Stand By Me
Ben E. King
Key of C (original is in A)

This can be a really fun song to get moving with. Bassline, chords, and melody can all be played simply enough for a beginner to get a start on it! Take it slow and work up tempo!

Stand By Me Open chords in C

Bassline (Chords written above):

C        |     C       |     Am      |     Am     |     F       |     G     |     C     |     C   (repeat)

E————————————————————————————–
B————————————————————————————–
G————————————————————————————–
D————————————————————————————–
A–3–3—-2-3–3–3-2-0–0—–0-0-0————0——–2-3-3–2-3-3—2-3
E———-3——————–0-3——–3–1-1–1—-3-3-3——-3——-3—–

 

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