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With a Little Help From My Friends

The Beatles

from the album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band released in 1967

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Lyrics

Verse

E B F#m What would you think if I sang out of tune F#m B E Would you stand up and walk out on me Lend me your ears and I'll sing you a song And I'll try not to sing out of key

Chorus

D A E Oh, I get by with a little help from my friends D A E Mmm, I get high with a little help from my friends A E B Mmm, gonna try with a little help from my friends What do I do when my love is away Does it worry you to be alone? How do I feel by the end of the day Are you sad because you're on your own? No, I get by with a little help from my friends Mmm, I get high with a little help from my friends Mmm, gonna try with a little help from my friends

Bridge

C#m F# Do you need anybody? E D A I need somebody to love Could it be anybody? I want somebody to love Would you believe in a love at first sight? Yes, I'm certain that it happens all the time What do you see when you turn out the light? I can't tell you but I know it's mine Oh, I get by with a little help from my friends Mmm, I get high with a little help from my friends Oh, gonna try with a little help from my friends Do you need anybody? I just need somebody to love Could it be anybody? I want somebody to love Oh, I get by with a little help from my friends Mmm, gonna try with a little help from my friends Oh, I get high with a little help from my friends D A Yes, I get by with a little help from my friends C D E ... with a little help from my friends ...

Notes & Tabs

Chords Used

Here's how you play the chords used in this song.

e-|----0----------2-----2----------4-----2-----0-----
B-|----0----4-----2-----3----2-----5-----2-----1-----
G-|----1----4-----2-----2----2-----6-----3-----0-----
D-|----2----4-----4-----0----2-----6-----4-----2-----
A-|----2----2-----4----------0-----4-----4-----3-----
E-|----0----------2----------------------2-----------
       E    B    F#m    D    A    C#m    F#    C 

Chord Progressions

Verse

"What would you think if I sang out of tune..."
| E . B . | F#m . . . | . . B . | E . . . |
| E . B . | F#m . . . | . . B . | E . . . |

Chorus

"I get by with a little help from my friends..."
| D . A . | E . . . | D . A . | E . . . |
| A . . . | E . . . | B . . . | . . . . |

Bridge

"Do you need anybody..."
| C#m . . . | F# . . . | E . D . | A . . . |
| C#m . . . | F# . . . | E . D . | A . . . |

Song Info

Song: With a Little Help From My Friends
Artist: The Beatles
Album: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Year: 1967
Label: Capitol

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About

My name is David Potsiadlo, and I created Songnotes to share my collection of guitar tabs, chords, and lyrics for my favorite songs.

Since I started playing guitar over 10 years ago, I've often been frustrated by the preponderance of mediocre and incomplete song tabs littered across the internet. To combat this, I started keeping my own collection of notes for each song I learn -- always taking the extra time to make sure accuracy and completeness are never compromised. Years later, my collection grew to the point where I knew I had to share it online with fellow aspiring musicians.

In December 2012, I began designing & developing a website that became Songnotes. Here, I share my personal collection of hand-crafted music notation with all those online. I hope you enjoy.

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