Stand By Me Uke tab by Ben E King

4 Chords used in the song: A, F#m, D, E

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Intro:
A A A A F#m F#m F#m F#m D D E E A A A A
A|-0-x-0~------0-x-0~--0-------------------------------------------------0-x-0~-------0-x-0~-|
E|---------0-4-----------4-2-x-2~--0-2-x-2~--2-0-----------2-0-x-0~--0-4---------0-4---------|
C|-----------------------------------------------2-x-2~--2-----------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Verse #1:
A A A A
When the night has come
F#m F#m F#m F#m
And the land is dark
D D E E A A A A
And the moon is the only light we'll see
A A A A F#m F#m F#m F#m
No I won't be afraid, oh I won't be afraid
D D E E A A
Just as long as you stand, stand by me


Chorus:
A A A A A A F#m F#m F#m F#m
So darlin', darlin', stand by me, oh stand by me
D D E E A A A A
oh stand, stand by me, stand by me


Verse #2:
A A A A
If the sky that we look upon
F#m F#m F#m F#m
Should tumble and fall
D D E E A A A A
And the mountains should crumble to the sea
A A A A F#m F#m F#m F#m
I won't cry, I won't cry, no I won't shed a tear
D D E E A A
Just as long as you stand, stand by me


Chorus:
A A A A A A F#m F#m F#m F#m
And darlin', darlin', stand by me, oh stand by me
D D E E A A A A
oh stand, stand by me, stand by me


Interlude:
[A A][A A][F#m F#m][F#m F#m]
[D D][E E][A A][A A]
[A A][A A][F#m F#m][F#m F#m]
[D D][E E][A A]


Chorus:
A A A A A A F#m F#m F#m F#m
Darlin', darlin', stand by me, oh stand by me
D D E E A A
oh stand, stand by me, stand by me
A A A A A A F#m F#m F#m F#m
Whenever you're in trouble won't you stand by me, oh stand by me
D D E E A A
Oh stand, oh stand, stand by me
(fade out)

 

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camiacosta_ avatar
thanks! It's so good! But I think that probably it's E7 and not E, it sounds more better
18 Oct 2018
flequi avatar
flag for AR(ISO2) (buenos aires)
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---4-------4---------6-6-4-6-6-6-4-2-2-2-4-4---4-------4------------------|
C|-4---5-5-4---5-5-5-4-------------------------4---5-5-4---5-5--------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

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13 Oct 2018
About this song

"Stand by Me" was written by Ben E. King, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. Released in 1961, it reached #4 in the US charts and #27 in the UK. In 1986 it was re-released due to its use as the theme song for the movie of the same name and also in an advertisement for Levi Jeans. The re-release reached #9 in the US and #1 in the UK. "Stand by Me" was ranked number 121 on Rolling Stone Magazine's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. In 1999, BMI named it as the fourth most-performed song of the 20th century, with about 7 million performances. Read more on Last.fm.