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That's what friends are for

Carole Bayer Sager / Burt Bacharach

Først spilt inn i 1982 med Rod Stewart for filmen "Night Shift", men den er bedre kjent med Dionne Warwick, Elton John, Gladys Knight, and Stevie Wonder fra 1985 som et bidrag i kampen mot Aids. Det ble en stor hit og var nr 1 i USA i 1986 og fikk en Grammy samme år. Sangen fikk inn over 3 mill USD til saken.
Engelsk
80-tallet
Ballade
Vennskap
Oppdatert 05.01.2019

Forspill

Eb
Eb/D
Cm7
Gm7
Cm7
Fm7
Ab/Bb

1. vers


And
Eb2
⁠I never
Gm7
⁠thought I'd
Cm7
⁠feel this
Fm7
⁠way

And as far as I'm con
Fm/D
⁠cerned

I'm glad I
Gsus4
⁠got the
G7
⁠chance to
Cm7
⁠say

That I
Abmaj7
⁠do believe I
Ab/Bb
⁠love you

2. vers


And
Eb2
⁠if I should
Gm7
⁠ever
Cm7
⁠go a
Fm7
⁠way

Well then close your eyes and
Fm/D
⁠try

To feel the
Gsus4
⁠way we
G7
⁠do to
Cm7
⁠day

And then
Abmaj7
⁠if you can re
Ab/Bb
⁠member

Ref 1

Eb2
⁠ Keep smiling,
Eb/D
⁠ keep shining
Ab/C
⁠Knowing you can always
Bb/Ab
⁠count on
Gm7
⁠me, for
Cm7
⁠sure
Abmaj7
⁠That's what friends are
Ab/Bb
⁠for
Eb2
⁠ For good times
Eb/D
⁠ and bad times
Bbm7/Db
⁠I'll be on your
C7sus4
⁠side for
C7
⁠ever
Abm/B
⁠more
Bb7sus4
⁠That's what friends are
Bb
⁠for

3. vers

Eb2
⁠(instr.)
Gm7
Cm7
Fm7

Well you came and opened
Fm/D
⁠me

And now there's
Gsus4
⁠so much
G7
⁠more I
Cm7
⁠see

And so
Abmaj7
⁠by the way I
Ab/Bb
⁠thank you

4. vers


And
Eb2
⁠then for the
Gm7
⁠times when
Cm7
⁠we're a
Fm7
⁠part

Well then close your eyes and
Fm/D
⁠know

These words are
Gsus4
⁠coming
G7
⁠from my
Cm7
⁠heart

And then
Abmaj7
⁠if you can re
Ab/Bb
⁠member

Ref 2

Eb2
⁠ Keep smiling,
Eb/D
⁠ keep shining
Ab/C
⁠Knowing you can always
Bb/Ab
⁠count on
Gm7
⁠me, for
Cm7
⁠sure
Abmaj7
⁠That's what friends are
Ab/Bb
⁠for
Eb2
⁠ For good times
Eb/D
⁠ and bad times
Bbm7/Db
⁠I'll be on your
C7sus4
⁠side for
C7
⁠ever
Abm/B
⁠more
Bb7sus4
⁠That's what friends are
Bb
⁠for

Ref 3

Eb2
⁠ Keep smiling,
Eb/D
⁠ keep shining
Ab/C
⁠Knowing you can always
Bb/Ab
⁠count on
Gm7
⁠me, for
Cm7
⁠sure
Abmaj7
⁠That's what friends are
Ab/Bb
⁠for
Eb2
⁠ For good times
Eb/D
⁠ and bad times
Bbm7/Db
⁠I'll be on your
C7sus4
⁠side for
C7
⁠ever
Abm/B
⁠more
Bb7sus4
⁠That's what friends are
Bb
⁠for.
Eb2

Ref 4

Eb2
⁠ Keep smiling,
Eb/D
⁠ keep shining
Ab/C
⁠Knowing you can always
Bb/Ab
⁠count on
Gm7
⁠me, for
Cm7
⁠sure
Abmaj7
⁠That's what friends are
Ab/Bb
⁠for
Eb2
⁠ For good times
Eb/D
⁠ and bad times
Bbm7/Db
⁠I'll be on your
C7sus4
⁠side for
C7
⁠ever
Abm/B
⁠more
Bb7sus4
⁠That's what friends are
Bb
⁠for.

Slutt

Eb
Eb/D
Cm7
Gm7
Cm7
Fm7
Ab/Bb
Eb
Eb/D
Cm7
Gm7
Cm7
Fm7
Ab/Bb
Bb7
Eb