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You’ve Got A Friend by Carole King – Ukulele Chords

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You've Got A Friend Ukulele Chords - Carole King

You’ve Got A Friend Ukulele Chords – Carole King. The chords used for this song are Emin, B7, Amin7, D7, G, F#min7, Bmin7, Dsus4, Gmaj7, C, Amin, F, F7, and A7. Change the key of the song for FREE, as needed.

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You’ve Got A Friend Ukulele Chords – Carole King

VERSE 1:
When you’re Emindown and B7troubledAnd you Eminneed some B7love and EmincareAnd Amin7nothing, D7nothing is going GrightF#min7Close your eyes and B7think of meAnd Eminsoon B7I will be EminthereTo Amin7brighten up Bmin7even your darkest Dsus4night
CHORUS 1:
You just Gcall out my Gmaj7nameAnd you Cknow, wherever I AminamI’ll come Grunnin’To see you Dsus4againGWinter, spring, summer or Gmaj7fallCAll you have to do is call Emin            G   And I’ll Cbe there   Bmin7                Amin7                  Dsus4   You’ve got a Gfriend C      G      F#min7                  B7 
VERSE 2:
If the Eminsky     B7above youGrows Emindark and B7full of EmincloudsAnd that Aminold north Dsus4wind begins to GblowF#min7Keep your head toB7getherAnd Emincall my B7name out EminloudAmin7Soon you’ll hear me Bmin7knockin’ at your Dsus4door     D7        Dsus4                D7  
CHORUS 2:
You just Gcall out my Gmaj7nameAnd you Cknow, wherever I AminamI’ll come Grunnin’To see you Dsus4againGWinter, spring, summer or Gmaj7fallCAll you have to do is call Emin            G   And I’ll Cbe there   Bmin7                Amin7                  Dsus4   Bmin7Yes I   Amin7will         Dsus4 
BRIDGE:
Now, Fain’t it good to know that you’vCe got a friendWhen Gpeople can be so Gmaj7cold?They’ll Churt you, yes, and F7desert youAnd Emintake your soul if you let A7themOh, but Dsus4don’t you let D7them
CHORUS 3:
You just Gcall out my Gmaj7nameAnd you Cknow, wherever I AminamI’ll come Grunnin’To see you Dsus4againGWinter, spring, summer or Gmaj7fallCAll you have to do is call Emin            G   And I’ll Cbe there   Bmin7                Amin7                  Dsus4   Bmin7Yes I   Amin7will         Dsus4 You’ve got a GfriendCYou’ve got a Gfriend
Ain’t it Cgood to know you’ve got a GfriendAin’t it Cgood to know, ain’t it good to GknowAin’t it good to CknowYou’ve got a GfriendOh, Cyeah, now, you’ve got a GfriendYeah Cbaby, you’ve got a GfriendOh, Cyeah, you’ve got a Gfriend.
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You’ve Got A Friend History

“You’ve Got A Friend” by Carole King is a heartfelt and enduring classic that exemplifies the singer-songwriter genre of the early 1970s. Released in 1971 on her iconic album “Tapestry,” this song became synonymous with friendship and support, resonating deeply with audiences around the world. Written by King, the track is a warm reassurance of steadfast companionship, offering comfort with the refrain, “You’ve got a friend.”

Carole King’s soothing piano accompaniment and gentle vocal delivery make “You’ve Got A Friend” a quintessential example of the folk-pop style, characterized by its lyrical depth and emotional resonance. The arrangement is simple yet powerful, with minimal instrumentation to highlight the song’s message and King’s expressive performance. This stripped-down style allows the sincerity and warmth of the lyrics to shine, enhancing the song’s universal appeal.

“You’ve Got A Friend” quickly became a hit and a standard, not only for Carole King but also for James Taylor, whose own version of the song released the same year also reached the top of the charts. The song’s success helped cement King’s reputation as a gifted songwriter and influential musician in the singer-songwriter and folk-pop genres.

The song has earned various accolades, including Grammy Awards for both King and Taylor, highlighting its impact on both their careers and on popular music. “You’ve Got A Friend” remains a beloved piece in the annals of 70s music, celebrated for its timeless message of friendship and solidarity. It continues to be covered by artists across different genres, testifying to its enduring legacy and the power of simple, heartfelt songwriting.

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