#BA   F#
And call my name        out loud               now
C#     C# F#   F#   E        C#F#    E      E~DC#B(low)
Soon I'll be knocking      upon your door

Chorus 2: @2:19
C#     D     E       C#  D      E
You just call    out my name
C#      E     F#      G  F#E   D  F#
And you know  wherever I  am
F#     A      F#  E
I'll come running
C# B(low)  A(low) A(low)   C#   D   C#C#~B(low)
Oh    yes           I         will,    see you again
C#   E         E          E    C#    E   F#..~EE   B(low)~A(low)
Winter, spring,   summer, or fall               yeah
F#   A   C2# F2# C2# B   A              
All you got    to     do   is call
F#     A  C2# B..       A       F#    B(low)~A(low)
And I'll be there,  yeah, yeah, yeah

Bridge:
@2:56

C#       D   C#  D    C#   D                  E       D C#   D
Hey, ain't it  good to know that you've got a  friend?
C#   E   C#  E   F#  E
People can be so cold
E             F#   A      A(low) C# E   C#
They'll hurt you     and    desert you
A(low)  C#     C#    F#    A   G# A  G#    F#
Well, they'll take your soul if  you let them
C#  B(low)             C#    E   C#   B(low)
Oh   yeah,     but don't you let    them

Chorus 3: @3:22
C#     D     E      C#   D      E
You just call    out my name
C#     E      F#       G  F#  E D  F#
And you know    wherever I am
F#     A       A    E          C#   D  C#C#~B(low)
I'll come running to  see you again
F#  E C#        F#     E     F#      F#
Oh baby,     don't you know about
C#   E         E           E  C#     E   F#~E
Winter, spring,   summer, or fall
F#      E    F#   A     A    F#  B  B   A
Hey now, all you have to  do is call
F#       A C2#    B~A    B  A  F#
Lord, I'll be there,     yes I will
B(low)  B(low)  A(low)    E
You've     got           a    friend
F#         A   A     F#~E  B(low)~A(low)
You've got a friend,       yeah
E       E    F#  A      A        F#    E   C#    E
Ain't it good to know you've got a friend
E       E   C2# B     A         F#     A  F#    E
Ain't it good to know you've got  a  friend
F#      E      B(low)~A(low)          
Oh, yeah, yeah,      
A(low)  B(low) A(low)     E
You've      got          a    friend

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