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Beach Boys : Friends
1968


  1. Meant For You
  2. Friends
  3. Wake The World
  4. Be Here In The Morning
  5. When A Man Needs A Woman

  6. Anna Lee, The Healer
  7. Little Bird
  8. Be Still
  9. Busy Doin' Nothin'
  10. Transcendental Meditation

Meant For You

C
/g
C/g
C
As I sit and close my eyes
Am
There's peace in my mind
C/g
F
And I'm hoping that you'll find it too
D7/f#
D
C/g
And these feelings in my heart
Am
Dm7
I know are meant for you
G
C/g
G
C/g
Meant for you


Friends

Dmaj7
Gmaj7
Dmaj7
Gmaj7
We've been friends now for so many years
Ebmaj7
Abmaj7
Ebmaj7
Abmaj7
We've been together through the good times and the tears
Gm
F
Gm
F
A7
Turned each other on to the good things that life has to give
D7
E7
G7
A
Bb
C
D
Ah........
Dmaj7
Gmaj7
Dmaj7
Gmaj7
We drift apart for a little bit of a spell
Ebmaj7
Abmaj7
Ebmaj7
Abmaj7
One night I get a call and I know that you're well
Gm
F
Gm
F
A7
And days I was down you would help me get out of my hole
D7
E7
G7
A
Bb
C
D
Ah........
Em7
Bm
Em7
A7
D
F#m7
G
Oh.....
E7/g#
D/a
D+/a#
Let's be friends
D6/b
D7/c
Let's be friends
Gmaj7
G6
A6
A7
Let's be friends
Dmaj7
Gmaj7
Dmaj7
Gmaj7
You told me when my girl was untrue
Ebmaj7
Abmaj7
Ebmaj7
Abmaj7
I loaned you money when the funds weren't too cool
Gm
F
Gm
F
A7
I talked your folks out of making you cut off your hair
D7
E7
G7
A
Bb
C
D
Ah........
Dmaj7
Gmaj7
Dmaj7
Gmaj7
We've been friends now for so many years
Ebmaj7
Abmaj7
Ebmaj7
Abmaj7
We've been together through the good times and the tears
Gm
F
Gm
F
A7
Dim dipple eee dim dipple ay dim dipple ooh dim dee aye oh
D7
E7
G7
A
Bb
C
D
Ah........
D
C
Bb
A
G
E
D


Wake The World

E
Emaj7
One by one, the stars appear
E
Emaj7
The light of the day is no longer here
|
G#m
|
C#m
D#
|
x3
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Am7b5
D7
|
Gm
Cm
D7
|
E
Emaj7
One by one, the stars disappear
E6
E7
The sky grows brighter every minute of the sunrise
G#
C#
D#
Wake the world with a brand new morning
G#
C#
D#
Say hello to another fine morning
G#
Cm/g
Fm7
D#
Got my face in the running water
Am7b5
D7
G
C
D7
Making my life so much brighter now
E
Emaj7
Moon shines bright, asleep in my bed
E6
E7
Like so many people got a big day ahead of me
G#
C#
D#
Wake the world with a brand new morning
G#
C#
D#
Say hello to another fine morning
G#
Cm/g
Fm7
D#
Wouldn't miss it for all of its glory
Am7b5
D7
G
C
D7
I'll be there when you're calling me
E
Emaj7
One by one, the stars appear
E
Emaj7
The light of the day is no longer here


Be Here In The Morning

C#7
Bm7
A
D
C#7
F#m
It's been such a long day so you better hurry home
G#
B
C#
D#
G#
Lit all my incense and I wish you were home
A
D
C#7
F#m
Only five minutes and you walk through my door
G#
B
C#
G#
Ooh aah
A
F#m7
Be here in the morning
D
Bm7
Be here in the evening
E7
A
Dsus4
D
Be here and make my life full
Be here in the morning Be here in the evening Be here and make my life
A
D
C#7
F#m
Stay here on the weekend and unplug the phone
G#
B
C#
D#
G#
No calls from Korthoff, Parks, or Grillo
A
D
C#7
F#m
I only hope that you come here alone
G#
B
C#
G#
Ooh aah
|
A
|
D
|
x2
|
C#7
|
Bm7
|
x2
|
D
| Be here in the morning Be here in the evening Be here and make my life |
C#7
|
Bm7
|
x2
|
F#maj7
|


When A Man Needs A Woman

C
Dm7/c
Cmaj7
Dm7/c
You know it makes you nervous when you wait for your boy
C
Dm7/c
Cmaj7
Dm7/c
You wait nine months for a bundle of joy
G
Dm7
G
Dm7
G
There's a baby, yes, there's a baby about to be born
C
Dm7/c
Cmaj7
Dm7/c
And someday I'll put my son on my knee
C
Dm7/c
Cmaj7
Dm7/c
G
And his little eyes will be looking at me, then I'll tell him
Ab
Bbm
Cm
Db
When a man needs a woman
Ab/c
F7
Bbm
They make things like you, my son
Ab
Bbm
Cm
Db
When a man needs a woman
Ab/c
F7
Bbm
They make things like you, my son
C
Dm7/c
Cmaj7
Dm7/c
Bb
Cm7/bb
Bbmaj7
Cm7/bb
Bb
Cm7/bb
A man needs a woman
Bbmaj7
Cm7/bb
Like a woman needs a man
Bb
Cm7/bb
Bbmaj7
Cm7/bb
G
When the two get together, oh oh oh
C
Dm7/c
Cmaj7
Dm7/c
Pretty soon we'll be a family of three
C
Bb
Then it's not gonna be just you and me
C
Bb
C
We'll share all the goodies with the one we bring in the world
Dm
Em
F
When a man needs a woman
C/e
A7
Dm7
G
C
G
C
They make things like you, my son


Anna Lee, The Healer

Emaj9 : 024100
Am7
B7
Emaj9
Anna Lee, Anna Lee, the healer
G#m
A
B
C#m
Healer with the healing hands
G#m
A
B
C#m
Makes you well as quick as she can
Am7
B7
E
You'd love to see those smiling eyes of Anna Lee
E
A
B
A
E
A
B
A
From the Himalaya mountain side up in Rishikesh
E
A
B
A
E
A
B
A
To a California beach house facing towards the sea
E
A
B
A
E
A
B
A
Goes a gal who got her fame by going round healing folks
Anna Lee, Anna Lee, the healer Healer with the healing hands Makes you well as quick as she can You'd love to feel those healing hands of Anna Lee When she gets a chance to help someone she's really happy If you trust her with your ill she'll quickly make you see She can fix things up for you just like she did for me Anna Lee, Anna Lee, the healer She cures people with her hands I'm just one of her many fans You'd love to feel those healing hands of Anna Lee
Emaj9
The healer, the healer, the healer, the healer


Little Bird

Gm
F/g
Little bird up in a tree
Gm
F/g
Looked down and sang a song to me
Gm
Of how it began
Bb
F7
Na na-na-na-na-na
Bb
F7
Na na-na-na-na-na
Bb
Na-na-na
Gm
F/g
The trout in the shiny brook
Gm
F/g
Gave a warm and loving look and told me not to worry
Gm
About my life
C
G7
Na na-na-na-na-na
C
G7
Na na-na-na-na-na
C
Na na na
Gm
F/g
The tree in my own backyard
Gm
F/g
Stands all alone, bears fruit for me
Gm
And it tastes so good
Bbm
Eb/bb
Where's my pretty bird?
Bbm7
Eb/bb
He must have flown away
Bbm
Eb/bb
Bbm7
Eb/bb
If I keep singing he'll come back someday
Gm
F/g
Dawn, bird's still gone
Gm
F/g
Gm
Guess I'll go mow the lawn
Bb
F7
What a day, what a day
Bb
F7
Bb
Oooh, what a beautiful day this is
G
D7
G
D7
G
Bb
F7
Bb
F7
Bb
Oo-ho
Gm
F/g
Little bird up in a tree looked down and sang a song to me
Gm
F/g
The trout in a shiny brook gave a warm and loving look
C
G7
And told me not to worry about my life
C
G7
Little bird looked down and sang a song to me
C
G7
Little bird looked down and sang a song to me


Be Still

G
C/g
You know, you know you are
G
C/g
Be still and know you are
A
D/a
Your life is meant for joy
A
D/a
F#
It's all so deep within, oh
G
C/g
Your life is beautiful
G
C/g
A seed becomes a tree
A
D/a
A mountain into a sky
A
D/a
F#
This life is meant to be, oh
G
D
Now is the time
F
Life begins
G
C/g
Take that simple path
G
C/g
And love will set you free
A
D/a
Live in harmony
A
D/a
F#
And love will set you free, oh
G
C/g
You know, you know you are
G
C/g
Be still and know you are
G
C/g
You know, you know you are
G
C/g
Be still and know you are


Busy Doin' Nothin'

C9
I had to fix a lot of things this morning
Bm7
Bb9
'Cause they were so scrambled
Am7
But now it's OK
Ab7b5
Gmaj7
Am7
Bm7
I tell you I've got enough to do
C9
The afternoon was filled up with phone calls
Bm7
Bb9
Am7
What a hot sticky day, yeah yeah yeah
Ab7b5
Gmaj7
Ab7b5
The air is cooling down
Gmaj7
Am7
Take all the time you need, it's a lovely night
Gmaj7
Am7
If you decide to come, you're gonna do it right
Bm7
Drive for a couple miles, you'll see a sign and
Bbm7
Am7
Am7/d
Turn left for a couple blocks, next is mine
Gmaj7
Am7
You'll turn left on a little road, it's a bumpy one
Gmaj7
Am7
You'll see a white fence, move the gate and drive
Bm7
Through on the left side
Bbm7
Am7
Come right in and you'll find me in my house somewhere
Am7/d
Gmaj7
F
C
Gmaj7
Am7
Bm7
Keeping busy while I wait
C9
I get a lot of thoughts in the morning
Bm7
Bb9
I write 'em all down
Am7
If it wasn't for that
Ab7b5
Gmaj7
Am7
Bm7
I'd forget 'em in a while
C9
And lately I've been thinking 'bout a good friend
Bm7
Bb9
Am7
I'd like to see more of, yeah yeah yeah
Ab7b5
Gmaj7
Ab7b5
I think I'll make a call
Gmaj7
Am7
I wrote her number down, but I lost it so I
Gmaj7
Am7
Searched through my pocket book, I couldn't find it so
Bm7
Bbm7
I sat and concentrated on the number and
Am7
Am7/d
Slowly it came to me, so I dialled it
Gmaj7
Am7
And I let it ring a few times, there was no answer so
Gmaj7
Am7
I let it ring a little more, still no answer
Bm7
So I hung up the telephone got some paper
Bbm7
Am7
Am7/d
Gmaj7
And sharpened up a pencil and wrote a letter to my friend


Transcendental Meditation

A7
Transcendental meditation Can emancipate the man And get you feeling grand
D7
C6
D7
C6
Bb7
It's cool
A7
Fusion of the never changing with The ever changing with The never changing world
D7
C6
It's cool
D7
C6
Bb7
It's cool, it's cool, it's cool
Solo over verse chords
D7
C6
Bb7
Transcendental meditation
A7
Transcendental meditation Can emancipate the man And get you feeling grand
D7
C6
D7
C6
Bb7
It's cool