With A Little Help From My Friends

Words & Music:

John Lennon & Paul McCartney


INTRO:  Ab   G7   C   C/G   G7


C              G       Dm

What would you do if I sang out of tune,

Dm                     G           C

Would you stand up and walk out on me?

C            G             Dm

Lend me your ears and I'll sing you a song

Dm                  G           C

And I'll try not to sing out of key.



C         Bb               F            C

Oh, I get by with a little help from my friends.

Oh, I get high with a little help from my friends.

C             F                              C    G7

Mm, I'm 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?)



C       Am      Dm         C        Bb      F

(Do you need anybody?) - I need somebody to love.

C         Am    Dm         C        Bb      F

(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.




OUTRO CHORDS:  Ab/Eb   Fm6   C


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