Help me make it through the night    (video)

 

    G - C    - G - C   - G - C   - G

 

       - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  G   - C - G                                      C

1. Take the ribbon from my hair,            shake it lose and let it fall,

                                             D  - D7                                     G

    laying soft against your skin         like a shadow on the wall.

                                                G    - G7                                  C

    Come and lay down by my side        till the early morning light,

                                     D   - D7                                               G       - G7

    all I'm taking is your time,      help me make it through the night.

 

                                                  C                                     G

    I don't care what’s right or wrong, I won't try to understand,

                                         A7                              D

    let the devil take tomorrow ‘cause tonight I need a friend.

 

       - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -    G     - C - G                                      C

3. Yesterday is dead and gone,             and tomorrow's out of sight,

                                   D     - D7                                                G

    and it's sad to be alone,         help me make it through the night.

             G            C

    Mm mm, mm mm,

                                   D      - D7                                              G

    and it's sad to be alone,        help me make it through the night.

C                                 D     - D7                                               G    - C - G

    I don't want to be alone,         help me make it though the night.

 

 

(orig. = capo 1st; midi = capo 5th)    (Sammi Smith)