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You've Got A Friend

Lyrics

When you're down and troubled
And you need a helping hand
And nothing, whoa nothing is going right
Close your eyes and think of me
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When you're down and troubled
And you need a helping hand
And nothing, whoa nothing is going right
Close your eyes and think of me
full lyrics

Features of This Track

mellow rock instrumentation
folk influences
disco influences
a subtle use of vocal harmony
acoustic sonority
demanding instrumental part writing
intricate melodic phrasing
major key tonality
melodic songwriting
thru composed melodic style
a good dose of acoustic guitar pickin'
a smooth male lead vocalist
acoustic rhythm guitars
prominent percussion
upbeat lyrics

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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U truly do!! :D :D
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Timeless classic
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Tempo 91 (or 183??); 4 1/4 stars; no tu on 188 for now, because it seems slow
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Love this song! <3 <3
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sandymcleod1 7 5
❤❤❤❤❤❤
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How can u listen, to this one. & not make comments? Doesn't others have friends? Nice, one MR. JAMES TAYLOR!!
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Sweet & mellow. ;)
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✌��️&��
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Man, takes me back to my youth and really good times.
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70s was a good time
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Class of 1972 az mhs
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Yes :))
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Yes... :))
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I hear , I've got a friend. THKS
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Miss this kind of Music
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Yes, U do. We ALL have baggage. We just need a good friend that wants to help us carry our baggage. When you become my friend, I'll help you carry your's 1st. I always put my friends problems ahead of mine. HONESTLY, I DO!
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Iconic and timeless
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disco?
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Amen, Outdoor. Your Friend is Jesus...Cons i d e r this song with Him in mind. It follows The Gospel perfectly. Its a parable & a New Testement hymn. To those with an ear to hear. Rev Rob
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pbsd76
same....
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pbsd76
:))
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I just googled it - she was Princess Summer Fall Winter Spring
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WinterSpring Summer Fall wasn't that a girl on Howdy Doody ?
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Beautiful!!
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geemel4emel7
Unconditiona l friendship
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geemel4emel7
This is an awesome song.
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Theologian Peter Kreeft says that only when we humans "sub create" stories which actually track with the Gospel message, do we consider them classic, or even GOOD. This song of a friend who is always faithful , always present, and just a call away, most closely tracks with JESUS role. Not JT, nor any of us, can do this in real life, but "JC" does. JESUS Christ knocks- just answer & call on him, ye heavy laden...
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taylors songs have helped me get thru good and bad times in my 50 years of life i was so fortunate to meet his sister kate and thrilled that my uncle eddie got to sing with her what a thrill to a taylor fan Oneday i will hug james to thank him for his insight and inspirations in life xxx
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I love this song! I remember singing this song with my best friend from elementary school in the 1970's when it was a big hit. Time sure has passed!
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U so do have a friend , I'll be there ....
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Michelle...m y bestfriend always
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Were here if u need us
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nancym.hom
We all need a friend
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I'm here u got a friend , u know who u r ....
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J.T. great lyrics. I love bro. God Bless You.
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Good
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paulsuhultz9 1 5 7
Sorry,can not hear any disco influences .What a great song
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This song is the best
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To all the ppl if U need to talk or 4 me to just listen
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nmt1958
For you T...
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This song is BBC
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Really old school gotta love them rolling stones:)
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amandahawk27
All you need is a few true ones and thats it!!!!! Too many people freaks me out!! Seriously
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I love this song!
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Great singer
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Sweet
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As I said before!!! He makes me think Of "Sex"!- Everything and Everybody looks good!- But you know who really satisfy you(HA! HA!)!- Love Him!
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You've got a friend forever, DeAnna. Your BBF, Paula
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Very comforting music
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I didn't know Carole King wrote this
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