Lean on me    (video)    (midi)

 

    instrumental intro = verse 1

 

       C                        F                           C                         G

1. Sometimes in our lives, we all have pain, we all have sorrow,

      C                   F                              C                        G  C

    but, if we are wise, we know that there's always tomorrow.

 

                        - C                                F

2. Lean on me       when you’re not strong,

                               C                          G

    and I'll be your friend, I'll help you carry on.

     C                    F                            C                           G    C

    for it won't be long till I'm gonna need somebody to lean on.

 

        C                               F                    C                         G

2. Please, swallow your pride, if I have faith you need to borrow,

     C                       F                            C                            G       C

    for, no one can feel those of your needs that you won't let show.

 

          C

Just call on me, brother, if you need a hand,

                                           G    C

we all need somebody to lean on.

           C

I just might have a problem that you'll understand,

                                          G     C

we all need somebody to lean on.

 

                        - C                                F

4. Lean on me       when you’re not strong,

                               C                          G

    and I'll be your friend, I'll help you carry on.

     C                    F                            C                           G    C

    for it won't be long till I'm gonna need somebody to lean on.

 

+  CHORUS

 

    C                   F                         C                           G

5. If there is a load you have to bear that you can't carry,

     C                       F                             C                     G    C

    I'm right up the road, I'll share your load if you just call me.

 

       F    C

+  Call me ! (If you need a friend)

       F    C

    Call me ! (Call me uh-huh)

       F    C

    Call me ! (When you need a friend)

       F    C

    Call me ! (If you ever need a friend)

       F    C

    Call me ! (Call me)

       F    C

    Call me ! (Call me)

       F    C

    Call me ! (Call me)

       F    C

    Call me ! (Call me)

       F    C

    Call me ! (If you need a friend)

       F    C

    Call me ! (Call me)

       F    C

    Call me ! (Call me)

       F    C

    Call me ! (Call me)

       F    C

    Call me ! (Call me)

       F    C

    Call me !

 

 

    (Bill Withers)