Carole King - You've Got a Friend Lyrics

Carole King Tapestry cover art
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When you're down and troubled
And you need a helping hand
And nothing, nothing is going right
Close your eyes and think of me
And soon I will be there
To brighten up even your darkest night

You just call out my name
And you know wherever I am
I'll come running to see you again
Winter, spring, summer or fall
All you have to do is call
And I'll be there
You've got a friend

If the sky above you
Grows dark and full of clouds
And that old north wind begins to blow
Keep you head together
And call my name out loud
Soon you'll hear me knocking at you door

You just call out my name
And you know wherever I am
I'll come running to see you again
Winter, spring, summer or fall
All you have to do is call
And I'll be there

Ain't it good to know that you've got a friend
When people can be so cold
They'll hurt you, and desert you
And take your soul if you let them

You just call out my name
And you know wherever I am
I'll come running to see you again
Winter, spring, summer or fall
All you have to do is call
And I'll be there
You've got a friend
You've got a friend

Ain't it good to know you've got a friend
Ain't it good to know you've got a friend
Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 I Feel the Earth Move
  • 2 So Far Away
  • 3 It’s Too Late
  • 4 Home Again
  • 5 Beautiful
  • 6 Way Over Yonder
  • 7 You’ve Got a Friend
  • 8 Where You Lead
  • 9 Will You Love Me Tomorrow?
  • 10 Smackwater Jack
  • 11 Tapestry
  • 12 (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    writers: Carole King
    album: Track 7 in album Tapestry
    release date: 1971-1-30
    popularity : 84 users have visited this page.
    genres: Funk / Soul Blues Pop Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Rhythm & Blues/Soul/Folk
    length: 5:10
    producer: Lou Adler
    piano: Carole King
    vocal: Carole King
    double bass: Charles Larkey
    engineer: Hank Cicalo
    violin: Barry Socher
    viola: David Campbell
    acoustic guitar: James Taylor
    cello: Terry King
    congas: Danny Kortchmar
    composer: Carole King
    lyricist: Carole King
    Album Information
    label: Ode Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin