Lean On Me

Bill Withers

Page
90
Key
C Major
Tempo
96
Year
1972
C F Em G
C F Em G
Verse 1
C
Sometimes in our
F
lives
we all have
C
pain
We all have
Em
sor-
G
row
C
But if we are
F
wise
We know that
C
there's always
G
tomor-
C
row
Chorus 1
C
Lean on me, when you're not
F
strong
And I'll be your
C
friend, I'll help you
Em
carry
G
on
C
For it won't be
F
long
'Til I'm gonna
C
need somebody to
G
lean
C
on
Verse 2
C
Please swallow your
F
pride
If I have
C
things
you need to
Em
bor-
G
row
C
For no one can
F
fill
those of your
C
needs
That you don't
G
let
C
show
Chorus 2
C
Lean on me, when you're not
F
strong
And I'll be your
C
friend, I'll help you
Em
carry
G
on
C
For it won't be
F
long
'Til I'm gonna
C
need somebody to
G
lean
C
on
Verse 3
C
If there is a
F
load
you have to
C
bear
That you can't
Em
carr
G
y
C
I'm right up the
F
road
I'll share your
C
load
If you just
G
call
C
me
Bridge
C
So just call on me brother, when you
G
need a
C
hand
C
We all need somebody to
G
lean
C
on
C
I just might have a problem that
G
you'd under
C
stand
C
We all need somebody to
G
lean
C
on
Chorus 3
C
Lean on me, when you're not
F
strong
And I'll be your
C
friend, I'll help you
Em
carry
G
on
C
For it won't be
F
long
'Til I'm gonna
C
need somebody to
G
lean
C
on
'Til I'm gonna
C
need somebody to
G
lean
C
on