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FREE Campfire Singalong Songbook

20 classic, not-too-hard songs to enjoy with your family while you ride out the apocalypse.

Beatles - Petty - Johnny Cash - Eagles - John Denver - Dylan

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    You’ve Been a Friend to Me

    Carter Family

     

    Capo 3

     

    Intro:  / D - - - / A7 - - - / D - - - / - - - - /

     

           D (2)              G (2)                                

    My bark of life was drifting down

           D (2)              A7 (2)

    the troubled sea of time

              D (2)                 G (2)                                

    Since first I saw your smiling face and

      D            A7       D     D7

    youth was in its prime

     

    Chorus:

          G (2)                 D (2)

    I'll ne’er forget where’er I roam

           D (2)              A7 (2)

    wherever you may be

           D (2)        G (2)

    If ever I have had a friend

                 D             A7       D (2)

    you've been that friend to me

     

    Instrumental Verse

     

          D (2)                 G (2)

    Misfortune used me as her child and

     D (2)                 A7 (2)

    loved me fondly too

        D (2)                    G (2)

    I would have had a broken heart

          D         A7         D     D7

    had it not been for you

     

    Chorus

     

    Instrumental Verse

     

         D (2)                G (2)

    I now look back upon the past

         D (2)                      A7 (2)

    across life's troubled sea

              D (2)                        G (2)

    And smile to think through all I've seen

                   D       A7        D     D7

    you've been a friend to me

     

    Chorus, end on 3rd beat of last measure


    This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.